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  • Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History. Sponsors National Black History Month and sells curriculum materials related to black history. 1407 14th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20005; (202) 667-2822. Web address:
  • Louisiana State University Libraries, Baton Rouge. Provides on-line links to speeches, biographies, historical summaries, and literature related to African-American history. Web address:
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Conducts education programs and provides on-line links to information about black historical figures. 1025 Vermont Ave. N.W., Suite 100, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 638-2269. Web address:
  • National Women's History Project. Posters and videotapes of prominent black women. 7738 Bell Road, Windsor, CA 95492; (707) 838-6000.
  • W.E.B. DuBois Institute for Afro-American Research. The nation's oldest research center dedicated to the study of the history, culture, and social institutions of black Americans. Harvard University, 12 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA 01238-3879; (617) 495-4192. Web address:
  • The Worldbook Webliner. On-line encyclopedia of historical events and figures and links to other related sites. Web address:

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