Web Discussions: Virtual Programs and Services (Virtual Services, Digital Reference Section)
Web Discussions: Virtual Programs and Services (Virtual Services and Programs, Digital Reference Section, Library of Congress)
The NAACP: A Century in the Fight for Freedom - Primary Source Set | Teacher Resources
The NAACP, America's oldest and largest civil rights organization. Letters, photographs, and maps document the fights against lynching and segregated schools and the march toward equal voting rights.
The Harlem Renaissance - Primary Source Set | Teacher Resources
The Harlem Renaissance left an artistic and literary legacy documented by photographs, authors’ drafts, sheet music, and newspaper articles. Features James Weldon Johnson, Langston Hughes, and Zora Neale Hurston.
Teaching Selma: A Civil Rights Struggle Captured in Primary Sources
In the small town of Selma, Alabama, in the early weeks of March 1965, a series of marches took place that brought the nation's civil rights struggle to a point of crisis, and that captured the attention of the world.
[African American lawyer Vernon E. Jordan working on a voter education project, seated at a desk with a typewriter at the Southern Regional Council, Atlanta, Georgia]
1 negative : film ; 35mm.
Above and beyond the call of duty--Dorie Miller received the Navy Cross at Pearl Harbor, May 27, 1942
1 print (poster) : offset lithograph, color ; sheet 71 x 51.3 cm. | Poster shows Dorie Miller, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, wearing sailor uniform. In background, ships at Pearl Harbor sinking.
That Magic Moment | From the Catbird Seat
That Magic Moment. A blog post at "From the Catbird Seat: Poetry & Literature at the Library of Congress" on 2012-10-18.
Recognizing African-American Veterans This Month and All Other Months Too | Folklife Today
Recognizing African-American Veterans This Month and All Other Months Too. A blog post at "Folklife Today" on 2015-02-02.
2015 African American History Month | In Custodia Legis
2015 African American History Month. A blog post at "In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress" on 2015-02-02.
Dedication ceremony at the Hank Aaron Boyhood Home Museum at the Hank Aaron Stadium, Mobile, Alabama
1 photograph : digital, TIFF file, color.
Images of 20th Century African American Activists: A Select List
A list of images of 20th century African American activists frequently requested from the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
[Bayard Rustin at news briefing on the Civil Rights March on Washington in the Statler Hotel, half-length portrait, seated at table]
1 negative : film.
About this Collection | Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938 | Digital Collections | Library of Congress
Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938 contains more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves. These narratives were collected in the 1930s as part of the Federal Writers' Project (FWP) of the Works Progress Administration, later renamed Work Projects Administration (WPA). At the conclusion of the Slave Narrative project, a set of edited transcripts was assembled and microfilmed in 1941 as the…