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African American History Month Learning Resources

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. [...] »

Explore all of the known published slave narratives, to better understand the experience of slavery and the culture that slaves created in the nation. [...] »

Primary sources point out cultural connections between the experiences of African and Irish Americans. [...] »

An assemblage of more than 80 photographs and postcards of lynchings, from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. [...] »

Examine segregation and desegregation through summaries and the court's opinions for two major cases. [...] »

150 oral history interviews and 16 collections of documents address the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi. [...] »

Provides transcriptions and images of more than 4,000 newspaper advertisements for runaway slaves and indentured servants between 1736 and 1803. [...] »

Showcases more than 1,230 images depicting the enslavement of Africans, the Atlantic Slave Trade, and slave life in the New World. [...] »

 
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