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Africana Studies Subject Guide — Primary Sources (Archival Collections)

Interdisciplinary guide for Africana/African American Studies

African American Collections at UConn

Four men at the start of a relay race, two of whom are minorities. Five men on the sidelines and two additional figures in the background. Willis Nichols Hawley Armory is also in the background.The UConn's Archives & Special Collections (ASC) Department, located at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, housed the University Archives, as well as, thousands of collection of a wide variety of topics, including the African American experience--be in the arts, politics and history in Connecticut and the U.S. You can search the digital collections site using the keyword "African American" to see what collections may have materials about African American or you can explore the collections listed below. If you want to use these collections to do research, feel free to contact ASC to make an appointment to use the material.

Photo Info: Four men at the start of a relay race, two of whom are minorities. Five men on the sidelines and two additional figures in the background. Willis Nichols Hawley Armory is also in the background. Taken by Jerauld A. Manter (1889-1990). Photo date: 1936.

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