Located in Hill Memorial Library, LSU Libraries Special Collections holds many unique and original primary source materials in digital and analog formats from the colonial era to the present day. Below are just a few resources that demonstrate the diversity of its materials on the historical African American experience in Louisiana and beyond:
Other Primary Sources:
The Louisiana Colored Teachers' Association Journal. Volume XI. No. 1. Oct. 1937
LSU Board of Supervisors Records
These records are a rich resource of information on the black student experience at LSU and the demand for increased representation and opportunities.
Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service records. Narrative and statistical reports of county agents and home demonstration agents
These records and photographs document rural Louisiana in the early 20th century.
Note: Both Special Collections and the Main Library have significant holdings related to African American poetry. Search the catalog with this subject term: SUBJECT="African Americans --Poetry." or search by individual author to find published works.