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Black History Resources   Tags: african_american, civil_rights, history, political_science  

This guide was prepared for Black History Month to highlight Greenwood Library recent acquisitions and primary sources related to African American history.
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Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience contains essays, key research, primary sources, timelines, video clips and images related to Black studies. It was developed in collaboration with the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the New York Public Library.

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The library purchased the 16-volume set of The Collected Works of Langston Hughes in 2007.


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  • America: History and Life  
    Indexes journal articles and books on the history of the United States and Canada.
  • CQ Historic Documents  
    Contains full-text primary sources for each year covered, including presidential speeches, international agreements, Supreme Court decisions, U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions.
  • Historical Statistics of the U.S.  
    Provides essays and statistical data from over 1,000 sources covering population, labor, economics, and government of the U.S. from colonial times to 2000. This is the full-text online version of the 5-volume 2006 print edition.
  • Humanities E-Book Project
    Provides searchable full-text of over 1,500 current and out-of-print books on history, humanities, and area studies, with links to online reviews. Produced by the American Council of Learned Societies.
  • Major Acts of Congress
    Covers congressional acts from the earliest days of the American republic up through about 2002.
  • Sociological Abstracts  
    Abstracts journal articles from over 1,700 serial publications, books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.
  • Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience  
    Essays, key research, primary sources, timelines, video clips and images related to Black studies.

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