February is when Black History Month is celebrated annually in the United States and is a particularly appropriate time for all of us to reflect on the many contributions African-Americans have made to the American way of life. This collection of publications covers the gamut of the African American experience from slavery to military service, civil rights and elected office.
Best Selling African Americans Publications
By: U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Army, Army Center of Military History
GPO Stock # 999-000-55551-5 ISBN: 9780160882647
The volume opens with background chapters recalling the experience of Negroes in the Army in World War I, the position of Negroes in the Army between wars, and Army planning for their use in another great war, aw well as the clash of public and...
By: Library of Congress
GPO Stock # 030-000-00300-4 ISBN: 9780160914492
The Civil War in America assembles more than 200 unique items, many of which have never been seen by the public, to commemorate the sesquicentennial of this nation’s greatest military and political upheaval. Drawing from hundreds of...
By: U.S. House of Representatives, Office of the U.S. Clerk,Joint Committee on Printing/JCP
GPO Stock # 999-000-44441-3 ISBN: 9780160869488
Black Americans in Congress, 1870–2007, is a comprehensive history of the more than 120 African Americans who have served in the United States Congress. Written for a general audience, this book contains a profile of each African-...
The Impact of Illegal Immigration on the Wages and Employment Opportunities of Black Workers (ePub eBook)
By: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
GPO Stock # 999-000-33332-9 ISBN: 9780160873652
In the midst of public debate over immigration reform, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights voted to examine the possible effects of illegal immigration on particularly vulnerable segments of the U.S. working population, specifically low-skill...
By: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and The White House and Executive Office of the President
GPO Stock # 666-000-088070-7 ISBN: 9780160880070
Each Public Papers volume contains the papers and speeches of the President of the United States issued by the Office of the Press Secretary during the specified time period.
The material is presented in chronological...
By: Interior Dept., National Park Service, Southeast Region
GPO Stock # 024-005-01296-6 ISBN: 9780160900181
Provides activities for children ages 5-12 to learn about the history of the underground railroad and the Emancipation Proclamation.
By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History
GPO Stock # 008-029-00543-3 ISBN: 9780160866968
CMH Pub 30-24. Army Historical Series. Freedom by the Sword tells the story of the Colored Troops recruitment, organization, and service. The broad focus is on every theater of the Civil War and its concentration on what black soldiers actually...
By: National Archives and Records Administration, Office of the Federal Register
GPO Stock # 069-000-00184-0 ISBN: 9780160860850
Spine title reads: Public Papers of the Presidents, Barack Obama 2009. Contains public messages and statements of the President of the United States released by the White House from January 20 to June 30, 2009. Also includes appendices, an index...
By: Commission on Civil Rights
GPO Stock # 005-000-00275-3 ISBN: 9780160864018
Briefing report. August 2010. In the midst of public debate over immigration reform, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights voted to examine the possible effects of illegal immigration on particularly vulnerable segments of the U.S. working...
By: Defense Dept., Army, Corps of Engineers, Office of History
GPO Stock # 008-022-00347-9 ISBN: 9780160836725
EP-870-1-69. By Aldo H. Bagnulo. Edited by Michael J. Brodhead. Provides a history of the 1321st regiment, an African American regiment which served in Europe during World War Ii. Includes many black and white photographs. Item 0338-B.