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by Whitted, Qiana J.
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.
Call Number: PS153 .N5 N445 Indiana State University. Dept. of English
by Gavin, Christy, 1952-
Gavin, Christy, 1952-
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-
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]
Hatch, Shari Dorantes
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.
by University of Virginia This web page provides samples of slave narratives with photographs drawn from The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1972-79.
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.
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
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-
Call Number: E185.5 .B575 Black World Foundation (U.S.)
Black Short Fiction and Folklore from Africa and the African Diaspora is the most comprehensive collection yet created of stories from Africa and the African Diaspora. When complete, it will offer more than 8,000 short stories and folktales, ranging thematically from oral traditions that date back many hundreds of years to contemporary tales of modern life. Available through LSU Middleton Libraries
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
Call Number: NX506 .A1 C34 Educational Foundation for Nuclear Science (Chicago, Ill.)
Caribbean Literature is a searchable collection of poetry and fiction produced in the region during the 19th and 20th centuries. Among the titles selected by our editors are numerous rare and hard-to-find works written in English, French, Spanish, Dutch, and various Creole languages. Available through LSU Middleton Libraries
Use proper subject terms, such as "African", "African American", "Blacks" to run searches. Available through LSU Middleton Libraries and Internet.
Williams, Dana A., 1972-
Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982
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 Page, Yolanda Williams
by Samuels, Wilfred D.
by Stanley, Tarshia L.
GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) is an advanced digital system that will enable GPO to manage Government information in a digital form.
Provides online access to the U.S. Government Printing Office.
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.
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
Chapman, Dorothy Hilton, 1934-
Covers the most significant conference proceedings in the social sciences and humanities over the last five years
Electronic access only. by Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden. Vakgroep Afrikaanse Taalkunde en Bantoëistiek.
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
A Salute to Black History
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
Selected Reference Sources from Louisiana State University Libraries, Baton Rouge, LA
by University of Virginia The African-American section of the Modern English Collection presents literary texts by and about African-Americans published from 167 C.E. to 1993.
by Heinert, Jennifer Lee Jordan
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
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-
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. African Language Association of Southern Africa
Electronic access only
by Brown, Lorene Byron
Brown, Lorene Byron
by Rasmussen, R. Kent.
by McWorter, Gerald A.
Brown, Lois, 1966-
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.
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
Marshall, Paule, 1929-
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.
Offers Records of any type of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries. Includes manuscripts written as early as the 12th century.
by Beaulieu, Elizabeth Ann.
by Grassian, Daniel