Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Resources on Slavery in Richmond, Virginia (A VCU Libraries web site)

A (semi) new site on Resources on Slavery in Richmond, Virginia was created by VCU Libraries' Special Collections and Archives. Please visit the site and let them know what you think of it - what other resources can be added to this site? Email:

Style Weekly Magazine, 4/28/2010, "Breaking the Chains" - While Virginia prepares to mark the 150th anniversary of its secession from the union, Richmond searches for how best to tell a most difficult story: its role in the domestic slave trade.

Slave Trade as a Commercial Enterprise in Richmond, Virginia - National Register of Historic Places and the Johannas Design Group, April 2007. 

Burial Ground for Negroes, Richmond, Virginia: Validation and Assessment Research Summary - A 16-page report prepared by the Department of Historic Resources, June 25, 2008. 

Preliminary Archaeological Investigation of the Lumpkin's Jail Site (44HE1053), Richmond, Virginia - Prepared For the City of Richmond by Matthew R. Laird, Ph.D., James River Institute for Archaeology, Inc., Williamsburg, Virginia, May 2006

- Ray B.

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