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African American Research & Archival Collections in the Pacific Northwest Collection: Digital Collections

This guide highlights archival and printed materials, photographs, and moving image collections available in Special Collections that relate to Black communities, political groups, and civil rights movements in the Pacific Northwest.

Our online collections contain primary source material by, from, and about the Black community and social justice issues. The list of digital resources below contain a variety of unique and unpublished artifacts such as photographs, textual materials, oral histories, newspapers, video clips, lectures, and drawings. While the following list is not exhaustive, it contains a majority of our resources regarding the Black community. Only a portion of the material held by the Special Collections Division has been digitized. Please check out the other tabs above for information about collections that can be accessed within the Special Collections Division.

Digital Collections

Moving Images

Special Collections has over 200 moving image collections, consisting of thousands of films and videotapes from 1915 to the present. Short 3-5 minute selections from these moving image collections can be viewed as part of the UW Libraries Digital Collections:
Check out our Moving Images page on this guide as well.

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