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W.E.B. Du Bois Papers

The W.E.B. Du Bois Papers This special collection hosted by the University of Massachusetts Amherst presents over 100,000 items pertaining to W.E. B. Du Bois: scholar; writer; editor of The Crisis and other journals; co-founder of the Niagara Movement, the NAACP, and the…

Slavery and the Courts 1740-1860

Slavery and the Courts 1740-1860 This site hosted by the Library of Congress site contains over one 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. Primarily…

Paul Laurence Dunbar

Paul Laurence Dunbar This site, hosted by Wright State University, provides resources on African American poet and author Paul Laurence Dunbar including biographical information and timeline, access to his works, an index of his poetry, and a gallery of images pertaining to his…

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Smithsonian National Museum of Africa American History and Culture Although its physical building on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. will not be completed until 2016, the web site for the Smithsonian NMAAHC offers images and historical information about richness and diversity of…

African American Women Writers of the 19th Century

African American Women Writers of the 19th Century: Hosted by the New York Public Library, this site offers a digital collection of important works from prominent African American women in the 19th century.

African American Sheet Music

African American Sheet Music  Brown University’s digital sheet music collection houses everything from antebellum black face performances to songs associated with the abolition movement and Uncle Tom’s Cabin to the works of James Bland, Ernest Hogan, Bob Cole, James Reese Europe, and Will Marion Cook.

African-American Band Music & Recordings, 1883-1923

African American Band Music & Recordings, 1883-1923: The Library of Congress’s band music and recording collection is home to rare sheet music and audio recordings of popular songs written and performed by African Americans from 1883-1923.