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AFRICAN-AMERICANS-- SELECTED RESOURCES

Keeley Library  May 1, 2001
See also:
United States History 
United States Literature
African-American Literature

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT

in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book,1990 Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.1  in Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.
Hornsby, Alton Jr. "African-Americans"  v.1 Kelley, Robin D. G. "Black Americans" v.4

sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.

African-American inventors--Biography.  African-Americans--Civil rights Civil rights movements
African-American baseball players Harlem Renaissance African-American arts
United States--Civilization--African-American influences African-American explorers

JACKDAWS NEAR THE REFERENCE DESK

Slavery in the United States Nat Turner's Slave Revolt
Slave Trade and Its Abolition Civil War
REconstruction REconstruction
Black Voting Rights, the Fight for Equality

SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS

Ebony Pictorial History of Black America Ref 973.0496 E16
Encyclopedia of Black America Ref. 973.0496 E56 1981
African-American Culture and History Ref. 973.0496 E56 1996
Reference Library of Black America Ref. 973.0496 R332 1994
Dictionary of Twentieth Century Culture-African-American Culture Ref. 973.0496 A258 1996
African-American Encyclopedia Ref. 973.0496 A258 1993
African-American Reference Library Ref. 973.0496 A2585 1994
Historical and Cultural Atlas of African-Americans Ref. 973.0496 A798
Encyclopedia of African-American Heritage Ref. 973.0496 A468 1997
International Library of Negro Life and History (c.1967) Ref. 301.45196073 I61 1967
The Blacks in America Ref. 973.0496073 S634 1977
The Black 1000 Ref. 973.0496 S168 1993
The Black Resource Guide Ref. 973.0496073 B627
Annual Editions African-American History (article reprints) Ref. 973.0496 A615 00/01
The encyclopedia of civil rights in America  Ref  323.1 E56 1998 

AUDIO VISUALS

Kwanzaa [videorecording] : an African-American  cultural holiday 394.268 K98 1993 

SELECTED BOOKS IN THE CIRCULATING COLLECTION

African-American history  973.0496 A615 00/017 
African-American religion  277.3 R116 1999 
 The African-American experience  973.0496 S735 1997 
The following are examples. Search theWebCat™ Online Catalog for additional titles.

PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ABOUT AFRICAN-AMERICANS

SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

WEB SITES

African-Americans i n the Sciences African-Americans in the Visual Arts
African Ameraican Studies African-Americans in the Civil War
Prominent African-Americans Past and Present Breaking Racial Barriers  ..Harmon Collection
African-Americans in Army History African-American Warriors
Harlem Renaissance African-American Resources

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