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African American Studies


In this research guide, you will be able to find Baylor library resources (including resources unique to Baylor University) to support African-American studies, including in the areas of:

  • Religion
  • Music
  • Literature
  • History 
  • Social Sciences

Jules Bledsoe, Waco native, was an American baritone and one of the first African-American artists to gain regular employment on Broadway.

Here, he is pictured with his guitar in 1937 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Source: Image courtesy of the Texas Collection, Baylor University Libraries.

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