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African American History
A group of civil rights protesters take part in the March on Washington. August 28, 1963 Source: History.com
The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record
Use this site to find over 1200 images about Africans who were enslaved and transported to the Americas and the lives of their descendants in the New World.
Slaves and the Courts, 1740-1860
Contains over a hundred pamphlets and books (published between 1772 and 1889) concerning the experiences of African and African-American slaves in the American colonies and the United States.
Abolition of the Slave Trade (NYPL)
This site presents more than 8,000 pages of original essays, primary documents—books, pamphlets, articles, and illustrations—as well as secondary sources and original maps.
African-American Migration Experience (NYPL)
Focuses on the self-motivated activities of peoples of African descent to remake themselves and their worlds.
Amistad Research Center
Presents original materials that reference the social and cultural importance of America's ethnic and racial history, the African Diaspora, human relations, and civil rights.
Race & Place
An archive about the racial segregation laws, or the 'Jim Crow' laws from the late 1880s until the mid-twentieth century. The focus is on the town of Charlottesville VA.
Civil Rights Digital Library
Promotes an enhanced understanding of the struggle for racial equality in the 1950s and 1960s with primary sources and other educational materials.
Martin Luther King Institute (Stanford)
Primary source documents about the African American Freedom Struggle chosen from the King Papers collection
African American History in the American West
This site is a gateway to the vast and growing array of information on the Web and in other sources on the lives and histories of the millions of African Americans who have and continue to make the West their home.