Black History Month in GoWYLD

Feb 9, 2021

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We’ve gathered together resources for Black History Month. This research guide includes databases, primary sources and classroom materials.

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.

From, select a database title from the alphabetic list or go to the Black History Guide.

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 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.

Explore the Black History Guide at For all subject guides, go to and click the Subject Guides link, then select All Guides.

For more information on resources, contact Chris Van Burgh, Wyoming State Library Database Instruction Librarian at

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