Primary source materials pertaining to American history and culture collected from leading historic periodicals and books. Materials include eyewitness accounts of historical events, descriptions of daily life, editorial observations, commerce as seen through advertisements, and genealogical records.
Pamphlets, newspapers and periodicals, correspondence, official records, reports and in-depth oral histories, revealing the prevalent challenges of racism, discrimination and integration, and African American culture and identity.
Collection from the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center at Howard University, Washington, D. C. Includes transcriptions of close to 700 interviews with those who made history in the struggles for voting rights, against discrimination in housing, for the desegregation of the schools, to expose racism in hiring, in defiance of police brutality, and to address poverty in the African American communities. Coverage: 1967-1973 (covers the 1950s through early 1970s)
Collection of primary sources from manuscripts, newspapers, and periodicals that focuses on the social, political, and professional achievements of women throughout the nineteenth and twentieth century