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Coverage for grant GI-234952-16

GI-234952-16
Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865
Jessica Dorman, Historic New Orleans Collection

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=GI-234952-16

Exhibit focuses on slave trade in Louisiana (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jeff Matthews
Publication: The Alexandria Town Talk
Date: 6/18/2016
Abstract: Article discusses opening of exhibition at the Alexandria Museum of Art and notes the large crowd that attended the opening reception.
Link: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/2016/06/18/exhibit-focuses-slave-trade-louisiana/85997642/

Purchased Lives: the American Slave Trade from 1808-1865 at AMoA (Media Coverage)
Author(s): n/a
Publication: Cenla Focus
Date: 6/23/2016
Abstract: Article discusses opening of exhibition and mentions programming schedule.
Link: http://www.cenlafocus.com/arts/purchased-lives-the-american-slave-trade-from-1808-1865-at-amoa/

Exhibit on Domestic Slave Trade (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Chris Turner-Neal
Publication: Country Roads Magazine
Date: 4/27/2016
Abstract: Article focuses on announcement of NEH grant, noting the first location in Alexandria, LA.
Link: http://countryroadsmagazine.com/art-and-culture/history/exhibit-on-domestic-slave-trade/

A look at the history of the American Slave Trade (Media Coverage)
Author(s): n/a
Publication: KALB News Channel 5
Date: 6/3/2016
Abstract: News broadcast of opening reception at Alexandria Museum of Art. Direct link to story not working, but second link provides a thumbnail of video.
Link: http://www.kalb.com/home/headlines/AMOA-381832591.html

Museum hosts free events for summer learning (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jordan Allen
Publication: The Alexandria Town Talk
Date: 6/21/2016
Abstract: Article relays info on Purchased Lives programming.
Link: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/life/2016/06/21/museum-hosts-free-events/86188952/

The 9:01: Civil Rights Museum hosts Grizzlies uniform reveal, essential new exhibit, and more (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Chris Herrington
Publication: The Commercial Appeal
Date: 9/15/2016
Abstract: Author spends second half of article discussing Purchased Lives exhibition at the National Civil Rights Museum
Link: http://archive.commercialappeal.com/news/the-901/The-901-Civil-Rights-Museum-hosts-Grizzlies-uniform-reveal-essential-new-exhibit-and-more-393533131.html

"The Christmas Story Is a Story of Asylum Seekers" (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jarvis Deberry
Publication: nola.com / New Orleans Times-Picayune
Date: 12/23/2018
Abstract: Columnist Jarvis Deberry discusses the "Lost Friends" database, a component of the Purchased Lives exhibition, in the context of contemporary debates over immigration.

New Orleans exhibition about slave trade to showcase across Louisiana (Media Coverage)
Author(s):
Publication: WAFB Channel 9
Date: 8/30/2016
Link: http://www.wafb.com/story/32907775/new-orleans-exhibition-about-slave-trade-to-showcase-across-louisiana/

At the library: ‘Purchased Lives’ exhibit will include events, speakers (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Vickie Hardin
Publication: Shreveport Times
Date: 6/3/2017
Link: https://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/life/2017/06/03/library-purchased-lives-exhibit-will-include-events-speakers/102327164/

Xavier University of Louisiana to Host Traveling Panel Exhibit on Domestic Slave Trade (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Data News Staff
Publication: New Orleans Data
Date: 1/23/2019
Abstract: Print and online coverage of upcoming panel exhibition and programming at Xavier University of Louisiana.
Link: https://ladatanews.com/xavier-university-of-louisiana-to-host-traveling-panel-exhibition-on-domestic-slave-trade/

Purchased Lives Exhibit Examines the African American Experience (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Avane Ervin
Publication: New Orleans Data
Date: 2/20/2019
Abstract: Print and online coverage of program centered on African American literary traditions -- with additional notice of upcoming "Purchased Lives" programming.
Link: https://ladatanews.com/purchased-lives-exhibit-examines-the-african-american-experience/

