Searchable text and page images for 7 African-American newspapers published between 1827 and 1860. See also African-American papers in microfilm.at UVA. See also entry below for ProQuest Historical Newspapers - Black and Ethnic Newspapers, for 20th-21st century African-American newspaper coverage.
A treasure trove of primary sources. Search by keyword, or browse events, people, places, and topics. Or, browse media types (e.g. sound recordings, newsletters). Links are to catalog records of collections of oral histories and other materials from institutions around the U.S. See the "Persistent Link to Item" at the bottom of each record. Copy and paste the url into your browser to access the actual resource. From the CRDL, a partnership of librarians, educators, and others.
Retrospective, full-text .pdf coverage of hundreds of legal periodicals, U.S. Supreme Court cases, the U.S. Statutes at Large, Congressional Record, hearings and other legislative history materials, Federal Register, U.S. Attorney General opinions, U.S. treaties and agreements, Foreign and International Law, Israel Law Reports, English Reports, Hague Academy Recueil des Cours, Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law collection, and the Virginia Law Weekly archive. Searchable by citation, author/title, and keyword.
Around 150,000 stories are assembled here from life oral history interviews with 2,700 historically significant African Americans including politicians, religious leaders, athletes, musicians, civil rights activists, soldiers, and many more.
Digital collection of the NAACP’s archive of internal memos, legal briefings, and direct action summaries from national, legal, and branch offices throughout the U.S. It covers the organization’s involvement in crucial civil rights issues such as lynching, school desegregation, and discrimination in the military, the criminal justice system, employment, housing, etc. An ongoing project. NOTE: for the present it should be used in conjunction with the more complete microfilm collection (Micfilm 1568). See also microfilm guides
Information by and about the U.S. Congress: documents and reports, Legislative Histories, hearings, and members and committees. Search the Congressional Record, Federal Register, Federal Regulations, The Hill, and Roll Call. Formerly LexisNexis Congressional.
A subset of ProQuest Historical Newspapers, this is a historical archive (back to 19th century in some cases) of several prominent black newspapers: Chicago Defender, Norfolk Journal and Guide, Pittsburgh Courier, Baltimore Afro-American, and NY Amsterdam News. Also included in this resource is the database Ethnic NewsWatch (approx.1990-present), which covers US publications of African American and many other ethnicities. Use Advanced Search to limit search to one or more newspapers or to limit search to Ethnic NewsWatch publications only. See dates of coverage for all publications in this resource, including those in Ethnic NewsWatch.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery includes collections on the transatlantic slave trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system, and the dynamics of emancipation in the U.S. as well as in Latin America, the Caribbean, and other regions.