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African American History: African American History Guide

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Welcome to the African American History LibGuide!

How to use this guide:

This guide provides resources that may be helpful to History classes.

  • To find our databases or to look for an article click START YOUR RESEARCH.
  • To go to the library homepage for more information and resources, click LIBRARY HOME.
  • To see special resources on African American history,view the resources on the left.
  • To find information on citations and bibliography, click CITING.

Go Inside the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. It was established by Act of Congress in 2003, following decades of efforts to promote and highlight the contributions of African Americans. To date, the Museum has collected more than 36,000 artifacts and nearly 100,000 individuals have become members.

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