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August 30, 2006

The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: a Visual Record

Library link

http://hitchcock.itc.virginia.edu/Slavery/search.html

Short description

Searchable database of 1,200 images relating to the Atlantic slave trade and slave life in the Americas.

Source website

http://www.virginiafoundation.org/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://hitchcock.itc.virginia.edu/Slavery/Conditions.html


August 22, 2006

U.S. Political History

Library link

http://teachpol.tcnj.edu/amer_pol_hist/

Short description

A collection of over 500 public domain images of American Political History which can be browsed by era or topic.

Source website

http://teachpol.tcnj.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

All images are believed to be in the public domain.


America's Reconstruction: People and Politics after the Civil War, Digital History

Library link

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/reconstruction/index.html

Short description

Online exhibit based on a travelling exhibition which documents the reconstruction period which began during the Civil War and ended in 1877. Although not an image database the collection includes many photographs from the time.

Source website

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/default.htm

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/copyright.cfm


August 21, 2006

America's Historical Documents, the National Archives

Library link

http://www.archives.gov/historical-docs/

Short description

Images of significant documents from American history held by the National Archives.

Source website

http://www.archives.gov/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.archives.gov/global-pages/privacy.html


Slave Narratives: Audio Interviews 1932–1975

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/voices/

Short description

Nearly seven hours of interviews recorded between 1932 and 1975 in nine Southern states. Twenty-three interviewees, born between 1823 and the early 1860s, discuss how they felt about slavery, slaveholders, coercion of slaves, their families, and freedom. The collection also features a gallery of the interviewees.

Source website

http://www.loc.gov/index.html

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.loc.gov/homepage/legal.html


August 17, 2006

African American images, NYPL Digital Gallery

Library link

http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/dgsubjectbrowseresult.cfm?alphaPos=A

Short description

NYPL digital gallery index lists many different sub-categories under African American. You can browse by region, period or many other options.

Source website

http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/index.cfm

Copyright and usage conditions

http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/dghelp_using.cfm#conditions


African American Mosaic

Library link

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/african/intro.html

Short description

Library of Congress resource guide for the study of black history and culture. The exhibition covers colonization, abolition, migrations and the WPA.

Source website

http://www.loc.gov/index.html

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.loc.gov/homepage/legal.html


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