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Center for Cultural Resources - North America: African Americans

Artifacts

African American Heritage Doll

Old Photograph Postcards

Left Photo:

Sojourner Truth 1797-1883

Articulate speaker against slavery.

Right Photo:

Harriet Tubman 1823-1913

Tubman (on left) with some of the 300 slaves she led to freedom on the "Underground Railroad."

Books

Jackie Robinson: An Intimate Portrait

By Rachel Robinson with Lee Daniels

Forward by Roger Wilkins

African American History Books

Booker T. Washington by William Wise

100 African Americans Who Shaped American History by Chrisanne Beckner

Five Bold Freedom Fighters by Wade Hudson

Famous Black Quotations by Janet Cheatam Bell

The Afro-Americans by Howard Smead

 

 

African American History Resources

The Biographical Dictionary of Black Americans  by Rachel Kranz

The Art of Ellis Wilson by Stephen H. Jones

African American Novels

Crispus Attucks: Black Leader of Colonial Patriots by Dharathula H. Millender

All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes by Maya Angelou

The Story of Phillis Wheatly: Poetess of The American Revolution by Shirley Graham

 

African American Elementary Books

Aunt Flossie's Hats (and Crab Cakes Later) by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard

Leola and the Honeybears by Melodie Benson Rosales

Mirandy and Brother Wind by Patricia C. McKissack

Pride: Black Studies

When I am Old with You by Angela Johnson

Africa Dream by Eloise Greenfield

 

Indiana Magazines of History

Volume 100, Issues 1, 3, & 4

Sept. 2004

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Books

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Civil Rights Leader by Robert Jakoubek

The Life and Words of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Ira Peck

Description

Kit 1: The contents in Kit 1 consist of twelve themes.

  • Theme 1: People/ Places
  • Theme 2: Life experiences
  • Theme 3: Needs
  • Theme 4: Natural World 
  • Theme 5: Aesthetics
  • Theme 6: Past/Future
  • Theme 7: Language
  • Theme 8: Rules/Institutions/Leaders
  • Theme 9: Procedures/Consumers/Transporters
  • Theme 10: Recreation/Celebrations
  • Theme 11: Values/Service 
  • Theme 12: Connections/Interdependency

Each theme in Kit 1 contains a folder with information and resources that relate to African American history. 

Kit 2: The contents in Kit 2 contain a wide variety of books, graphic novels, posters, games and newspaper clippings. 

 

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Resources

Abraham Lincoln & Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Posters

Maya Angelou Newspaper Article

Famous African American Activity Cards

Black Excellence Classroom Posters

African American Studies Lesson Plans & Classroom Resources

Influential Black Personalities

Lift Every Voice and Sing Collage

Lesson Plans

Page Created by Teacher Candidates

Madison Norris

Madison is a senior undergraduate student at Indiana University Southeast pursuing Secondary Education with a concentration in social studies. Madison & her colleagues completed this service learning archival project for the Center for Cultural Resource's African Americans webpage.

Kaitlyn Miller

Kaitlyn Miller is a senior undergraduate student at Indiana University Southeast pursuing Secondary Education with a concentration in social studies. Kaitlyn & her colleagues completed this service learning archival project for the Center for Cultural Resource's African Americans webpage.

Courtney Roberts

Courtney is a senior undergraduate student at Indiana University Southeast pursuing Secondary Education with a concentration in social studies & psychology. Courtney & her colleagues completed this service learning archival project for the Center for Cultural Resource's African Americans webpage.