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The materials on this site include over 400 annotated documents from the Gilder Lehrman Collection, courtesy of The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, supplemented by primary sources on slavery, Mexican American, Asian American, and Native American history, and U.S. political, social, and legal history.
Documenting the American South (DocSouth) is a digital publishing initiative that provides Internet access to texts, images, and audio files related to southern history, literature, and culture. Currently DocSouth includes fourteen thematic collections of books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral history interviews, and songs.
Provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity.
Presents the reporters and journalism of the American Civil Rights Movement and the efforts of various journalists, activists and others to secure civil freedoms and liberties for African-Americans. An interactive timeline that chronicles the years 1941 to 1973. The Library of America companion site is a two-volume anthology that brings together nearly 200 newspaper and magazine reports, book excerpts, and features by 151 writers.