Black History Month
We’ve put together a list of some of the resources at the Department of State to help celebrate Black History Month 2019.
- African-Americans in Times of War
- New at the Archives: Clausell Family Papers
- Sacred Florida
- State Library of Florida Bibliographies
- Genealogy Resources
- Florida Memory
- Artists and Writers
- Black Heritage Trail
- Documents the public life and activities of Bernyce Clausell, the first female minister in Florida, civil rights activist and founder of Calvary Baptist Church in Tallahassee.
- Contains Clausell's personal files, home videos, day planners, and programs and minutes from the First Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Association.
- Includes video recordings of her sermons and speeches as well as a variety of typed sermons written by her husband, Reverend James Clausell.
- Troy Demps, Hymn Liner
- African-American Church Minutes
- WPA African-American Church Records
- Religion and Spirituality in Florida Bibliography
- Florida’s African-American History
- Emancipation and Reconstruction in Florida
- Women’s History in Florida
- Black History Month: Resources for Students and Educators
- The Black Experience: A Guide to African-American Resources in the State Library and Archives of Florida
- Zora Neale Hurston
- The Highwaymen
- James Weldon Johnson
- Augusta Savage
- Purvis Young
This publication features 64 pages of historic African-American history and heritage sites from Pensacola to Key West, as well as profiles and biographical sketches.
- Tell the Truth! includes songs by blues and gospel guitarist Richard Williams and family.
- Where the Palm Trees Shake at Night includes blues music from the Florida Folk Festival.
- Shall We Gather at the River includes African-American sacred music from the Florida Folklife collection.
- Florida Music Tours allows you to search for events by musician, music styles and region.