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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BOOK: Woodard on Human Consumption and Homoeroticism in U.S. Slave Culture

Vincent Woodard, The Delectable Negro: Human Consumption and Homoeroticism within US Slave Culture. NYU Press, 2014.

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BOOK: Horne on Slave Resistance and the American Revolution

Gerald Horne, The Counter-Revolution of 1776: Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America. Reprint edition. NYU Press, 2016.

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Byrd on Black Women, Slavery, and Silences of the Past | @AAIHS

At AAIHS, Brandon Byrd on black women and resistance during the period of slavery:

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Owens Interviews Fuentes on Enslaved Women, Violence, and the Archive | @AAIHS

Emily Owens and Marisa J. Fuentes in conversation at the African American Intellectual History Society blog:

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Millward on the DOJ Report on Baltimore and the African-American Freedom Struggle

Arrival of freedmen and their families at Baltimore, Maryland – an everyday scene. Library of Congress/Frank Leslie

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ARTICLE: Green on Letters from a Fancy Girl

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; Gift of Mrs. W. Fitch Ingersoll [58.4] Slave Market, ca. 1850-1860. Oil on canvas, 29 3/4 x 39 1/2 inches. as seen at Schomburg In Motion http://www.inmotionaame.org/gallery/detail.cfm;jsessionid=f8301904881471088718788?migration=3&topic=99&id=341998&type=image&metadata=show&page=2&bhcp=1
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; Gift of Mrs. W. Fitch Ingersoll [58.4]
Slave Market, ca. 1850-1860. Oil on canvas, 29 3/4 x 39 1/2 inches. as seen at Schomburg Research Center Online Exhibit In Motion: The African American Migration Experience (click for more)
Sharony Green,“‘Mr Ballard, I Am Compelled to Write Again’: Beyond Bedrooms and Brothels, a Fancy Girl Speaks.” Black Women, Gender & Families 5, no. 1 (2011).

Green writes:

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BOOK CHAPTER: Rogers and King on Women of Color in 18th Century Saint-Domingue

Vue de l'incendie de la ville du Cap Français, Arrivée le 21 Juin 1793. Vieux style : [estampe] / Peint d'après nature par J.L. Boquet ; Gravé par J.B. Chapuy
Vue de l’incendie de la ville du Cap Français, Arrivée le 21 Juin 1793. Peint d’après nature par J.L. Boquet ; Gravé par J.B. Chapuy as seen at Gallica/BNF
Dominique Rogers and Stewart King. “Housekeepers, Merchants, Rentières: Free Women of Color in the Port Cities of Saint-Domingue, 1750-1790.” In Women in Port: Gendering Communities, Economies, and Social Networks in Atlantic Port Cities, 1500-1800, edited by Douglas Catterall and Jody Campbell, 357–98. BRILL, 2012.

via Brill:

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