African and African American Studies: Search All Resources
Select a Tag to Narrow Results
18th-Century (3)19th-Century (8)20th-Century (16)21st-Century (1)African-American-Judges (1)African-American-Lawyers (1)African-Studies (3)Africana-Studies (6)Archaeology (1)Archival-Materials (40)Arts (13)Barack-Obama (8)Bibliographies (7)Biographies/Autobiographies (21)Black-History-Month (5)Black-Studies (2)Brazil (1)California (2)Caribbean (3)Check-me-out (37)Civil-Rights (22)Civil-War (15)Culture (70)Databases (25)Diaspora (2)Dictionaries/Encyclopedias (9)Dramas (6)Economics (5)Education (33)Exhibits (5)Feminism (5)Folklore (2)Gender (1)Genealogy (2)Government-Publications (5)Harlem (1)Hip-Hop (4)Inventors (2)Jazz (2)Lauguage (6)Literature (50)Louisiana-Related (25)Malcolm-X (1)Manuscripts (13)Martin-Luther-King-Jr. (23)Minorities (1)Music (9)New-Books (11)New-Orleans (1)Newspapers (1)Open-Access (7)Oral-History (22)Periodicals (16)Photographs (11)Plantation (2)Pohtographers (1)Politics (58)Pop-Culture (17)Portraits (1)Quotations (1)Race-Relations (9)Racism (7)Reference/Indexes (7)Religion (31)SciTech (13)Scientists (3)Slaves (14)Social-Conditions (7)Society (79)Subject_Headings (1)Theaters (3)Thesis/Dissertations (2)Timeline (2)Web-Resources (41)Women (60)
by Whitted, Qiana J.
Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988
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.
This collection contains more than 3000 slides, 500 photographs, 50 hours of sounds from forty-five different countries, as well as a large number of difficult to find texts that librarians, scholars, and other subject specialists have deemed important to these fields of study.
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
Call Number: PS153 .N5 N445 Indiana State University. Dept. of English
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.
The Library of Congress, Science Reference Section, has developed a portal page featuring links to "Selected Internet Resources: African Americans in Science and Technology." These links connect to sites showcasing African American inventors, African Americans in the health sciences, and African American mathematicians, just to name a few of the options.
Includes the following aspects: [Arts] [Bibliographies] [Biographies and Autobiographies] [Feminism] [General] [Health] [History] [Interviews and Oral Histories] [Juvenile Literature] [Literature and Drama] [Quotations] [Reference Works]
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.
The collection includes the words of Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. Du Bois, Carter G. Woodson, Alain Locke, Paul Robeson, Booker T. Washington, Malcolm X, Marcus Garvey, Sammy Davis, Jr., Ida B. Wells, Nikki Giovanni, Mary McLeod Bethune, Carl Rowan, Roy Wilkens, James Weldon Johnson, Audre Lorde, Thurgood Marshall, A. Philip Randolph, Constance Baker Motley, Walter F. White, Amiri Baraka, Ralph Ellison, Martin Luther King, Jr., Angela Davis, Jesse Jackson, Bobby Seale, Gwendolyn Brooks, Huey P. Newton, James Baldwin, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Randall Kennedy, Cornel West, Nelson George, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Bayard Rustin, and hundreds of other notable people.
Jones, Martha S.
Browse by disciplines. Available through LSU Middleton Libraries
Electronic access only. Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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.
Indexes almost 70 Louisiana periodicals
by Bennett, Lerone, 1928-
Call Number: PS153 .N5 N445 Indiana State University. School of Education
by Bloom, Harold Electronic access only
This edition of Black Drama contains approximately 1200 plays by 200 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays. Available through LSU Middleton Libraries
Anderson, Lisa M., 1966-
E185.5 .N383 by Association for the Study of African-American Life and History
Call Number: ML3556 .B53 Fisk University. Institute for Research in Black American Music
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
Evans, Stephanie Y.
Bass, S. Jonathan
by Brister, Bridgett Demery Jackson
Vincent, Charles, 1945-
Call Number: E461 .C5 Buraff Publications
Available through LSU Middleton Libraries
Call Number: Keep E461 .C562
Williams, Dana A., 1972-
Farrington, Lisa E.
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.
by Cary-Williams, Earline, 1915-
by Ransby, Barbara Electronic access only
by Smith, Robert Charles
by Lowery, Charles D.
by Asante, Molefi K.
Galle, Jillian E.
Hatter, Eula Mae, 1921-2000
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-
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.
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
Available through LSU Middleton Libraries
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
Electronic access only.
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.
