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19th Century U. S. Newspapers Gale Group More info...

19th Century U. S. Newspapers


Publisher: Gale Group
 
500 U.S. newspapers, primary resource documents

 



Contains

Digital Images, Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, History
African American Experience - American Mosaic ABC-CLIO More info...

African American Experience - American Mosaic


Publisher: ABC-CLIO

American Mosaic - The African American Experience is the definitive electronic research tool for African American history and culture from one of the most respected publishers in the field. The two primary goals: to provide rock-solid information from authorities in the field, and to allow African Americans to speak for themselves through a wealth of primary sources. Drawing on over 400 volumes, and designed under the guidance of leading librarians, this database gives voice to the black experience from its African origins to the present day.



Contains

Historical/Primary Resources

Subject Coverage

Art, History, Music, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Ambrose Video Ambrose Video Publishing More info...

Ambrose Video


Publisher: Ambrose Video Publishing

We have over 700 Educational videos in our collection including timely science and history topics. Just check out our new releases...something for everyone...A choice like you have never had...always high quality! New educational video content designed with clips that target the needs of educators using new digital delivery in the classroom!Ambrose has it....any digital delivery format you need with professionals who can answer your every query about systems and content with a booming production schedule that excites students and teachers alike!



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Media

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, Newspapers/Current Events, Useful and Interesting, Career and Employment, Art, History, Language and Literature, Mass Communication, Medicine and Health, Psychology, Religion, Science, Theatre Arts
American History in Video Alexander Street Press More info...

American History in Video


Publisher: Alexander Street Press

American History in Video provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion. The collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events, and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries. This release now provides 1526 titles, with new videos from California Newsreel and PBS, equalling approximately 528 hours. 



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Digital Images, Media

Subject Coverage

Women's Studies, History
American Indian Experience - American Mosaic ABC-CLIO More info...

American Indian Experience - American Mosaic


Publisher: ABC-CLIO

The American Mosaic: The American Indian Experience (AIE) is an invaluable digital resource that provides in-depth historical accounts and cultural information about the indigenous peoples of North America.



Contains

Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice, Texas, History
American Indian Histories and Cultures Adam Matthew Digital Ltd More info...

American Indian Histories and Cultures


Publisher: Adam Matthew Digital Ltd

‘American Indian Histories and Cultures’ is a unique resource that makes available, for the first time, many rare and significant documents from the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago; one of the strongest archival collections on American Indian history in the world. Spanning four hundred years, document types include manuscripts, artworks, speeches and petitions, diaries, correspondence, linguistic and ethnographic studies, photographs, maps, photographs, rare printed books and American Indian newspapers. Full color. Searchable. Multiple added features.



Contains

Digital Images, Historical/Primary Resources, Maps, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

History
American West, The Adam Matthew Digital Ltd More info...

American West, The


Publisher: Adam Matthew Digital Ltd

Sourced from the Everett D. Graff Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago, ‘The American West’ allows browsers to explore tales of frontier life, Pioneers, Wild West shows, the Gold Rush, vigilantes and outlaws.

Document types include: manuscripts, trade cards, wanted posters, photographs, claim certificates, news sheets, rare printed works, brand books, broadsides, correspondence, diaries, directories, journals, pamphlets, periodicals, and artworks. Full color. Searchable. Multiple added features.


Contains

Digital Images, Historical/Primary Resources, Maps, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

Texas, History
Arte Publico Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 2 EBSCO More info...

Arte Publico Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 2


Publisher: EBSCO

Arte Publico Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 2 presents thematic content focusing on the evolution of Hispanic civil rights, religious thought, and the growing presence of women writers from the late 19th and 20th centuries. Rare and relevant books and newspapers –including rare anarchist newspapers – are presented in their original form. Extensive manuscript collections of both organizations and individuals are included for viewing, indexed for ease of search and maximum discovery. This collection offers a unique approach, focusing exclusively on the Latino-Hispanic history in the United States.



