Roots:  The African Dimension of Early American History and Culture, Through the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
A National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for Teachers
July 10 - August 4, 2000
Images by Michael Christopher

The following links will take you to pages sorted by topic.  To download the picture for classroom use, click on the description to get a full-size version of the picture.  Then save the full-size picture to your computer.  This site is under construction and for demonstration purposes only.  Photo credits and detailed descriptions will follow.  These pictures are intended for use by the participants of the Roots Institute and are not intended for commercial use nor widespread circulation.







The Middle Passage
Special thanks to Jerry Handler for making this section possible
    (temporarily offline)

Capture and sale

Aboard ship

Arrival and sale

The Americas

Crossroads:  Africa in Brazil

Brazil and the Carribean

Colonial America

Urban life

Plantation life:  Carter's Grove