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Where to Start - African American Studies Research

This guide provides you with a list of databases, journals, and more to support your African American studies research. 

Article Databases

Crime and Punishment in the Jim Crow South

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Crime and punishment in the Jim Crow South by Amy Wood

For more focused research, use one of the recommended databases listed below.

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Selected Internet Resources

Books and Periodicals

Find Books on the Shelf with LC Call Numbers

  • [E184.5 - 185.98] — History. Afro-Americans
  • [E441 - 453] — Slavery in the United States. Antislavery movements
  • [HT1501 - 1595] — Races

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