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Digital Images, E-Books, Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical), Reference Sources & Tools

Subject Coverage

History
Bibliography of Native North Americans EBSCO More info...

Bibliography of Native North Americans


Publisher: EBSCO

Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA) is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. BNNA contains more than 80,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present.



Contains

Historical/Primary Resources, Indexes & Abstracts, Primary Sources (Historical), Scholarly Journals

Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice, History
Documenting the American South University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill More info...

Documenting the American South


Publisher: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Documenting the American South (DAS) is a collection of sources on Southern history, literature and culture from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century. Including such topics as: First-Person Narratives of the American South -- Library of Southern Literature -- North American Slave Narratives -- The Southern Homefront, 1861-1865 -- The Church in the Southern Black Community -- The North Carolina Experience, Beginnings to 1940 -- North Carolinians and the Great War.



Contains

Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

History, Texas
eHRAF World Cultures Human Relations Area Files More info...

eHRAF World Cultures


Publisher: Human Relations Area Files

eHRAF World Cultures contains ethnographic collections covering all aspects of cultural and social life. eHRAF is unique in having subject indexing at the paragraph level. This allows detailed and precise searching for concepts not easily found with keywords.



Contains

Historical/Primary Resources, Maps, Primary Sources (Historical), Reference Sources & Tools

Subject Coverage

History, Psychology, Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Essay and General Literature Index (H.W. Wilson) EBSCO More info...

Essay and General Literature Index (H.W. Wilson)


Publisher: EBSCO

A bibliographic database that cites essays and articles contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. Now includes nearly 86,000 essays from almost 700 collections. Essays from more than 300 volumes and more than 20 annuals and serial publications are added annually. Also provides full bibliographic information on collective titles indexed. Focuses on the humanities and social sciences, with subject coverage ranging from economics, political science, and history to criticism of literary works, drama, and film.

Searchable by personal and corporate author, title, subject, and keyword, and also by Dewey and LC classification numbers, publisher, publication year, ISBN and ISSN, series, and country of publication.

Type of coverage: Bibliographic citations to articles/chapters in books and annuals.

 



Contains

Indexes & Abstracts

Subject Coverage

Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Psychology, Political Science, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies, Music, Business, Art, Language and Literature, History
Essay and General Literature Retrospective (H.W. Wilson) EBSCO More info...

Essay and General Literature Retrospective (H.W. Wilson)


Publisher: EBSCO

The Essay & General Literature Index Retrospective offers access to tens of thousands of essays that are otherwise all but inaccessible. The database unlocks a wealth of information in thousands of collections and anthologies and cites more than 249,000 essays in collections back to 1900 as well as full-text books. Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences, including literary works, art history, drama, and film (From publisher's web site).



Contains

Indexes & Abstracts

Subject Coverage

Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Psychology, Political Science, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies, Music, Business, Language and Literature, History
Fuente Academica Premier EBSCO More info...

Fuente Academica Premier


Publisher: EBSCO

Fuente Academica Priemier is a rapidly growing collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain, covering all major subject areas and designed to make academic research readily accessible in PDF format. Users enjoy relevant search results due to detailed abstracts in multiple languages and EBSCO’s comprehensive indexing of every article. Fuente Académica Premier offers the full text for more than 650 publications and 30 academic books from 18 countries. Fuente Académica Premier covers all major subject areas with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology. Continuously expanding archives include Boletín del CEMLA (1955 – present) and the complete backfile of Darwiniana, published since 1922. (publisher - Jan 2015)



Contains

Full Text Articles, Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals, Spanish language content available

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, Business, Computer Science, History, Library Science, Medicine and Health, Political Science, Pre-Law and Paralegal, Religion
HeritageQuest Online Proquest / Chadwyk-Healey More info...

