Resources & Credits

Books

  • Barnet, Miguel. Biography of a Runaway Slave, Williamantic, CT: Curbstone Press, 1994.
  • Berlin, Ira, Marc Favreau, Steven Miller. Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk About Their Personal Experiences of Slavery and Freedom, New York: The New Press, 1998.
  • Bok, Francis. Escape from Slavery: The True Story of My Ten Years in Captivity – and My Journey to Freedom in America, New York: St. Martins Press, 2003.
  • Gates, Jr., Henry Louis, Spencer Crew, Cynthia Goodman. Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives, New York: Bulfinch Press, 2002.
  • Gates, Henry Louis. The Classic Slave Narratives, New York: Signet, 2002.
  • Potkay, Adam and Burr, Sandra. Black Atantic Writers of the Eighteenth Century: Living the New Exodus in England and the Americas, New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1995: 185-189.
  • Price, Richard. Maroon Society: Rebel Slave Communities in the Americas, Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.

Journals

  • Costanzo, Angelo. “The Narrative of Archibald Montieth, A Jamaican Slave.” Callaloo 13, 1990:115-130.
  • Montieth, John. “Archibald John Montieth: Native Helper ad Assistant in the Jamaica Mission at New Carmel.” Callaloo 13, 1990:102-114.

Articles & Papers

  • Thompson, Era Bell, “The Vaughan Family a Tale of Two Continents,” Ebony, February 1975. 53-64.
  • Lindsay, Lisa, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Slavery, “Migration, and Anti-Colonialism: One Family’s History of the African Diaspora.” Paper presented at the African Studies Association Conference, Boston, MA Oct. 30 – Nov. 2, 2003.
  • Cudjoe, Selwyn. Wellesley College, “Identity and Caribbean Literature.” Paper presented at the A lecture delivered to the Japanese Black Studies Association at Nara Women’s College, Nara, Japan June 24, 2001.

Online

Credits

The online exhibit Slave Narratives is based on the Slavery Passage Gallery exhibit at the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) in San Francisco.

Slavery Passage Exhibit

  • Concept and Design: Sussman/Prejza
  • Primary Research: Shiree Dyson
  • Script Development: Batwin and Robin
  • Edits and Additional Research: Guy Johnson and Maya Angelou

Cast

  • Narrator: Maya Angelou
  • Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua: Peter Fitzsimmons
  • Francis Bok: Trevor Lawrence
  • Tempe Herndon Durham: Loretta Devine
  • Olauda Equiano: Barry “Shabaka” Henley
  • Fountain Hughes: Guy Johnson
  • Harriet Jacobs: Margarette Robinson
  • Juan Francisco Manzano: Felix Justice
  • Esteban Montejo: Ted Lange
  • Mary Prince: Hattie Winston

Audio

  • Produced & Directed by: Ron Stacker Thompson
  • Sound Design: Al Ramirez
  • Original Score: Michael Brassell
  • Coordinators: Debbie Zip, Raymond Victorio, Pamela Goodlow Green

Photography

  • Plantation Slaves, Beaufort, South Carolina, 1862; Image Reference LOC-SC-1, as shown on www.slaveryimages.org, compiled by Jerome Handler and Michael Tuite, and sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and the University of Virginia Library.
  • Mahommah G. Baquaqua, 1854; Image Reference baquaqua, as shown on www.slaveryimages.org, compiled by Jerome Handler and Michael Tuite, and sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and the University of Virginia Library.