Cross-searchable access to the complete contents of the following sixteen (16) historical newspapers. Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003); Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988); Boston Globe (1872-1982); Chicago Defender (1910-1975); Chicago Tribune (1849-1987); Cleveland Call and Post (1934-1991); Hartford Courant (1764-1988); Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005); Los Angeles Times (1881-1987); New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993); New York Times (1851-2006); Norfolk Journal and Guide (1921-2003); Philadelphia Tribune (1912-2001); Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002), Wall Street Journal (1889-1992), Washington Post (1877-1993).
Primary source material from nine (9) newspapers essential to the study of American history and African-American culture, history, politics, and the arts, examines major movements from the Harlem Renaissance to Civil Rights, and explores everyday life. The newspapers included in this collection are: Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003); Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988); Chicago Defender (1910-1975); Cleveland Call and Post (1934-1991); Kansas City Call (1919-2010); Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005); New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993); Norfolk Journal and Guide (1921-2003); Philadelphia Tribune (1912-2001); Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002).
Rare Periodicals from Confederate, Union, Abolitionist, and British Presses most of them illustrated and published from 1860 to 1865. The publications present four viewpoints: Union, Confederate, Abolitionist, and British. The database also contains a sample selection of letters from The American Civil War Letters and Diaries. These publications allow users to follow the election of Lincoln in 1860, the subsequent course of the Civil War from Fort Sumter through Appomattox, Lincoln's re-election in 1864, his assassination in 1865, and the beginning of Reconstruction under President Andrew Johnson
An open access digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines, and journals, drawn from the special collections of participating libraries. These periodicals were produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative literary magazines during the latter half of the 20th century.
A collection of US and British papers that represent Communism, Socialism, and Marxism as alternative visions of organizing society. Based in the philosophy of Karl Marx, his critique of political economy, and Marx’s belief in social politics, it addresses issues of the 20th Century such as: the working class, labor conditions, unionism, post-WWII McCarthyism, and Nazi crimes against humanity.
Pamphlets and Newspapers expanding on individual perspectives of government officials, clergy, social reformists, the formative economic factors and other forces that led to the abolitionist movement, the 600,000 battle casualties, and the emancipation of nearly 4 million slaves. Dates covered 1840-1865