HeritageQuest Online


Publisher: Proquest / Chadwyk-Healey

HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. 18th Century or 20th Century. European or Native American. Farm or Factory. East Coast or West Coast. Where does your American past begin? Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past. The collection consists of the following data sets:  

  • U.S. Federal Censuses feature the original images of every extant federal census in the United States, from 1790 through 1930, with name indexes for many decades. In total the collection covers more than 140 million names.
  • Genealogy and local history books deliver more than 7 million digitized page images from over 26,000 family histories, local histories, and other books. Titles have been digitized from our own renowned microform collections, as well from the American Antiquarian Society via an exclusive partnership.  
  • Periodical Source Index (PERSI), published by the Allen County Public Library, is recognized as the most comprehensive index genealogy and local history periodicals. It contains more than 2 million records covering titles published around the world since 1800.
  • Revolutionary War records contains original images from pension and bounty land warrant application files help to identify more than 80,000 American Army, Navy, and Marine officers and enlisted men from the Revolutionary War era.
  • Freedman’s Bank Records, with more than 480,000 names of bank applicants, their dependents, and heirs from 1865–1874, offers valuable data that can provide important clues to tracing African American ancestors prior to and immediately after the Civil War. 


Contains

E-Books, Full Text Articles, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

Useful and Interesting, History
Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson) EBSCO More info...

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson)


Publisher: EBSCO

The Humanities & Social Sciences Retrospective allows instant searching of the equivalent of 46 printed volumes: International Index: 18 volumes, 1907 - March 1965 Social Sciences & Humanities Index: 9 volumes April 1965 – March 1974 Humanities Index: 10 volumes: April 1974 – March 1984 Social Sciences Index: 9 volumes April 1974 – March 1983



Contains

Indexes & Abstracts

Subject Coverage

Art, Marketing, History, Language and Literature, Library Science, Mass Communication, Music, Political Science, Pre-Law and Paralegal, Psychology, Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies
Humanities Full Text (H.W. Wilson) EBSCO More info...

Humanities Full Text (H.W. Wilson)


Publisher: EBSCO

This database provides full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines. Content includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and much more.Content Includes:

  • Full-text articles from over 330 journals
  • High-quality indexing of nearly 700 periodicals
  • Periodical coverage dating as far back as 1910


Contains

Full Text Articles, Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals

Subject Coverage

Religion, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies, Music, Art, Language and Literature, History
JSTOR JSTOR More info...

JSTOR


Publisher: JSTOR

JSTOR is a not-for-profit organization with a dual mission to create and maintain a trusted archive of important scholarly journals, and to provide access to these journals as widely as possible. JSTOR offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. The journals archived in JSTOR span many disciplines.



Contains

Book Reviews, Full Text Articles, Literary Criticism, Scholarly Journals

Subject Coverage

Religion, Political Science, Business, Language and Literature, General and Multidisciplinary, History
Latino American Experience ABC-CLIO More info...

Latino American Experience


Publisher: ABC-CLIO

A full-text database focusing on the history and culture of Latinos living in the United States. Features more than 150 titles, 1500 images, hundreds of primary documents, Spanish-language content, a timeline, and 225 vetted Web sites.



Contains

Digital Images, Full Text Articles

Subject Coverage

History, Sociology and Criminal Justice
LIFE Photo Archive Google More info...

LIFE Photo Archive


Publisher: Google

With millions of photos accessible at the click of a mouse, the archive is a rich resource for anyone seeking images related to U.S. history and world events. Approximately ten million images are available, and because most of the photos were never published, the collection contains many never-before-seen pictures. Users can search by keyword, browse by decade, or explore featured events, people, or places. Names of photographers and the dates that photos were taken are identified. With images ranging from the 1750s to the 2000s, the site will be popular with users wanting images with historical context (Reference & User Services Quarterly, Fall 2010).



Contains

Digital Images, Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

History
Military & Government Collection EBSCO More info...

Military & Government Collection


Publisher: EBSCO

Military and Government Collection provides full text from over 330 military and general interest publications. This database also offers indexing and abstracts for over 370 magazines. Some titles included are Military Review, Parameters, Army Times, and Defense. Designed to bring current news to all branches of the military.



