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America: History and Life
Historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. The database covers 1700 journals, and in addition to its historical coverage, the database includes citations to related materials for... Connect
African American Music Reference
Coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression through biography, discography, editorial, encyclopedia,... Connect
America's Historical Imprints
Contains virtually every book, pamphlet and broadside published in America over a 160-year period. Digitized from one of the most important collections ever produced on microform, Early American Imprints, Series I is... Connect
America: History and Life
Historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. The database covers 1700 journals, and in addition to its historical coverage, the database includes citations to related materials for... Connect
American Broadsides and Ephemera
Based on the American Antiquarian Society's landmark collection of American Broadsides and Ephemera, this full-color digital edition offers fully searchable facsimile images of approximately 15,000 broadsides... Connect
American Periodicals
Periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and many other historically-significant... Connect
Bibliography of Indigenous Peoples in North America
Citations to literature about Indigenous peoples in North America published from the sixteenth century to the present. Populations include Aleuts; Eskimos or Inuit of Greenland, northern Canada, Alaska, and eastern... Connect
Digital National Security Archive
Over 100,000 indexed, declassified U.S. government documents spanning from 1945 to the present.Containing the most comprehensive set of declassified government documents available, the Digital National Security Archive... Connect
Early Encounters in North America
Collection of primary sources of early encounters, specifically focused on present-day Canada and the United States. Contains 1,482 authors and over 100,000 pages of letters, diaries, memoirs, images and accounts of... Connect
Liberty Magazine 1924-50
A record of the moods, attitudes, lifestyles, fads, and fortunes of middle America through its three most significant decades. Liberty represents the USA's growing involvement in world affairs during a time when... Connect
Literature Online
Works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, with some full-text literature journals, with key criticism and reference resources. The following literature collections are cross-searchable via the... Connect
Manuscript Women's Letters and Diaries
The personal writings of women of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, displayed as high-quality images of the original manuscripts. Semantically Indexed and online for the first time. The collection is drawn entirely... Connect
North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories
Provides a unique and personal view of what it meant to immigrate to America and Canada between 1800 and 1950. Composed of contemporaneous letters and diaries, oral histories, interviews, and other personal narratives,... Connect
North American Indian Thought and Culture
Approximately 27 000 pages of text and images included are biographies, autobiographies, personal narratives, speeches, diaries, letters and oral histories. When complete IBIO will include 100 000 pages of text and... Connect
North American Women's Drama
Contains plays by many different playwrights, with detailed fielded information on related production theaters production companies and more. .Full text of plays written from Colonial times to the present by many women... Connect
North American Women's Letters and Diaries
This collection includes the immediate experiences of numerous women and contains many pages of diaries and letters. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly... Connect
ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Access the historical back-files of several Canadian and US newspapers. The newspapers available through ProQuest Historical Newspapers are:Chicago Defender (1909-1975)Detroit Free Press (1831-1999)The Globe... Connect
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Times (1851 - 5 years ago)
Provides researchers and scholars with the coverage of the politics, society, and events published in the New York Times from 1851 – 5 years ago (embargo period) Connect
Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice, 1490-2007
A resource on trans-Atlantic slavery and abolition brings together original manuscript and rare printed material from dozens of libraries and archives across the Atlantic world. Documents are presented alongside... Connect
Theatre in Context Collection
Covers Canadian and American Theatre. It includes some 40,000 pages of major reference materials together with records to more than 30,000 plays over 57,000 people 5,400 theatres nearly 22,000 productions and 2,500... Connect
Twentieth Century North American Drama
Contains 834 plays by 124 playwrights, together with detailed fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs... Connect
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