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Primary Sources: African/African Diaspora/African American Primary Sources

Web sites and repositories for primary sources.

Recommendations?

If you know of a digital repository of African/African American/African Diaspora worldwide content that is not included here but should be, please recommend it to librarian@esc.edu. 

We are not interested in:

  • Web sites that merely link to other web sites (like this one)
  • Secondary or tertiary resources; only original primary source content
  • Anything that has ads, or requires a login or payment
  • And of course anything false, harrassing, or bigoted

North American Slave (and Liberation) Narratives

Primary Sources relating to African Americans and African American history, culture, and issues

Primary Sources relating to Africa and African history, culture, and issues

Primary Sources relating to Afro-Caribbeans and their history, culture, and issues

Primary Sources relating to the worldwide African Disaspora and its history, culture, and experiences