Time-span
1865 - 1883
Subscription Type
SUBSCRIPTION
License Information
Unlimited simultaneous users licensed.
Publisher
Readex / NewsBank
Languages
English
Resource Types
E-Books and E-Texts
Description
Searchable archive of documents covering the lives of African Americans in the years following the Civil War to the beginning of Jim Crow. The collection covers subjects such as the development of African-American identity; descriptions of African-American life - both slave and free; slavery and race; eyewitness accounts of African-American life in the South, the North, and elsewhere; and official reports on the “progress” of African Americans. Also included are important works of African-American individuals and organizations and works of fiction, poetry and drama.