A National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for College Instructors 

at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

June 4-29, 2001

Day 1--Around the Table
Side 1 Side 2Side 3 Side 4

      Welcome to the Roots 2001 Homepage. Here you will find links to several pages of interest to those studying the African background of American culture through the slave trade. For more information about the Roots Institute, please visit the Roots Institute information page.

      You may also wish to access the sponsors' sites: the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

      From this page you may proceed to the following:




Help Creating Electronic Resources

UVA Resources

Special Projects

Trip to Carter's Grove
(Melvina Jones, ROOTS 2001)
More Images from ROOTS 2001
(Joe McLaren)
Mike Christopher's Images 
(ROOTS 2000)
Pictorial Images from the Transatlantic Slave Trade
(Jerome Handler)
Virginia Runaways
(Tom Costa)
Challenges in Teaching About Africa and the Diaspora 
(ROOTS 98)
Benin Bronzes and other images 
(ROOTS 98)
A Letter re Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson 
(ROOTS 98)

This and associated pages are maintained by Tom Costa. Send any comments or questions to him at tmc5a@mcs.uvawise.edu.

 Last updated 9/10/01.