African American History
Wayne State University’s Education Technolgy Services/Computing and Information Services and the Walter P. Reuther Library/College of Urban, Labor and Metropolitan Affairs have collaborated on this Web site which is designed to provide high school and college students, as well as the general public with insights and facts regarding the rich history of African Americans in Detroit.
A variety of articles and videos highlighting major moments in African American History.
Firsts listed by category such as: government, law, science, military etc.There are also links to biographical material and other resources.
Native American History
You can search 33 categories which link to websites with Native American information. Topics range from language to genealogy and also available are a blog and links to stores.
The Internet Public Library provides biographies of primarily contemporary authors, bibliographies of their works and further links to additional resources. You can search by author, title or tribe.
The home of the American Indian Library Association web page provides 11 categories of information. The links offer information on topics ranging from the mascot issue to powwow information.
Search specific time periods for events relevant to women and then find links to further information such as first person accounts or artifacts. Also provided are further resources. You can also search notable women and link to biographies.
A list of famous firsts by American women with links to biographical material.