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Slavery Visualizer

From the CORGIS Dataset Project

By Ryan Whitcomb
Version 2.0.0, created 5-17-16
Tags: slavery, slave, slaves, buyer, seller, origin, history, economics


This dataset has financial records of New Orleans slave sales, 1856-1861. There are almost 16,000 sales recorded in this dataset.

<Calomiris, Charles W., and Jonathan Pritchett. 2016. “Betting on Secession: Quantifying Political Events Surrounding Slavery and the Civil War.” American Economic Review, 106(1): 1-23.>

This dataset has no indexes, so you cannot use it in a bar chart.