African American Museum & Library at Oakland - Oakland, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 48.373 W 122° 16.582
10S E 563700 N 4184561
Quick Description: The African American Museum & Library in Oakland.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 2/22/2012 3:46:21 PM
Waymark Code: WMDTD3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
"AAMLO has a unique non-circulating reference library, a jewel for researchers, students, and anyone interested in African American history. Its collection consists of approximately 12,000 volumes by or about African Americans. Among its many subjects are books on religion, the military, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, the Black Panther Party, Africa in relationship to the African-American experience, genealogy, and California history. A collection of children’s books highlights award-winning titles. Patrons can access on-line databases or thumb through James de T. Abajian's Blacks in Selected Newspapers, Censuses and Other Sources. One recent acquisition is the new eight-volume set African American National Biography, containing over 4,000 entries written by distinguished scholars and edited by Henry Louis Gates. The reference library offers access to local and out of state newspapers, scholarly journals, and six computers with word processing and Internet access. The library also owns about 400 videos and DVDs which can be viewed on-site. Library staff are available to assist with research questions, or browsing and enjoyment of the collection." (visit link)
Classification of Library: Public Library (Open to all)

Internet access available: Unknown - Could not verify

Library Website: [Web Link]

Additional Internet Connection Options: Not listed

Hours of Operation: Not listed

Approximate date of opening.: Not listed

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