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LIBRARY GUIDE TO Black American History Pathfinder


Black Firsts. (also available in print, Ref. E 185 .B574 2003)
Organized by topics, e.g., military, sports and then by year.

Literati  accesses reference books published by CREDO

Internet Sources

Gateways Portals Directories

WWW_VL African American History This is very comprehensive site; some links don't work. It's a good place to start.

WWW-VL  History;USA:Slavery


The African American Mosaic  From the Library of Congress this site will provide narrative and sources on these topics:

   Personal Stories and ACS New Directions

   Influence of Prominent Abolitionists
   Conflict of Abolition and Slavery

   Western Migration and Homesteading
   Nicodemus, Kansas
   Chicago: Destination for the Great Migration

   Cavalcade of the American Negro
   Authors and the Federal Writers' Project
   Ex-slave Narratives


African American History  Wiki essay

BlackPast.org: Remembered & Reclaimed.  Divided into two main parts: African American History and African American History in the West.  Within each each category there are a wide variety of sources including primary and secondary sources.

Real African American History. This is a large collection of resources, alpha arranged.

H-Afro-Am. This is a discussion forum, also good for book reviews.

African American History. This is a good site for people, events and other references.

African American History, Impact, and Culture. There are hundreds of sites, organized first by general and comprehensive sites and then specialized ones.

African American Women.

Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture
Provides digital links to collections, services and programs.

African American History  From the Library of Congress, 17 collections on various aspects of Black American History.

American Slave Narratives

Rise and Fall of Jim Crow
  Contains stories, interactive maps.

Dan Ring
Dan Ring The content of this guide was originally curated by Dan Ring.


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