DIGITAL: Haiti: An Island Luminous

Digital Project – Haiti: An Island Luminous

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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: Brown on Slavery’s History in the Age of the Database

Vincent Brown discusses slavery and the database at Duke University:

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DIGITAL: About The Project · Runaway Connecticut

New digital project on runaway slave ads in Connecticut. The database was designed by the students in COL370 / HIST211 as part of their final projext for Digital History (Spring 2014). Taught at Wesleyan College by Joseph Yannielli.

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DIGITAL: The Abolitionists Map of America

via Amistad Research Center:

Explore the story of the abolitionist movement in America through our interactive map. Dozens of museums, institutions and PBS stations have partnered with American Experience to bring you archival images, documents and videos related to abolitionism.

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DIGITAL: Slavery and the U.S. Supreme Court: The Amistad Case | Amistad Research Center

The Amistad Research Center recently unveiled four new digital collections in the Tulane University Digital Library/Louisiana Digital Library, including one on the Amistad case:

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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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DIGITAL: Memories of a Massacre: Memphis in 1866

Memories of a Massacre is a digital project and archive exploring the 1866 Memphis race riot. The project is directed by Beverly Greene Bond and Susan O’Donovan, with Andre E. Johnson as Communications Director:

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DIGITAL/NEWS: Slave Trade Database to Expand, Update Website | The Emory Wheel

The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database, an online database providing information about slaves and slave trading voyages, will soon expand to include information about intra-American slave trade as well as have a new accessibility. The online database is supervised by two Emory faculty members in partnership with international scholars. The project investigators — David Eltis, Robert…

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DIGITAL: Richmond’s Slave District Recreated in 3D

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Richmond’s Slave District Recreated in 3D | Community Idea Stations:

“Researchers at the University of Richmond have created a 3D map of
the city’s slave district in 1853. Part of the Library of Virginia’s “To
Be Sold” exhibit, the map traces the steps of a British artist whose
experience in Richmond led to abolitionist sketches, essays and
paintings. Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.

Learn More:University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab is giving a lecture on the 3D Slave District map Tuesday April 7th, Noon-1:00 p.m.,
at the Library of Virginia. They’ll also be sharing an animated map of
the evacuation fires as part of the Capitol Square pop-up museum for the
150th Fall of Richmond anniversary events.”

via Richmond’s Slave District Recreated in 3D | Community Idea Stations (Audio Available)

(H/T Brandon Locke for the link via Twitter!)

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