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Primary sources from African Americans actively involved in the movement to end slavery in the United States between 1830 and 1865. The content includes letters, speeches, editorials, articles, sermons, and essays from libraries and archives in England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and the United States.
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Contains primary sources, supporting materials, archives, and video content in disability studies and the contributions of the disability community.
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An archive of almost every play submitted for license between 1737 and 1824 from the Huntington Library John Larpent Collection. Also included are the diaries of Larpent’s wife and professional collaborator Anna, recording her criticisms of plays, as well as insights into theatrical culture and English society. Hundreds of further documents including playbills, theatre records and correspondence provide social context. **Stellingwerf gift purchase
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An archive index covering important humanities and social sciences journals published from 1907 to 1984. Contains citations to articles and book reviews.
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An online resource hosting books, periodicals, and archival materials documenting LGBT political, social and cultural movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day.
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National Theatre Collection brings the stage to life through access to high definition streaming video of world-class productions and unique archival material offering significant insight into theatre and performance studies.
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This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1881 - 2012
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The only black newspaper to provide on-the-scene, day-to-day coverage of the 1930s Scottsboro trial, and was one of the best researched and well written black newspapers of its time. Coverage: 1916 – 2003
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Federal Government records relating to the role of civil rights organizations in pushing for civil rights legislation and the interaction between African Americans and the federal government in the 20th century. Major collections include the FBI Files on Martin Luther King Jr.; Centers of the Southern Struggle, FBI Files covering five of the most pivotal arenas of the civil rights struggle of the 1960s: Montgomery, Albany, St. Augustine, Selma, and Memphis; and records from the Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon administrations.
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Federal Government records from the Ford and Reagan presidencies relating to Civil Rights. Includes files of officials in the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division as well as collections released in response to Freedom of Information Act requests related to affirmative action; Bob Jones University; busing and school desegregation; civil rights; fair housing; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; the Civil Rights Restoration Act, Grove City College, and the Voting Rights Act of 1982.
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This collection contains materials relating to Pinkerton’s National Detective Agency, the oldest company of private investigators in the United States, and their most well-known cases.
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Covers U.S. involvement in the region from the early days of the Kennedy administration, through the escalation of the war during the Johnson administration, to the final resolution of the war at the Paris Peace Talks and the evacuation of U.S. troops in 1973. Traces the actions and decisions at the highest levels of the U.S. foreign policy apparatus, as well as events on the ground in Vietnam, from the perspective of State Department officials, Associated Press reporters, and members of the U.S. Armed forces, including the Marines and the Military Assistance Command Vietnam. Collections also highlight all of the most important foreign policy issues facing the United States between 1960 and 1975.
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Social Explorer is an online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to historical census data and demographic information. It creates fast, intuitive, and appealing maps and reports to help users visually analyze and understand demography and social change throughout history. Temporary access available through June 30 2021.
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Provides full text access to journals published by Taylor and Francis. Includes access to their Education Modern Archive collection. Access is limited to subscribed content only.
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This is a collection of recently declassified records documenting the history of U.S. policy toward and relations with South and North Korea from the Nixon to the Clinton administrations. The records cover a wide range of issues, including foreign policy, defense policy, economic and trade relations, and intelligence assessments.
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This is a collection of recently declassified records, combined with selected documents from the WikiLeaks database, documenting the history of U.S. policy toward and relations with South and North Korea from the Nixon to the first Obama administrations. It serves as an addition to and an extension of the first National Security Archive document set on U.S.-Korea relations. The records cover a wide range of issues, including foreign policy, defense policy, economic and trade relations, and intelligence assessments.
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