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Gordon Parks 1942 photo of a Washington, DC charwoman, 1837 woodcut & 1963 photo of Julian Bond with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
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Starting Points: Journal Articles
The following research databases will help you identify articles in the field of history. Additional research databases are listed under Articles.
Starting Points - Primary Sources
This is a small sampling of primary sources dealing with African American history. Additional sources are listed under Primary Sources.