Center for the Study of the Gulf South
Highlights of Projects by Members
A collaborative effort to compile and make available newspaper advertisements placed by masters seeking the capture and return of runaway slaves. Dr. Douglas B. Chambers and Dr. Max Grivno, CSGS members, are focused on creating a central repository for runaway slave advertisements. Wherever there was slavery, there were runaway slaves; and wherever there was slavery, and newspapers, there were runaway slave advertisements.