by Whitted, Qiana J.
Presents almost 150 slave narratives by Africans mixed with Indians. This is a unique and very revealing source to reinterpret American history and demonstrate the unity of Africans and Indians.
The African American Biographical Database (AABD) brings together in one resource the biographies of thousands of African Americans, many not to be found in any other reference source. These biographical sketches have been carefully assembled from biographical dictionaries and other sources. This extraordinary collection contains extended narratives of African American activists, business people, former slaves, performing artists, educators, lawyers, physicians, writers, church leaders, homemakers, religious workers, government workers, athletes, farmers, scientists, factory workers, and more--both the famous and the everyday person. Their stories are pivotal to an understanding of the Black American experience over the last two centuries.
Explore the website! It offers all types of resources and external links to other useful resources for your research
Provides articles from the following journals: Freedom's Journal, The Colored American, The North Star, The National Era, Provincial Freeman, Frederick Douglass Paper and The Christian Recorder. Available through Accessible Archives, LSU Middleton Libraries
Include approximately 6,000 Music items by and relating to African Americans from 1820s to present.
Offers the following exhinits: Environmental Justice, Origins of the Congressional Black Caucus, Voting Rights Act, Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Bill, Anti-Apartheid Movement, Women of the CBC
This site is designed to capture and preserve the rich history of political and legislative contributions of blacks for future generations. This virtual online library is a central source of information about historical and contemporary African American policy issues important to researchers, academics, educators and students.
Presents a history of African American Women under the following headings: general resources, 1492-1863 (Slavery), 1864-1899, 1900 – 1949, 1950-1999, organizations, African American Nurses, Black women writers, racial justice activists and African American women timeline.
Atwater, Deborah F., 1949-
A guide to African American history and culture--from Sojourner Truth to Jacob Lawrence, discover the corage and talent that shaped the African American experience.
Electronic access only. Indiana State University. Dept. of English
Holloway, Joseph E.
In 1984, a professor at Rutgers University stumbled upon a trove of historic data in a courthouse in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana. Over the next 15 years, Dr. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, a noted New Orleans writer and historian, painstakingly uncovered the background of 100,000 slaves who were brought to Louisiana in the 18th and 19th centuries making fortunes for their owners.
by McWhorter, John H.
Jones, Martha S.
Includes the 1990 and 2000 Census of Population and Housing
Has a resource guide for African American History
The Amistad Research Center's ties to the American Missionary Association (AMA). It is dedicated to preserving America's ethnic heritage by providing a home to the manuscripts, photographs, oral histories, books, periodicals and works of art that contain the history of peoples, of nations, of beliefs and dreams, of a past worth sharing with the future.
by Archer, Jermaine O. "Speaking Guinea and a mixture of everything else" : the slave narratives of Frederick Douglass revisited -- William Wells Brown : subtle whispers of slave culture, pan-Africanism, and insurgency -- "Moses is got de charm" : Harriet Tubman's mosaic persona -- Harriet Jacobs : a larger discussion of the John Kuner Parade and other cultural recollections -- Discourse on the slave narrative and a new interpretation of Black anti-slavery ideology.
The site provides information about the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH). Viewers can find black history kit, black history themes etc.
Six websites about African Americans created as models for integrating the World Wide Web and Videoconferencing into classroom learning.
By Yale Law Library The Avalon Project at the Yale University Law School brings together digitized primary documents, treaties, speeches, and biographical texts relevant to the fields of history, economics, politics, law, diplomacy and government. The documents on slavery include literary works, federal and state statutes, and treaties and agreements concerning the slave trade. Coverage spans pre-eighteenth century to the twenty-first century.
by Price, Joann F.
Indexes almost 70 Louisiana periodicals
by Bailey, Eric J.
by Brown, Ruth Nicole
E185.5 .N383 by Association for the Study of African-American Life and History
Call Number: E185.5 .B575 Black World Foundation (U.S.)
