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Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies at Northwestern University
Northwestern is home to the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies, the largest separate Africana collection in existence.
For additional resources, see our Research Guide on Southern Africa.
Apartheid South Africa 1948-1980
Apartheid South Africa makes available British government files from the Foreign, Colonial, Dominion and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices spanning the period 1948 to 1980.
African Activist Archive
The African Activist Archive is preserving and making available online the records of activism in the United States to support the struggles of African peoples against colonialism, apartheid, and social injustice from the 1950s through the 1990s.
Digitized Posters from the Herskovits Library : The Library maintains a comprehensive collection of posters published in Africa and elsewhere. On this web site, 590 posters, selected as a representative sampling of the collection, are available for searching and viewing.
To search for all posters, go to the Herkovits NUSearch Page and limit to posters. See image below.