Saturday, February 28, 2009

Honoring African Americans

In honor of National Black History Month, I'm posting some federal documents that honor African Americans. All of these can be accessed online for free.

Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007. (2008)

Civil Rights History Project Act of 2008: report (to accompany H.R. 998). (2008)

Honoring the life of Percy Lavon Julian, a pioneer in the field of organic chemistry research and development and the first and only African American chemist to be inducted into the National Academy of Sciences: report (to accompany H. Con. Res. 34). (2007)

Memorial addresses and other tributes held in the House of Representatives and Senate of the United States together with memorial service in honor of Juanita Millender-McDonald, late a Representative from California. (2007)

Don't forget to stop by our display to see other interesting federal documents!

Sonnet Erin Brown
Federal Documents Librarian
Subject Specialist: Political Science/Paralegal Studies

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