Black History Teaching Resources from Smithsonian Education
Library of Congress et al.
African American History Month
"The Library of Congress,
National Archives and Records Administration,
National Endowment for the Humanities,
National Gallery of Art,
National Park Service,
Smithsonian Institution and
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society".
COS Library Reference Books, eBooks and DVDs
|Online African American History encyclopedias||Printed African American History encyclopedias|
|Full text online books about African Americans
If accessing eBooks off campus, students need to use their Banner ID number without @ and date of birth. Example for March 8th, 1996 would be: 3/8/1996
Faculty needs to use COS email username and password
Other Online Resources
African Americans in the Sciences
African American men and women who have contributed to the advancement of science and engineering
The History Makers
"The Nation's Largest African American Video Oral History Collection"
The Black Renaissance in Washington D.C, 1920-1930s
Website funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and supported by the Art Division of the D.C. Public Library.
The Online Reference Guide to African American History