Browse letters, diaries, and oral histories from both black and white participants in the early years of the Civil Rights movement in the United States.
Browse personal narratives of World War I experiences in the United States and abroad
Anne Mansfield "Annie" Sullivan became the teacher of Helen Keller in 1887 upon the recommendation of Michael Anagnos, director of the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind. The letters in this collection were written by Miss Sullivan to Mr. Anagnos between 1887 and 1902 and provide much information relative to Helen Keller's progress in reading, writing, and speaking during her early life in Tuscumbia, Alabama.
Read the intriguing diary and letters of the young Union spy captured and eventually executed by Confederate forces in 1863.
Considered the official newspaper of the Black Panther Party, it distributed information about the party's activities and ideologies, focusing on both international revolutions as inspiration and contemporary racial struggles of African Americans across the United States.