The largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media from the British Library; more than 1000 pamphlets, proclamations, newsbooks and newspapers from England, Ireland, Scotland and a few from British colonies in the Americas & Asia.
Multidisciplinary database that indexes and abstracts articles in more than 10,900 journals and other publications in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian and Portuguese; full-text is available for over 5300 journals.
An image database of over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Covers five categories - Beauty and Hygiene, Radio, Television, Transportation, and World War II.
Has 277 newspapers mostly from the 19th and early-mid 20th centuries. Many titles include only a few years; others much longer. Can be searched with America's Historical Newspapers, Hispanic American Newspapers.
Full text of 6 newspapers: Freedom's Journal (1827-30); Colored American (1837-1841); North Star (1847-51); National Era (1847-50); Provincial Freeman (1854-55); Frederick Douglass Paper (1851-52). Some years incomplete.
Full text of all or parts of 177 magazines and journals published by or for the African American community between 1825 and 1995. Topics include race relations and civil rights, religion, business, literature and the arts, and general interest magazines. Searches may be limited to place (state) or date of publication, topic, keywords, broad categories, etc.
This includes more than 12,000 books, pamphlets and broadsides spanning over 400 years, from the early 16th to the early 20th century. Critically important subjects covered include the West's discovery and exploitation of Africa; the rise of slavery in the New World along with the growth and success of abolitionist movements; the development of racial thought, including political protest and resistance to racism; descriptions of African American life throughout the Americans; and slavery and race in fiction and drama.
American History in Video
Audio Drama: The L.A. Theatre Works Collection
Dance in Video: Volume I
Dance in Video: Volume II
Ethnographic Video Online: Volume I
Ethnographic Video Online: Volume II
LGBT Studies in Video
LGBT Thought and Culture
Meet the Press
Music Online: American Song
Music Online: Classical Music Library
Music Online: Classical Music in Video
Music Online: Classical Scores Library
Music Online: Contemporary World Music
Music Online: Jazz Music Library
Music Online: Opera in Video
Music Online: Popular Music Library
Music Online: Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries
Silent Film Online
The March of Time
Theatre in Video
World History in Video
World Newsreels Online: 1929–1966
Over 2000 papers from cities in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, based on Early American Newspapers, Series 1, 2, 10, 11 (1690-1890). Also includes Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980, African-American Newspapers, 1827-1998, and California's Historical Newspapers, 1752-1922. Title coverage ranges from a few issues to many years.
1964-present. International database for research on all periods of U.S. and Canadian history, including very recent years. Includes abstracts of journal articles and listings of books and dissertations.
Contains nearly 27,000 annotated citations (primarily to English language works) divided into forty-eight sections; citations refer chiefly to works published between 1961 and 1992. Edited by Mary Beth Norton (1995)
A wide-ranging digital resource presenting a unique insight into interactions between American Indians and Europeans from their earliest contact, continuing through the turbulence of the American Civil War, the on-going repercussions of government legislation, right up to the civil rights movement of the mid-twentieth century. This resource contains material from the Newberry Library's extensive Edward E. Ayer Collection. Includes manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books, photographs and newspapers.
The American Indian Movement (AIM) was founded in 1968, at a time of social change and protest and the civil rights movement. AIM used the press and media to present its own unvarnished message to the American public. This collection includes the extensive FBI documentation on the evolution of AIM as an organization of social protest, documentation on the 1973 Wounded Knee Stand-off, materials collected by the Extremist Intelligence Section. These primary sources provide insight into the motives, actions, and leadership of AIM and the development of Native American radicalism, as well as the attitudes of the US government towards this organization.
Library of Congress digital library of primary source and archival material relating to American culture and history: print, manuscripts, photographs, moving pictures and recorded sound. More than 150 collections and growing.
Detailed articles on more than 18,000 men and women, from all eras and walks of life, whose lives have shaped the United States. Includes bibliographies and links to web resources. Several hundred new entries added each year.
1740-1900. Full text of North American periodicals (magazines and newspapers) from 1740 through the 19th century; a few early 20th century periodicals also included. Search APS Online by keyword or browse by journal.
One of the most comprehensive collection of web resources on the American presidency, including documents, public papers, executive orders, addresses, press conferences, debates, election data, approval ratings, much more
Original manuscripts, maps, ephemeral material, and rare printed sources from the Graff Collection about the American West, including tales of frontier life, Native Americans, vigilantes, and outlaws, and the growth of urban centres and environmental impact of westward expansion and of life in the borderlands.
