February 1, 2007

Black History Month

Black History Month

Sample searches in the catalog:

Title searches:
African American Inventors
Black Pioneers of Science and Invention
Outward Dreams: Black Inventors and Their Inventions
African American Firsts in Science & Technology (Reference books always available)
Inventing Modern America [electronic resource]: From the Microwave to the Mouse
Autobiography of a People: Three Centuries of African American History Told by Those Who Lived It
The Black 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential African-Americans, Past and Present
The African-American Century: How Black Americans Have Shaped Our Country

The Autobiography of Malcolm X

People subject searches:
George Washington Carver (http://www.invent.org/hall_of_fame/30.html)
Elijah McCoy "The Real McCoy" (
http://www.blackinventor.com/pages/elijahmccoy.html)
Nat Turner (
http://library.thinkquest.org/J0112391/nat_turner.htm)
Harriet Tubman (
http://www.harriettubman.com/)
Sojourner Truth (
http://www.sojournertruth.org/)
Rosa Parks (
http://www.rosaparks.org/index.html)
Booker T. Washington (
http://www.gale.com/free_resources/bhm/bio/washington_b.htm) and in Virgina (http://www.nps.gov/bowa/)
Alvin Ailey (
http://www.alvinailey.org/)
Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton (
http://www.jazzitude.com/morton.htm)
Marian Anderson (
http://www.mariananderson.org/)
Maya Angelou (
http://www.mayaangelou.com/)
Zora Neale Hurston (
http://www.zoranealehurston.ucf.edu/)
Michael Jordan (http://www.virtualfans.com/
)

Alice Walker (http://www.pbs.org/now/arts/walker.html)
Tiger Woods (
http://www.tigerwoods.com)
Barack Obama (
http://www.barackobama.com/)
Savion Glover (http://www.js-interactive.com/savion/)
African American Artists (
http://www.artcyclopedia.com/nationalities/African-American.html) and (http://www.liu.edu/CWIS/CWP/library/aavaahp.htm)
...countless numbers more contributed to the history of this nation.

Topic subject searches:
African American
African American Business

African Americans History
African Americans in Literature
African Americans Medical Care
African Americans Study and Teaching
African Americans World War 1914 1918
Africa
Caribbean
Ghana

Links:
History.com
Blackquest.com
Black History Month in the United Kingdom