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African and African American Experiences

Open access resources online.

JIM CROW ERA

Digital Projects

African American Agricultural Extension Agents in Florida (Exhibit)
http://exhibits.uflib.ufl.edu/ExtensionAgents/

African American Migration Experience: Caribbean Immigration, 1900-present
http://www.inmotionaame.org/migrations/landing.cfm?migration=10

African American Migration Experience: Great Migration, 1840-1970
http://www.inmotionaame.org/migrations/landing.cfm?migration=8

African American Migration Experience: Second Great Migration, 1940-1970
http://www.inmotionaame.org/migrations/landing.cfm?migration=9

Black Educators: Florida’s Secret Social Justice Advocates, 1920-1960 (online exhibit)
http://exhibits.uflib.ufl.edu/FloridaBlackEducators/
‚ÄčLesson Plans: https://blackeducationalhistory.com/lessonplans/

Explorations: Lynching
http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/active_learning/explorations/lynching/lynching_menu.cfm

Goin’ North – Exhibitions on the Great Migration
https://goinnorth.org/stories

Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia (includes contextualizing narratives)
https://www.ferris.edu/jimcrow/#

Lynching in America
https://lynchinginamerica.eji.org/

Racial Terror: Lynching in Virginia, 1877 – 1927 (includes maps and essays)
http://sites.jmu.edu/valynchings/

Virtual Rosewood
https://www.virtualrosewood.com/

 

Collections Online

Joel Buchanan Archive of African American Oral History
See Black History in Florida

 

Lesson Plans / Classroom Resources

Contextualizing a Historical Photograph: Busing and the Anti-busing Movement in Boston
https://www.umbc.edu/che/tahlessons/lessondisplay.php?lesson=31

Blockbusting: Social and Economic Change through Real Estate
https://www.umbc.edu/che/tahlessons/lessondisplay.php?lesson=79

Brown v. the Board of Education: Success or Failure?
https://www.umbc.edu/che/tahlessons/lessondisplay.php?lesson=33

Domestic Terror: Understanding Lynching During the Jim Crow Era
https://florida.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/bf10.socst.us.indust.lpterrcrow/domestic-terror-understanding-lynching-during-the-jim-crow-era/#.XMNdGuhKiUk

Living with Jim Crow
https://florida.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/bf10.socst.us.indust.lplvngcrow/living-with-jim-crow/

Race and Class in DuBois’ Seventh Ward (includes multimedia resources and a DIY boardgame)
http://www.dubois-theward.org/

Remembering Rosewood
http://rememberingrosewood.org/pdf/lessonplan.pdf

Understanding the Great Migration
https://www.umbc.edu/che/tahlessons/lessondisplay.php?lesson=56

 

Webpages / Blogs

Lynching in America: Targeting Black Veterans
https://eji.org/reports/online/lynching-in-america-targeting-black-veterans

Politics of Disenfranchisement: White Supremacy and African American Resistance in Charlottesville, Virginia, 1900 – 1925
http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/afam/politics/home.html

 

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