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Amistad Digital Resource: From Plantation to Ghetto
Amistad Digital Resource: From Plantation to Ghetto
This site presents an overview of the African American experience from slavery to ghetto life. Useful segments, plus video, documents and photos.
Behind The Veil: African American Life in the Jim Crow South
Behind The Veil: African American Life in the Jim Crow South
Over 100 oral histories, searchable by state, gender occupation recounting the experience of living under Jim Crow from the 1890s to the 1950
Digital Harlem: Everyday Life 1915-1930
Digital Harlem: Everyday Life 1915-1930
This site from the University of Sydney provides an interactive map to the centre of African-American public life at a key moment. Explore the map for details of church life, culture, politics, arrests and much more. A brilliant resource. If you're not sure how to use it, try the blog here: http://digitalharlemblog.wordpress.com/about/the-project/
The Baltimore Afro-American 1902-1992
The Baltimore Afro-American 1902-1992
Over 3,000 issues of this weekly black newspaper, carrying local and national news are fully searchable here via the Google newspaper archive. A truly impressive resource for studying both the black press and the development of black America in the 20th century.