Digital Solutions to Problems in Scholarship and Learning
Creating Projects and Tools.
The collection contains documents related to the history of African-American slaves and free men and women on Long Island in the 18th and 19th centuries. Included are court documents (including certificates of acquittal, certificates of conviction, petitions, and warrants); examinations and judgments from pauper hearings; servant and slave indentures (bills of sale); manumissions (formal emancipations from slavery); minutes of court proceedings, many of which concern manumissions; slave receipts; correspondence; and a poster.
Building Communities for Scholarship and Learning.
Hofstra’s Digital Research Center (DRC) will hold its annual Digital Research Exchange (DREx), at Hofstra’s Axinn Library and Mack Hall (University Club), on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from 11am to 4pm.