Collection Highlight – Special Collections, Duke University.

Duke University has posted an online archival collection focusing on African American Women’s History.  If you are interested in slave narratives and slave letters, it is worth a look.
If you are looking for assistance finding primary source documents on African American History, feel free to ask the Stone Center Library Staff.

Women's History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, Shauna Collier has put books pertaining to African American Women’s History on display.  Here are a few of the selections:

  • Black & Brown Waves: The Cultural Politics of Young Women of Color and Feminism by Regina Andrea Bernard.
  • Still Brave: The Evolution of Black Women’s Studies edited by Stanlie M. James, Frances Smith Foster, and Beverly Guy-Sheftall.
  • The Pecan Orchard: Journey of a Sharecropper’s Daughter by Peggy Vonsherie Allen.
  • Triangular Road by Paule Marshall.
  • Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers edited by Joanne Veal Gabbin.

Please come into the library and take one out to enjoy over spring break! We are always ready to help patrons find interesting reads.