Sunday, February 26, 2017

Genealogy Journey's Podcast #25: Black History Month

Photograph of a Young Woman at the Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. with a Banner, 08/28/1963. https://flic.kr/p/i3ZYbF




Resources

Websites

Infoplease - Key Moments in Black History 
HistoryNet - Emancipation Proclamation 
Ku Klux Klan: A History of Racism and Violence
Wikipedia - Housing segregation in the United States 
African American History Timeline 
Wikipedia - Timeline of African American History 
BlackPast.org - African American History Timelines
History.com - Black History Timelines

Banjo/Slave songs
Dummies - A Brief History of the Banjo 
The Bitter Southerner - History of the Banjo
Wikipedia - Banjo
Wikipedia - Slave Songs of the United States  (excellent list of references) Wikipedia - Michael Row the Boat Ashore 
Follow the Drinking Gourd A Social History
Follow the Drinking Gourd A Social History - What the Lyrics Mean                  Owen Sound - Songs of Freedom

The Underground Railroad and its benefactors & supporters
Wikipedia - The Underground Railroad 
Wikipedia - William Still
PBS -  The African Americans - Who Really Ran the Underground Railroad  Accessible Archives - African American Newspapers
Wikipedia - Anti-Tom Literature 
Wikipedia - Harriet Beecher Stowe
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Wikipedia - Underground Railroad 

Books

Allen, William Francis, Charles Pickard Ware, & Lucy McKim Garrison (compilers). Slave Songs of the United States. Bedford, MA: Applewood Books, 1867 (original publish date).

Curtis-Burlin, Natalie. Negro Folk Songs: The Hampton Series Books I-IV, Complete. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 2001.

Sharpless, Rebecca. Cooking in Other Women's Kitchens: Domestic Workers in the South, 1865-1960. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010.

--Jean Wilcox Hibben

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