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African American Historical Serials Collection & Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa

Wed, July 15, 2020 2:50 PM to Thu, July 30, 2020 2:50 PM
African American Historical Serials Collection & Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa
Two primary source digital collections are now part of UC Merced’s collection. These collections -- related to African American life and Southern Africa liberation struggles -- may be of interest to researchers not only of African studies but also of anthropology, art and art history, ethnicity and race relations, gender studies, history, international studies, language and literature, law, political science, and sociology. 
 
This archive of primary sources offers 170 titles with 60,000 pages of searchable content. The collection documents African American religious life and culture during the nineteenth and early twentieth century through newspapers, magazines, reports & annuals from African American religious organizations including churches and social service agencies.
 
A digital collection of primary source materials related to the liberation of Southern African and the dismantling of the Apartheid regime. A national advisory committee guided the selection of materials which includes periodicals, pamphlets, personal papers, correspondence books, photographs, speeches and interviews with an emphasis on Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.