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The Yellow Pages -- Southern Studies 

Documenting the American South (DAS)
Sponsored by the Academic Affairs Library at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Provides digitized primary sources on Southern history and culture.

Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
McCain Library and Archives site, University of Southern Mississippi. Provides archival resources on race relations in Mississippi, including oral histories of civil rights leaders.

Freedmen and Southern Society Project
Sponsored by the University of Maryland, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. Documents the history of emancipation from 1861 through 1867.

Southeast Archeological Center
National Park Service site. Includes maps, education resources, collections, current field work, glossary, and outlinks.

United States Civil War Center
This Louisiana State University site includes an index of Civil War information on the Internet, a cemetery database, and links to interdisciplinary work.

Jackson Davis Collection of African-American Educational Photographs
This University of Virginia site documents southern education during the first half of the 20th century through the digitized collection of photographer Jackson Davis. Includes a searchable database.

Fiddle Tunes of the Old Frontier: The Henry Reed Collection
Library of Congress American Memory site. Includes sound recordings, fieldnotes, and musical transcriptions.

Vintage Fiddlers Oral History Project
University of Kentucky project documenting various Kentucky fiddlers and fiddle styles. Includes library of sound recordings and photographs.

The Mississippi: River of Song
Smithsonian Institution series about contemporary music along the Mississippi River. Web site produced by PBS.

Ancient Architects of the Mississippi
This National Park Service site explores the history of the mound builders in the lower Mississippi Delta region.

Along the Georgia-Florida Coast
National Trust for Historic Preservation site. Includes a map, teaching materials, and tours of historic Miami and St. Augustine.

The website of the Eastern Kentucky documentary film company dedicated to celebrating and documenting Appalachian culture.

Journey Through Hallowed Ground
National Trust for Historic Preservation site. Features historic places along Route 15 in Virginia's Piedmont.

Center for the Study of Southern Culture
This University of Mississippi site contains information about the institute, conferences, publications, merchandise, and the southern media archive.

Center for the Study of the American South
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, site.

Birthplace of Country Music Alliance
Organization devoted to celebrating Bristol and the surrounding area's role in the development of country music. Includes information about their museum and scheduled events.

Institute for Southern Studies
This University of South Carolina site offers institute-specific information including programs of study and a newsletter.

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Birmingham, Alabama, institute dedicated to the study of race relations in the South in the 1950s and 1960s. Site includes guide to permanent exhibitions and archives.

Museum and White House of the Confederacy
Richmond, Virginia, museum site dedicated to the study of Confederate history.

National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, Tennessee, museum site. Includes museum tour and events calendar.

Legends of Tuskegee
National Park Service exhibition about Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver, and the Tuskegee airmen.

In Those Days: African-American Life Near the Savannah River
National Park Service site dedicated to the study of the cultural history of the upper Savannah River in the central Piedmont of South Carolina and Georgia.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Atlanta, Georgia, newspaper.

Southern Living
A cut-down of the print issue: articles on architecture, food, travel, and gardening.

The Southern Quarterly
"A Journal of the Arts in the South." Published by the University of Southern Mississippi.

Southern Cultures
"Dedicated to the exploration of what makes the South the South." Published by the University of North Carolina Press.

The Local Confederate Monument on the Battlefield of the Public Sphere
Discusses the significance of the Confederate monument during the period of Reconstruction.

Mardi Gras
Includes parade schedule, Mardi Gras history, costuming tips, and Mardi Gras pictures and lingo.

Barbecue: A Southern Cultural Icon
University of Virginia American Studies site on barbecue and its place in southern foodways.

Last update 
June 20, 2002