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Angola : slave trade, abolition of

Author:
Fleisch, Axel  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Angola
Date:
2005
Topic:
Slave trade  Search this
Call number:
DT20 .E53 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_775758

The manilla token : currency of the West African slave trade

Author:
Bell, Alex S  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa, West
Date:
1950
Topic:
Manillas  Search this
Call number:
CJ1 .N971
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_693027

Dhow chasing in Zanzibar waters and on the eastern coast of Africa : narrative of five years' experiences in the suppression of the slave trade / by G.L. Sulivan. With map and illustrations from photographs and sketches taken on the spot by the author

Author:
Sulivan, G. L  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
x , 453 p., [13] leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill., port., col. map ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Tanzania
Zanzibar
Africa, East
Date:
1873
19th century
To 1890
To 1886
Topic:
Slave trade--History  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
HT1394.Z36 S85 1873
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_784961

A view of the slave trade from the margin : Souroudougou in the late nineteenth-century slave trade of the Niger bend / Andrew Hubbell

Author:
Hubbell, Andrew Frederick  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Burkina Faso
Sourou (Burkina Faso)
Date:
2001
Topic:
Slave trade  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DT1 J858
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_664838

A troublesome commerce : the transformation of the interstate slave trade / Robert H. Gudmestad

Author:
Gudmestad, Robert H. 1964-  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 246 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Slave trade  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_774932

West Africa during the Atlantic slave trade : archaeological perspectives / edited by Christopher R. DeCorse

Author:
DeCorse, Christopher R  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 194 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, West
Date:
2001
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_686348

"Slaves are a very risky business..." : supply and demand in the early Atlantic slave trade

Author:
Elbl, Ivana 1954-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa, West
Date:
2004
Topic:
Slave trade--History  Search this
Call number:
HT1126 .E57 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_782729

The first great waves : African provenance zones for the transatlantic slave trade to Cartagena de Indias, 1570-1640

Author:
Wheat, David  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa, West
Africa, Central
Africa
Colombia
Cartagena
Cartagena (Colombia)
Date:
2011
Topic:
Slave trade  Search this
Slave trade--Statistics  Search this
Commerce  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DT1 .J858
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_973494

Captive passage : the transatlantic slave trade and the making of the Americas / [developed and edited by Beverly C. McMillan]

Author:
McMillan, Beverly  Search this
Mariners' Museum (Newport News, Va.)  Search this
Physical description:
208 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa
America
Europe
Date:
2002
C2002
Topic:
Slave trade  Search this
Slaves  Search this
Slave insurrections  Search this
Antislavery movements  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Sailors, Black  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_676747

Precolonial Sara society in Chad and the threat of extinction due to the Arab and Muslim slave trade 1870-1917

Author:
Azevedo, Mario Joaquim  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Chad
Date:
1980
Topic:
Slave trade  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DT1 .J8585
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_795810

The Danes on the eastern seaboard of the Gold Coast : the "Baltic-African complex" and the Atlantic slave trade / Edmund Kobina Abaka

Author:
Abaka, Edmund Kobina  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Christiansborg Castle (Accra, Ghana)  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Ghana
Date:
2012
Topic:
Danes--History  Search this
Forts  Search this
Call number:
HT1394.G48 A23
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1014485

Ports of the slave trade (Bights of Benin and Biafra) : papers from a conference of the Centre of Commonwealth Studies, University of Stirling, June 1998 / editors: Robin Law and Silke Strickrodt

Author:
Law, Robin  Search this
Strickrodt, Silke 1970-  Search this
University of Stirling Centre of Commonwealth Studies  Search this
Physical description:
v, 189 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Africa, West
Benin, Bight of
Biafra, Bight of
Date:
1999
To 1884
Topic:
Slave trade--History  Search this
Africa, West--History  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Call number:
HT1332 .P67 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_683405

Red rubber : the story of the rubber slave trade flourishing on the Congo in the year of grace 1906 / by E.D. Morel ; with an introduction by Harry H. Johnston

Author:
Morel, E. D (Edmund Dene) 1873-1924  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xxxi, 213 p. : ill., col. maps ; 19 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Belgium
Africa
Date:
1906
[1906?]
Topic:
Rubber industry and trade  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Colonies  Search this
Administration  Search this
Call number:
DT655 .M678 1906
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_796545

Memoirs of the reign of Bossa Ahádee, king of Dahomy, an inland country of Guiney, to which are added the author's journey to Abomey, the capital, and a short account of the African slave trade

Author:
Norris, Robert -1791  Search this
Subject:
Tegbessu Ahadee koning van Dahomy  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 184 pages folded map 22 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Africa
Benin
Date:
1968
1789
To 1894
Topic:
Slave trade  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DT541.N85 1968X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_265559

