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The African American Experience
Developed with the guidance of African American librarians and subject specialists, The African American Experience is the widest ranging and easiest-to-use online database collection on African American history and culture.


The American Mosaic: The African American Experience Team

Advisory Board
Spencer Crew, PhD
Andrew P. Jackson
Joe Watkins, PhD

Editorial
Judy Fay, Director, Editorial (Electronic)
Marian Perales, Manager, Editorial Development
Jennifer Hutchinson, Allen Raichelle, Lauren Thomas, Renee Dubie, Zachary Klimecki, Alesandra Rigonati, and Mark Strong, Editors
James Dare, Ellen Rasmussen, Allison Nadeau, and Karen Morris, Media Editors
Kim Kennedy-White, Acquisitions Editor

Technical
Troy Martin, Vice President, Operations
Susan Basch, Sr. Developer
Terry Buss, Technical Project Manager
Chris Martinich, Developer
Eelco Vrolijk, Sr. Developer
Neal Schaefer, Director, Product and Content Management Systems

Photo Credits: Home Page Carousel
Africa and the Atlantic, 500-1550—Library of Congress
Africans in Colonial North America, 1550s-1760—Library of Congress
Hopes for a New Nation, 1763-1816—Bettmann/Corbis
Antebellum, 1816-1846—Library of Congress
Civil War and Emancipation, 1846-1877—Library of Congress
Rise of Jim Crow, 1877-1895—Library of Congress
The Progressive Era, 1895-1917—Library of Congress
World War I to the Great Depression, 1917-1939—Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
World War II and Post-War Integration, 1939-1954—Library of Congress
Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965—Library of Congress
Black Power Movement, 1965-1979—Bettmann/Corbis
Urban Politics and the Shifting Landscape, 1979-1991—AP Photo
Dawning of a New Era, 1992-2000—Consolidated News Pictures/Hulton Archive/Getty Images
New Millennium, 2001-Present—AP Photo/Lynne Sladky

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