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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
Miroslava Chávez-García, PhD
Spencer Crew, PhD
Joe Watkins, PhD
Judy Fay, Sr. Director, Solutions
Marian Perales, Editorial Specialist
Casey Coffee, Jennifer Hutchinson, Tamara Johnson, Editors
Ellen Rasmussen, Media Editor
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Susan Basch, Sr. Developer
Terry Buss, Technical Project Manager
Chris Martinich, Developer
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Neal Schaefer, Director, Product and Content Management Systems
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Africa and the Atlantic, 500-1550—Library of Congress
Africans in Colonial North America, 1550s-1760—MPI/Getty Images
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—Universal History Archive/UIG/Bridgeman Image
Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965—AGIP/Bridgeman Images
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