Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Databasehosted at Emory University, has information on almost 36,000 slaving voyages that forcibly embarked over 10 million Africans for transport to the Americas.


Musical Passage, a collaborative endeavor by Laurent Dubois, David Garner, and Mary Caton Lingold, interprets Hans Sloane’s 1707 Voyage to the Islands of Madera, Barbados, Nieves, S. Christophers and Jamaica.



Slave Revolt in Jamaica, 1760-1761, 1760-1761, curated by Vince Brown, is a map that narrates the spatial history of the great Jamaican insurrection of the eighteenth century.


The Slave Societies Digital Archive, directed by Jane Landers and hosted at Vanderbilt University, is dedicated to identifying, cataloging, and digitally preserving endangered archival materials documenting the history of Africans and their descendants in the Atlantic World.


First Blacks in the Americas: The African Presence in the Dominican Republic, hosted at the City College of New York, is a digital educational platform devoted to disseminating sound historical information about the early presence of people of black African ancestry in the first colonial society of the Americas of modern times.


The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) is a cooperative of partners within the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean that provides users with access to Caribbean cultural, historical and research materials held in archives, libraries, and private collections.


Digital Aponte, hosted at New York University, is dedicated to the life and work of José Antonio Aponte, a free man of color, carpenter, artist, and alleged leader of a massive antislavery conspiracy and rebellion in colonial Cuba in 1811-1812.


Marronnage in Saint-Domingue: History, Memory, Technology, an original project supported by the French Atlantic History Group in collaboration with the Faculté des Lettres et Sciences Humaines of the Université de Sherbrooke, is an electronic interface meant to decompartementalise the archives of slavery in the French Atlantic world.


Histories of Three-Fingered Jack: A Bibliography by Diana Paton is a collection of texts on Three-fingered Jack, a legendary figure in Jamaica.


Sugar and the Visual Imagination in the Atlantic World, circa 1600-1860hosted at the John Carter Brown Library, is an exhibit that focuses on the visual imagery of sugar in the Americas.


The Other Revolution: Haiti, 1789-1804, hosted at the John Carter Brown Library, explores a running narrative of the Haitian Revolution through texts.


Voyage to the Islands: Hans Sloane, Slavery, and Scientific Travel in the Caribbean, hosted at the John Carter Brown Library, explores the relationship between early modern scientific knowledge, the Atlantic slave trade, and the African diaspora in the Caribbean islands.


A Colony in Crisis: The Saint-Domingue Grain Shortage of 1789, hosted at the University of Maryland, is a collection of primary sources dealing with the grain shortage faced by the colony of Saint-Domingue in 1789.


Legacies of British Slave-ownership, hosted at the University College London, is a database containing the identity of all slave-owners in the British colonies and all the estates in the British Caribbean colonies.


Slavery Images is a archive of over 1,200 images used to study the experiences of Africans who were enslaved and transported to the Americas  and the lives of their descendants in the slave societies of the New World.


Watercolourworld, based in the United Kingdom, is a free online database of watercolours painted before 1900.


The Archive of Early American Images, based at The John Carter Brown Library, is a database of graphic representations of the colonial Americas drawn from primary resources.


Images Online is the picture library of the British Library, the national library of the United Kingdom.


The Colored Conventions Project, hosted at the University of Delaware, seeks to learn about the lives of the male delegates and the work of Black women that made the Colored Conventions, or national political meetings ran by Black people, possible.


Black Haunts in the Anthropocene is Marisa Parham’s digital essay which explores how notions of the anthropocene relate to matters of temporality in black literature and culture.


Decolonising the Archive is an archive of black memory which samples pieces to sustain and share collective memories. It is an effort of decolonization to give agency to voices that have historically been suppressed.


Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936 to 1938 is a collection, hosted at the Library of Congress, of more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and photographs of formerly enslaved people collected during the 1930s as a Works Progress Administration project.


Freedom on the Move is a database of fugitive slave ads from newspapers used today to give information about the experiences of enslaved people.