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Online Exhibit: Library of Congress:From Slavery to Civil Rights: A Timeline of African American History
The Library of Congress' American Memory Project 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. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.
This resource provides a time-line of African American history and a wealth of visual and audio resources for teachers and interested learners alike.