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African and African American Experiences

Open access resources online.

ART, MUSIC & PHOTOGRAPHY

Digital Projects

Africa through a lens (photography exhibit) 
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/africa/

Explorations: Spirituals (includes teacher resources)
http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/active_learning/explorations/revolution/revolution_menu.cfm

For all the World to See (online exhibition for Black visual culture in the 20th century)
https://fatwts.umbc.edu/online-exhibition/

Nicest Kids in Town (Civil Rights & rock n roll)
See Civil Rights Movement 

Quilting African American Experiences in Northern Ohio
http://scalar.usc.edu/works/quilting-african-american-experiences-in-northeast-ohio/index

 

Collections Online

African American Sheet Music
https://library.brown.edu/cds/sheetmusic/afam/

Archives of African American Music and Culture 
https://aaamc.indiana.edu/

Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938 to 1943
https://www.loc.gov/collections/blues-gospel-and-the-fort-valley-music-festivals/about-this-collection/

Bo Didley Collection
Coming soon to the UF Libraries’ Digital Collections

Images of 19th Century African Americans
http://digital.nypl.org/schomburg/images_aa19/toc.html

 

Lesson Plans / Classroom Resources

African American Women and Photography
http://www.oxfordaasc.com/public/features/archive/0813/index.jsp

Banjo and African American Musical Culture
http://www.oxfordaasc.com/public/features/archive/0814/index.jsp

Blues
http://www.oxfordaasc.com/public/features/archive/0811/index.jsp

Hip Hop’s Early Influences
http://www.oxfordaasc.com/public/features/archive/0806/index.jsp

Jazz Greats
http://www.oxfordaasc.com/public/features/archive/0407/index.jsp

 

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