DIGITAL/EXHIBIT: John W. Anderson’s Kentucky Slave Pen

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center posted a digital exhibit, “A Slave Pen’s Journey, 1832-34,” on domestic slave trader John W. Anderson’s Kentucky slave pen.

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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: 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: 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: 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: Black Loyalist

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About the project:

“Black Loyalist is a repository of historical data about the African American loyalist refugees who left New York between April and November 1783 and whose names are recorded in the Book of Negroes. In this first stage, the site concentrates on providing biographical and demographic information for the largest cohort, about 1000 people from Norfolk Virginia and surrounding counties.”

Explore the project: Black Loyalist – A repository of historical data on the African American loyalist refugees whose names are recorded in the Book of Negroes 1783.