African American Mosaic -- Library of Congress (Colonization, Abolition, Migration, WPA)
African American, Art, Civil War, Abolition Migration
Looking for something to do this weekend? Here is an online exhibit from The Library of Congress on Black History and Culture called "The African-American Mosaic". It is a resource guide for black history and culture. It includes a sweeping history of contributions Black Americans have made to all phases of American life since the end of the Civil War.
The African American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture
The African American Mosaic This is a listing of the Library of Congress's holdings on black history.
Resources for the study of African-American history and culture from the Library of Congress
Black History exhibit: covers four areas --Colonization, Abolition, Migrations, and the WPA
african american mosaic
Civil Rights -- African American Odyssey - Library of Congress
African Americans, American Students, American History, Little Rock Nine Students Jpg, White Schools, White Students, Black History, Black Students, High Schools
The Little Rock Nine were a group of nine Af- American students enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957. Initially, they were prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Orval Faubus, Governor of AK. They were kicked, ridiculed, threatened, spat on, ignored, and had acid thrown at them. Pres. Eisenhower ordered federal protection. All have led highly successful lives.
The Little Rock Nine. On Sept. 25, 1957, President Eisenhower federalized the Arkansas National Guard and deployed U.S. paratroopers to carry out the federal court’s desegregation orders that allowed the first African American students to enter Little Rock’s Central High School. Source: Library of Congress
Arkansas Gov. Orval Rubus uses National Guard to block nine black students from attending a Little Rock High School; following a court order, President Eisenhower sends in federal troops to ensure compliance.
These people are known as "The Little Rock Nine" because they were the first nine African Americans to attend the Little Rock High School. This happened in 1957 when The Lions of Little Rock took place. They were treated very badly, but were a model for integration in schools.
The Little Rock Nine. The first black students who were allowed to go to school with southern white students.
On September 4, 1957, Nine Black Students Who Would Later Become Known As The "Little Rock Nine," Attempted, Unsuccessfully, To Register At The All-White Central High School, In Little Rock Arkansas. Read More About These Brave Young People Who, As Part Of Its Youth Movement, Became Heroes In The American Civil Rights Struggle!! http://www.blackintime.info/1/post/2012/09/little-rock-nine-refused-entry-into-central-high.html
The Little Rock Nine were the first black teenagers to attend an all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957. Every morning on their way to school angry crowds of whites taunted and insulted the Little Rock Nine, even receiving death threats; but regardless of this, they were still determined to attend the school and receive the same education offered to white students. These remarkable young African -American students challenged segregation in the Deep South and won.
The Little Rock Nine integrated white schools in Little Rock, AR via augustxxviii IG
The Depression, The New Deal, and World War II -- African American Odyssey -- Library of Congress
African Americans, American Odyssey, Black Strength, Black Woman, Odyssey Library, War, Library Of Congress
African American Odyssey: The Depression, The New Deal, and World War II (Part 1)
Guide to the Women-In-Action for the Prevention of Violence and Its Causes, Inc. Durham Chapter records, 1968-1998 - Duke University Libraries