The Online Archive of California (OAC) provides free access to resource collections. Including OPL’s African American Museum and Library (AAMLO) archive and collections.
History & Social Science
History in different forms from institutions in California.
This resource from Gale In Context: World History covers this historical period in Africa.
A peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the education of African Americans. The aim of the publication is to provide primary and secondary educators with innovative materials that teach Black history and conform to national history standards. This is an official publication of the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History (ASALH).
A collection of approximately 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major black figures in America, covering 250 years of history. Provides online access to essential primary sources from black history to students of all ages, whether they're working on school projects, term papers, or college-level research.
Britannica School provides age-appropriate English language encyclopedias for elementary, middle, and high school students.
Publishes scholarly papers on all issues germane to African American life. Particular emphasis is placed on African American men, their families, and their communities.
Has information on the history, people, and more of 267 world entities.
See millions of items from institutions across the country.
From the DTA website: "The purpose of the Digital Transgender Archive (DTA) is to increase the accessibility of transgender history by providing an online hub for digitized historical materials, born-digital materials, and information on archival holdings throughout the world. Based in Boston, Massachusetts at Northeastern University, the DTA is an international collaboration among more than sixty colleges, universities, nonprofit organizations, public libraries, and private collections. By digitally localizing a wide range of trans-related materials, the DTA expands access to trans history for academics and independent researchers alike in order to foster education and dialog concerning trans history."
Study the history of African Americans in the United States.
"Provides information on African American life and history, including the unique facets of African American history, including the first major scholarly analysis of the hip hop movement." Included in Gale in Context: World History.
Covers topics concerning social transformations that impact the life chances of continental Africans and the African diasporam, including diverse methods and perspectives that include anthropology, art, economics, law, literature, management science, political science, psychology, sociology, social policy research, and others.
A transdisciplinary scholarly journal devoted to an Africological synthesis of African world community studies and research that works to ask questions and seek answers to critical contemporary and historical issues, based on an affirmative African centered logic and language of liberation.
"A scholarly quarterly journal devoted to the history of the American South, covering any chronological period, methodology, or any topic of southern history." Part of Gale in Context: World History.
Videos, podcasts and apps showcasing LGBTQ history.
LGBTQ+ materials in NYPL's digital collections.
The Online Archive of California (OAC) provides finding aids to help researchers navigate Oakland History Center collections.
The extensive photograph collection covers all aspects of East Bay life including historic buildings, neighborhoods, the harbor, schools, businesses, and much more.
YouTube playlist featuring videos from the Oakland History Center.
Offers primary source material essential to the study of African-American history, politics, culture and the arts, experiences that were often excluded or marginalized in mainstream media.
This resource from Gale In Context: World History covers slavery from ancient times through today.
Covers a wide range of disciplines that focus mainly on the experience of African Americans in the United States of America. Publishes articles that contribute new knowledge and understanding to the field of Black/African American Studies and the African diaspora.