Special Collections highlights select archival and printed materials, photographs, and moving image collections that relate to Black communities, political groups, and civil rights movements in the Pacific Northwest in their new guide, African American Research & Archival Collections in the Pacific Northwest Collection. Some collections include digitized material. Keep in mind that at this time, Special Collections is closed to the public.
The following projects are part of the Civil Rights & Labor History Consortium directed by UW professor James N. Gregory. The projects feature historical essays, oral history interviews, photographs, and newspaper clippings that document the history of civil rights and labor in the Pacific Northwest.
Additional primary sources on African American history can be found on the African American History Research Guide.
Use America History & Life and the Black Studies Center to find additional scholarly articles on this topic. Other relevant databases and resources can be found on the African American History Research Guide.
Curated by Anne Jenner and Theresa Mudrock. Many of the ebooks highlighted on this page were taken from UW History professor Margaret O'Mara's bibliography, Historians on the 2020 Protests and from Oxford Bibliographies: African American Studies.
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