Research databases include Black Freedom Struggle, a resource featuring select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history; Black Studies Center, a resource that brings together essential historical and current material for researching the past, present, and future of African-Americans; and U.S. History (Gale in Context) featuring a topic header, African American Perspectives.
Classroom materials in the guide are from a variety of sources. The Digital Public Library of America includes topics such as, Exodusters: African American Migration to the Great Plains and WyoHistory.org has a lesson plan around the topic of The Black 14. The U.S. National Archives has put together primary sources and educational activities for teaching about African American history.
For more information on GoWYLD.net resources, contact Chris Van Burgh, Wyoming State Library Database Instruction Librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org.