Link to the following websites for further information (see also Bibliography section for other relevant websites).
Bristol City Council is not responsible for the content of external sites on the links page.
- Bristol’s City Museum & Art Gallery
- M Shed (coming 2011)
- The Georgian House
- The Red Lodge
- Blaise Castle House Museum
If you would like to visit Bristol’s museums, please follow this link for opening times and location details www.bristol-city.gov.uk/museums
The African-Native American History & Genealogy website, about Americans who have African and Native American ancestory.
The BBC website has news items, articles, information and links to other sites.
The Internet Black Pages has news items, articles, information and links to other sites, all relating to black issues.
The Black Presence in Britain site provides information about black British history.
The website for the British Museum in London, shows some of the museum’s extensive collections from historic and contemporary societies of Africa.
Brycchan Carey’s website about the literature, history and culture of late eighteenth century Britain. Includes information on black British writers and slavery.
Colored Reflections website is a collective history site which encourages users to share their experiences of the quest for civil rights and equality in America.
Current Value for Old Money website, converts amounts of money into current values.
The website for American television station HBO. This section is about a film called ‘Unchained Memories, Readings from the Slave Narratives’.
Bristol and Slavery website, created by Headley Park School in Bristol, the site provides information about Bristol and the transatlantic slave trade.
The Historical Text Archive website publishes articles, books, essays and documents for a broad range of historical subjects.
History Footsteps website offers a historic journey, or trail, through Bristol looking at the city’s involvement in the transatlantic slave trade. Produced by Victoria County History and the University of the West of England.
Website of the birthplace of William Wilberforce, known worldwide for his fight to abolish slavery.
The independent race and refugee news network site.
Website for Hutchinson’s Encyclopaedia, this section from the on-line encyclopaedia is about the transatlantic slave trade.
The website for the National Museums of Liverpool, whose collections reflect the international importance of Liverpool as a gateway to the world, including the city’s role in the transatlantic slave trade and emigration.
Website for the Museum of African Diaspora, due to open in 2005 in San Francisco in America. The museum will tell the story of the African Diaspora, looking at how African peoples have been dispersed across the globe.
This website celebrates, explores and records why people came to England over the last 200 years, and what their experiences were and continue to be. In particular it focuses on the Caribbean, Irish, Jewish and South Asian communities.
America’s journey through slavery is presented in four parts on this site. Each with a historical narrative, resource bank and teachers guide.
A reference site for articles and material on black history.
The Image of Black is a website which explores the image of black people in Western European art.
Remembering Slavery: Those Who Survived, is a website where personal recollections about slavery in America are shared.
An American website for the National Underground Railroad Freedom Centre which offers lessons and reflections on the struggle for freedom.
A personal account of the links between Jamaica and England. The site also offers a section on the Quadrille dance, originally danced by slaves in the Caribbean.
Black Presence: Asian and Black History in Britain, 1500-1850. This website presents the history of the Black and Asian presence in Britain, using records from The National Archive and other sources.
Africana: Gateway to the Black World website offers news items, articles, information and links to other sites, all relating to black issues.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. The website gives an insight into the museum’s African-American Art collection, and previous exhibitions, including The Quilts of Gee’s Bend, an exhibition featuring quilts made by African-American women from Alabama.
100 Great Black Britons website is a nomination list, votes can be made and the final results will be announced in early 2004. The site highlights the contributions made by black people to British society.
Every Generation website is a source of information about and for people of African descent.
The Fairtrade site offers information about fair trade. Fairtrade garuntees a fairer trade to producers in the developing world.
Website for The Voice, Britain’s Black Newspaper.
Site about the Rastafari religion, giving history, views, questions and answers, and more.
The Religious Movements Project is an internet resource recording different religious movements.
The website for Kuumba, Afrikan Caribbean arts and community resource, in Bristol.
AVEGA-AGAHOZO, Association of Genocide Widows website. The association, formed by widows who are genocide survivors, addresses the needs of those living in the wake of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
The website for The Africa Centre in London, offers educational archival resources, inormation, news, and more, all relating to Africa and the diaspora.
Legacies is a local history website from the BBC.
The website iRespect gives the history of migration in Gloucestershire, through its use of personal stories, and archival sources.
A Website for the research resources relating to Caribbean Studies and the History of Black and Asian Peoples in the UK.
A Website for the Black British Offering topical articles, news and information, as well as useful links.
This website is dedicated to the urban black populations across the world.
Dub Poetry website with samples and poems from the Caribbean, UK and Canada.
A White Man’s War? World War One and the West Indies, an article by Glenford D Howe. Howe considers the effect of war on the West Indies and the experience of black people who fought for the British Empire.
libweb.gold.ac.uk/subgates/caribgate.php or libweb.gold.ac.uk/collections/caribres.php
Goldsmiths College Library has an extensive collection of materials relating to Caribbean Studies, the Black Presence in the UK and the Black Diaspora
The primary focus of the NAACP continues to be the protection and enhancement of the civil rights of African Americans and other minorities.
Site which offers information on Bristol’s entertainment and attractions.
Site investigates the history and slavery and the Transatlantic Triangle of Trade through real objects.
Organisations that have contributed material to this website :
Bristol City Council – Bristol Record Office
Bristol City Council – Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
Bristol City Council – Libraries
The Society of Merchant Venturers
Website to be launched in January 04
Bristol University Library contains an extensive amount of contemporary and more recent printed material relating to the subject of slavery. This link is for the main library, the link below is for the Special Collections library, where most of the original material is held.
University of the West of England Library
British Empire and Commonwealth Museum
John Judkyn Memorial Museum
John Wesley’s Chapel
Anti-Slavery International continue to Campaign against the Slavery that still exists
National Museums Liverpool
Hull City Museums and Art Galleries
Nevis Historical and Conservation Society
Royal Geographical Society Picture Library
The Moravian Church in the British Province
Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service