#ADPhD congratulations the Colored Conventions Project which has won the tenth biennial MLA Prize for a Bibliography, Archive, or Digital Project.
Vincent Brown discusses slavery and the database at Duke University:
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.
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.
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:
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:
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:
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…