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- 16th-20th Century Maps of Africa -- From Northwestern University Library. Features digital copies of 113 antique maps of Africa and accompanying text dating from the mid 16th Century to the early 20th Century.
- African-American Mosaic -- A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture.
- African American Women Writers of the 19th Century -- A digital collection of over 50 published works from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at The New York Public Library.
- African Slave Trade & European Imperialism Timeline -- Annotated timeline with embedded textual links.
- Africans in America -- by PBS, covers history of slavery in US to end of the Civil War.
- Afro-American Sources in Virginia: A Guide to Manuscripts -- Published by the University of Virginia.
- Amistad Digital Resource -- From Columbia University. Site deals with the civil-rights and black-power movements spanning 1954 through 1975. Includes video clips of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil-rights leaders plus FBI documents and maps where civil-rights demonstrations took place.
- BlackPast.org: Remembered & Reclaimed -- First rate, largely historical collection of primary and secondary sources, encyclopedia entries, links to historically black colleges, multimedia sources.
- Booker T. Washington Papers -- Complete contents (text and illustrations) of the 14-volume The Booker T. Washington Papers.
- Civil Rights Digital Library -- From University of Georgia. Contains sound recordings, film, television archives, government documents, photographs, oral histories, and more.
- The Civil Rights Photography of Charles Moore -- Photographs of the 1960s Civil Rights movement, including University of Mississippi, the use of fire hoses on Civil Rights protestors in Birmingham in 1963, the Selma March of 1965 led by Martin Luther King, Jr., the drive for voter registration of Blacks, images of the Ku Klux Klan's escalating efforts at intimidation, and several candid images of King.
- Dred Scott Case Collection -- From Washington University, collection of digitized documents relating to one of the most famous of U.S. Civil Rights cases (1857).
- The Frederick Douglass Papers -- From the Library of Congress. Speeches, articles, images.
- From Slavery to Freedom: The African-American Pamphlet Collection, 1824-1909 -- From the Library of Congress. Complete page images of 397 titles, searchable by keywords and browseable by subject, author, and title.
- Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistence, and Abolition -- Yale site containing documents, essays, links, and bibliographic information.
- Guide to African-American Documentary Resources in North Carolina -- Product of the North Carolina African American Archives Group.
- "I will be heard!" Abolitionism in America -- Primary documents from the Cornell University Library antislavery collection.
- Images of African Americans from the 19th Century -- From the "Digital Schomburg," an electronic reference and research resource on African, African American and African Diasporan history and culture from the Schomburg Center.
- The Jim Crow Museum -- A 4,000-piece collection of racist artifacts created by a professor at Ferris State University, Michigan.
- The Malcolm X Project at Columbia University -- Important research tool for the study of Malcoml X. Includes index to FBI file on Malcolm X (available in the Vanderbitl Central Library).
- Malcolm -- A comprehensive website on the life and legacy of Malcolm X.
- The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute -- At Stanford University. Includes the King's Papers Project (a definitive fourteen volume edition of King's most significant correspondence, sermons, speeches, published writings and unpublished manuscripts).
- Turner's Confession: A Tribute To Nat Turner -- Nat Turner's Confession.
- Virginia Black History Archives -- Documents from Special Collections at Virginia Commonwealth University.
- Voices of Civil Rights -- Historic audio archives.
- The Underground Railroad: Finding Freedom in the Niagara Region -- Documents the Underground Railroad in the Niagara region of Canada. Government of Canada website.
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Last Updated 07/27/11