We looked inside some of the tweets by @H_Slavery_HNet and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
Breaking news!!! The Clotilda, the last known slave ship to arrive in the U.S., is found!!!! The discovery carries intense, personal meaning for an Alabama community of descendants of the ship’s survivors #slaveryarchive #twitterstorians
This is one of the most important digital history projects about slavery in the U.S. The Queen case cited here is one of many freedom suits initiated by people owned by the Maryland Jesuits who ran Georgetown. HT @analuciaraujo_ & kudos to @wgthomas3
The amazing #HarrietTubman mural is now finished! It is on the side of the Tubman Museum & Educational Center in Cambridge, MD -- Stop #5 on the Tubman Byway, a road trip to various sites related to the #UndergroundRailroad on MD's Eastern Shore. Artist is Michael Rosato.
Capitalism and Slavery. Part 1. In which I, Christy Clark-Pujara, Joanne Melish, and Emily Owens talk about Native and African slavery in New England and the wider Atlantic. https://www.thedigradio.com/podcast/capitalism-and-slavery-part-1/ … via @thedigradio
When slavery attempted to erase one’s past & future, genealogy took on other forms. In my @AAIHS @BlkPerspectives post, Cornelia Winfield’s wooden wardrobe takes center stage as the prime record of her family’s history. #materialculture https://www.aaihs.org/slavery-and-the-family-tree/ …
#New on @BlkPerspectives Karen Cook Bell (@kbphd08) offers: "Black Women’s Fugitivity in #ColonialAmerica"-- #MiddlePassage #BlackWomen #Abolition #Resistance #Plantation #BlackProtest #Race #America @AAIHS https://www.aaihs.org/black-womens-fugitivity-in-colonial-america/ …
#OTD 1862 Robert Smalls stole the CSS Planter & sailed himself & others to freedom thru 5 Confederate checkpoints into Union waters. After his escape, Smalls went on to recruit black soldiers for the Union & became Captain of the Planter, now a Union vessel 📷 @librarycongress
Fingerprints of enslaved children imprinted on Charleston bricks show city's dark past https://www.postandcourier.com/features/fingerprints-of-enslaved-children-imprinted-on-charleston-bricks-show-city/article_6a0835ca-5a02-11e9-a27c-1fd1eb870f67.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share … via @postandcourier
If you’ve listened to this week’s episode of #BFWorld with Nora Doyle and want to learn even more about motherhood in early America, check out this @OIEAHC blog post from @emilywestfahey http://vastearly.am/2vM04cQ #EarlyAmHist #WomensHistory #Slavery #Podcast
Daily Mail is "announcing" that "National Trust probes slave trade links of its stately homes". Indeed there is already a lot of research on these country houses but until the links are shown to the public there is a long way to go #slaveryarhcive
Anthony & Mary are among the earliest people of African descent whose lives can be charted in the first years of the English colony— a little-known story about how the status of blacks grew worse as Virginia codified slavery to prop up its economy.
Here's my article about the new American Civil War Museum! It's an incredible story: against the odds, historian Christy Coleman merged two Richmond institutions, forging a new approach to reconciling with the nation's bloody past @ACWM http://po.st/StO3xz via @SmithsonianMag