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A digital reference center created to providing a comprehensive collection of documents and materials that explore and explain African American history.
Library of Congress: Born in Slavery Collection
Slave Narratives were collected in the 1930s. This collection contains more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery, 500 black-and-white photographs and interviews of former slaves.
Digital Public Library of America: Exploring the Great Migration
Online materials from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States, including letters, photographs, posters, oral histories, video clips, sheet music, and more.
Extensive collection of digitized documents maintained by the FBI. These documents are related to Civil Rights and Popular Culture. Materials related to figures such as W.E.B. DuBois, Malcolm X, Freedom Riders, Martin Luther King Jr, Coretta Scott King, are contained within the Vault.