Maps, Charts, and Other Resources for MUS 113

Map of the Transatlantic slave trade.

Routes of the First Great Migration, 1916-1930.

The migrants followed the nearest railroad routes out of their homeplaces.

Read about the centrality of railroads to the Great Migration.

The routes of the Second Great Migration, 1940-1970.

Chart showing the distribution of the African-American population during the two periods of migration.

Chart showing the movement over time of the black population out of the rural South.

Portia Maultsby’s timeline chart of African-American music.

Dr. Maultsby’s chart as a .pdf — view can be expanded.

Click to access maultsby-chart.pdf

Brenda (Barkley Hendricks)

The digital guide to the art exhibit at Binghamton University from Fall 2019, “not but nothing other: African-American Portrayals, 1930s to Today.”

http://scalar.usc.edu/works/not-but-nothing-other-african-american-portrayals-1930s-to-today/index

View some beautiful hand-drawn graphs and charts made by W.E.B. Du Bois to quantify the African-American experience here:

https://publicdomainreview.org/collection/w-e-b-du-bois-hand-drawn-infographics-of-african-american-life-1900?fbclid=IwAR3CpXqgBwR3mm-rXYBFbVxnQoFedRY_sz0P6CRs6SOHeR4LoIsCVTYLd8c

1850 Meeting of abolitionists in Cazenovia, New York, chaired by Frederick Douglass

The Freethought Trail, an interactive database of historical sites around New York State related to the abolition of slavery and other nineteenth-century progressive causes. Very cool.