With millions of images dating back more than 150 years, this is one of the world's largest archives of historical & current imagery. Updated every minute. Includes news, entertainment, arts, business, and sports coverage from AP and selected partners.
1913-1983. Provides a single resource for seven decades of articles on the most important events, issues & trends in the history of business & industry, plus the most important historical sources in the applied science & technology for the 20th Century.
Current directory of 5,596 repositories and 154,678 archival collections across the US. Includes Directory of Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the US (DAMRUS) and National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC).
Search through thousands of archive and manuscript collections worldwide. View descriptions of both individual collections and repositories, and in many cases detailed finding aids -- down to the level of individual folders and files.
ARTstor Digital Library is an online resource of more than one million images in the arts, humanities, and sciences. The ARTstor Digital Library also includes a set of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and teaching purposes.
Database indexing journal articles, books and other publications, covering all aspects of native North American culture and history. Includes materials published from 1500s to present. Links to online texts.
Lists about 25,000 scholarly works published since 1900in all academic disciplines and in all western European languages on slavery and slaving, worldwide and throughout human history, including modern times.
Booker T. Washington, founder of the National Negro Business League, believed that solutions to the problem of racial discrimination were primarily economic, and that bringing African Americans into the middle class was the key. In 1900 he established the League "to promote the commercial and financial development of the Negro" and headed it until his death
Includes fulltext journals and indexing from the International Index of Black Periodicals, newspapers such as the Chicago Defender and NY Amsterdam News, Black Literature Index, and essays from the Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience
1983-present. Indexes reviews of current fiction and non-fiction, and provides review excerpts and over 100,000 full text reviews. As of Spring 2008 included 1,300,000 reviews covering over 550,000 books
1905-1982. Excerpts from and citations to book reviews from 1905 to 1982 to fiction and nonfiction, reference works, textbooks, and children's books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, science and technology, and general interest
150,000 pages of California newspapers spanning 1849-1911. They include the Alta California (1849-1889); the San Francisco Call (1900-1910); the Amador Ledger (1900-1911); the Imperial Valley Press (1901-1911); and the Los Angeles Herald (1905-1907)
Coordinates preservation of California newspapers printed since 1846. Catalog shows publishing history and library locations for nearly 13,000 papers. Part of the state-by-state U.S. Newspaper Project. Based at UC Riverside.
University of California's gateway to a world of historical primary sources. More than 150,000 digitized items:photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, art works, diaries, transcribed oral histories, advertising,and more
CRL is a consortium of colleges, universities, and libraries that makes available scholarly research resources to users everywhere, with more than five million volumes of research materials rarely held in North American libraries. UCSD is a member.
U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1873. Part of the American Memory Project from the Library of Congress. Includes Annals of Congress, journals of the Continental Congress, House and Senate, U.S. Serial Set documents and more.
Comprehensive bibliographic index representing all types of material on Mexican-American topics. Provides extensive indexing from 1960s to the present; selective coverage back to early 1900s. Since 1992 includes articles on the broader Latino experience.
Explores the cultural and trading relationships that emerged between America, China and the Pacific region between the 18th and early 20th centuries. Sourced from twelve North American libraries that include the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum and the Massachusetts Historical Society, China, America and the Pacific offers unique insights into the history of North American trade. Coverage includes the Old China Trade, the Pacific Northwest fur trade, the whaling industry and the development of Pacific trading centres such as Hawaii. Manuscripts, rare printed sources, visual images, objects and maps from international libraries and archives document
Colonial America will consist of all 1,450 volumes of the CO 5 series of Colonial Office files held at The National Archives in London.
The first module of Colonial America documents the early history of the colonies, and includes founding charters, material on the effects of 1688’s Glorious Revolution in North America, records of piracy and seaborne rivalry with the French and Spanish, and copious military material from the French and Indian War of 1756-63.
Reports of companies doing business or headquartered in New York City and environs 1849 to the early 1960s. Comprising 36 companies & 770 individual reports in financial, utilities, and transportation sectors.
