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African-American Odyssey (American Memory Project - Library of Congress)
Collections from the Library of Congress. Most dealing with slavery, abolition and civil rights.
African American History Month (Library of Congress)
A selection of materials relating to African American History curated by the Library of Congress. Includes documents, audio, video and photos and a listing of BHM events.
Chronicling America (Library of Congress)
Search America's historic newspapers pages from - or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.
National Museum of African American History and Culture (Smithsonian Institution)
Website of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, a part of the Smithsonian Institution.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (NYPL)
The Schomburg Center is a research unit of The New York Public Library system. It is recognized as one of the leading institutions focusing exclusively on African-American, African Diaspora, and African experiences. The Schomburg has collected, preserved, and provided access to materials documenting black life—in America and worldwide. It has also promoted the study and interpretation of the history and culture of peoples of African descent.
Click "Digital Schomburg" link for online access to books, photos, video and audio.
Sources for Images on African American History (Library of Congress)
Finding aid to collections available through the Prints and Photographs division of the Library of Congress.