Black Thought and Culture contains 1297 sources with 1100 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. Available through LSU Middleton Libraries
by Brister, Bridgett Demery Jackson
Founded by Garrett Morgan and a group of pioneering Black businessmen, the newspaper has published every week since 1916 and in 1929 merged with the Cleveland Post. It is the only African-American owned, general circulation newspaper in Cleveland that conforms to the Ohio Revised Code’s definition of a newspaper of general circulation.
Vincent, Charles, 1945-
Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982
Contains citations to 1.2 million dissertations and masters theses. Coverage begins in 1861, with abstracts available since 1980, and thesis abstracts since 1988.
Provides full text of more than 4,000 scholarly publications, including more than 3,100 peer-reviewed publications. In addition to the full text, it offers indexing and abstracts for all 7,962 journals in the collection. The database covers the social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, and more. Use proper subject terms to run searches. Availalbe through LSU Middleton Libraries
by Lowery, Charles D.
by Asante, Molefi K.
by Moore, John H.
by Min, Pyong Gap
by Wintz, Cary D.
Galle, Jillian E.
Butler, John S. (John Sibley)
Call Number: HT1501 .E73
by May, Cedrick
GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) is an advanced digital system that will enable GPO to manage Government information in a digital form.
Pitcher, Freddie, 1945-
Hill Collins, Patricia
Provides online access to the U.S. Government Printing Office.
An exhibition portfolio from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Includes Exhibition, Timeline, Recources, and a section for Teachers.
by Thomas, Greg.
Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the African American Registry is a link libraries should consider adding to their web pages. Including blogs, videos, text articles, links to other resources, the site translates into languages around the world (Google translations), family history, etc. I’ve included information below about the Registry. Benjamin Mchie is always interested in coming and speaking to library staff and they are especially interested in helping library staff and teachers use the site with students. They are receiving hits on the site from all over the world and I was especially interested in the quick ability to change the text on the site to other languages.
by Pardue, Derek
The African American Migration experience provides information on several aspects of migration as it relates to blacks. Coverage includes Transatlantic Slave Trade, domestic slave trade, Haitian Immigration, African Immigration, Caribbean Immigration and much more.
In the First Person is a free, high quality, professionally published, in-depth index of close to 4,000 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world. Available through LSU Middleton Libraries
Covers the most significant conference proceedings in the social sciences and humanities over the last five years
IBP Full Text includes current and retrospective bibliographic citations and abstracts from scholarly journals and newsletters from the United States, Africa and the Caribbean--and full-text coverage of core Black Studies periodicals. See the title list for periodicals included. Most IIBP Full Text records in the current coverage contain an abstract, and additionally many IIBP Full Text records contain the corresponding full text of the original article. Coverage is international in scope and multidisciplinary--spanning cultural, economic, historical, religious, social, and political issues of vital importance to the Black Studies discipline. The journal list was prepared with the guidance of an advisory board including librarians specializing in Black Studies.
by Asante, Molefi K.
by Caponi-Tabery, Gena
by West, Cornel
by Glissant, Édouard
by Peretti, Burton W.
African American Cultural Center (Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)
A Salute to Black History
Manuscript Resources on Plantation Society and Economy in the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, Special Collections, LSU Libraries
Manuscript Resources on Women's History in the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, Special Collections, LSU Libraries
Manuscript Resources on African American History in the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, Special Collections, LSU Libraries
Manuscript Resources on Literature, Reading and Writing in the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, Special Collections, LSU Libraries
by Heinert, Jennifer Lee Jordan
The National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) was organized in 1971 under the leadership of Dr. Lauranne Sams, former Dean and Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama. NBNA is a non-profit organization incorporated on September 2, 1972 in the state of Ohio. NBNA represents 150,000 African American registered nurses, licensed vocational/practical nurses, nursing students and retired nurses from the USA, Eastern Caribbean and Africa, with 79 chartered chapters, in 34 states.
netLibrary is a collection of almost 40,000 reference, scholarly, and professional e-books (full text electronic books) from university and commercial presses, covering a variety of disciplines.
