Subject of the Month

A monthly display in the Purdy/Kresge Library featuring resources on specific thematic subjects.

February 2016


February 2016 image First Congressional Church of Detroit Interior

First Congregational Church of Detroit 

Selectors: Anne Hudson and Danielle Ager

February is the month dedicated annually to Black History Month. This year's official theme is:  Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories. This Guide and our Book Display at the Purdy Kresge Library are based on this theme with an emphasis on the Underground Railroad and books from our African American Literature Special Collection. 

Books from the Catalog

Picture of the Display

Databases, February 2016


African American Experience

Harriet Tubman Biography

Videos, February 2016

Images from the African American Literature Collection