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Black History Month 2014: Works

Topics and resources related to Black History


Music Library

Southern African American Music Collection (SAMC)

USC Music Library's Southern African American Music Collection (SAMC) comprises print, audio-visual, and primary source materials related to African American music of the South.The SAMC archive demonstrates the centricity of Southern African American music by collecting and preserving this music, reflecting its significance both as a historical and living tradition.

Library Books

Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections

James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) Collection

James Weldon Johnson was a writer, poet, teacher, politician and lawyer. Thomas Cooper Library has developed a collection of his books and manuscripts through story-teller and librarian Augusta Baker. Of particular interest may be a small group of the poet's manuscripts. These four holograph poems were the seeds of our James Weldon Johnson Collection.

Educational Film Collection

The Educational Film Collection at Thomas Cooper Library includes videotapes, 16mm films, and DVDs related to African American StudiesAfrican Cinema, and Blaxploitation Cinema

Internet Resources