The 15th Amendment to the Constitution granted African American men the right to vote by declaring that the "right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude."
The King Papers Project is a cooperative venture of Stanford University, the King Center, and the King Estate striving to publish the definitive fourteen-volume edition of The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr.,a comprehensive collection of King's most significant correspondence, sermons, speeches, published writings, and unpublished manuscripts.
The National Archives holds historical U.S. government documents (federal, congressional, and presidential records) that are created or received by the President and his staff, by Congress, by employees of Federal government agencies, and by the Federal courts in the course of their official duties.
A gateway to rare, historical, and primary source materials from or about Texas. Includes over 1.5 million items in approximately 700 collections digitized and maintained by The University of North Texas.
TAMI is a non-profit organization working to discover, preserve, provide access to, and educate the community about Texas’ film heritage. The archive includes home movies, amateur films, advertisements, local television, and industrial and corporate productions, as well as Hollywood and internationally produced moving images of Texas.
UNT's digitized collections from their Oral History program feature topics such as World War II history, Texas political history; Texas business history; history of the New Deal in Texas; civil rights history; and immigration history.