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Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine

The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) has created this arresting and stimulating digital exhibition to complement a traveling exhibit that is making its rounds across the country. The exhibition is designed to explore the contributions that African Americans made during the Civil War as nurses, surgeons, and hospital workers. Visitors who click on the "Exhibition" button can view images and...

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/bindingwounds/index.html
Credo

The Credo online repository contains over 40,000 items held by the University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries' Department of Special Collections and University Archives. During the launch of Credo in June 2011, the organizers digitized and released the complete papers of noted African American intellectual and activist W.E.B. Du Bois. This project was made possible with support from the Verizon...

https://credo.library.umass.edu/
Knox County Black History Archives

Knox County, Ohio has had a significant black population for several hundred years, and historians and others have documented their activities in journal articles, books, and other printed materials. This remarkable digital collection from the Digital Resource Commons at Kenyon College provides access to photographs, documents, and other items that tell the story of this unique community. This...

https://digital.kenyon.edu/knoxcobha/
George Washington Carver Digital Collection

George Washington Carver was many things to many people: at various points in his life he was a scholar, teacher, inventor, and student. From humble roots in southwestern Missouri, Carver went on to wear many hats. This fine digital collection from the Iowa State University brings together over 200 photographs, letters, and other items held in the ISU archives. The majority of the correspondence...

https://digitalcollections.lib.iastate.edu/islandora/object/...
Black History in Wisconsin

African Americans have lived in Wisconsin since the mid-19th century, and their story is an important part of Wisconsin's history. This online collection from the Wisconsin Historical Society brings together documents that tell the story of the state's African American community. The materials here are divided into six sections, including "The Fur Trade Era," "The Later 19th Century," and "The...

https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Article/CS502
African American Funeral Programs from the East Central Georgia Regional Library

Based at the East Central Georgia Regional Library, the African American Funeral Programs collection consists of over 1,000 funeral programs dated from 1933 to 2008. Most of the programs are from churches in Augusta, Georgia, and the surrounding area, with a few outliers coming from New York and Florida. These materials are tremendously important historical resources, as most programs contain a...

https://dlg.usg.edu/collection/dlg_fpro
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Black Americans in Congress

History, Art & Archives is a collaborative project between the Office of the Historian and the Clerk of the House’s Office of Art and Archives to serve as the institutional memory for the House of Representatives. Currently featured on its website and based on the book, Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007, are the biographical profiles of the 140 African Americans that have served as U.S....

https://history.house.gov/Exhibitions-and-Publications/BAIC/...
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Amistad Digital Resource for Teaching African American History

Based out of Columbia University, the Amistad Digital Resource for Teaching African American History was created with a goal of helping teachers present a more inclusive representation of American history within K-12 social studies curriculum. Housing rare and iconic photographs, audio recordings, news clips, and excerpts of oral history interviews, the site consists of three Modules: Plantation...

https://www.amistadresource.org/plantation_to_ghetto/harlem_...
National Park Service: African American Heritage

This website from the National Park Service doesn't limit its celebration of African American Heritage to the month of February: the resources provided here are available all year round. Thematic sections (Stories, People, Places, Collections, and Preservation) make the site easy to scout, with each section featuring fascinating resources related to slavery, the civil rights movement, and the...

https://www.nps.gov/subjects/africanamericanheritage/index.h...
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NEA: Black History Month Lessons & Resources

In honor of Black History Month, the National Education Association (NEA) has assembled a multitude of lessons and resources on the topic of African Americans in the United States. Here educators and other interested parties will find lesson plans, activities, printables, and more - all sorted and organized by grade level: Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, and Grades 9-12. For example, in Musical Harlem, a...

https://www.nea.org/professional-excellence/student-engageme...
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