African American

African American Primary Sources

This is a subpage of the Primary Sources collection.

WPA Slave Narratives online through the LOC:

The Freedmen’s Bureau Online:

Civil Rights Digital Library (from Univ. of Georgia):

The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade:

North American Slave Narratives

Geography of Slavery in Virginia (and runaway ads):

Gilder Lehrman Institute for American History:

Digital North Carolina:

Documenting the American South (UNC-Chapel Hill):

Library of Congress Online Collections (browse by topic):

Cornell University’s Making of America Project:

Valley of the Shadow Project (Civil War):

Civil Rights Digital Library

The King Center Digital Archive

Sam Houston State University Listing of Multiple Civil Rights Online Collections 

Digital Collections from Duke University (including womens and the John Hope Franklin Collection)