State University - Charles W Chestnutt Library, Fayetteville,
The Digital Collections of the Charles W. Chestnutt Library
include historical documents about administrators, clubs and organizations,
sport teams, yearbooks, and many important institutional materials.
University - Howard University Libraries System, Washington, DC
University Digital Libraries is an historical archive
of African American images featuring several hundred photographs
which were taken from the mid-1800s to the present.
C Smith University - James B Duke Memorial Library, Charlotte,
Down Through the Years: The Heritage of Johnson C. Smith
University is a collection of materials about the
history of Johnson C. Smith University including documents, manuscripts,
University publications, and pictures. The digitized materials
were divided into ten categories relative to the University: the
seal, the alma mater, the school colors, the University mascot,
the University president's gallery, the first graduates, historical
buildings, student activities, University publications, and the
George E. Davis collection, the first African-American professor
at Johnson C. Smith University.
University - Inman E. Page Library, Jefferson City, MO
Missouri is a collection created by the cultural
and scientific heritage institutions of Missouri. The project
brings together representatives from the archives, historical
society, library, and museum communities.
University - Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Lincoln University,
University Archives Microfilm and Digital Projects
contain alumnae materials, college newspapers and yearbooks.
University and A & M College - John B Cade Library, Baton Rouge,
Leslie Illustrated Newspaper (1855-1922) was the
first successful American venture to bring pictures and news together
in a weekly.
Weekly Journal of Civilization is a publication started
by the Harper brothers in New York after their success in the
book publishing business. Besides news and feature articles, the
paper's humor column, cartoons, and advertisements demonstrate
how slavery pervaded the popular culture.
Verla Birrell Collection: Verla
Birrell (1903-2001) was a distinguished artist, writer, poet,
lecturer and teacher that taught design, textiles, and related
subjects at junior highs, high schools, Brigham Young University
1937-48 and the University of Utah 1948-72. She traveled extensively
and was engaged in archaeological research.
State University - Brown-Daniel Library, Nashville, TN
State University Special Collections and Archives
includes African American books, digital resources, bibliography
of the Afro-American Culture & History Conference, official
publications, student publications, brochures, minutes,
photographs, and other materials relating to the University.
of the District of Columbia - Learning Resources Division, Washington,
E. Grant Collection (1918-1993), the internationally
renowned jazz authority and legendary Washington, D.C. radio personality,
donated his collection of sound recordings including many of his
radio interviews with jazz artists and personalities, books, periodicals,
photographs, posters, promotional material, and associated ephemera.
of the Virgin Islands UVI Libraries, St. Thomas, USVI
for Access and Preservation: The U.S. Virgin Islands
provides access to sources of information on Virgin Islands' history
and culture for scholars, students, historians, and researchers
in the territory and abroad.
of Archival Library and Museum Publication is a collection
of archival, library, and museum materials documenting Virgin
Islands' heritage and social life and customs. The materials in
this collection were selected from a group of items digitized
as part of a National Leadership grant entitled Digitization for
Access and Preservation, from the Institute of Museum and Library
Services (IMLS) to the University of the Virgin Islands Libraries
in partnership with the Virgin Islands Division of Libraries,
Archives and Museums.
State University - Johnston Memorial Library, Petersburg, VA
Before and After explores some of the history of
education for African Americans in Prince Edward County, Virginia.
The materials used may be found in the Johnston Memorial Library
Department of Special Collections/University Archives. The photographs
and documents are from the Archie G. Richardson Papers, the Prince
Edward County Free School Papers and the Virginia Teachers Association.