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HIST 340: Seeing Black: African Americans & US Visual Culture: Get Started


photo of actress Butterfly McQueen

Butterfly McQueen in Duel in the Sun

This guide proviides resources for researching how African Americans have produced, used, and appeared in visual media. It aims to point you to the most useful starting points for your research.

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Get Started - SuperSearch!

SuperSearch is a great place to start looking for journal articles, books and almost everything else the library has, in one easy-to-use interface.


To search with more precision, try the key databases on the Film Reviews & Scholarly Articles page.

African Americans in American Cinema

get a general overview • browse for topic ideas • find related readings