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African and African American Experiences

Open access resources online.


Digital Projects

African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship: World War I and Postwar Society

Black Soldiers Mattered

Emancipation in the District of Columbia, from Civil War Washington

Emilie Davis Diaries

Lynching in America: Targeting Black Veterans
(see Jim Crow)

Soldiers of the Coalfield (Exhibit)

Tuskegee Airmen

Tuskegee Army Nurses

U.S. Colored Troops (Twitter)


Collections Online

Civil War in St. Augustine (digital archive)

Experiencing History: Holocaust Sources in Context” African Americans and the Second World War
(requires free registration)

African Americans in the US Military: From the Revolution to the World Wars


Lesson Plans / Classroom Resources

African American Civil War Soldiers

African Americans at Fort Mose

African Americans in WWI

African Americans in WWII

Black Soldiers in the Revolutionary War

Continuity or Change? African Americans in World War II

Did Southern Free Men of Color Fight for the Ideals of the South?

Florida’s Role in the Civil War: “Supplier of the Confederacy”

Fighting for Whose Freedom? Black Soldiers in the Revolution:

Northern Racism and the New York City Draft Riots of 1863

Untold Story: The Black Struggle for Freedom during the Revolutionary War in Maryland


Webpage / Blog

Battle of Olustee

Buffalo Soldier in World War I

Fort Mose: America’s Black Colonial Fortress of Freedom


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