American Experience includes primary sources, slave narratives, images,
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Cultural Studies, History, and Social Sciences. Search African American Experience
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|Black Thought and Culture|
Black Thought and Culture contains 1,297 sources with 1,098 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans from the earliest times. Complete published non-fiction works are included, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters and other fugitive material. The collection will include the complete full run of the Black Panther newspaper. Browse a list in the Historical Events section and find articles on the chosen topic. The subject of “American Revolution, 1775-1783” brings together the writings of Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, Frederick Douglass as well as other writers. Explore what this database has to offer! Search Black Thought and Culture
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|Britannica Image Quest|
Over 2.5 million images from more than 50 of the best collections in the world including the Getty Collection and National Geographic are available to IVCC users. All images are rights-cleared for non-commercial, educational use, come with complete metadata including the source, the copyright holder, caption, and keyword, and can be downloaded, printed, saved or emailed. Search Britannica Image Quest