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African Diaspora Archaeology Network and Newsletter
http://www.diaspora.uiuc.edu/
The African-American Migration Experience
http://www.inmotionaame.org/home.cfm
Kanuri Studies Association
http://www.kanuri.net/
African Legacy: Helping Set The Record Straight About Africa
http://members.tripod.com/~african_legacy/first.html
Early Americas Digital Archive (EADA)
http://www.mith2.umd.edu:8080/eada/index.jsp
The African Studies Program of the University of Wisconsin-Madison
http://africa.wisc.edu/
A-Z of African Studies on the Internet
http://www.lib.msu.edu/limb/a-z/az.html
Africa South of Sahara (Stanford University)
http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/africa/history/hislavery.html
História do Brasil
http://www.multirio.rj.gov.br/historia/
The Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD)
http://www.aswadiaspora.org
Institutional Linkages
Sites of Interest
African Americans And National Identities In Central America
An interdisciplinary, multinational research program to reconceptualize and document, both visually and textually, the history of people of African descent in Central America.
http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/latam/africania.html

African Canadian On-Line
The Centre for the Study of Black Cultures in Canada provides information on African Canadian artists and their work and links to other Canadian resources on the web.
http://www.yorku.ca/aconline

African Diaspora-Latin American Resources

The Latin American Network Information Center's mission is to facilitate access to Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America. Our target audience includes people living in Latin America, as well as those around the world who have an interest in this region.
http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/african

African Digital Library - West African Resources
Multi-media digital library of West African sources in multiple languages. Michigan State University (MSU), including H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences OnLine, the African Studies Center, and the MSU Library, and in Dakar, Senegal, the Institut Fondemental d'Afrique Noire (IFAN) and the
West African Research Center (WARC).
http://www.AfricanDL.org

African Genealogy
AfriGeneas is a site devoted to African American genealogy, to researching African Ancestry in the Americas in particular and to genealogical research and resources.
http://www.afrigeneas.com

Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy

Gwendolyn Midlo Hall's Louisiana Slave Database and Louisiana Free Database 1719-1820, explanations of how these were created, how to use and download them, a search engine with which to find and link masters and slaves, including descriptions of individuals, references to African ethnicities, images of original documents, and graphs generated by SPSS.
http://www.ibiblio.org/laslave/index.html

American Memory - Library of Congress
Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938 contains 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves, collected in the 1930s under the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA)
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/snhtml/

Documenting the American South, North American Slave Narratives
North American slave narratives from the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including the narratives of fugitive and former slaves in broadsides, pamphlets, or book form in English up to 1920 and biographies of fugitive and former slaves published in English before 1920.
http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/neh.html

Ecole du Patrimoine Africain
L’EPA est un établissement universitaire de formation et de recherche spécialisé de 2ème cycle dans la conservation et la médiation du patrimoine culturel mobilier et immobilier à vocation régionale.
http://www.epa-prema.net

Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition
The Center is part of the Yale Center for International and Area Studies, and is dedicated to the investigation and dissemination of information concerning all aspects of the Atlantic slave system and its destruction.
http://www.yale.edu/glc/

Images of Slavery
Digital images of slavery, organized into a database at the Universität Trier, Germany, in its program on Art History (Kunstgeschichte)
http://ntskg01.uni-trier.de/cgi-bin/WIRE.pl?Lang=en&Db=Slavery

International Group for the Recovery and Dissemination of the Slave Texts of Latin and Carribean Americas
An international organization of scholars and artists to recover, research, publish, and otherwise disseminate the slave texts of Latin America and the Caribbean and to produce scholarly, popular and educational programs inspired in these texts The ultimate objective is to unite the corpus of all the slave expression of all the Americas. The focus on Latin America, at this point of the mission, is to catch up with the considerably more developed collection and research of the North American slave writings and expressions. Contact Professor Robert Krueger at yakman1@uni.edu.
http://www.uni.edu/slavetextsofamericas

The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record

A media database compiled by Jerome S. Handler and Michael L Tulte at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.
http://www.slaveryimages.org

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is a national research library devoted to collecting, preserving and providing access to resources documenting the experiences of peoples of African descent throughout the world.
http://www.nypl.org/research/sc/sc.html
 
Slave Runaway Advertisements
Runaway Slave advertisements from 18th-century Virginia newspapers. Compiled by Professor Thomas Costa, Associate Professor of History, University of Virginia's College at Wise
etext.lib.virginia.edu/subjects/runaways/allrecords.html
and
http://www.uvawise.edu/history/runaways/
 
