This website is brought to you by students in the African American Survey class at the University of Southern Mississippi. Our goal is to provide the viewer with good basic information about the history of slave trade. This website takes the viewer through the journey from Africa's ancient kingdoms to the harsh reality of colonial slavery.
Enslaved Female, Eastern Sudan, 1871
Georg Schweinfurth, The Heart of Africa [translated by Ellen Frewer], (New York, 1874), vol. 2, facing p. 420
Iron Shackles Used in Slave Trade
Published in Anthony Tibbles (ed.), Transatlantic Slavery: Against Human Dignity (London: HMSO, 1994), p. 154, fig. 140.