Purchased Lives Exhibit Examines the Roots of African Americans (Media Coverage)
Author(s):
Publication: New Orleans Data
Date: 2/28/2019
Abstract: Print and online coverage of genealogical presentation and workshop at Xavier University.
Link: https://ladatanews.com/purchased-lives-exhibit-examines-the-roots-of-african-americans/

Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808-1865 (Media Coverage)
Author(s): neworleans.com staff
Publication: neworleans.com
Date: 2/1/2019
Abstract: Online coverage of "Purchased Lives" exhibition at Xavier University
Link: https://www.neworleans.com/event/purchased-lives%3A-the-american-slave-trade-from-1808-1865/21349/

Long Time Coming (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Vicky Branton
Publication: The Daily Iberian
Date: 8/6/2017
Link: https://www.iberianet.com/people/long-time-coming/article_b2f8f2a0-7972-11e7-87e0-531749194425.html

'Purchased Lives' (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Corey Vaughn
Publication: The Daily Iberian
Date: 8/19/2017
Link: https://www.iberianet.com/purchased-lives/article_486faf28-8561-11e7-aece-bbb9a3296e5a.html

Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865 at the West Baton Rouge Museum (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Cole Williams
Publication: The West Side Journal
Date: 2/7/2017
Link: https://www.thewestsidejournal.com/lifestyle/purchased-lives-the-american-slave-trade-from-to-at-the/article_9de6db8e-97d6-5d1f-9a2e-f1a15c094539.html

Bamboula 2000 (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Cole Williams
Publication: The West Side Journal
Date: 3/2/2017
Link: https://www.thewestsidejournal.com/lifestyle/purchased-lives-the-american-slave-trade-from-to-at-the/article_9de6db8e-97d6-5d1f-9a2e-f1a15c094539.html

"Purchased Lives" exhibit tells tragedy of domestic slave trade (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Ryan Thaxton
Publication: The Daily Reveille
Date: 3/2/2017
Link: http://www.lsunow.com/daily/purchased-lives-exhibit-tells-tragedy-of-domestic-slave-trade/article_5f57c4f8-ff9e-11e6-b33a-2be7bb25c982.html

Historian brings Booker T. Washington’s visit to New Iberia to light (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Vicky Branton
Publication: The Daily Iberian
Date: 8/3/2017

Purchased Lives exhibit, programs continue at Pointe Coupee Parish Library; Creole language class and presentation on abduction of Olivo family slated (Media Coverage)
Author(s): n/a
Publication: Pointe Coupee Banner
Date: 11/9/2017

'Purchased Lives traveling panel exhibition on domestic slave trade to visit Pointe Coupee Parish Library (Media Coverage)
Author(s): n/a
Publication: Pointe Coupee Banner
Date: 10/12/2017

Historian to discuss slave’s journey Tuesday at Nicholls (Media Coverage)
Author(s): n/a
Publication: HoumaToday.com
Date: 10/2/2017
Link: http://www.houmatoday.com/news/20171002/historian-to-discuss-slaves-journey-tuesday-at-nicholls

Nicholls to explore slavery in south Louisiana with exhibit (Media Coverage)
Author(s): n/a
Publication: The Lafourche Gazette
Date: 9/1/2017
Link: http://www.tlgnewspaper.com/nicholls-to-explore-slavery-in-south-louisiana-with-exhibit

Diaries' ends a masterful fantasy trilogy (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Cheré Coen
Date: 9/16/2017
Link: https://www.theadvertiser.com/story/life/2017/09/16/diaries-ends-masterful-fantasy-trilogy/665843001/

Purchased Lives: Exhibit on Slavery Arriving in Iberia (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Shanna P. Dickens
Publication: Acadiana Lifestyle
Date: 7/1/2017
Link: http://npaper-wehaa.com/acadiana-lifestyle/#2017/07/?page=18

Watch and discuss "Slavery by Another Name" (Media Coverage)
Author(s):
Publication: KPLC
Date: 2/2/2018
Abstract: Local news station ran a short mention of Purchased Lives related programming at Lake Charles library.
Link: http://www.kplctv.com/story/37557442/watch-and-discuss-slavery-by-another-name

