African American Odyssey

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Creator:Library of Congress
Creator:Library of Congress. Interpretive Programs Office
Creator:Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
Title:African American odyssey

"The African American odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship", highlights what was on view in the exhibition, and what is available in the Library's African American collection. Both include a wide array of important and rare books, government documents, manuscripts, maps, musical scores, plays, films, and recordings. Based on the text of the same name, additional collections are forthcoming to this site. The portions of the exhibit that are not currently available online are: "Fine Prints and Photographs by Twentieth-Century African American Artists" and Black Business and Family Life at the Turn of the Century in the Daniel A.P. Murray Collection.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Web sites | StillImage | Text
Subjects:African Americans--History--Exhibitions | Slavery--United States--History | Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century | Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) | United States--History--1901-1953 | United States--History--1953-1961 | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division | Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division
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