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Updated: December 17, 2003

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African American History - Jim Crow

The History of Jim Crow
Not just a Southern phenomena: see Jim Crow Laws: Wisconsin.

Black Codes/Jim Crow Laws
Black codes of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Ohio and links to other Jim Crow sites.

Virtual Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI
Be forewarned: this is legitimate racist history with racial stereotypes that will offend viewers.

The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow
The companion site to the public television series of the same name. Includes Jim Crow stories, a detailed timeline and curriculum activities. Very well researched.

Jump, Jim Crow
Many resources: Stories of life under Jim Crow, Texts of Jim Crow laws, a Timeline and a Glossary, Songs about Jim Crow and Curriculum materials for teachers.

Introduction to the Jim Crow South
Charlottesville, Virginia during the Jim Crow era.

The Origin of "Jim Crow"
A very brief description, with a picture, of the 1832 character.

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