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African American History

Bradley, David, and Shelley Fisher Fishkin. The Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America. Armonk, N.Y.: Sharpe Reference, 1998.
     REFERENCE E 185.61 .E544 1998

Hine, Darlene Clark. Black women in American history. Brooklyn, N.Y.: Carlson Pub., 1990. 15 vols. (see esp. vol 8 index)
     Reference E 185.86 .B543.

Salzman, Jack, David L. Smith, and Cornel West. Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History.
     New York: Macmillan Library Reference, 1996. 15 vols. REFERENCE E 185 .E54 1996

New York Public Library, and Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The New York Public Library African American Desk
. New York: J. Wiley & Sons, 1999. REFERENCE E 185 .N57 1999

Smith, Jessie Carney, and Joseph M. Palmisano. Reference Library of Black America. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Group, Inc, 2000.
     REFERENCE E 185 .R44 2000

Mjagkij, Nina. Organizing Black America An Encyclopedia of African American Associations. New York: Garland, 2001.

Garrow, David J. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement (Series, 14 vols.). Brooklyn, N.Y.: Carlson.
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       See especially African American Newspapers

Historic African-American Newspapers (Library of Congress, Chronicling America)

Current African-American Newspapers on the Web (Cornell University)

Norton, Mary B, and Pamela Gerardi. The American Historical Association's Guide to Historical Literature. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. (see  43.269-43.319;  44.418-44.483)  D 20 .A55 1995 REFERENCE

Alabama Center for Higher Education.  Catalogue of the Records of Black Organizations in Alabama. Birmingham, Ala: The Center, 1979.  E 185.93.A3 C3  Fl. 2

Allen, Walter Recharde, et al.  Black American Families, 1965-1984: A Classified, Selectively Annotated Bibliography. New York: Greenwood Press, 1986.
E 185.86 .B52 1986  REFERENCE

Brannen, Ralph N. Alabama Bibliography: Books, Articles, Theses, Dissertations. Oxford, Ala: R.N. Brannen, 1996.
F 326 .B72 1996  REFERENCE

Brown, Lynda W. Alabama History: An Annotated Bibliography. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1998.
F 326 .A43 1998 REFERENCE

Davis, Lenwood G. The Black Family in the United States: A Revised, Updated, Selectively Annotated Bibliography. New York: Greenwood Press, 1986.
E 185.86 .D38 1986 REFERENCE

Davis, Nathaniel. Afro-American Reference: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Resources. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1985.
E 185 .D38 1985 REFERENCE

Du Bois, W. E. B. Encyclopedia of the Negro, Preparatory Volume with Reference Lists and Reports. New York: Phelps-Stokes Fund, 1946. 
HT 1581 .E5 1946   Fl. 2

Gordon, Jacob U. The African-American Male An Annotated Bibliography. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1999.

Library of Congress, Debra Newman Ham, and Beverly W. Brannan. The African-American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture. Washington: Library of Congress, 1993.
E 184.6 .A47 1993   Fl. 2

Miller, Elizabeth W. The Negro in America; A Bibliography. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1966.
Z 1361.N39 M5 Lower level

Murray, Paul T. The Civil Rights Movement: References and Resources. New York: G.K. Hall, 1993.
E 185.61 .M87 1993   REFERENCE

Ramsey, Sharman B. "An Annotated Bibliography of the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama." The Journal of Negro History  71 (1986): 45-51.

Ross, Frank Alexander, and Louise Venable Kennedy. A Bibliography of Negro Migration. New York: Columbia University Press, 1934.  Z 1361.N39 R8 Lower level

Strickland, Arvarh E., and Robert E. Weems. The African American Experience An Historiographical and Bibliographical Guide. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 2001.

Walters, Ronald W., and Cedric Johnson. Bibliography of African American Leadership An Annotated Guide. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 2000. (see especially Part III)

Wesley, Dorothy Porter. The Negro in the United States: A Selected Bibliography. Washington: Library of Congress, 1970.
LC 1.12/2:N 31  Government Documents Fl.1

[S] Recommended Scholarly Journals

Journal of Southern History

Journal of Black Studies

Journal of Negro History

Journal of African American Studies (continues J of African American Men)

Journal of African American History

Journal of Negro Education

[P/S] Recommended Magazines (Check the box "Search all issues")

The Crisis (W.E.B. DuBois)

Life Magazine

Jet Magazine