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Black History

This guide provides links to primary source materials published in the Black community as well as more general American History primary and secondary sources

Primary Sources from the Black Community

"Primary sources are those texts and objects that come to us from the time period of interest".
- Lipartito, Kenneth. "Historical Sources and Data." Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods (2014): 284-304.       


The following databases are a good place to begin searching for primary sources published by Blacks for Blacks. The Primary Sources - Advanced and Secondary Sources options will provide additional material drawn from American History resources.