The collection covers a broad sweep of history from c.1824-1961, taking in the USA, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The series originated out of a need for the British Government to preserve all of the most important papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices. Some of these were one page letters or telegrams -- others were large volumes or texts of treaties. All items marked 'Confidential Print' were circulated to leading officials in the Foreign Office, to the Cabinet, and to heads of British missions abroad
Congressional Research Service prepares reports at the request of Members but does not provide public access. Some Members and non-profit groups have posted the reports. This site provides searchable and browseable access to many of those reports
Included in this collection on California are ninety-seven titles covering eight cities and regions. These titles comprise tables and lists of vital statistics, military service records, municipal and county officers, chronologies, portraits of individuals and views of urban and rural life not found anywhere else. The atlases provide additional information on land use and settlement patterns and scarce early town and city plans.
Full text of documents from various government agencies: the White House, the CIA, the FBI, the State Department and others, declassified by the U.S. government, and obtained from Presidential Libraries..
1861-present. Database of citations to doctoral dissertations & master's theses from 1,000+ universities. Abstracts for dissertations 1980-present; master's theses 1988-present. Full-text of most UC dissertations published 1996 and later.
Transcripts of oral history interviews with 57 California residents who migrated to the San Joaquin Valley from Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, and Kansas between 1924 and 1939. Also photographs, bibliographies
Browse or search Early American Imprints (Digital Evans), a major collection of 17th and 18th century books and pamphlets based on Charles Evans American Bibliography. On completion will consist of over 36,000 works and 2,400,000 images
Covering every aspect of American life during the early decades of the United States, this primary source collection provides full-text access to the 36,000 American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the first 19 years of the nineteenth century
This release contains 1,482 authors and over 100,000 pages of material: letters, diaries, memoirs and accounts of early encounters in North America. The collection is centered on present-day Canada and the U. S. with limited coverage of Mexico.
Covers abortion from the founding of the U.S. to the present day. The entries address the many political, legal, social, religious, and medical issues. 2009 update to 1st edition. One user at a time so if busy, try again
Examines issues, events, people, activism, laws, personal experiences, and social ramifications of disability throughout American history. Includes chronology and dozens of original documents, as well as an extensive bibliography.
Covers all significant religious denominations and movements in North America, from early European settlement to present day. Includes religious life of indigenous peoples and the relationship of political, social, economic, and cultural spheres
Fully searchable version of the 6-vol European Americana: a Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750. More than 32000 entries covering the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native peoples
FBI files on people, organizations, events, from early 20th century to 1990s (Albert Einstein, Al Capone, Eleanor Roosevelt, Marilyn Monroe, Cesar Chavez, POW/MIAs, PETA, SNCC, ESP,Roswell, much more). Released under Freedom of Information Act requests
Hundreds of FBI files documenting the federal scrutiny, harassment, and prosecution to which black Americans of all political persuasions were subjected. Many of the documents originated with black "confidential special informants" enlisted by the FBI to infiltrate a variety of organizations. The collection provides detailed coverage of: "Negro radicals" and their organizations; the FBI's infringement of First Amendment freedoms; and its preoccupation with black radicalism between 1920 and 1984.
1941-1996. Translations by U.S. government of international magazine, newspaper, and newswire stories, transcripts from speeches and radio and television. Scanned from print Daily Report issues covering the Middle East & Africa, Middle East & North Africa, Near East & South Asia Africa (Sub-Sahara), South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa China, People's Republic of China Asia & Pacific, East Asia Latin America Eastern Europe, East Europe Soviet Union, Central Eurasia.
Official documentary record of major US foreign policy decisions, archived as digital facsimile by the University of Wisconsin. Incomplete run with years added as available. Precedes the modern version maintained and archived by the US State Department.
Trace the evolution of feminism by using digital images from more than 4,700 books, periodicals, letters, diaries and pamphlets from Europe, the U.S., Canada, and New Zealand. Contains over two million page images of primary sources.
Search or browse U.S. Census forms as filled in by door-to-door census takers, 1790-1930. (Not all years indexed yet.) Also includes 25,000 books of local and family history, genealogy, other documents and index to genealogy and local history periodicals
U.S. and international documents on the most significant events of the year. Includes presidential speeches, international agreements, Supreme Court decisions, governmental reports, scientific findings,cultural discussions, etc. 100 new documents per year
A guide to finding United States historical newspapers available from the UCSD Libraries: links to those online; locations for those on microfilm. Includes major collections of historical newspapers and well as listings of some important individual papers
Comprehensive survey and tabulation of historical statistics from government agencies and other sources, covering all aspects of US population and economy. First revision of the classic 1975 edition. View tables or download as Excel files
50 years of historical information about UCSD, digitized largely from the UCSD Archives in the Mandeville Special Collections Library. Includes full text of student newspapers, campus news releases, images and oral histories.
