A research guide to primary and secondary sources for African American history.
Image: Photograph by Russell Lee, "Negro boys on Easter morning. Southside, Chicago, Illinois." 1941.
the African American History Guide. This guide provides links to
the most useful databases and electronic and print resources for
researching the history of African Americans. Use the tabs to
navigate through the pages of this guide.
- Articles - major databases for identifying articles on African American history
- Books - databases for identifying books
- Encyclopedias - major encyclopedias on African American history
- Primary Sources - major collections of primary sources
General history databases and resources can be found on the History Guide. For resources dealing with contemporary issues see the American Ethnic Studies guide.