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G. I. Jones, Photographic Archive of Southeastern Nigerian Art and Culture
John C. McCall, Southern Illinois University
This site consists of approximately 350 photographs of artwork from the Igbo-speaking regions of southeastern Nigeria. A link to the author's home page offers additional web resources that complement those... [more]
Website last visited 2003-10-30.
Excerpts from Slave Narratives
Steven Mintz, University of Houston
Unadorned and easy to navigate, this comprehensive website based at the University of Houston contains 46 first-person accounts of slavery and African life dating from 1682 to 1937. The majority of these statements were written in the 18th and 19th centuries. Although there is no general essay... [more]
Website last visited 2002-09-01.
Digital Imaging Project of South Africa
University of Natal
The Digital Imaging Project of South Africa (DISA) has digitized 43 anti-apartheid periodicals covering the period 1960 to 1994. These years were pivotal for South Africa's liberation struggle against the apartheid system. In 1960, the white-ruled National Party government banned major opposition... [more]
Website last visited 2007-07-24.
African National Congress, Historical Documents Archive
The African National Congress
This archive contains hundreds of speeches by African National Congress (ANC) leaders, press releases, conference proceedings, and articles and pamphlets. These materials, some of which are scanned in original form, trace the development of this leading South African liberation organization from... [more]
Website last visited 2003-01-08.
Journeys in Time, 1809 – 1822: The Diaries of Lachlan and Elizabeth Macquarie
Macquarie University, Sydney, and State Library of New South Wales, Australia
This site provides full transcripts of diaries written over thirteen years by Lachlan Macquarie (1761-1824), governor of colonial New South Wales between 1810 and 1822, and his wife, Elizabeth (1778-1835). Elizabeth Macquarie’s diary (roughly 20,000 words) describes the couple's journey to... [more]
Website last visited 2003-02-01.
University of Virginia, Electronic Text Center
This site features more than 50 letters from freed American slaves living in 19th-century Liberia, West Africa, to their former masters and associates in Virginia. The site contains original handwritten pages and printed transcriptions of letters authored by men who acquired literacy as domestic... [more]
Website last visited 2003-07-17.
Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record
Jerome S. Handler, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Michael L. Tuite, Jr.
These 1,000 images depict Atlantic slavery. Images are divided into 18 categories, including "Maps"; "Pre-Colonial Africa"; "New World Agriculture and Plantation Labor"; "Music, Dance, and Recreational Activities"; and "Military Activities." The smallest categories have nine images ("Family Life,... [more]
Website last visited 2003-07-17.
American Museum Congo Expedition, 1909-1915
American Museum of Natural History, Digital Library Project
Whether deserved or not, the "Congo" evokes wonder tinged with fear. Deep in the region's interior, researchers spent years cataloging mysterious natural treasures. This site presents the notes, photographs, maps, and drawings of one such expedition, sponsored by the American Museum of Natural... [more]
Website last visited 2003-09-03.
Internet Islamic History Sourcebook
Paul Halsall, University of North Florida and Fordham University
This massive database of primary and secondary source material on the Islamic world is a subsidiary to the larger Internet History Sourcebook project. The title is somewhat misleading as the term "Islamic History" usually refers to the history of Islam in the pre-modern period. This sourcebook,... [more]
Website last visited 2003-10-07.
The Story of Africa
British Broadcasting Company (BBC)
Who should tell the story of Africa? This crucial question frames the "Living History" section of what is, arguably, one of the most comprehensive websites in African history. The answer to this question, according to the site's creator, seems to be anyone who wishes to study and embrace the... [more]
Website last visited 2003-12-02.
Australian War Memorial
Australian War Memorial, Canberra
This website provides extensive information about the history of Australia at war, through primary and secondary material, as well as information about the memorial itself. Major conflicts covered by this site range from the Anglo-Maori Wars in New Zealand (1860ï¿½1866) to the 2003 Iraq War. There... [more]
Website last visited 2003-12-15.
Internet African History Sourcebook
This website contains more than 400 links to a variety of sources in African history. As the site states, the links provide access to a subset of texts drawn from three broader online sourcebooks--an Ancient History... [more]
Website last visited 2004-03-04.
Smithsonian, National Museum of Natural History
This website presents a wonderful set of historical and contemporary images and accompanying text that survey African history and culture. The breadth and quality of the material goes a long way toward achieving the stated goal of exploring Africa's striking diversity and long history. Roughly 100... [more]
Website last visited 2004-04-08.
Afriterra, The Cartographic Free Library
Afriterra Foundation Library
This site offers resources from the Afriterra Foundation, a non-profit cartographic library, including a partial list of the Foundation's holdings of books and maps; a short list of map-related websites; and more than 500 online maps. The maps will be of greatest use to researchers, instructors,... [more]
Website last visited 2004-04-15.
The British Library
This site presents a collection of more than 100 visual images and texts housed in the British Library in London. The items were chosen to represent contrasting views of life in the British colonies in the Caribbean during the 18th and 19th centuries. One set of texts and images depicts an... [more]
Website last visited 2004-12-21.
Africa Online Digital Library
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online, Michigan State University
This site offers a wealth of material on a variety of topics in African history and digital library standards and practices. The site's stated goal is the implementation of emerging best practices in the "American digital library community" in an African context, and it does not disappoint. Indeed,... [more]
Website last visited 2004-11-01.
Melville J. Herskovitz Library, Northwestern University
This site contains images of 366 posters, the majority of which come from South Africa and concern the struggle against apartheid. About 50 relate to anticolonial struggles in Portuguese Africa, with Mozambique especially wellrepresented.
The collection is keyword-searchable as a whole... [more]
Website last visited 2005-07-25.
Art and Life in Africa Online
University of Iowa
At the core of this site is a searchable database of African art entitled the Stanley Collection. This collection of more than 500 images and objects focuses mainly on western Africa, and it is possible... [more]
Website last visited 2005-07-27.
National Museum of African Art
This site showcases an incredible collection of artwork from across the African continent, including more than 1,500 ancient artifacts, pieces collected in the colonial era, photographs, textiles, and works by modern African artists. The site provides historical and cultural information on every... [more]
Website last visited 2006-03-17.
Africa Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent
University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries
This site presents a large collection of primary sources in African studies, including images (more than 3,000 slides and 500 photographs) and sounds (more than 50 hours), as well as seven digitized texts, four of which are extremely rare works. It represents 50 years of work by the site’s... [more]
Website last visited 2007-07-17.