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This site is intended to provide a sweeping introduction to the legend of John Henry, the facts associated with the man, and the meaning of some of the many versions of the songs about him. It is also an objective of this site to provide a sampling…

Hayti, the African-American section of Durham, North Carolina, flourished from the 1880s to the 1940s. Like Memphis' Beale Street and the area around Atlanta's Sweet Auburn, Hayti was an island of African-American culture and business in a…

The goal of this project is to spotlight some of the fascinating early African-American writers whose work is collected in the University of North Carolina libraries. Compiled as part of the Cybercasting & Cyberpublishing course offered at…

This project promotes the thought and literary legacy of the American Southern "philosophical" novelist Walker Percy. The museum section provides an extensive photograph archive as well as a collection of commemorative statements about…

The Karen Human Rights Group is a small and independent group documenting the human rights situation of ordinary people in rural Burma. The group was first formed in December 1992 to help villagers in rural Burma to get their story to the outside…

A photo archive of Hong Kong and environs. We have pictures of different categories including pictures of Hong Kong comic, celebrities, and scenic.

General Information on Himachal Pradesh, a northern state of India. Tourism, Geographical, and Sociopolitical info.

The country of Burma is lush, rich in natural resources and home to dozens of peoples and cultures. But due to a military government of isolationist economic mismanagement, the 45 million people there live without their human rights and in extreme…

One of the first websites about Cuba, featuring Cuban musicians; pictures of Cuban people and places; and links to other information about Cuba.

A voluminous archive containing original documents regarding all aspects of the war.There are several complete books and several hundred individual documents, all original material relating to WWII. The Pearl Harbor Archives hold more than 5,000…