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African American History Research Guide

This subject guide is a reflection of the library resources about African American History available through the Swisher Library.

The library catalog offers a complete listing of the circulating books available.

Welcome to African American History Resources

New Sources

 The American Memory Project of the Library of Congress offers a range of valuable primary sources:

WPA Slave former  narratives, slavery court documents from 1740-1860, and The African-American Pamphlet Collection, 1822-1909 with  396 pamphlet from various activists. Among the authors represented are Frederick Douglass, Kelly Miller, Charles Sumner, Mary Church Terrell, and Booker T. Washington.