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The African American Experience: Selected Resources

Compiled by Sabrina C. Thomas, Digital Reference Librarian

Contributions by African Americans to the arts, education, industry, literature, politics and much more are well represented in the vast collections of the Library of Congress. The Library's digital collections, online exhibits, online catalog, databases and other resources provide a broad range of multi-formated material available for research on the African American experience.

The primary focus of this guide is to connect the user to full text online resources regarding significant people, major institutions and events from an African American perspective, historically related to an era. This extensive resource enhances the use of the Library's digitized collections.

Sources used to further enhance the development of subject headings:

The African-American Mosaic : a Library of Congress resource guide for the study of Black history and culture / edited by Debra Newman Ham ; with contributions by Beverly Brannan ... [et al.].  Washington : Library of Congress : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1993.   xviii, 300 p. :   ill. (some col.), maps.    (Library of Congress resource guide)

ISBN 0-8444-0800-X

Catalog Record

The African American Odyssey : an exhibition at the Library of Congress, February 1998 / edited by Debra Newman Ham.  Washington, DC : The Library, 1998.   xvii, 165 p. :   ill. (some col.)

ISBN 0-8444-0954-5

Catalog Record

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