Subject Guides: African-American Studies

 

Select Internet sources  

Recent Acquisitions in Hostos Library  

Reference Works in the Hostos Collection

 

Compiled by:

Professor José Díaz

   


 

SELECT  INTERNET RESOURCES

 

Black Archives

The Black Archives is a non-profit organization that serves the community by offering itself as an educational resource as well as a repository of every facet in African American culture; music, art , theater, education, the military, medicine, sports, religion, and community affairs. Site provides a database of more than 800 online images that chronicle the African American experience in the Midwest.

 

SLS African American History

Good annotated subject directory that provides a collection of quality links from the Suburban Library System. Includes links to resources for women, an inventor’s database, collections of images, slave narratives and many more excellent sites.

 

American Slave Narratives: An Online Anthology
Spronsored by the American Studies program at the University of Virginia, this site provides access to interviews with former slaves from 1936-1938 from the American South. The narratives provide first-hand accounts of experiences on plantations, in cities, and on small farms. This site sample of these narratives and  photographs taken at the time of the interviews. The entire collection of narratives can be found in George P. Rawick, ed., The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1972-79).

 

Schomberg Center for Research and Black Culture

New York Public Library’s national research library devoted to collecting, preserving and providing access to resources documenting the experiences of peoples of African descent throughout the world. Provides a wide variety of excellent resources including digital image collection and online exhibits.

Digital Schomburg: Images of African Americans from the 19th Century
Digital Schomburg: African American Women Writers of the 19th Century

 

AFRO-American Almanac
This Internet Almanac is hosted and maintained by Digital Development Group, a commercial enterprise.  Includes biographies, full-text books, historical documents, and information about historic events. While a source list in provided, individual items are not referenced. Good for general background information.

 

Black History Hotlist

A good starting point for exploring black history month and related issues. Includes links to resources for Slavery & History including slave narratives, Leaders, Poetry and much more. Site is sponsored and maintained by Pacific Bell, a commercial enterprise.

 

The Encyclopaedia Britannica Guide to Black History
Britannica’s offerings for Black History month provides articles, illustrations, images timelines, and historical film clips and audio recordings. Additional source material can be found in the Related Internet Links and Bibliography sections.

 

 

RECENT ACQUISITIONS in the HOSTOS LIBRARY

 

The burning.

Madigan, Tim  

New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Griffin, 2003.

Hostos CC - Stacks -  F704.T92 M33 2003

 

African American religion.

Baer, Hans A.

Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press,  2002.

Hostos CC – Stacks -  BR563.N4 B34 2002

 

Between cross and crescent.

Baldwin, Lewis V.

Gainesville : University Press of Florida,  2002.

Hostos CC - Stacks -  BP222 .B35 2002

 

Islam in Black America

Curtis, Edward E., IV

Albany : State University of New York Press,  2002.

Hostos CC - Stacks -  BP221 .C87 2002

 

Black pilgrimage to Islam.

Dannin, Robert

New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.

Hostos CC - Stacks -  BP67.U6 D34 2002

 

The freedom to remember

Mitchell, Angelyn

New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press,  2002.

Hostos CC - Stacks -  PS374.S58 M58 2002

 

A broken silence.

Myers, Lena Wright

Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 2002.

Hostos CC - Stacks -  LC2781.5 .M94 2002

 

A Langston Hughes encyclopedia

Ostrom, Hans A

Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.

Hostos CC - Reference -  PS3515.U274 Z459 2002

 

"We want our freedom"

Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002.

Hostos CC - Stacks -  E185.61 .W34 2002

 

Jefferson's pillow.

Wilkins, Roger W.

Boston : Beacon Press, c2002.

Hostos CC - Stacks -  E302.5 .W68 2002

 

On our way to beautiful.

Young, Yolanda

New York : Villard, 2002

Hostos CC - Stacks -  F379.S4 Y68 2002

 

Rosa Parks.

Klingel, Cynthia Fitterer

Chanhassen, Minn. : Child's World, 2002.

Hostos CC – Juvenile Collection -  F334.M753 P385 2002

 

Mother imagery in the novels of Afro-Caribbean women.

Alexander, Simone A. James

Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2001.

Hostos CC - Stacks -  PR9205.4 .A48 2001

 

The origins of African American literature, 1680-1865

Bruce, Dickson D.

Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 2001.

Hostos CC - Stacks -  PS153.N5 B78 2001

 

American patriots.

Buckley, Gail Lumet

New York : Random House, c2001.

Hostos CC - Stacks -  E185.63 .B93 2001

 

Atlas of African-American history.

Ciment, James

New York : Facts on File, 2001.

Hostos CC - Reference -  E185 .C55 2001

 

African-American mayors.

Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2001.

Hostos CC – Stacks -  E185.615 .A5924 2001

 

Sisters in the struggle.

New York : New York University Press, c2001.

Hostos CC - Stacks -  E185.61 .S615 2001

 

Hidden heroism.

Edgerton, Robert B.

Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2001.

