A fully cross-searchable gateway to Black Studies including scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles, and much more. Includes the Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, a collection of scholarly essays, timelines, images and more covering interdisciplinary topics on the Black experience. Contains the full text of The Chicago Defender, an influential black U.S. newspaper, from 1910 to 1975. Provides access to citations and abstracts (1902-current) from the International Index to Black Periodicals, which includes scholarly journals and other periodicals from the U.S., Africa, and the Caribbean. Full text coverage of core periodicals in Black Studies, 1984-current. Includes the electronic index to the Black Literature Index microfiche collection, allowing users to search for citations to works of fiction, poetry, and literary reviews published in black periodicals and newspapers between 1827 and 1940.
Coverage early 1800s-present. Filter your results by Media and Document to see just primary sources. A deep bacfilet of reference books and monographs, dating back to the mid 1800s. Over 5,000 primary documents: manuscripts, speeches, court cases, quotations, advertisements, statistics, and other papers. Over 3,500 interviews with former slaves' the WPA slave narratives ' from the acclaimed The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography, now re-indexed and for the first time fully searchable. Includes 67 Negro University Press texts from the early 1800s to the early 1970s' classics in black scholarship.
Includes non-fiction writings such as monographs, letters, speeches, interviews, etc. by major figures in Black America, covering 250 years of history. Features unique and never-before-published materials. Includes full-text of the Black Panther newspaper.
Includes collections on the transatlantic slave trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system, and the dynamics of emancipation in the U.S. as well as in Latin America, the Caribbean, and other regions. Part I: Debates over Slavery and Abolition contains books and pamphlets, newspaper and periodical titles, and major manuscript collections for studying the history of slavery. Part II: Focuses on the United Kingdom, France, and the United States. This collection features a wide range of materials, from monographs and individual papers to company records, newspapers, and a variety of government documents. Part III: Contains the inner workings of slavery from 1492-1888 through legal documents, plantation records, first-person accounts, newspapers, government records and other primary sources. Part IV: rare documents related to emancipation in the United States, as well as Latin America, the Caribbean, and other areas of the world.
Provides the full-text of articles from the following major African American newspapers published in the United States in the 19th century: Freedom's Journal, The Colored American, The North Star, The National Era, Provincial Freeman, Frederick Douglass Paper and The Christian Recorder.
Historical documents in the following collections: Latin American & Caribbean Studies; African American Studies; Asian Studies; Asian American Studies; Chinese History; SAFEHAVEN Reports on Nazi Looting; OBSERVER News for the American Soldier ; Nicaragua: Political Instability and U.S. Intervention.
Brings together books, images, documents, scholarly essays, commentaries and bibliographies, documenting the multiplicity of women's reform activities. Examines perspectives on women's social movements from Colonial times to the present. Excellent resource for primary sources. The database presents books, pamphlets and related materials to provide scholars with in-depth access to the published histories and records of women's reform organizations throughout the United States.
Provides access to primary documents related to women's history, 1543-1945. Includes some two million page images from primary documents on topics such as women's rights, suffrage, birth control, the nature and role of women, the historical and legal status of women, prostitution, the education of girls and women, biography and autobiography, and secondary materials on women writers, marriage and the family, employment of women, women and religion, and women's voluntary associations.
Includes full text of: Better Homes & Gardens (1922 to 2005), Chatelaine (1928 to 2005), Cosmopolitan (1965-1993), Essence (1970-1977), Good Housekeeping (1885 to 2005), Ladies' Home Journal (1883 to 2005), Parents (1926 to 2005), Redbook (1903 to 2005), Seventeen (1970-2003), and Women's Day (1937-2001).