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Government-Related Websites Focusing on Black History Month
African American Mosaic (Library of Congress)
This exhibit marks the publication of The African-American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture. The Mosaic is the first Library-wide resource guide to the institution's African- American collections. Covering the nearly 500 years of the black experience in the Western hemisphere, the Mosaic surveys the full range size, and variety of the Library's collections, including books, periodicals, prints, photographs, music, film, and recorded sound.
National Archives & Records Administration-Black History
Provides a pathfinder to historical resources related to African American history.
African American History Month--Law Library of Congress
National African American History Month had its origins in 1915 when historian and author Dr. Carter G. Woodson founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History. This guide provides links to executive branch, legislative branch, and web-related documents on the event.
The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom
A website paired with the Library of Congress exhibition; includes photographs of artifacts and video footage of the era, with topic introductions, timelines and descriptions of items on display in the exhibition.
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