Hostos CC - Stacks -  E185.63 .E34 2001

 

Stepping out with Grandma Mac.

Grimes, Nikki

New York : Orchard Books, c2001.

Hostos CC – Juvenile Collection -  PS3557 .R489982 S74 2001

 

Learning while Black.

Hale, Janice E.

Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2001.

Hostos CC – Stacks -  LC2771 .H35 2001

 

What it means to be daddy.

Hamer, Jennifer

New York : Columbia University Press, c2001.

Hostos CC - Stacks -  E185.86 .H28 2001

 

Literacy in African American communities.

Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2001.

Hostos CC – Stacks -  LC2731 .L59 2001

 

Too much to ask.

Higginbotham, Elizabeth

Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2001.

Hostos CC - Stacks -  LC2781 .H545 2001

 

Remember me to Harlem.

Hughes, Langston

New York : Knopf, 2001.

Hostos CC - Stacks -  PS3515.U274 Z598 2001

 

Running back to Ludie.

Johnson, Angela

New York : Orchard Books c2001.

Hostos CC - Juvenile Collection -  PS3560.O37129 R8 2001

 

The triumph of the soul.

Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.

Hostos CC – Stacks -  ML3556 .T75 2001

 

The artist portrait series.

Logan, Fern

Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2001.

Hostos CC - Stacks -  TR681.A7 L635 2001

 

Mary McLeod Bethune.

McKissack, Pat

Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, c2001.

Hostos CC - Juvenile Collection -  E185.97.B34 M37 2001

 

DeShawn days.

Medina, Tony

New York : Lee & Low Books, c2001.

Hostos CC - Juvenile Collection -  PS3563.E2414 D4 2001

 

Sentimental confessions.

Moody, Joycelyn

Athens, GA : University of Georgia Press, c2001.

Hostos CC – Stacks -  BR1690 .M59 2001

 

Divided we stand.

Nelson, Bruce

Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2001.

Hostos CC – Stacks -  HD8081.A65 N45 2001

 

Brown v. Board of Education.

Patterson, James T.

New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.

Hostos CC – Stacks -  KF4155 .P38 2001

 

The daughter's return.

Rody, Caroline

New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.

Hostos CC – Stacks -  PS153.N5 .R59 2001

 

Harlem in Montmartre.

Shack, William A.

Berkeley : University of California Press, c2001.

Hostos CC – Stacks -  ML3509.F7 S53 2001

 

Maya Angelou.

Shuker, Nancy

Woodbridge, CT : Blackbirch Press, 2001.

Hostos CC – Juvenile Collection -  PS3551.N464 Z88 2001

 

The Black press.

New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2001.

Hostos CC - Stacks -  PN4882.5 .B59 2001

 

The black man's guide to good health

Reed, James  

Roscoe, Ill. : Hilton Pub. Co., c2001

Hostos CC Stacks  RA777.8 .R44 2001

 

Pearl's secret : a Black man's search for his white family

Henry, Neil

Berkeley : University of California Press, c2001

Hostos CC Stacks  E185.97 .H46 H46 2001

 

An American story

Dickerson, Debra J.

New York : Pantheon Books, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  PN4874 .D435 A3 2000

 

Autobiography of a people : three centuries of African American history told by those     

who lived it

New York : Doubleday, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  E185 .A97 2000

 

Best of friends

Dunbar, Natalie

Columbus, Miss. : Indigo, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  PS3554 .U463368 B47 2000

 

Black cowboys of Texas

College Station : Texas A & M University Press, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  F391 .B58 2000

 

Black frontiers : a history of African American heroes in the Old West

Schlissel, Lillian

New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 2000

Hostos CC Stacks  F596.3 .N4 S35 1995c

 

Black Orpheus : music in African American fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison

New York : Garland Pub., 2000

Hostos CC Stacks  PS374 .N4 B59 2000

 

Born in bondage : growing up enslaved in the antebellum South

Schwartz, Marie Jenkins

Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000

Hostos CC Stacks  E443 .S39 2000

 

Boys into men : raising our African American teenage sons

Boyd-Franklin, Nancy

New York : Dutton, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  E185.86 .B6494 2000

 

Crossing Border Street : a civil rights memoir

Honigsberg, Peter Jan

Berkeley : University of California Press, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  F376 .H66 2000

 

Eugene Bullard, Black expatriate in jazz-age Paris

Lloyd, Craig

Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  TL540 .B7492 L96 2000

 

Extraordinary measures : Afrocentric modernism and twentieth-century American poetry

Thomas, Lorenzo

Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  PS310 .N4 T48 2000

 

The fisher king : a novel

Marshall, Paule

New York : Scribner, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  PS3563 .A7223 F57 2000

 

Fly high! : the story of Bessie Coleman

Borden, Louise

New York : Margaret K. McElderry, 2000

Hostos CC Stacks  TL540 .C646 B67 2000

 

Homecoming : the story of African-American farmers

Gilbert, Charlene

Boston : Beacon Press, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  E185.8 .G52 2000

 

Honky

Conley, Dalton

Berkeley : University of California Press, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  HQ792 .U5 C66 2000

 

Hurry freedom : African Americans in Gold Rush California

Stanley, Jerry

New York : Crown Publishers, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  F865 .S813 2000

 

Hush songs : African American lullabies

Thomas, Joyce Carol

New York : Jump at the Sun : Hyperion Books for Children, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  M2193 .T47 H8 2000

 

I may not get there with you : the true Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dyson, Michael Eric

New York : Free Press, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  E185.97 .K5 D97 2000

 

In search of Black America : discovering the African-American dream

Dent, David J.

