The Danish National Archives has digitized the historical sources of the Danish West Indies. The Virgin Islands were a Danish colony for nearly 250 years before they were sold to the United States in 1917.
In this film Erik Goebel, a senior researcher and archivist at the National Archives i Denmark, gives a short introduction to the history of the colony.
Explore the sources and get the stories of the Danish West Indies here: https://www.virgin-islands-history.org/
Would you like to key or tag the sources from the Danish West Indies? Read about the National Archives crowdsourcing here: https://cs.sa.dk/