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African American Documents

Government documents about African American history and culture.

Congress and Legislation

Other crucial documents take the form of Laws enacted by congress such as the Civil Rights Act of 1964 or the Voting Rights Act of the following year. Laws can be found in print in the Statutes at Large, located in GIMMS reference. Some important pieces of legislation do not become law but still have an influence on the process. There are a variety of online resources to help find and track legislation.

Databases and Guides

Individual Titles