Contains material from print reference titles & multivolume sets, 67 Negro Universities Press texts, 3,500 WPA slave narratives, and primary documents: manuscripts, speeches, court cases, quotations, advertisements, statistics, and other papers. Contains a deep backlist of reference books and monographs, many now available in electronic format for the first time.
Treasure trove of essays, dissertations, archival records, journal articles, newspapers, oral histories, and literary works in these modules: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience: essays from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture of the New York Public Library; Historical newspapers: Atlanta Daily World, 1931-2003; Chicago Defender , 1909-1975; Los Angeles Sentinel , 1934-2005; New York Amsterdam News, 1922-1993; and, Pittsburgh Courier, 1911-2002; International Index to Black Periodicals Full Text; Marshall Index: Guide to Black Periodicals 1940-46; Black Abolitionist Papers, 1830-1865; and, Black Literature Index: for fiction, poetry, and literary reviews in Black publications, 1827-1940.
Provides non-fiction monographs, essays, articles, letters, speeches, political leaflets, and interviews written by major American black leaders covering 250 years of history. Also includes The Black Panther newspaper and Black Panther Party oral histories.
Includes articles from Oxford University Press reference sources, primary sources, images, maps, charts & tables, multimedia, timelines, and biographies.Sources include: -African American National Biography
-Black Women in America, 2nd ed.
-Encyclopedia of African American History