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African-Americans in Military History     View
A detailed bibliography of print resources on African Americans and their service in the United States Armed Forces.

The Buffalo Soldiers on the Western Frontier     View
Provides historical information concerning the role of African-Americans on the Western frontier during the Civil War and their role in the Union Army. The site was created as a permanent online exhibition about Buffalo Soldiers. This site contains ...

The Jackson Davis Collection of African American Educational Photographs     View
A collection of nearly 6,000 photographs taken from 1915-1930 of "African American schools, teachers and students throughout the Southeastern United States." Davis "intended to demonstrate the wretched conditions of African American sc ...

Celebrating Black History     View
Articles, essays, photographs, and transcripts about the black experience from Time and Life magazines. Includes "transcripts of's exclusive online conversations with newsmakers like Toni Morrison and Angela Davis."

African American Heritage Preservation Foundation, Inc.     View
"AAHPF has been engaged in activities that include the preservation, maintenance, and awareness of endangered or little-known African American historical sites primarily in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast Regions." Provides information on the projects ...

African American Photos for Paris Exposition 1900     View
"The Paris Exposition of 1900 included a display devoted to the history and 'present conditions' of African Americans. W.E.B. Du Bois and special agent Thomas J. Calloway spearheaded the planning, collection and installation of the exhibit mater ...

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History     View
The Institute presents such eclectic items as images of letters from the Civil War era, a study of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln, letters between 18th century historians Catharine Macaulay and Mercy Warren, and photographs from a 19th centur ...

Through the Lens of Time: Images of African Americans From the Cook Collection     View
A searchable and browsable collection of almost 300 19th and early 20th century photographs of African Americans. It includes biographical information about photographers George S. and Huestis P. Cook, and links to related collections. From the Virgi ...

Amistad America     View
This official website of the Freedom Schooner has a history of the ship and the slave revolt that occurred on it, a photo gallery of the ship and its reconstruction, and related links in the history section "Discover." Also provides informa ... Celebrates Black History Month     View
Several dozen report-length biographies of athletes, educators, entertainers, public officials, religious leaders, scientists, social reformers, and writers and artists. Many include photographs and chronologies of completed works.



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