New York : Simon & Schuster, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  E185.86 .D468 2000

 

A kid's guide to African American history : more than 70 activities

Sanders, Nancy I.

Chicago : Chicago Review Press, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  E185 .S19 2000

 

Knocking at our own door : Milton A. Galamison and the struggle to integrate New York  

   City schools

Taylor, Clarence

Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2000

Hostos CC Stacks  LC214.23 .N7 T39 2000

 

Marian Anderson : a singer's journey

Keiler, Allan

New York : Scribner, 2000

Hostos CC Stacks  ML420 .A6 K45 2000

 

Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave

Douglass, Frederick

New York : Modern Library, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  E449 .D749 2000

 

Osceola : memories of a sharecropper's daughter

Mays, Osceola

New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  F392 .H39 M35 2000

 

A personal odyssey

Sowell, Thomas

New York : Free Press, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  E185.97 .S69 2000

 

Reflections in Black : a history of Black photographers, 1840 to the present

Willis, Deborah

New York : W.W. Norton, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  TR23 .W55 2000

 

Shades of Black : a celebration of our children

Pinkney, Sandra L.

New York : Scholastic, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  PZ7.P63348 Sh 2000

 

Tuskegee's truths : rethinking the Tuskegee syphilis study

Chapel Hill, NC : University of North Carolina Press, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  R853 .H8 T87 2000

 

Under the knife : how a wealthy Negro surgeon wielded power in the Jim Crow South

Pearson, Hugh

New York : Free Press, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  F294 .B35 P43 2000

 

Virgie goes to school with us boys

Howard, Elizabeth Fitzgerald

New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2000

Hostos CC Stacks  PZ7.H83273 Vi 2000

 

Waltzing in the dark : African American vaudeville and race politics in the swing era

Gottschild, Brenda Dixon

New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000

Hostos CC Stacks  GV1785 .W393 G68 2000

 

The white image in the Black mind : a study of African American literature

Davis, Jane

Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000

Hostos CC Stacks  PS173 .W46 D38 2000

 

The white image in the black mind : African-American ideas about white people, 1830-1925

Bay, Mia

New York : Oxford University Press, 2000

Hostos CC Stacks  E185.61 .B29 2000

 

Women in chains : the legacy of slavery in Black women's fiction

Patton, Venetria K.

Albany : State University of New York Press, c2000

Hostos CC Stacks  PS374 .N4 P38 2000

 

Zora Neale Hurston's Their eyes were watching God : a casebook

Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000

Hostos CC Stacks  PS3515 .U789 T639 2000

  

 

REFERENCE WORKS in the HOSTOS COLLECTION

 

Encyclopedia of Minorities in American Politics.

Phoenix,AZ:  Oryx Press, 2000

Hostos CC Reference  E184. A1 E574 2000

Reference Library of Black America.

Farmington Hills, MI:  Gale Group,

Hostos CC Reference  E185 .R44 2000

 

Africana:  the Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.

New York:  Basic Avitas Books, 1999

Hostos CC Reference DT14 .A37345 1999

 

The Oxford Companion to African American Literature.

New York:  Oxford University Press, 1997

Hostos CC Reference PS153 .N5 O96 1997

 

Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History.

New York:  Macmillan, 1996

Hostos CC Reference E185 .E54 1996

 

The African American Almanac

Farmington  Hills, MI:  Gale Group, 2000

Hostos CC Reference E185 .N385 2000

 

Notable Black American Men.

Farmington Hills, MI:  Gale Group, 1999

Hostos CC Reference E185.86 .N68 1999

 

Notable Black American Women (Book I & II)

Detroit, MI:  Gale Research, 1992/1996

Hostos CC Reference E185.96 .N68 1992/1996

 

Contemporary Black Biography (v.1-31)

Detroit, MI:  Gale Group, 1992-2002

Hostos CC Reference E185.96 C66 v.1-31

 

Chronology of African American history : from 1492 to the present

Hornsby, Jr., Alton

Detroit, MI:  Gale Research, 1997

Hostos CC Reference E185 .H64 1997

 

The New York Public Library African American Desk Reference.

New York; Chichester:  Wiley, 1999

Hostos CC Reference E185 .N49 1999

 

Black writers : a selection of sketches from contemporary authors.

Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1999

Hostos CC Reference  E185.96 .B545 1999

 

African-American writers : a dictionary

Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2000

Hostos CC Reference  PS153 .N5 A3444 2000