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Birmingham as Building Block: Teaching and Learning: Building Blocks (Resources)
"The Encyclopedia of Alabama is a free, online reference resource on Alabama’s history, culture, geography, and natural environment. It was developed by the Alabama Humanities Foundation (now Alabama Humanities Alliance) and Auburn University with generous financial support from across the state."
Full text of hundreds of plays written from the mid-1800s to the present. Covers key writings from the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Arts movement, Africa and the African diaspora. Includes previously unpublished plays by Langston Hughes, Amiri Baraka, Zora Neale Hurston and many others.
Primary documents covering race, labor, immigration, commerce, western expansion, and women’s suffrage in America during the decades between the end of the Civil War and the election of Theodore Roosevelt.
Includes law periodicals, the Congressional Record, U.S. Reports, trials, legal classics, the United Nations and League of Nations Treaty Series, all United States treaties, the Federal Register and more.
A comprehensive compilation of declassified documents from the executive branch; includes intelligence studies, policy papers, diplomatic correspondence, cabinet meeting minutes, briefing materials, and domestic surveillance and military reports.
Web-based mapping application where users can quickly collect data to create thematic maps and custom reports using demographic, business, and marketing data. Includes D&B US Company Data, SimmonsLOCAL Data & EASI Health Data.
Coverage of the African American experience as depicted by news media; includes America’s ongoing conversation on race and historic changes; such as Barack Obama’s election, the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement.
On-demand streaming video service for educational institutions.
The UAB Libraries support the University’s teaching, research, and scholarship missions by providing access to high-quality resources for the entire UAB campus. The video streaming service Kanopy offers access to more than 30,000 film titles in its catalog through a film-by-film licensing system. To provide continued access to Kanopy content, the UAB Libraries will begin evaluating some requests for access to films not already licensed through Kanopy using the following criteria.
Preference will be given to films that will be used:
- to support a specific UAB course or courses;
- for academic or research purposes; or
- by recognized UAB student organizations for UAB-sponsored events.
Films will not be licensed through Kanopy for entertainment purposes or at the request of non-UAB affiliated patrons.
Primary source collections covering topics: African American Studies; American Studies; Asian Studies; British & European History; Business & Economic History; Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies; International Relations; Latin American & Caribbean Studies; Native American Studies; and Religious Studies.
Covering the period 1830-1865, approximately 15,000 articles, correspondence, manuscripts, etc.and literary works of almost 300 Black abolitionists documenting the impact of African American activism against slavery.
Contains Federal Government Records, including presidential records, military, and FBI Files, and Organizational Records and Personal Papers, including those of SCLC, SNCC, and CORE, offering unique documentation and a variety of perspectives on the 20th century fight for freedom.
1898 - 1996.
Includes scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles, reference books; includes The Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, Index to Black Periodicals Full Text, Black Literature Index, and the Chicago Defender historical newspaper from 1912-1975.
Contains internal memos, legal briefings, and direct action summaries from national, legal, and branch offices throughout the country. It charts the NAACP's work and delivers a first-hand view into crucial issues.
1909 - 1972.