The images in Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora have been selected from a wide range of sources, most of them dating from the period of slavery. Our growing collection currently has over 1,200 images. This website is envisioned as a tool and a resource that can be used by teachers, researchers, students, and the general public – in brief, anyone interested in the experiences of Africans who were enslaved and transported to the Americas and the lives of their descendants in the slave societies of the New World.
The goal of the Project on the Engraved Sources of Spanish Colonial Art (PESSCA) is to document the effect of European prints on Spanish Colonial Art. To reach its goal, PESSCA has been pairing colonial works of art with their engraved prototypes and posting them online. As of now, PESSCA has gathered more than 5000 such pairings.
Classroom-ready, primary-source documents relating to Aphra Behn’s 1688 novel Oroonoko and the Atlantic slave trade from the Newberry Library collection.
EADA is a collection of electronic texts and links to texts originally written in or about the Americas from 1492 to approximately 1820.
A digital memorial of the slave trade that includes maps, timelines, several databases with visualization and statistics, teaching resources, and multi-media essays.