1800-1900. British House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, a detailed primary source for the United Kingdom, its colonies and the wider world. Searchable full text; displays page images with tables, maps, illustrations.
A comprehensive database of humanities content, providing full text for hundreds of journals, books, and other published sources from around the world, much of which is not found in other databases. This online resource provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 2,100 journals, full text for more than 890 journals, and contains more than 2.47 million records. Major subject areas include literature, philosophy, the arts, history, culture, and multi-disciplinary humanities titles, with world-wide content pertaining to literary, scholarly, and creative thought.
Citations and abstracts from over 150 scholarly and popular journals, newspapers and newsletters from the United States, Africa and the Caribbean (as far back as 1902)--and full-text coverage of over 40 core Black Studies periodicals (1998 forward).
A four-year project to digitize over one million pages from the magazines, journals, newsletters, and newspapers of the alternative press archives of participating libraries spanning the 1960's to the 1980's. Starting with collections by feminists and the GI press, the collection will grow to include small literary magazines, underground newspapers, LGBT periodicals, the minority press (Latino, Black and Native American) and the extreme right-wing press
1908-1981.Indexes over 750 legal periodicals published in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia,New Zealand. Also annual surveys, yearbooks, and annual reviews of work in a given field or topic
Contains full-color, full-text searchable digitized primary source materials on the history of Jewish communities in America from their first arrival in New York in 1654 to today. Includes access to the entirety of six major organisational collections and twenty-four collections of personal papers from the American Jewish Historical Society in New York. Themes covered include: Business, industry and enterprise; Civil rights and liberties; Culture, literature and the arts; Early Jewish experience; Everyday life: personal and family narratives; Immigration and settlement; Politics and the law; Reflections on the Jewish experience; Religion, tradition and community; War, conflict and persecution; and Welfare, health and education
Digital images of the correspondence of John Muir from 1856-1914, which include letters to and from notable figures in scientific, literary, and political circles of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Part of the John Muir Papers microfilm set
Search by subject or browse full text of more than 2000 titles, predominantly scholarly journals in social sciences, humanities, and sciences, to their earliest issues. Many titles extend as far back as late 19th or early 20th centuries; most recent 3-5 years often not included.
From April 1, 2015, the UC San Diego Library has arranged for a two-year trial period of over 26,000 videos available through Kanopy. The videos come from leading producers such as the BBC, California Newsreel, Criterion Collection, First Run Features, Kino Lorber and PBS, with more content added each year. Many of the films are from independent and specialty producers, with a focus on documentary films. Use is limited to currently enrolled UCSD students, employees, and faculty, staff. Faculty may screen these films in the classroom and they may also be used across campus to non-paying audiences, such as organizations and clubs, training, and in residence life.
Five newspapers from the 19th century: Lancaster Examiner & Herald (1834-1872), Columbia Spy (1830-1889), Intelligencer Journal (1848-1871), New Holland Clarion (1873-1950), Lancaster Farmer (1875-1884)
This collection (when complete) will bring together 100,000 pages of the personal writings of women of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, drawn from the extensive holdings of the American Antiquarian Society.
From 1935-1967, American theatergoers and television watchers were witness to Time Inc.'s unique and controversial film series, The March of Time. This series is now available in online streaming video in a single, cross-searchable collection designed specifically to meet the needs of researchers, teaching faculty, and students.
The Meet the Press collection makes over 1,500 hours of footage--the full surviving broadcast run from 1947 to present day--available online in one cross-searchable interface. Network television's longest running program--with its thousands of interviews, panels, and debates--is available via streaming online video
The Minutemen was a militant anti-Communist organization formed in the early 1960s. The Minutemen believed that Communism would soon take over all of America. The group armed themselves, and was preparing to take back the country from the "subversives." The Minutemen organized themselves into small cells and stockpiled weapons for an anticipated counter-revolution. This collection sets the stage for the political evolution of the contemporary militia movement by detailing the philosophies and activities of one early example of the changed definition of "militia". Primary sources from the FBI detail the philosophy, leader, plans and programs of the Minutemen organization.
