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African American Perspectives: Pamphlets from the Daniel A. P. Murray Collection 1818-1907

This site provides a glimpse into the richness of African American History. African American Perspectives is a famous pamphlet collection from the Library of Congress American Memory Collection, containing over 350 pamphlets (browsable and searchable) on all aspects of African American history from the early 19th to early 20th centuries. Pamphlets are available in text, SGML, (Standardized...

https://www.loc.gov/collections/african-american-perspective...
The African-American Experience in Ohio, 1850-1920

The Library of Congress (LOC) American Memory collection has recently expanded yet again with this new exhibit. This new exhibit contains selected texts and images from the Ohio State Historical Society. These include manuscripts, pamphlets, photos, newspapers, and other periodicals. Users can browse the collection by subject or source material or search by keyword. The site also contains a...

http://dbs.ohiohistory.org/africanam/
Black Archives of Mid-America

The Black Archives of Mid-America, located in Kansas City, Missouri, was founded to collect and preserve the cultural history of African-Americans in the Midwest, particularly in the states of Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, and Oklahoma. With funding from the Missouri State Library, the Black Archives have collaborated with the Kansas City Public Library to digitize its collection. Heretofore, the...

https://blackarchives.org/
Black History at Harpweek

Harpweek is a privately funded project begun in 1992 to digitize the entire contents of the nineteenth-century, illustrated periodical Harper's Weekly. The full database is only available by subscription, but Black History at Harpweek is one of a series of free resources that explore various themes using text and illustrations from Harper's. Black History features a timeline that lists the major...

https://blackhistory.harpweek.com/
Hall of Black Achievement Gallery

A project of Bridgewater State College, the Hall of Black Achievement (HOBA). is a repository of the significant achievements and contributions of African Americans, Cape Verdeans, and Hispanics of African descent. The mission of the HOBA is to "discover, detail, and disclose the significant achievements and contributions of people of color." HOBA also serves as a forum for research, discussion,...

https://vc.bridgew.edu/hoba/
The Shifting Pattern of Black Migration From and Into the Nonmetropolitan South, 1965-95

Recently published by the Economic Research Service (ERS) of the US Department of Agriculture, this report focuses on the migration of African Americans between the nonmetropolitan South and the rest of the Nation, along with education and poverty trends from 1965-1970 through 1990-1995. According to the report, since 1970, there has been a reversal of the lasting trend of Black migration loss...

https://wayback.archive-it.org/5923/20120225102258/http://er...
The Avalon Project: African-Americans - Biography, Autobiography and History

The Avalon Project at Yale Law School, (last mentioned in the April 4, 1997 Scout Report) has recently added an African American biography, autobiography, and history section. The section contains complete copies of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1963 "I Have A Dream" speech, My Bondage and Freedom by Frederick Douglass, The Narrative of Sojourner Truth, dictated by Sojourner Truth and edited by Olive...

https://avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/african_americans....
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition

Located at Yale University, the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition is "dedicated to the investigation and dissemination of information concerning all aspects of the Atlantic slave system and its destruction." Created by a major gift from Richard Gilder, the Center's Web site provides detailed information about the fellowships, conferences, publications, and...

https://glc.yale.edu/
African-American Poetry, 1760-1900

Utilizing software developed at the University of Chicago, this online database of African-American poetry is a fine resource for people looking for a compendium of poems by numerous notable 18th and 19th century African-American poets. First-time users will want to read the users manual, which explains the software used to design the database, and how to best utilize the available search engine,...

https://www.lib.uchicago.edu/efts/AAP/
In Motion: the African-American Migration Experience

Presented by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library, In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience documents a new interpretation of African-American history that focuses on the self-motivated activities of peoples of African descent through thirteen defining periods of voluntary or involuntary migration. Ranging from The Transatlantic Slave Trade...

http://www.inmotionaame.org/home.cfm
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