This unique new eBook offers these five original articles by faculty specializing in African American history, literature and culture:
Commemorating W.E.B. Du Bois and “The Crisis”: Reflections on Religion and American History
Excavating Antebellum Black Politics via America’s Historical Newspapers
The Robinson Interregnum: The Black Press Responds to the Signing of Jackie Robinson
Writing the David Ruggles Biography: Newspapers Help Complete the Portrait of a Radical Black Abolitionist
A True Tale of Adultery, Murder, and Dismemberment in Black Women's History
Each author provides a first-hand description of the discovery of valuable primary sources in Readex databases, including African American Newspapers, African American Periodicals, Afro-Americana Imprints, and other digital collections.
This unique 34-page eBook offers five original articles that offer fresh ways to captivate and inspire college students—all based on the authors’ actual classroom experience. Written for both librarians and faculty, each short article offers first-hand descriptions of the successful integration of primary sources into teaching activities at a range of academic institutions.
The classroom uses of primary sources described in this new eBook have worked not only to introduce students to the experience of the past, but also to create deeper engagement with research activities that spark lively discussions and improve the teaching process.