Skip to Main Content

January-February 2013 What's Happening @ LWLC : Websites

Internet Resources

African American History Month

The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society.

American Memory

The Library of Congress American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. 

The Cornell University Hip Hop Collection

Cornell’s hip hop collection documents the origins and growth of hip hop culture through the preservation of its original artifacts.

Freebook Sifter

Download FREE eBooks!

Historical African American Newspapers Available Online

This LibGuide from Marist College provides a list of historical African American Newspapers available online as part of digitization projects at libraries and historical societies as well as digitization projects done by Google.


MAKE provides articles and tutorials about Do It Yourself and Maker culture. Learn to build something! searches over 55 databases and over 2100 selected websites from 13 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results. 

Zinn Education Project

The Zinn Education Project promotes and supports the use of Howard Zinn’s best selling book, A People's History of the United Statesand other materials for teaching a people’s history in middle and high school classrooms across the country. The website offers more than 100 free, downloadable lessons and articles organized by themetime period, and reading level. 

Subject Guide

Profile Photo
Neil Foulger
LWLC Room 137B
View this page in a format suitable for printers and screen-readers or mobile devices. 915 South Jackson Street • Montgomery, Alabama 36101 • (334) 604-9093