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Black History Links

Please note that when you access the links below, you are preparing to exit the local history web site as maintained by the Shelby County Historical Society (SCHS).  While we welcome the opportunity to provide you with additional information on a particular topic, please note that SCHS cannot control the accuracy of materials created and maintained by other organizations.   If you want to link, or have suggestions for other research sites to include on this subject, please let us know.  We do welcome your ideas!

Lest We Forget This site is managed by Bennie J. McRae, Jr., of Trotwood, Ohio.  It researches, publishes and disseminates historical as well as current documents that focus on the history and culture of African-Americans and others.  
National Afro-American
Museum & Cultural Museum
This museum contains permanent exhibits documenting the African-American experience in America from W.W.II to the 60's. Changing exhibits relate to all aspects of African-American culture and history. Collections are located in the restored Carnegie Library on the campus of Wilberforce University (located near Dayton, Ohio).
The African-American Mosaic A Library of Congress resource guide for the study of Black History and culture. 
The African-American Experience in Ohio This electronic collection of 30,000 pages of primary materials follows Ohio African Americans from pre-Civil War abolition efforts through the Civil War and post-war reconstruction years to the political and religious activism of the early 20th century.  It is maintained by the Ohio Historical Society.  
African Americans in Southeastern Ohio Materials related to the African American experience in various southeastern counties.  Includes information on the Civil War experience. 
African American Cemeteries Online People working together to building an on-line database of African American genealogical material for the 21st century.  Includes Ohio information. 
Traveling Through Time The Shelby County Historical Society's archive of articles on local black history.
National Register of Historic Places The Nation's official list of 70,000 cultural resources worthy of preservation.
Ohio Historical Society This web site contains thousands of informational pages and images documenting Ohio's history.
OHIOana Library The Ohio Public Library Information Network maintains an online catalogue/search index for prominent Ohioans - be they writers, musicians, and/or other artists.  Network is searchable by topic. 

'Black History' segment written in June, 1998 by David Lodge


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