Amsterdammers and Slavery. An Amsterdam History of Slavery in 13 Personal Stories

For almost three centuries, Amsterdam and its citizens were involved in the slave trade and slavery in colonies in Asia, Suriname, and across the Atlantic. Hundreds of thousands of enslaved people were traded and put to work with more than a thousand enslaved people brought to Amsterdam to work, both for long and short periods. This exhibition focuses on 13 Amsterdammers who were involved in slavery.