Exhibit exploring history of American slave trade coming to LC Central Library (Media Coverage)
Author(s): KPLC Digital Staff
Publication: KPLC
Date: 1/11/2018
Abstract: Local news station covered the exhibition traveling to Lake Charles library and included related programming
Link: http://www.kplctv.com/story/37248918/purchased-lives-the-american-slave-trade-from-1808-to-1865-traveling-exhibit-to-stop-at-library

Check It Out: Genealogy buffs can learn more about researching slaves (Media Coverage)
Author(s): SHELLIE SAVOY LISTER
Publication: New Orleans Advocate
Date: 1/3/2018
Link: http://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/news/communities/st_tammany/article_3ed33840-e75e-11e7-bf0a-d3a95c6ffaef.html

Check It Out: Slidell exhibit looks at U.S. slave trade (Media Coverage)
Author(s): SHELLIE SAVOY LISTER
Publication: New Orleans Advocate
Date: 11/27/2017
Link: http://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/news/communities/st_tammany/article_46ce1820-ce14-11e7-8753-2f09d437e77b.html

St. Tammany Around the Neighborhoods for November 29, 2017 (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Advocate staff report
Publication: New Orleans Advocate
Date: 11/29/2017
Link: http://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/news/communities/st_tammany/article_35a364ac-cbc5-11e7-bf4d-9bf0c6fd95dd.html

Poignant history of Olivo family of The Island to be presented at Library on Saturday, Nov 18; Final program of "Purchased Lives" (Media Coverage)
Author(s): n/a
Publication: Pointe Coupee Banner
Date: 11/16/2017
Abstract: Small local publication covered Purchased Lives panel exhibition related programming

NCRM opens new exhibit: 'Purchased Lives' (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Tiffany Neely
Publication: WMC Action News 5
Date: 9/12/2016
Abstract: Broadcast news report on the opening of "Purchased Lives" at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN.
Link: http://www.wmcactionnews5.com/story/33074033/ncrm-opens-new-exhibit-purchased-lives

Purchased Lives exhibit comes to the National Civil Rights Museum (PRESS RELEASE) (Media Coverage)
Author(s):
Publication: 88.5FM & C19TV
Date: 9/6/2016
Abstract: Radio station in Memphis--the Voices of Shelby County Schools 88.5 FM--picked up the National Civil Rights Museum's press release about the opening of Purchased Lives.
Link: http://voiceofscs.com/purchased-lives-exhibit-comes-national-civil-rights-museum-press-release/

Accounts of separated slave families portrayed in museum exhibit (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Timothy Howsare
Publication: Roswell Daily Record
Date: 2/11/2017
Abstract: Most of article covers the "Lost Friends" section of the exhibition, which features reproductions of ads placed by former slaves looking for loved ones following emancipation.
Link: http://rdrnews.com/wordpress/blog/2017/02/11/accounts-of-separated-slave-families-portrayed-in-museum-exhibit/

Slave trade exhibit at Bullock Texas State History Museum (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Tania Ortega
Publication: FOX 7
Date: 2/24/2017
Abstract: News report on opening of Purchased Lives at the Bullock Texas State History Museum.
Link: http://www.fox7austin.com/good-day/237909163-story

From the horrors of slavery come clues about ancestors (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Michael Barnes
Publication: Austin American-Statesman
Date: 5/1/2017
Abstract: Article discusses touring original artifact exhibition at Bullock with genealogy experts and the upcoming genealogy workshop presented in conjunction with the exhibition.
Link: http://www.mystatesman.com/lifestyles/from-the-horrors-slavery-come-clues-about-ancestors/g49NPa0IYZrxtJTRfV90iO/

Longview's Unity and Diversity Committee seeks more members (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jimmy Isaac
Publication: Longview News-Journal
Date: 4/9/2017
Abstract: Article discusses a recent meeting of Longview's Unity and Diversity Committee at the Bullock and their tour of the Purchased Lives exhibition.
Link: https://www.news-journal.com/news/2017/apr/09/longviews-unity-and-diversity-committee-seeks-more/


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