Ward, John Langdon, 1841-1915
Call Number: E185 .J86 by Woodson, Carter Godwin
by Caponi-Tabery, Gena
Johnson, Charles Richard, 1948-
Sundquist, Eric J.
by Peretti, Burton W.
Literature Resource Center (LRC) offers a wealth of information that includes criticism, biographies, bibliographies, work overviews and explications, Web sites, periodical articles, compare and contrast pages, full-text author's works, and reading lists. Available through LSU Middleton Libraries
The LOUISiana Digital Library (LDL) is an online library of over 84,000 digital materials about Louisiana's history, culture, places, and people. Its purpose is to make unique historical treasures from Louisiana's archives, libraries, museums, and other repositories in the state electronically accessible to Louisiana residents and to students, researchers, and the general public in other states and countries.
Louisiana Folklife Program
Black Action Movement (Louisiana State University)
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 the Civil War in the Lower Mississippi Valley in the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley collections, Special Collections, LSU Libraries
Manuscript Resources on Louisiana State University in the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, Special Collections, LSU Libraries
Manuscript Resources on the History of New Orleans In the Civil War in the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, Special Collections, LSU Libraries
Baton Rouge was the site of the first successful bus boycott of the 1950s. This exhibit includes photographs, an historical timeline, and the personal recollections of some of the major figures behind the Baton Rouge bus boycott. It represents the combined efforts of students at McKinley High School and Louisiana State University graduate students of EDCI 5880, Summer Session 1998
This is a comprehensive website on the life and legacy of Malcolm X.
Selected Reference Sources from Louisiana State University Libraries, Baton Rouge, LA
Moody, Mary Edith, 1926-
by Berry, Mary Frances
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.
Christian, Barbara, 1943-2000
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.
Call Number: PR1110 .B5 O3
Call Number: PR1110 .B5 O31 North Carolina State University. Dept. of English.
Electronic access only. North Carolina State University. Dept. of English.
The Oxford African American Studies Center provides students, scholars and librarians with more than 8,000 articles by top scholars in the field. The core content includes: * Africana * Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895 * Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present * Black Women in America, Second Edition * African American National Biography Available through LSU Middleton Libraries
Allen, Carol, 1962-
Johnson, Elondust Patrick, 1967-
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.
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 McWorter, Gerald A.
McWorter, Gerald A.
pt. A. From Africa to the Civil War.-- pt. B. From the Civil War to Jim Crow.-- pt. C. From Jim Crow to Civil Rights.
Availalbe through LSU Middleton Libraries
Call Number: E171 .A57 by Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin) "The scholarly voice of the American Historical Association," covering all fields of history.
by Dodson, Howard
Hill, Ruth Edmonds
by Lowery, Charles D.
by Higginbotham, Evelyn Brooks
The Booker T. Washington Papers Online is a searchable web site designed to provide researchers worldwide with full access to the thousands of pages comprising this 14-volume printed work, originally published by the University of Illinois Press.
Call Number: E185 .J86 by Association for the Study of African-American Life and History
Established in 1968 by Coretta Scott King, The King Center is the official, living memorial dedicated to the advancement of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader of America’s greatest nonviolent movement for justice, equality and peace.m
Includes information about the Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Projects at Stanford University, the King Estate, the King Center, and a listing of other related web sites.
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)
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.
Theatre in Video contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video - more than 500 hours in all. Available through LSU Middelton Libraries
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
by Bogle, Donald
Marshall, Paule, 1929-
Twilight and Reason (twilightandreason.com) is the hub for a handful up projects that are being developed under the heading of the African American History of Higher Education Project (AAHHEP). AAHHEP is a nonprofit archive and museum without walls dedicated to preserving and interpreting the diverse experiences of Black people in North American institutions of higher education.
United States. Dept. of Justice.
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.)
by Walton, Jonathan L.
Arts & Humanities Citation Index - This database indexes 1,144 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, as well as covering individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals from 1975 to the present. Some of the disciplines covered include: archaeology, linguistics, architecture, literary reviews, art, literature, Asian studies, music, classics, philosophy, dance, poetry, folklore, radio, television, film, history, religion, language, and theater.
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
Houck, Davis W.
Examples of titles offered include: American Historical Review, American Heritage, American Art, American Scholar, Canadian Historical Review, Civil War History, European Review of History, Foreign Affairs, German History, Historian, History & Theory, History Today, Journal of American History, Journal of Military History, Journal of Modern History, Journal of Pacific History, Political Science Quarterly, Wilson Quarterly, etc.
Offers Records of any type of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries. Includes manuscripts written as early as the 12th century.
by Grassian, Daniel