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Black History: WKU Libraries Resources for Research


For additional aid in discovering historic African American sources, search "African Americans--Bibliography" as "Subject" in the One-Search Catalog to find WKU Libraries' collection of over one hundred bibliographies.

Biographical Dictionaries

African American Women Reference

The library has up to 14 volumes in the "Black Women in United States History" series. You can search the catalog by the series' title or see the surrounding books in the collection. Many of the other titles are present under the Secondary Sources page.

Geographic Sources


Faculty Subject Specialist

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Dan Forrest
Cravens Library, Room 606
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11067
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101