Conducting research can be a daunting task. Our Research team recommends the following materials to aide in your research (if you are aware of other aides, please share with us):
- Heywood, Linda M., and John K. Thornton. Central Africans, Atlantic Creoles, and the Foundation of the Americas, 1585-1660, Cambridge University Press (2007)
- Holland, Jesse J. “The Beginning of African Slavery in the United States,” chapter 3 (39-44) in The Invisibles, The Untold Story of African American Slaves in the White House. LP an imprint of Roman & Littlefield, 2016.
- Thornton, John. "The African Experience of the "20. and Odd Negroes" Arriving in Virginia in 1619." The William and Mary Quarterly 55, no. 3 (1998): 421-34. doi:10.2307/2674531.
- Mystery of Va.'s First Slaves Is Unlocked 400 Years Later, By Lisa Rein, Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, September 3, 2006