African American Leaders of Maryland : A Portrait Gallery
This large biographical dictionary of African American Marylanders is a great way to find out about the lives of men and women from Maryland who changed the world. It features 45 entries with full page black and white photographs and brief biographies. The volume begins with a short history of African Americans in Maryland.
African-American community, history & entertainment in Maryland : (remembering the yesterday's)
Primarily a photographic history of the social lives of African American Marylanders between 1940 and 1980.
Here lies Jim Crow : civil rights in Maryland
Features both prominent and less prominent figures and happenings in the struggle for civil rights in Maryland, as well as identifies the roots and spreading of Jim Crow policies throughout the nation.
Maryland slave narratives : a folk history of slavery in Maryland from interviews with former slaves
First-hand accounts of slave life and related sentiments from former slaves.
The African American Biographical Database (AABD) brings together in one resource the biographies of thousands of African Americans, many not to be found in any other reference source. These biographical sketches have been carefully assembled from biographical dictionaries and other sources.
This extraordinary collection contains extended narratives of African American activists, business people, former slaves, performing artists, educators, lawyers, physicians, writers, church leaders, homemakers, religious workers, government workers, athletes, farmers, scientists, factory workers, and more--both the famous and the everyday person. Their stories are pivotal to an understanding of the Black American experience over the last two centuries.
The Baltimore Afro-American was one of the most widely circulated African American newspapers. The paper's contributors have included writer Langston Hughes, intellectual J. Sunders Redding, artist Romare Beardon, and sports editor Sam Lacy. To see Baltimore history unfold, start here.
Provided by ProQuest Historical Newspapers.
maintained by the staff of the African American Department, State Library Resource Center, Enoch Pratt Free Library