African Americans

African Americans

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.

37 items
Image for Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-2005

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-2005

By: Congress, Joint Committee on Printing

GPO Stock # 052-071-01418-7 ISBN: 9780160731761

Published by the U.S. House of Representatives' Office of History and Preservation and the U.S. Senate Historical Office, this 16th edition of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - 2005 contains authoritative...

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Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007 (Hardcover)

By: House, Office of the Clerk, Office of History and Preservation

GPO Stock # 052-070-07519-8 ISBN: 9780160801945

Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007 provides a comprehensive history of the more than 120 African Americans who have served in the United States Congress through 2007. Individual profiles are introduced by contextual essays...

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Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007 (Paperback Edition)

Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007 (Paperback Edition)

By: House, Office of the Clerk, Office of History and Preservation

GPO Stock # 052-070-07520-1 ISBN: 9780160836183

Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007 provides a comprehensive history of the more than 120 African Americans who have served in the United States Congress from 1870 through 2007. Individual profiles are introduced by...

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Black Soldier - White Army: The 24th Infantry Regiment in Korea (Paperback)

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00331-7 ISBN:

CMH 70-65-1. By william T. Bowers, et al. Analyzes the operations of the all black 24th Infantry during the Korean War to determine how well the unit and its associated engineers and artillery performed. Asks whether deficiencies occurred. Seeks...

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Code of Federal Regulations, Title 34, Education, Pt. 400-679, July 1, 2015

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 34, Education, Pt. 400-679, Revised as of July 1, 2015

By: National Archives and Records Administration, Office of the Federal Register

GPO Stock # 869-082-00139-9 ISBN: 9780160929168

34 CFR Parts 400-679 continues coverage of the processes, procedures, rules and regulations for the offices of the U.S. Department of Education. In this volume, you will find information relating to the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult...

Price: $65.00
Congressional Record, V. 155, No. 11, Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Congressional Record, V. 155, No. 11, Tuesday, January 20, 2009

By: Congress

GPO Stock # 052-070-07545-7 ISBN: 9780160823220

Contains proceedings of Congress for Inauguration Day 2009 including the swearing in ceremonies of the President and Vice President and the text of President Obama's inaugural address speech.

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Discovering the Underground Railroad: Junior Ranger Activity Book

Discovering the Underground Railroad: Junior Ranger Activity Book

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.

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Freedom by the Sword: The U.S. Colored Troops, 1862-1867 (Hardcover)

Freedom by the Sword: The U.S. Colored Troops, 1862-1867 (Hardcover)

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...

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Geographic Profile of Employment And Unemployment 2003 (eBook)

Geographic Profile of Employment And Unemployment 2003 (eBook)

By: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics/BLS

GPO Stock # 999-000-44448-7 ISBN: 9780160877469

Annual data on the labor force, employment, and unemployment in States and substate areas are available from two major sources: the Current Population Survey (CPS) and the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program.  The CPS is a sample...

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Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965 (Paperback)

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00113-6 ISBN: 9780160019258

CMH Pub 50-1-1. Defense Studies Series. Discusses the evolution of the services' racial policies and practices between World War II and 1965 during the period when black servicemen and women were integrated into the Nation's military units.

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Nothing But Praise: A History of the 1321st Engineer General Service Regiment

Nothing But Praise: A History of the 1321st Engineer General Service Regiment

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.

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Official Presidential Portrait of Barack Obama (11x14)

By: General Services Administration; and Government Printing Office

GPO Stock # 021-000-00204-6 ISBN: 9780160822773

Color photographic portrait measures 11 x 14 in. Portrait shows President Obama standing next to an American flag.

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Official Presidential Portrait of Barack Obama (20x24)

Official Presidential Portrait of Barack Obama (20x24)

By: General Services Administration; and Government Printing Office

GPO Stock # 021-000-00207-1 ISBN: 9780160827914

Color photographic portrait measures 20x24 in. Portrait shows President Obama standing next to an American flag. Copies of this portrait are displayed in lobbies of U.S. Federal buildings.

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Official Presidential Portrait of Barack Obama (8X10)

By: General Services Administration; and Government Printing Office

GPO Stock # 021-000-00200-3 ISBN: 9780160822766

Color photographic portrait measures 8 x 10 in. Portrait shows President Obama standing next to an American flag.

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Congressional Record, V. 155, No. 11, Tuesday, January 20, 2009 --Contains proceedings...

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Pathbreakers: U.S. Marine African American Officers in Their Own Words

Pathbreakers: U.S. Marine African American Officers in Their Own Words

By: Defense Dept., Navy, Marine Corps, History Division

GPO Stock # 008-055-00257-5 ISBN: 9780160920868

The purpose of this book is to educate people, specifically prospective African American officers, on how previous African American military officers navigated their way through successful careers in the United States Marine Corps (USMC)....

Price: $27.00
Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Barack Obama, 2009, Book 1

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Barack Obama, 2009, Book 1

By: National Archives and Records Administration, Office of the Federal Register

GPO Stock # 069-000-00184-0 ISBN: 9780160860850

First volume of the official Public Papers of the Presidents series for President Barack Obama, in a high-quality clothbound hardcover edition....

Price: $127.00
Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Barack Obama, 2009, Book 1

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Barack Obama, 2009, Book 1 (ePub eBook)

By: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and The White House and Executive Office of the President

GPO Stock # 069-300-00002-2 ISBN: 9780160880070

First volume of the official Public Papers of the Presidents series for President Barack Obama, in EPUB format, the first digital eBook edition of...

