Eliza on the Run

New Orleans Daily Picayune, April 23, 1844:

DIGITAL: First Blacks in the Americas: The African Presence in The Dominican Republic

New Digital Project: First Blacks in the Americas:

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AWARD: Colored Conventions Wins MLA Award

#ADPhD congratulations the Colored Conventions Project which has won the tenth biennial MLA Prize for a Bibliography, Archive, or Digital Project.

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DIGITAL: Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery

New Digital Project – Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery, directed by Jillian E. Galle:

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DIGITAL: Scuffalong – North Carolina Free People of Color

Apsilla (or Apsaline) “Appie” Ward Hagans | as shown on Scuffalong
Apsilla (or Apsaline) “Appie” Ward Hagans | as shown on Scuffalong | More here: https://scuffalong.com/2014/03/16/appie-ward-hagans/

Lisa Y. Henderson is a researcher — and descendant — of North Carolina’s free people of color. She runs a genealogy blog at http://www.scuffalong.com which features archival material on her work in history and genealogy:

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DIGITAL: Rankin Maps the Spread of Slavery in United States

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A digital project by Bill Rankin visualizes the spread of slavery in the United States in maps. Rankin uses dots, black space (to render county/state lines nearly invisible), and color gradations to mark the changing population of slave and free:

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ARTICLES/DIGITAL: Foreman and more on the Colored Conventions Project

A recent issue of Common-Place (16.1, 2015) featured a roundtable on the Colored Conventions Project:

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ARTICLE/JOURNAL/DIGITAL: Social Text Special Issue on Slavery, Freedom, and the Archive

[Susie Sharpe Family]" in Durwood Barbour Collection of North Carolina Postcards (P077), North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill. As seen here: http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/nc_post/id/774/rec/8
[Susie Sharpe Family]” in Durwood Barbour Collection of North Carolina Postcards (P077), North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill. As seen here: http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/nc_post/id/774/rec/8

Special Issue of Social Text (33:4, 2015) on “The Question of Recovery: Slavery, Freedom, and the Archive,” including a roundtable on slavery, mapping, and the digital humanities. Guest edited by Laura Helton, Justin Leroy, Max A. Mishler, Samantha Seeley, and Shauna Sweeney

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