African American History

Submitted by selizabeth on Tue, 02/27/2024

The Gordon Avenue Library has almost 300 compact discs devoted to jazz music, tracing the history of this art form from its inception to the present day. The collection was initially seeded by a gift from the Carter Beauford Family and enhanced by a grant from the Bama Works Fund of the Dave Matthews Band.

Civil Rights and Social Justice
The HeinOnline Civil Rights and Social Justice database pulls together legal resources regarding civil rights such as hearings and committee prints, Supreme Court briefs, publications from the Commission on Civil Rights, and reports from the Congressional Research Service and the Government Accountability Office. Available to Virginia residents with a free Library of Virginia card (get one here)