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Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Barack Obama, 2009, Book 1 (ePub eBook)

By: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and The White House and Executive Office of the President

GPO Stock # 666-000-08870-7 ISBN: 9780160880070

First volume of the official Public Papers of the Presidents series for President Barack Obama, in EPUB format, the first digital eBook edition of...

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Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Barack Obama, 2009, Book 2

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Barack Obama, 2009, Book 2, July 1 to December 31, 2009

By: National Archives and Records Administration, Office of the Federal Register

GPO Stock # 069-000-00185-8 ISBN: 9780160860867

Second volume of the official Public Papers of the Presidents series for President Barack Obama, in a high-quality clothbound hardcover edition....

Price: $111.00
Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Barack Obama, 2010, Book 1

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, Barack Obama, 2010, Book 1, January 1 to June 30, 2010

By: National Archives and Records Administration, Office of the Federal Register

GPO Stock # 069-000-00189-1 ISBN: 9780160866173

Third volume of the official Public Papers of the Presidents series for President Barack Obama, in a high-quality clothbound hardcover edition....

Price: $142.00
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Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1877-1945

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00333-3 ISBN: 9780160489839

CMH 30-15. Army Historical Series. 2nd of three planned volumes on the history of Army domestic support operations. This volume encompasses the period of the rise of industrial America with attendant social dislocation and strife. Major themes...

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Role of Fed Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1945-1992

Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1945-1992 (Cloth)

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00397-0 ISBN: 9780160723612

The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1945-1992, the third of three volumes on the history of Army domestic support operations, continues the story of institutional and other changes that took place in the Army...

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Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders 1945-1992 Paper

Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1945-1992 (Paperback)

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00400-3 ISBN: 9780160723643

The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1945-1992, the third of three volumes on the history of Army domestic support operations, continues the story of institutional and other changes that took place in the Army...

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The Children's Bureau Legacy: Ensuring the Right to Childhood (ePub eBook)

The Children's Bureau Legacy: Ensuring the Right to Childhood (ePub eBook)

By: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth and Families

GPO Stock # 017-300-00004-1 ISBN: 9780160917226

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The Children's Bureau Legacy: Ensuring the Right to Childhood (ePub eBook)

By: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth and Families

GPO Stock # 017-300-00001-6 ISBN: 9780160917226

***Click on SHOW MARKETPLACE EBOOKSELLERS for purchase options from third party sites.*** Comprehensive history of the Children’s Bureau from 1912-2012 in eBook form that shares the legacy of this landmark agency that...

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The Civil War in America by Library of Congress

The Civil War in America (Package of 25)

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...

Price: $30.00
Geographic Profile of Employment And Unemployment 2003 (eBook)

The Employment of Negro Troops (eBook)

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...

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The Employment of Negro Troops (Paperback)

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00282-5 ISBN: 9780160429514

Describes the black soldier's experience during World War II, including a detailed account of the effect of segregated service on the morale and performance of black units. The study concludes with an analysis of the partially integrated service...

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Impact of Illegal Immigration on Wages Employment of Black Workers

The Impact of Illegal Immigration on the Wages and Employment Opportunities of Black Workers

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...

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Impact of Illegal Immigration on Black Workers

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...

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The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders 1789-1878 Paperbk

The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1789-1878 (Paperback)

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00489-5 ISBN: 9780160800832

CMH 30-13-1. Army Historical Series. Provides a survey of the use of federal forces, including federalized militia and National Guard, in domestic disturbances, with special emphasis on legal and constitutional issues.

 

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U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War: The Civil War Begins

U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War: The Civil War Begins: Opening Clashes, 1861

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00552-2 ISBN: 9780160911453

The Civil War Begins: Opening Clashes, 1861 is the first in a series of campaign brochures entitled "...

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Underground Railroad

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service, Division of Publications

GPO Stock # 024-005-01185-4 ISBN: 9780912627649

This National Park Service handbook describes the many ways that blacks took to escape slavery in the southern United States before the Civil War. It includes stories of famous African American women, such as Harriet Tubman, who served in the...

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Underground Railroad: Official Map and Guide (Folder)

By: Interior Dept., National Park Service

GPO Stock # 024-005-01170-6 ISBN: 9780160616808

Provides a brief history of slavery in America from 1450-1865. Also describes how slaves were brought to freedom through the Underground Railroad (UGRR) with a map of the escape routes.

The Underground Railroad was a network of secret...

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United States Congressional Serial Set, Serial No. 14903, House Document No. 223

Provides the most comprehensive source available on the 229 women who have served in U.S. House of Representatives and Senate from the first woman elected to Congress, Jeannette Rankin of Montana, to the members of the 109th Congress. Covers the...

Price: $76.00
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Women in Congress, 1917-2006 (Clothbound)

By: House, Committee on House Administration, Office of the Clerk

GPO Stock # 052-070-07480-9 ISBN: 9780160767531

Provides the most comprehensive source available on the 229 women who have served in U.S. House of Representatives and Senate from the first woman elected to Congress, Jeannette Rankin of Montana, to the members of the 109th Congress. Covers the...

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Workforce 2000: Work and Workers for the 21st Century

Workforce 2000: Work and Workers for the 21st Century

By: Labor Dept., Employment and Training Administration

GPO Stock # 029-014-00240-2 ISBN: 9780160038877

HI-3796-RR. Published by Hudson Institute, Herman Kahn Center, Indianapolis, Indiana. William B. Johnson, Project Director. Predicts trends for the next 15 years (1987 through 2002) and discusses policy issues. Recognizes six challenges:...

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