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Collection William A. Gladstone Afro-American Military Collection

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Selected Archival Collections

  • Black History Collection. Finding aid available online in HTML and PDF versions.
  • Frederick Douglass Papers. Finding aid available online in HTML and PDF versions. Digitized collection available online.
  • Charity Adams Earley Papers. Finding aid available online in HTML and PDF versions.
  • Christian A. Fleetwood Papers. Finding aid available online in HTML and PDF versions.
  • Eugene Edwin Johnston Papers. Finding aid available online in HTML and PDF versions.
  • Nelson W. Jordan Family Papers. Finding aid available online in HTML and PDF versions.
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Records. Finding aid available online in HTML and PDF versions.
  • Noel Francis Parrish Papers.  Finding aid available online in HTML and PDF versions.
  • Roscoe Robinson Papers. Finding aid available online in HTML and PDF versions.
  • United States Army 92nd Infantry Division Collection. Finding aid available online in HTML and PDF versions.

Selected Books

  • Astor, Gerald. The Right To Fight: A History of African Americans in the Military. Novato, Calif.: Presidio Press, 1998.
  • Berlin, Ira, Joseph P. Reidy, and Leslie S. Rowland, eds. Freedom’s Soldiers: The Black Military Experience in the Civil War. Cambridge, U.K.; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.
  • Buckley, Gail. American Patriots: The Story of Blacks in the Military from the Revolution to Desert Storm. New York: Random House, 2001. 
  • Francis, Charles F. The Tuskegee Airmen: The Men Who Changed a Nation. Boston: Branden Publishing Company, 1988.
  • Gladstone, William A. United States Colored Troops, 1863-1867. Gettysburg, Penn.: Thomas Publications, 1990.
  • Gubert, Betty K. Invisible Wings: An Annotated Bibliography on Blacks in Aviation, 1916-1993.Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1994.
  • Jordan, Ervin L. Black Confederates and Afro-Yankees in Civil War Virginia. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1995.
  • Leckie, William H. Buffalo Soldiers: A Narrative of the Negro Cavalry in the West. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1963.
  • Lee, Ulysses. The Employment of Negro Troops. Washington: Office of the Chief of Military History, 1966.
  • Lentz-Smith, Adriane. Freedom Struggles: African Americans and World War I. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009.
  • McPherson, James M. Marching Toward Freedom: The Negro in the Civil War, 1861-1865. New York: Knopf, 1968.
  • Mershon, Sherrie, and Steven Schlossman. Foxholes & Color Lines: Desegregating the U.S. Armed Forces. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.
  • Moebs, Thomas Truxtum. Black Soldiers-Black Sailors-Black Ink: Research Guide on African-Americans in U.S. Military History, 1526-1900. Chesapeake Bay [Va.]: Moebs Publishing Co., 1994.
  • Quarles, Benjamin. The Negro in the Revolution. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.
  •     . The Negro in the Civil War. Boston: Little, Brown, 1953.
  • Scott, Emmett J. Official History of the American Negro in the World War. Chicago: Homewood Press, 1919.

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