Contains

Government Information, Indexes & Abstracts

Subject Coverage

Newspapers/Current Events, Political Science, History
Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection University of Texas at Austin More info...

Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection


Publisher: University of Texas at Austin

More than twenty-five thousand maps, most in the public domain, have been digitized at the Perry-Castañeda Library at the University of Texas at Austin. Although there is an emphasis on Texas, maps from around the world also are available. Of special interest in the Historical Collection, which contains earlier editions of U.S. Central Intelligence Agency maps, U.S. Army maps, and U.S. Geological Surveys, among others. In the unlikely event that you can't find a suitable map for your project, the site offers advice on searching for specific maps online. These quality images are a delight to view and would enhance any presentation. --Review in Reference & User Services Quarterly, Fall 2010.



Contains

Historical/Primary Resources, Maps, Primary Sources (Historical), Reference Sources & Tools

Subject Coverage

History, Texas
Portal to Texas History University of North Texas More info...

Portal to Texas History


Publisher: University of North Texas

The Portal is a gateway to Texas history materials. You may discover anything from an ancestor's picture to a rare historical map. From prehistory to the present day, you can explore unique collections from Texas libraries, museums, archives, historical societies, genealogical societies, and private family collections. The Portal continues to grow as additional partners contribute digital versions of their collections. We hope you'll return often to discover our latest additions.



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Subject Coverage

History, Texas
Proquest Dissertations & Theses: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection ProQuest More info...

Proquest Dissertations & Theses: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection


Publisher: ProQuest

Humanities and social sciences - dissertations
This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses on humanities and social sciences.
Full Text Included
Subject area(s):
History, Dissertations & Theses, The Arts, Social Sciences, Literature & Language
Coverage: 1637-Current



Contains

Dissertations & Theses

Subject Coverage

Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Political Science, Language and Literature, History
ProQuest Historical Newspapers Proquest More info...

ProQuest Historical Newspapers


Publisher: Proquest

ProQuest Historical Newspapers is the exclusive digital archive for leading newspapers that gives users ready access to the full content of each paper starting from the very first issues. Users can search and view article-level images and full page images, page through issues, cross-search all historical newspapers in this program, and enjoy unparalleled digital access to The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Christian Science Monitor.



Contains

Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

Newspapers/Current Events, History
Sabin Americana Gale Group More info...

Sabin Americana


Publisher: Gale Group
 
Primary documents, 1500-1926

 



Contains

Digital Images, Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, History
Sage Journals Sage More info...

Sage Journals


Publisher: Sage

Provides access to journals for the Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Technology, and Medicine.



Contains

Full Text Articles, Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals

Subject Coverage

Marketing, History, Language and Literature, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Biochemistry, Biology, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Slavery and Anti-Slavery: Part 1 Debates Gale Group More info...

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: Part 1 Debates


Publisher: Gale Group
 
Primary resources, debates over slavery and abolition

 



Contains

Digital Images, Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, History
Slavery and Anti-Slavery: Part 2 Slave Trade Gale Group More info...

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: Part 2 Slave Trade


Publisher: Gale Group
 
Slave trade in the Atlantic world, primary documents

 



Contains

Digital Images, Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, History
Slavery and Anti-Slavery: Part 3 Institution of Slavery Gale Group More info...

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: Part 3 Institution of Slavery


Publisher: Gale Group

primary documents



Contains

Digital Images, Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, History
Slavery and Anti-Slavery: Part 4 Age of Emancipation Gale Group More info...

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: Part 4 Age of Emancipation


Publisher: Gale Group

primary documents



Contains

Digital Images, Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, History
Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law William S. Hein and Company More info...

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law


Publisher: William S. Hein and Company

This HeinOnline collection brings together, for the first time, all known legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world.  In addition, the library has hundreds of pamphlets and books written about slavery—defending it, attacking it or simply analyzing it along with many modern histories of slavery.  Much of the non-legal material in this collection is based on the holdings of the Buffalo Public Library utilizing its rare book collection containing hundreds of nineteenth century pamphlets and books on slavery.



