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Racial Violence in America

This course examines the nature and history of race violence in the United States from the end of the Civil War to the present.

Rare Books

The Rare Book Collection can be found in the Special Collections Department on the 10th floor of the Library. The collection contains rare and unique published works focused in American and British Literature, Children's Literature, and regional history as well as a broad range of other topics.

Rare Books


Suggested Rare Books

The following rare books can be accessed in Special Collections.


People with strength                                              call no. Rare F 264 M75 N4 1963

The freedom riders                                                 call no. Rare E 185.61 E838 1962

Scottsboro: The firebrand of communism        call no. Rare KF 224 S34 P38 1936

Behind the lynching of Emmet Louis Till            call no. Rare E 185.61 B87 1955

An American tragedy: the story of Jesse Dukes       call no. Rare HV 9468 D84 A54 1953

10th Anniversary of the Greensboro Massacre         call no. Rare HV 6452 N82 T46 1979

Negroes with Guns                                                             call no. Rare F 264 M75 W5 1962