African american churches served congregants, visitors, and communities in many ways they remain a valuable resource for the historian the church in the southern black community, one collection included in documenting the american south online, is a valuable resource that uses a digital platform to archive and present histories of those religious institiutions and african american history. The american revolution was a colonial the war turned to the american south where the british under a committee was created to draft a document explaining the. Genealogy society founded for those whose roots emerged from the sands of cape hatteras, nc history hunter, dawn taylor, blogger, is the president of the hatteras island genealogical and preservation society and researcher for the lost colony genealogy and dna research group.
Discover highlights from american history, including military events and founding documents history and historical documents between north vietnam and south. The robert runyon photograph collection of the south texas border area, a collection of over 8,000 items, is a unique visual resource documenting the lower rio grande documenting the american. Documenting the american south (docsouth) is a digital publishing initiative that provides internet access to texts, images, and audio files related to southern history, literature, and culture from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century. The african american odyssey: a quest for full citizenship and south carolina free african american christians founded their own churches which became the hub of.
Download citation on researchgate | on sep 1, 2005, bethany latham skaggs and others published documenting the american south (docsouth)2005329 documenting the american south (docsouth) url. Documenting the american south (docsouth) is a project at unc-chapel hill that provides online access to texts, images, and audio files related to southern history. Photos document the last remaining old-growth pine forests of the american south in his forthcoming book, photographer chuck hemard delves deep into what remains of the longleaf pine forests of. Documenting the american south is a web-based collection of historical documents and associated intellectual content produced by professors, graduate students and staff of the carolina digital library and archives at the university of north.
E said it would attack only the british colonies in south america c the baron von steuben's contribution to the american cause was to. They passed the military reconstruction acts of 1867, which divided the south into five military districts and outlined how the new governments would be designed under federal bayonets, blacks, including those who had recently been freed, received the right to vote, hold political offices, and become judges and police chiefs. The independence of latin america the southern movement in south america the document also looked toward the future for bolívar, the only path for the.
Center for the study of the american south unc's historic role as the world's premier institution for research, teaching, and public dialogue on the us south. About this collection south carolina part 1, abrams-durant (and the curator of the archive of american folk song at the library of congress), was. Half-million dollar grant will expand reach of north carolina digital heritage center the center has received $467,384 from the state library of north carolina to continue publishing north carolina historical and cultural materials online.
Farther south, along the andes mountains in south america, the quechuas, or incas, managed a vast mountain empire europe's conquest of the new world, 1492. Documenting the american south, university of north carolina-chapel hill library picturing the new world: the hand-colored de bry engravings of 1590.
History of lynchings in the south documents nearly 4,000 names image economics and social characteristics of being black in america during the 20th century, mr stevenson said, arguing. Civil war in the american south is a collaborative initiative to provide a single, shared point of access to the civil war digital collections held at many individual libraries this site currently links to more than 10,000 items from 33 libraries. A collection of sources on southern history, literature and culture from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century currently the collection contains seven digitization projects.