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History : African American: Home

A research guide to primary and secondary sources for African American history.

Welcome!

 Gordon Parks 1942 photo of a Washington, DC charwoman, 1837 woodcut  & 1963 photo of Julian Bond with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

Citation & Writing Help

Historians generally use the Chicago Style format. For information to other citation formats see the Citation Styles & Tools guide.


Writing help is available via zoom.

Starting Points: Books & eBooks

 

Advanced Search | FAQ | Known Issues

See the eBook FAQ for directions to limit your search to ebooks only.


  • By Topic - Type in the keywords that broadly describe your topic.  For example: seattle civil rights history
     
  • By Title - Type in the first few words of the book title in quotations.  For example: "closer to freedom".
     
  • By Author - Type in the last name followed by the first name of the author in quotations.  For example: "taylor quintard"

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

History Librarian

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