Q. I am researching the history of African American education in Texas in 1860s-1900s.

Answer

To find books on the history of African American education in Texas:

(1) Go to our Catalog at https://www.uhd.edu/library/Pages/library-index.aspx.

(2) Click on Advanced Search and from the Any field drop-down menu select Subject
(3) Copy/paste into the search box: African Americans — Education — Texas — History or Freedmen— Education — Texas — History.
(4) In the results screen, you should find some material that includes the time period you are interested in.

To find articles on your topic

1. Start with the library home page at http://www.uhd.edu/library/.
2. Then choose the dark gray “Research Guides” tab.
3. Choose “Guides by Subject.”
4. Then choose “History.”
5. Search the “Handbook of Texas Online”, “Academic Search Complete”  or "America: History & Life" databases.

Once you are connected to these databases you can try some of the following search terms:
African American Students
Reconstruction
Texas
Education
Discrimination in Education

  • Last Updated May 12, 2020
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