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African American History Month Learning Resources

Discover connections between race and place in this archive documenting the effects of Jim Crow on a Virginia town. [...] »

Read the accounts of former slaves in oral history interviews collected by the Federal Writers' Project. [...] »

Delve into the complex history of slavery and the law with this collection of primary sources. [...] »

Follow the proceedings of the Dred Scott case with facsimiles and transcriptions of 85 legal documents. [...] »

Secondary and primary sources describe 13 African American migration experiences. [...] »

View contemporary coverage of the Civil Rights Movement from two Roanoke, VA television stations. [...] »

Presents the life and work of black activist Marcus Garvey, leader of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA). [...] »

Nine galleries explore the history of slavery in New York City. [...] »

Nearly 1,400 documents covering Southern life from the 18th to early 20th centuries. [...] »

Trace the history of Africans in America through Reconstruction, with 245 images, maps, and documents. [...] »