Reference Archives Social History
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Archives relating to specific social and ethnic groups.

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American Life Histories
Written from 1936 to 1940, nearly three thousand manuscripts for the New Deal's Folklore Project chronicle the Chicago fire, journeys out West, and the immigrant experience. Housed in the Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA. Full collection available online.
The Amistad Research Center
Documents the "cultural and social contributions of underrepresented peoples." Located at Tulane University, Louisiana, USA. Online photograph collection available.
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
A branch of the Smithsonian Institute, this archive seeks to understand "how communities work." Housed in Washington, DC, USA. Searchable online catalog.
Asian/Pacific American Archives
A 2008 - 2011 project surveyed 90 archives in New York to create the Asian/Pacific American Archives at New York University's Fales Library, USA. Searchable online catalog.
Community of Christ Archive
An archive of genealogical and institutional materials for the Community of Christ, also known as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, also known as the Mormon Church. Housed in Independence, Missouri, USA. No online catalog.
The Education and Research Institute
Formerly top-secret FBI files obtained via the Freedom of Information Act housed in Hamilton, Virginia, USA. Limited online catalog.
Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives
Materials about immigration to America in the 1800s and early 1900s. Housed in Atlanta, Georgia. Online Catalog.
National Museum of Natural History: Anthropology Department
The National Anthropological Archives and the Human Studies Film Archives include manuscripts, field notes, photographs, correspondence, maps, sound recordings, film and video, dating to 1846. Housed at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, USA.
National Museum of the American Indian
This branch of the Smithsonian Institute houses Native American art and artifacts in Suitland, Maryland. Search the online catalog by culture, artist, or object specifics.
Rochester School for the Deaf Archive Center
Historical documents, photographs, artifacts and other valuable records about Rochester School for the Deaf. Housed in Rochester, New York, USA. Limited online collection.
Swiss Social Archives
Collects materials about Social Movements, housed in Zurich, Switzerland. Searchable online catalog in German.
The Transgender Archives at The University of Victoria
The Transgender Archives preserves the history of pioneering activists, community leaders, and researchers who have contributed to the betterment of transgender people.
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