UNESCO Slave Route Project
 
The "Slave Route", is an Intercultural project administered, co-ordinated and monitored by the UNESCO Department of Intercultural Dialogue and Pluralism for a Culture of Peace.
http://www.unesco.org/culture/dialogue/slave/html_eng/index_en.shtml
 
 
The David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the African Diaspora 
Established in 2001 through the generous gifts of David C. Driskell, Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Art, and a community of artists, scholars, and friends associated with the University of Maryland, the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the African Diaspora is a venue for the exploration of the presence of Africa and the African diaspora in modern culture.
http://www.driskellcenter.umd.edu/
 
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD WEB LINKS:

Africans in America: America’s Journey Through Slavery

The companion site to the PBS documentary explores the odyssey of African slaves in America, from the arrival of Europeans in Africa to the American Civil War.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia

Buxton National Historic Site & Museum
Buxton National Historic Site & Museum, the location of the historic Buxton (Elgin) Settlement - A Cultural Landscape of the Underground Railroad, North Buxton, Ontario, Canada
http://www.ciaccess.com/~jdnewby/Default.htm

Exploring Amistad
This site recounts the 1839 rebellion of African slaves who commandeered their captors’ ship off the Cuban coast, stood trial before the U.S. Supreme Court, and later returned to Africa.
http://www.amistad.mysticseaport.org

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Find current news, recent historical research, video clips, links and other resources on this site maintained by a museum and education center in Cincinnati, Ohio.
http://www.undergroundrailroad.org

Freedom Trail - Underground Railroad
This website is a collection of stories and primary sources (including pictures, newspaper articles,
letters, and diaries) about the underground railway in Oswego County.
http://www.oswego.edu/Acad_Dept/a_and_s/history/ugrr/

Testimony of the Canadian Fugitives
Read the accounts of three escaped slaves as told to Benjamin Drew, a Boston abolitionist who traveled through Canada in the 1850s.
http://www.ukans.edu/carrie/docs/texts/canadian_slaves.html

The Underground Railroad in Canada (Parks Canada)
List of places and persons associated with Underground Railroad (UGRR), designated of national historic significance by the Government of Canada.
http://parkscanada.pch.gc.ca/ugrr/main_e.htm

The Underground Railroad in Franklin County
Pro- and antislavery forces converged in this Virginia county on the Mason-Dixon Line.
http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/vshadow2/UGRR/underground.html

Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
The Institute focuses on the history and culture of early North America to approximately 1815, including  the Caribbean, Latin America, the British Isles, Europe, and Africa, insofar as the study of the histories and cultures of these places is relevant to mainland North America
http://www.wm.edu/oieahc/

The W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research
The Institute is dedicated to the study of the history, culture, and social institutions of African Americans.
http://web-dubois.fas.harvard.edu/

The William Still Underground Railroad Foundation, Inc.
Information about William Still, a leader of the Underground Railroad.
http://www.undergroundrr.com
African Canadian Links
Luso-Africanist Websites:

Centro de Estudos Africanos, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
http://www.letras.up.pt/ceaup/

Centro de Estudos Africanos, Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa, Lisbon, Portugal
http://www.cea.iscte.pt/

Centro de Estudos sobre Africa e do Desenvolvimento, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal
http://pascal.iseg.utl.pt/~cesa/

Centro de Estudos de História do Atlântico, Madeira, Portugal
http://www.ceha-madeira.net

Centro de Estudos Afro-Orientais, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil
http://www.ufba.br/instituicoes/ufba/ceao

Centro de Estudos Afro-Asiáticos, Universidade Candido Mendes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
http://www.candidomendes.br/ceaa/

Centro de Estudos Africanos, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
http://www.fflch.usp.br/cea/

Centro de Estudos Africanos, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique
http://www.cea.uem.mz

LIPHIS Laboratório Interdisciplinar de pesquisa em História Social
http://www.liphis.com/

Núcleo de Estudos em História Demográfica, Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil)
publishes on-line its Boletim de História Demográfica, which carries research information and articles on the demography of slavery in Brazil. Many of the articles are downloadable.
http://historia_demografica.tripod.com/

Department of History, York University,  Toronto, Canada
Email: nigerian@yorku.ca
Fax: (416) 650-8173