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History

JSTOR: 19th Century British Pamphlets

Throughout the 19th century, pamphlets were an important means of public debate, covering the key political, social, technological, and environmental issues of their day. 19th Century British Pamphlets, created by Research Libraries UK (RLUK), contains the most significant British pamphlets from the 19th century held in research libraries in the United Kingdom.

The digitization of more than 26,000 pamphlets from collections in seven universities in the UK spanning more than one million pages brings together a corpus of primary sources for the study of sociopolitical and economic factors impacting 19th-century Britain.

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AnthroSource

AnthroSource is a service of the American Anthropological Association providing a digital searchable database containing the past, present and future AAA publications.  It contains  more than 250,000 articles from AAA journals, newsletters, bulletins and monographs in a single place, and 24/7 access to scientific research information across the field of anthropology.  Please note: Univ of Windsor access is limited to selected publications not the entire full-text complement that may be available.

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Assumption College Purple and White

The Purple And White was the Assumption College (later Assumption University) student newspaper for almost 35 years. It began publication on November 15th, 1924 and continued until early 1959. With the February 26th, 1959 issue, its name was changed to the Lance, the name the student newspaper still bears today.

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Frontier Life

Frontier Life is a digital resource designed to enrich teaching and research, examining settlement, existence and interactions at the edge of the Anglophone world from 1650-1920. With a vast array of primary source material previously unavailable in digital form, this resource enables research into the many dynamics of frontier existence and its lasting influence across multiple regions. Primary sources from Canada include archives from the Glenbow Museum and the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives Library, Archives of Manitoba.
 

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Windsor/Sandwich Scan-A-Thon

Do you have old photos of the local area?

WEDigHistory is a historical archeology project created to look into the past of the Windsor Essex region. We are hosting a Scan-A-Thon where community members can bring in old photos of the Sandwich and surrounding area to be put in a digital archive.

It is happening on Friday, August 25th from 2pm to 8pm on the first floor of the Leddy Library.

Wilfred "Boomer" Harding & the Chatham Coloured All Stars launches at Wish Centre in Chatham

Saturday June 11th was the launch event for the Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred "Boomer" Harding & the Chatham Coloured All-Stars (1932-1939) project. Hundreds were in attendance at the WISH Centre in Chatham Ontario to view displays, learn about the project and new website, listen to researchers and family, and even buy some baseball cards of the 34 All-Stars team (proceeds going to the Chatham Kent Black Historical Society).

World Wars Aboriginal Veterans Portal

Commemorating Canada's aboriginal World Wars veterans, this database represents the largest and most comprehensive source of data about aboriginal soldiers of the First and Second World Wars, documenting the lives of 8,300 individuals through images, biographies, and transcriptions of known or accessible biographical details about the soldiers.

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Great Lakes Journal of Undergraduate History

The Great Lakes Journal of Undergraduate History recently published its third volume and continues to showcase high quality undergraduate research in history from the Great Lakes region. The journal is run by undergraduate students from the Department of History with the support of faculty and the Leddy Library. The latest volume can is freely available online here:

http://scholar.uwindsor.ca/gljuh/