• Katie Murrell Archived Library Displays: Black History Month

    Some previous displays at the Katie Murrell Library

    Selection of Materials

    Prince by Matt Thorne

    Call Number: ML 420 .P974 T46 2016

    The Color Purple by Alice Walker

    Call Number: LT PS 3573 .A425 C6 2003

    W. E. B. du Bois by David Levering Lewis

    Call Number: E 185.97 .D73 L48 2000 1

    Fighter of equality

    Slavery by Another Name by Douglas A. Blackmon

    Call Number: E 185.2 .B545 2009

    A sobering account of a little-known crime against African Americans, and the insidious legacy of racism that reverberates today.

    Devil in the Grove by Gilbert King

    Call Number: E 185.615 .K5 2012

    Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys and the Dawn of a New America

    Sojourner Truth by Nell Irvin Painter

    Call Number: E 185.97 .T8 P35 1996 1

    Ex-slave and a fiery abolitionist of the mid-nineteenth century.

    Ain't Scared of Your Jail by Zoe A. Colley

    Call Number: E 185.615 C6434 2013

    Arrest, imprisonment, and the civil rights movement

    African American Childhoods by Wilma King

    Call Number: E 185.86 .K57 2005

    A look into the lives of African American Children growing up in the South during the Civil War, Great Depression and beyond.

    Daybreak of Freedom by Stewart Burns (Editor)

    Call Number: F 334 .M79 N39 1997 1

    An in-depth look at the Montgomery Bus Boycott

    The Civil Rights Movement by Sanford Wexler; Julian Bond (Introduction by)

    Call Number: E 185.61 .W548 1993 1

    With first-hand accounts from prominent civil rights activists

    Ruby Bridges: A Real American Hero (DVD)

    Call Number: PN 1995.9 .N4 R8 2004

    Freedom Riders by Raymond Arsenault

    Call Number: E 185.61 .A69 2006

    Chronology of African American History by Alton Hornsby (Editor)

    Call Number: E 185 .H64 1991 1

    Significant events and people from 1619 to the present

    Life upon These Shores by Henry Louis Gates

    Call Number: E 185 .G27 2011

    Looking at African American History 1513-2008

    Black History Month Displays

    A display board featuring notable figures in Black History.
    Black History Month Board with Influential persons and descriptions.
    Book display for Black History Month featuring women of color
    Black History Month handouts with puzzles & word searches
    Handouts a closer look word search and puzzles for Black History Month
    Black History Month board display featuring well known persons of color done in black and white
    Black History Month display done in rainbow colors featuring prominent persons of color
    Student worker working hard to create Black History Month display in rainbow colors
    African American History Month book display with black and  red lettering
    Juvenile Literature display for Black History Month
    Black History Month Board with quotes from influencial Black leaders