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Digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals 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 periodicals.
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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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Digital access to older issues of the Ellensburg newspaper the Daily Record with title variations via Google. Coverage: Jan. 9, 1885-Dec. 31, 2005 some editions are not available
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Full text access to articles in the local Ellensburg newspaper the Daily Record. Coverage: 2000-Present.
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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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A history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past. The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests and more.
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Provides access to music of all regions from every continent. Covers genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.
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The largest and most comprehensive collection of streaming jazz available online with thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres. Includes artists such as: Bing Crosby, Buddy Guy, Charlie Parker, Chuck Mangione, Dinah Washington, Diana Krall, Dixie Dregs, Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James, Sonny Rollins, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonius Monk, and Stan Getz.
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A continuously expanding collection of hundreds of thousands of tracks of streaming music. Users may browse, search and listen remotely. Music Online: Listening contains the following modules: Classical Music Library, Jazz Music Library, Contemporary World Music, Smithsonian Global Sound, American Music, and Popular Music.
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Access to a wide range of popular music from around the world, includes tracks from major genres in pop music, such as alternative, country, Christian, electronic, hip-hop, metal, punk, new age, R&B, reggae, rock, soundtracks and more. Includes artists such as: Gloria Gaynor, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop, Kool & The Gang, Edith Piaf, Rod Stewart, The Sex Pistols, A Flock of Seagulls, Tanya Tucker, Naughty by Nature, Wu-Tang Clan, Liberace.
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A comprehensive streaming audio collection of world music. With albums and individual tracks of music, spoken word, and natural and human-made sounds, this collection includes the published recordings owned by the nonprofit Smithsonian Folkways Recordings label together with the archival audio collections of the legendary Folkways Records, Cook, Dyer-Bennet, Fast Folk, Monitor, Paredon and other labels.
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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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Editor and publisher William O. Walker established this newspaper as one of the most influential Black newspapers in Ohio. This historical Black newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with first-hand accounts and coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1934-1991
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The oldest and largest Black newspaper in the western United States and the largest African American owned newspaper in the U.S. Coverage: 1934 - 2005
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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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The records in this collection from 1940-1948 focus on understanding the modern history of the Middle East, the establishment of Israel as a sovereign state, and the wider web of postwar international world politics.
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Provides insight into the efforts of the president and Congress to reach out to the Latino population during the Carter Administration. Major topics covered include inflation, bilingual education, police brutality, political unrest in Latin America, Haitian refugees, and immigration (legal and otherwise), Puerto Rican self-determination, and the U.S. Navy’s use of Vieques Island. This collection also documents some of the important Latino organizations of the time, including LULAC, TELACU, La Raza, the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, and the American G.I. Forum.
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Contains 3,500 World War II and Cold War era classified reports about Asia, Europe, the Soviet Union, the Middle East, Latin America, and Africa commissioned by the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and the U.S. State Department and written by the days’ leading scholars. At the time, the reports helped to shape U.S. foreign policy decisions. Topics include the German war effort, occupation and division of Germany, reconstruction of Europe under the Marshall Plan, Soviet control of Eastern Europe, Palestine, African nationalism, Communist movements in South America and U.S. intervention in Central America.
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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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This database features collections from the Massachusetts Historical Society. It contains 26 collections focused on the Colonial era, the Revolutionary War, and the early national period. Highlights of the Revolutionary War era are the Artemas Ward Papers, Hancock Family Papers, and the Revere Family Papers.
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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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The backfile of Rolling Stone, from its launch in 1967 to the present. One of the most influential consumer magazines of the 20th-21st centuries, it initially sought to reflect the cultural, social, and political outlook of a generation of students and young adults. It has been a leading vehicle for rock and popular music journalism, as well as covering wider entertainment topics such as film and popular culture. Coverage: 1967-Jan 11, 2018
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The Seattle Times is the largest daily newspaper in the state of Washington and has been a trusted source of local news and information in the Pacific Northwest for decades. This archive contains articles from the following publications. Text-Only Archives--The Seattle Times (1985-Current), The Seattle Times: Blogs (2009-2015), The Seattle Times: Web Edition Articles (2017-Current); Historical Page Images--Seattle Daily Times (1895-1984), Seattle Times (2018-Current)
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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 archive contains articles from the following publications. Text Archives--Tri-City Herald (Kennewick, WA) (2006-Current), Tri-City Herald: Blogs (Kennewick, WA) (2010-2018), Tri-City Herald: Video (Kennewick, WA) (2019-Current) To Play Video, Copy and Paste URL in a Browser Window, Tri-City Herald: Video Transcripts (Kennewick, WA) (2019-Current), Tri-City Herald: Web Edition Articles (Kennewick, WA) (2009-Current); Historical Page Images--Tri-City Herald (1947-2006), Tri-City Herald (Kennewick, WA) (2018-Current)
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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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