Contains

Biographies, Digital Images, Full Text Articles, Government Information, Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

History, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Texas Digital Sanborn Maps Proquest / Chadwyk-Healey More info...

Texas Digital Sanborn Maps


Publisher: Proquest / Chadwyk-Healey

These digitized maps provide detailed property and land-use records that depicts the architecture of Texas towns and cities throughout the past one hundred years.



Contains

Digital Images, Historical/Primary Resources, Maps, Primary Sources (Historical), Reference Sources & Tools

Subject Coverage

Texas, History
Texas Historic Sites Atlas Texas Historical Commission More info...

Texas Historic Sites Atlas


Publisher: Texas Historical Commission

"The Atlas features nearly 300,000 site records, including data on Official Texas Historical Markers and National Register of Historic Places properties in Texas. Also included are courthouses, museums, and sawmills across the state. You can search by Historic Designation, Keyword, County, Address, or Site Name to get instant access to detailed textual descriptions, historic photographs, and interactive maps to help you discover what makes Texas and your areas of interest unique." - from Texas Historic Sites Atlas home page



Contains

Historical/Primary Resources, Maps

Subject Coverage

History, Texas
Texas Reference Center EBSCO More info...

Texas Reference Center


Publisher: EBSCO

Texas Reference Center includes more than 80 full text journals and books about Texas history, ethnic & cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business as well as home & garden and sports & leisure. The database contains biographies portraying famous historical and contemporary Texans such as George Herbert Walker Bush, Lady Bird Johnson, Dan Moody, Susanna Dickinson and Sam Houston. Also available in the Texas Reference Center is the Spanish-language newspaper El Sol de Texas with Texas and national news coverage. This EBSCOhost database is updated weekly.



Contains

E-Books, Full Text Articles, Reference Sources & Tools

Subject Coverage

Texas, History
Texas Wesleyan on Portal to Texas History Texas Wesleyan University More info...

Texas Wesleyan on Portal to Texas History


Publisher: Texas Wesleyan University

The Portal is a gateway to Texas history materials. You may discover anything from an ancestor's picture to a rare historical map. From prehistory to the present day, you can explore unique collections from Texas libraries, museums, archives, historical societies, genealogical societies, and private family collections. The Portal continues to grow as additional partners contribute digital versions of their collections. We hope you'll return often to discover our latest additions.



Contains


Subject Coverage

History, Texas
Times Digital Archives Gale Group More info...

Times Digital Archives


Publisher: Gale Group

Newspaper, 1785-2011. More than 70,000 issues. Perpetual purchase, primary resource.



Contains

Digital Images, Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, History
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database Emory University More info...

Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database


Publisher: Emory University

The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database has information on almost 35,000 slaving voyages that forcibly embarked over 10 million Africans for transport to the Americas between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. It offers researchers, students and the general public a chance to rediscover the reality of one of the largest forced movements of peoples in world history. This database is the culmination of several decades of independent and collaborative research by scholars drawing upon data in libraries and archives around the Atlantic world. The National Endowment for the Humanities is the principal sponsor of the project, and it is an Emory University Digital Library Research Initiative.



Contains

Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

History
Vietnam Online PBS.org More info...

Vietnam Online


Publisher: PBS.org

Vietnam Online is the companion website to the PBS documentary series, "Vietnam: A Television History." It includes biographies of the major people involved in the Vietnam War, maps, primary sources and links to other Vietnam War resources.



Contains

Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

History
Women and Social Movements, 1600-2000: Scholar's Edition Alexander Street Press More info...

Women and Social Movements, 1600-2000: Scholar's Edition


Publisher: Alexander Street Press

This Web site is intended to serve as a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, the site seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding of U.S. history at the same time that it makes the insights of women's history accessible to teachers and students at universities, colleges, and high schools.



Contains

Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice, Women's Studies, History
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