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Why search here? Discover the full-text of plays, playbills, photographs, and ephemera for Black playwrights from North America, Africa, the Caribbean, and African diaspora countries, spanning from the mid-1800s to the present.
Content type: Plays, primary sources, images
Coverage dates: 1860s-present
Most content dates from the mid-twentieth century.
Why search here? Good for getting a sense of what constituted knowledge in eighteenth century England, Ireland, and Scotland, including journals and diaries, religious materials, creative works, and political documents.
Why search here? Explore materials spanning a wide variety of langagues, subjects, and formats, including full text access to those in the public domain and limited search for those still under copyright.
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HathiTrust is a collective of academic and research libraries that digitizes materials, whether they are in-copyright or the public domain, for the purpose of preservation. Eligible students with a print disability can request a copy of any book in the collection, regardless of copyright status.
Language: English, German, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, etc.