H-Slavery (H-Net)

H-Slavery (H-Net)

@H_Slavery_HNet

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This account is owned by H-Net's academic network for the study of slavery, H-Slavery. RT ≠ endorsement. Account hosts: @AJMcGee21 & @KSkrabanek

Joined on July 07, 2016

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The final years of Solomon Northup’s life remain something of a mystery, but I have always wondered about Samuel Bass. Pieces of his story are here.

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Thank you, historians, archaeologists, and anthropologists. America’s last slave ship is discovered in Alabama waters nearly 160 years later, archaeologists say

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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

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"I wanted to tell the story of the trans-Atlantic slave trade from Africa through Caribbean ports, the American South and South America through food... It’s an unfortunate story, but one that needs to be told.” -- @ChefAdjepong via @nytimes

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Toussaint Louverture, Haitian revolutionary, was born #OnThisDay 1743

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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

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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.

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.

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Possible slave cemetery on Georgia campus stirs debate: The school west of Atlanta was once the home of Thomas Bonner, one of the 19th century’s largest Carroll County slaveholders #slaveryarchive

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#Twitterstorians, what are your fav primary & sec sources that answer the question, “Who freed the slaves?” Am building inquiry lesson that requires students to answer using 5-6 short readings. @HCivwar @H_Slavery_HNet @SCWHistorians

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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

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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/ …

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#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

#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

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Former slave in unmarked grave gets headstone thanks to high schoolers, more than 170 years after her death #slaveryarchive

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Freedom on the Move Crowdsources “Runaway Ads” for Database on Fugitives from Slavery

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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