Other Useful Sources
A full text archive of the Baltimore Afro-American from 1902 - 1978 is available through Paper of Record. Note that this archive, though relatively thourough, is not complete, and a free registration is required.
African American History Resources on DVD/Video - The Sights & Sounds collection at the Enoch Pratt Free Library/State Library Resource Center has a large selection of video and DVD resources dealing with various aspects of African American history. If you are interested in any of these resources or would like us to help locate audio-visual materials on a specific topic, please call us directly at 410-396-4616, fax us at 410-545-7517, or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Special Collections Department at the Enoch Pratt Free Library has a collection of African American rare books and African American sheet music.
African American Resources at the Maryland State Archives
African American History in the American Memory Collection at the Library of Congress - Includes the full text of hundreds of 19th century books and documents relating to the African American experience, as well as more recent material.
The Library of the New-York Historical Society - holds among its many resources a substantial collection of manuscript materials documenting American slavery and the slave trade in the Atlantic world.
The Frederick Douglass Papers - more than 7,000 items, consisting of correspondence, speeches and articles by Douglass and his contemporaries, a draft of his autobiography, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous items. From the American Memory project at the Library of Congress.
Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, searchable by narrator, subject, or state. Includes 22 narratives from Maryland.
Virgiania Historical Society Unknown No Longer Slave Database
African Americana Research Collections Elsewhere