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Aluka--An international, online digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa.

Black Studies Center--Historical and current material on African-Americans, African Diaspora, and Africans.

Oxford African American Studies Center--A collection of encyclopedias and other authoritative reference sources published by Oxford University Press. This resource also includes maps, charts, images and primary source material.

African American Newspapers, 1827-1998--More than 270 African American newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries.

JSTOR--A collection of scholarly full-text journals. In the "Advance Search" you may limit your search to articles in the "African American Studies" and "African Studies" collections.

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John Brown Russwurm


Bowdoin's first African-American graduate (1826)

The John Brown Russwurm Collection is available in the
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives on the 3rd floor of the Hawthorne Longfellow Library

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