To Achieve These Rights Exhibition Display 1: Charles Miner narration

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Miner, Charles, 1780-1865  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 sound recording (cartridge, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1992
Scope and Contents:
Narration that weaves together excerpts of a speech by Charles Miner to U.S. House of Representatives on January 6 and 7, 1829. Miner spoke of the neglect of slave laws in Washington, D.C. and consequences of the neglect. Despite Miner's plea for the House to remedy the situation, slave trade continued to exist in Washington, D.C. until 1850.
Narration for one of four displays used in exhibition: To Achieve These Rights: The Struggle for Equality and Self-Determination in the District of Columbia, 1791-1978. Part of To Achieve These Rights: The Struggle for Equality and Self-Determination in the District of Columbia, 1791-1978 Audiovisual Records. Dated 19920101.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Antislavery movements  Search this
Slavery -- Law and legislation  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Civil rights leaders  Search this
Activists  Search this
Abolitionists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Collection Citation:
To achieve these rights: the struggle for equality and self-determination in the District of Columbia, 1791–1978 exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-033, Item ACMA AV003331
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To achieve these rights: the struggle for equality and self-determination in the District of Columbia, 1791–1978 exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-033-ref505

To Achieve These Rights Exhibition Display 2: Frederick Douglass narration

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
2 sound recordings (cartridge, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1992
Scope and Contents:
Narration that weaves together excerpts from a speech by Frederick Douglass from April 1883 on the anniversary of Emancipation in Washington, D.C. Douglass speaks about Emancipation, status and future of the negro, and prejudice despite freedom. He also states that negroes should be American citizens to the fullest extent, including the right to a fair trial, vote, serve on a jury, and attend public schools.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003340
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American abolitionists  Search this
Abolitionists  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Antislavery movements  Search this
Slavery -- Law and legislation  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Civil rights leaders  Search this
Activists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Collection Citation:
To achieve these rights: the struggle for equality and self-determination in the District of Columbia, 1791–1978 exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-033, Item ACMA AV003339
See more items in:
To achieve these rights: the struggle for equality and self-determination in the District of Columbia, 1791–1978 exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-033-ref506

Around Town: To Achieve These Rights

Creator:
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 video recording (VHS)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1992
Scope and Contents:
Around Town, which presented video segments of events happening around Washington, D.C. on public television station WETA, profiled the Anacostia Museum's exhibition 'To Achieve These Rights: The Struggle for Equality and Self-Determination in the District of Columbia, 1791-1978.' Other topics included in this episode: new feature film 'Daughters of the Dust,' new adaption of 'Frankenstein' by the Washington Shakespeare Company, and an international art exhibition and auction at the 'Very Special Arts' gallery. After brief clips or description of each topic, there was a short roundtable discussion.
News program with roundtable discussion. Related to exhibition 'To Achieve These Rights: The Struggle for Equality and Self-Determination in the District of Columbia, 1791-1978.' Dated 19920227.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Antislavery movements  Search this
Slaves -- Emancipation  Search this
Slavery -- Law and legislation  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Home rule  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Around Town: To Achieve These Rights, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-033, Item ACMA AV002641
See more items in:
To achieve these rights: the struggle for equality and self-determination in the District of Columbia, 1791–1978 exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-033-ref509

Savage Africa: being the narrative of a tour in equatorial, south- western, and north-western Africa; with notes on the habits of the gorilla; on the existence of unicorns and tailed men; on the slave trade; on the origin, character, and capabilities of the negro and on the future civilization ofWestern Africa. By W. Winwood Reade. With illustrations and a map

Author:
Reade, William Winwood 1838-1875  Search this
Physical description:
xiv p., 1 l., 587, [1] p. incl. front. plates, fold. map. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, West
Date:
1863
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT471.R27X 1863
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_278155

Fighting the slave-hunters in Central Africa : a record of twenty-six years of travel & adventure round the great lakes and of the overthrow of Tip-pu-tib, Rumaliza and other great slave-traders / by Alfred J. Swann. With an introduction by H.H. Johnston. With 45 illustrations & a map

Author:
Swann, Alfred J (Alfred James) 1856-1928  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 358 p., [30] leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill., col. map ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, Central
Date:
1910
Topic:
Slave trade  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT351 .S93 1910
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_784950

La esclavitud en África

Author:
Gil, Odilo Cougil  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
Date:
2004
Topic:
Slave trade  Search this
Slave trade--Statistics  Search this
Call number:
DT1 .C962
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_777962

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