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Research-Related sites

  The Kellogg Foundation of Michigan
  Sladen Library & Center for Health Information Resources
Henry Ford Health System
This library is responsible for collecting, preserving and providing access to materials which document the history of Henry Ford Hospital, Henry Ford Health System and the sites and institutions which are part of the Health System.
  The National Oral History Association
Baylor University
  The Moorland-Springarn Research Center (MSRC)
Howard University
The Moorland-Springarn Research Center (MSRC) is recognized as one of the world's largest and most comprehensive repositories for the documentation of the history and culture of people of African descent in Africa, the Americas and other parts of the world. As one of Howard University's major research facilities, the MSRC collects, preserves and makes available for research a wide range of resources chronicling the Black experience.
  Meharry Medical College Library  
  The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The New York Public Library
  The Historical Center for the Health Sciences
University of Michigan
The Historical Center's primary objective is to foster a
broader understanding and deeper appreciation of the pioneering role of the University of Michigan, its alumni, and Michigan as a state in advancing knowledge of disease and promoting human health. The Center serves all of the health sciences and helps each to preserve its heritage and to promote
scholarly historical investigation.
  The History of Medicine Division
of the National Library of Medicine

The National Library of Medicine's resources for historical scholarship in medicine and related sciences are among the richest of any institution in the world. Collected over many years, the material in the History of Medicine Division (HMD) provides researchers with sources both rare in availability and exhaustive in scope.
  Oral History Research Office
Columbia University
The Columbia University Oral History Research Office is the oldest and largest organized oral history program in the world. Founded in 1948 by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Allan Nevins, the oral history collection now contains more than 7,000 taped memoirs and over 700,000 pages of transcript.
  The Center for The Study of The History of Nursing
The Center for The Study of The History of Nursing was established in 1985 to encourage and facilitate historical scholarship on health care history and nursing in the United States. Now in its 13th year of existence, the Center continues to create and maintain a resource for such research; to improve the quality and scope of historical scholarship on nursing; and to disseminate new knowledge on nursing history through education, conferences, publications and interdisciplinary collaboration.
  The National Medical Association
Representing the interest of more than 20,000 African American
physicians and the patients they serve, with nearly 100 affiliated
societies throughout the nation and U.S. territories, the National
Medical Association has been firmly established in a leadership role
in medicine.
  Center for African and African American Studies
The University of Texas at Austin

The Center for African and African American Studies was created in 1969 in response to a request by the university's African American community and its supporters for a program that concentrated on the experiences and history of African Americans.


Repository Libraries Referenced in This Study Detroit Public Library
Burton Historical Collection Bentley Historical Library
University of Michigan
1150 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
phone: 734-764-3482
fax: 734-936-1333 Wayne State University
Walter P. Reuther Library
Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
Detroit, Michigan University of Michigan
The Center for Afro-American and African Studies 


Afro-American Sites on the Web 1998

URL: In their own words: NetNoir Online - The Black Network
The word 'NetNoir' has a specific meaning.
'Net' is short for Network and, as most of you know, 'Noir' (pronounced know-are) is French for black...hence 'Black Network' or NetNoir.

Our mission is simple: To be the No. 1 black interactive online community in the world. To achieve that goal, we believe there are fundamental BLACK CULTURAL values that have to be reflected in the programming of our service. The Black World Today
We are a collection of journalists, writers, artists, church-based racial justice advocates, communicators and entrepreneurs who have banded together to use the information revolution as one means toward the overall empowerment of black people in the United States and around the world. We are in the process of building an online global black community utilizing as our main tool the World Wide Web of the Internet. Au Magazine
Au Magazine aims to "Amplify the Voice of Urban Business," by publishing an internet product that reports on the entire urban business industry, focusing not only on industry leaders, but their lesser-known emerging counterparts as well. Black Voices
Since its debut in December 1995 on America Online, Black Voices has grown from a small niche site to the most-visited African-American virtual community in the world. Essence Magazine Online Vibe Magazine Online BLACK ENTERPRISE Magazine Online
BLACK ENTERPRISE empowers its readers with award-winning coverage. World African Network Online
In this pioneering effort to create a new vision of people of African descent, World African Network recognizes that we must lead and not follow. In keeping with this philosophy, the content and programming of World African Network Online takes a bold new approach. One cornerstone of this new approach is the Internet, probably the greatest communication tool since the advent of the phone. The Internet gives us the ability to deliever unfiltered African and African American-focused content to you, our viewers. EBONY Magazine Online
EBONY celebrates over 50 years as the world's No. 1 Black magazine. Each month EBONY gives readers the best about achievers in entertainment, sports, education, communications, business, law, medicine, religion and more. Everything Black
The place to find anything and everything BLACK on the Net! Afro-Americ@
The Afro-American Newspapers Homepage. Offering:
Information (News)
Kid's Zone PlatformNetwork
Transglobal Urban Lifestyles

  Bill McCreary Online

  Black Literary

  Black Tech Guide

  Black Collegian Online

  Black Urban Professional

  Black In America

  Black Facts Online



  Business Opportunities

  Charlotte's Community Hub

  Natl ASSOC Market Dev.

  Network Journal

  New Beacon Books

  NY Guide to Black Business.

  Today's Black Woman

  Urban Calendar


  What's the 411?

  Worldwide Black Online

  Young Black Entrepreneurs