The New Pittsburgh Courier is one of the oldest and most prestigious Black newspapers in the United States, with a rich and storied history.
NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 700,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more.
Features exhibits at the Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, "a national research library devoted to collecting, preserving and providing access to resources documenting the experiences of peoples of African descent throughout the world." Includes the following exhibitions: African Americans and American Politics; Collections; Digital Schomburg; The Abolition of the Slave Trade; Public Programs; In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience; Lest We Forget: the Triumph Over Slavery
Project Muse provides online, world wide, institutional subscription access to the full text of over 100 scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences and mathematics.
Electronic access only. Association of Black Sociologists.
Willis, Deborah, 1948-
Numbering over 10,000 titles, May's pamphlets and leaflets document the anti-slavery struggle at the local, regional, and national levels. Much of the May Anti-Slavery Collection was considered ephemeral or fugitive, and today many of these pamphlets are scarce. Sermons, position papers, offprints, local Anti-Slavery Society newsletters, poetry anthologies, freedmen's testimonies, broadsides, and Anti-Slavery Fair keepsakes all document the social and political implications of the abolitionist movement.
by United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization
Includes the following contents: Slavery in the Early Americas, African Coast, Middle Passage, Slavery and Agriculture, Urban and Domestic Slavery, Slave Testimony, Spiritualism and Religion in Slave Communities, Resistance and Revolts, Underground Railroad, The Abolition Movement and the Slavery Debate, Legislation and Politics, Freed Slaves, Freedmen and Free Black Settlements, Education, Slavery and the Islamic World, Varieties of Slave Experience, Slavery Today, Legacy of Slavery, The Evolution of Slavery . Available through LSU Middleton Libraries.
by Brown, Lorene Byron
Brown, Lorene Byron
by Rasmussen, R. Kent.
by McWorter, Gerald A.
McWorter, Gerald A.
by Dodson, Howard
by Lowery, Charles D.
by Prahlad, Anand
Call Number: E185 .J86 by Association for the Study of African-American Life and History
by Carson, Clayborne
by Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The Nineteenth Century Index – the most comprehensive and dynamic source for discovering nineteenth-century books, periodicals, official documents, newspapers and archives.
by Irons, Charles F. (Charles Frederick)
by Morgan, Marcyliena H.
The Center conducts, collects, preserves, and makes available to scholars oral histories--primary source documents of Louisiana's social, political, and cultural history. The collection to date is comprised of over 40 series and contains over 2,500 tape-recorded interviews totaling more than 3,000 hours of tape.
Thomas includes the full text of many legislative publications such as The Congressional Record, bills and summaries, and more. A complete description is available at http://thomas.loc.gov/home/abt_thom.html
LexisNexis UPA Collections consist of documentary research collections in microfilm, microfiche, print, and digital formats. These titles have been produced from some of the most important manuscript and archival repositories in the world, including the National Archives, Library of Congress, Public Record Office in London, University of North Carolina’s Southern Historical Collection, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library, and the Presidential Libraries of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower, Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, and George Bush.
Federal Writers' Project (La.)
DISA is a freely accessible online scholarly resource focusing on the socio-political history of South Africa, particularly the struggle for freedom during the period from 1950 to the first democratic elections in 1994, providing a wealth of material on this fascinating period of the country’s history.
The Chronicle has been recognized as the “Best Black Newspaper” in the country by the National Newspaper Publishers Association five times.
LSU Libraries Special Collections T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History Blog and Podcast
by Pollard, Deborah Smith
Women and Social Movements in the United States is a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, this collection seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding at the same time that it makes the insights of women's history accessible to teachers and students at universities, colleges, and high schools. Available through LSU Middleton Libraries
Offers Records of any type of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries. Includes manuscripts written as early as the 12th century.