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America: History & Life (1964 to present)
Covers the world's scholarly literature on the history and culture of the United States and Canada.
Full-text backfiles of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895
Surveys of all aspects of black history from the arrival of the first African slaves through the 19th century.
Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History
Articles surveying all aspects of the black diaspora; strongest on U.S.
African American Music Reference
Essays and images for study of all forms of black music: blues, spirituals, jazz, rap, and more.
New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, c2006- ). AC Frost Reference / F209 .N47 2006 [print only]
African American Newspapers (Accessible Archives) (1827-1902)
Starting with Freedom's Journal in 1827, the database will eventually contain all major African-American newspapers published in the U.S. during the 19th century.
America's Historical Newspapers (1690-1980)
Searchable archive of American newspapers including Early American Newspapers (1690-1922) and Hispanic American Newspapers (1808-1980).
Access to more than 1.2 billion names, primary source documents, census records, and images and a variety of genealogical and historical research features.
Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice (1490-2007)
Thousands of pamphlets, books, paintings, maps and images documenting the varieties and legacy of slavery, the social justice perspective, and the continued existence of slavery today.