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African American Activists of the 20th Century: Selected Pictures

Related Resources

The following links, from the Library of Congress and other institutions, include information and additional images related to activist activities undertaken by African Americans in the 20th century. Some of these resources are available online while viewing others may require a visit to a cultural institution.

The following Library of Congress collections and resources include images of 20th-century African American activists. While many images are available online, there will also be references to many that are only available for in-person research in the Library’s Prints & Photographs Reading Room. Please use our Ask a Librarian service to ask questions about any of the resources listed here

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Additional Resources from the Prints & Photographs Division

The titles listed below link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are provided when available.