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Library resources that support the study of African Americans.

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African American Resources

This research guide is designed to provide information on how to access the library electronic resources with data on the African American life experiences in the United States. This guide is also meant to provide the names of various Internet resources that are particularly valuable for those doing academic research in the area of African American history.

African American Man

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W.T. Young Library

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY 40506-0456

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