The research of this project will be available to the public through a variety of materials.


Once completed, the database developed by the team will be searchable by name, keyword, and location.

Stories of the Enslaved

A regularly updated collection of short biographies of enslaved people from Virginia who were sold into the Mississippi River Valley.


A collection of peer-reviewed essays which contextualize the database and data visualizations created by the project team.

Teaching Tools

Lesson plans and essays to help 6-12 and higher education faculty use the database, essays and biographies in the classroom.


A selected bibliography of materials written by other scholars.