On-line Archival Collections, Special Collections Library, Duke University
This site contains some fascinating primary documents online, including rare slave letters and a personal memoir.
African American Women Writers of the Nineteenth Century, The New York Public Library Digital Schomburg
Read the actual words of Black women in the years before, during, and just after slavery.
Ann Arbor: A Woman's Town
Jones and her daughter Carole Gibson interviewed Black women in Ann
Arbor and produced two documentary films from the interviews. Excerpts
from the films are on this site."Ann Arbor: A Woman's Town" covers the
first half of the twentieth century. The second film, "A Change Was in
the Air" chronicles the tumultuous Civil Rights Era in Ann Arbor, from
Black Women in Mathematics
This site, sponsored by the mathematics department of the State
University of New York at Buffalo, offers a timeline of black women in
mathematics and detailed, respectful biographies of more than 100 of
these women. There are also interesting articles.
Women Scientists Profiled in "The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences."
There is a handful of biographies here of Black women scientists.
Voices From the Gap
If you need biographical
information about women of color who are writers, this is the place to
go. Often there are also links to excerpts from their writing.
Black Women's Biographical
Black Women's Autobiographies and Biographies
Bibliography of Black Women's History
Stories about Black Women
Quotations by Black Women