Selected declassified documents of the US government on a wide range of subjects: Nuclear History, Middle East, Latin America, Asia, Intelligence and Secrecy, September 11, etc. A valuable collection of primary sources. Also lists documents for sale
This publication comprises two collections related to Holocaust Era Assets. The first includes Records Regarding Bank Investigations and Records Relating to Interrogations of Nazi Financiers, from the records of the Office of the Finance Division and Finance Advisor in the Office of Military Government, U.S. Zone(Germany) (OMGUS), during the period 1945-1949. The second comprises Records Regarding Intelligence and Financial Investigations, 1945-1949, from the Records of the Financial Intelligence Group, Office of the Finance Adviser.
Documents the remembered past of persons affiliated with and affected by the Nevada Test Site during Cold War nuclear testing. Transcripts, selected audio and video, photographs and images, from University of Las Vegas Special Collections Library
Gateway to hundreds of digital collections about New York State's people, places, and institutions. NewYorkHeritage.org brings together freely accessible digital collections from libraries, museums and archives from all over the state
Cataloging program by Library of Congress with details for manuscript collections around the US. Under Manuscript Searching choose "Searching on OCLC WorldCat". Also includes records of new holdings from 1986- , directories of repositories nationwide
OAC identifies and provides access to materials such as manuscripts, photographs, and works of art held in libraries, museums, archives, and other institutions. Includes detailed finding aids; also images and many digitized texts
Interviewees include a wide variety of House employees: House Officers, Member aides, committee staff, support staff, family of Members, and select former Representatives. 9 interviews as of 2009, with more to be added
Illustrated collection of 50,000 biographies of men and women who shaped all aspects of Britain's past (including former colonies) from 4th century BC to 2000. Also includes Archive of original Dictionary of National Biography and supplements (1885-1970)
From ancient Egypt and pirates to nuclear submarines and supertankers. Over 900 articles examine all aspects: naval history, shipbuilding, biographies, navigation and scientific instrumentation, maritime art and literature, commerce, international law.
World developments from 1750 to the present: social, historical economic, cultural, and political topics. Events, countries, organizations,, ethnic groups; and themes such as family life, politics, economics, religion, thought, science & technology, etc.
Report of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Vietnam Task Force', commissioned in 1967. In June 1971 small portions were leaked to the press and widely distributed. In June 2011 the National Archives released the complete 7000 pages
1802-1995. Full text of 1.4 million articles from 450 North American and European journals in arts, humanities, social sciences. 20 percent non-English. Represents about 10 percent of journals included in Periodicals Index Online
1665-1995. Index to 16 million articles from 4,700 North American and European scholarly journals in arts, humanities, social sciences; 30 percent non-English language. 10 percent of articles listed also include page images from Periodicals Archive Online
Indexes 6500 genealogy and local history periodicals written in English and French (Canada) since 1800. Allows searching by names, locations, and methodologies as well as the ability to browse the journals by title and keyword.
Tapes secretly recorded between 1940 and 1973 by Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon, along with relevant research materials. (The majority of tapes are from the Nixon Administration)
The Program on International Policy Attitudes is a joint program of the Center on Policy Attitudes and the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland, School of Public Affairs, University of Maryland.
Cover-to-cover article and page images of Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988), Chicago Defender (1910-1975), Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-40, 1946-2005), New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), and Pittsburgh Courier (1911 - 2002).
Cover to cover article text & page images of Chicago Tribune (1849-1986), Los Angeles Times (1881-1986), New York Times (1851-2005), San Francisco Chronicle (1865-1922), Washington Post (1877-1992), Wall Street Journal (1889-1991)
Covers the investigations made by the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) during the massive immigration wave of 1880-1930. The files cover Asian immigration, especially Japanese and Chinese migration, to California, Hawaii, and other states; Mexican immigration to the U.S. from 1906-1930, and European immigration. There are also extensive files on the INS’s regulation of prostitution and white slavery and on suppression of radical aliens.
Covering the U.S. involvement in the region from the early days of the Kennedy administration, through the escalation of the war during the Johnson administration, to the final resolution of the war at the Paris Peace Talks and the evacuation of U.S. troops. Along the way, documents in this module trace the actions and decisions at the highest levels of the U.S. foreign policy apparatus, as well as events on the ground in Vietnam, from the perspective of State Department officials, Associated Press reporters, and members of the U.S. Armed forces, including the Marines and the Military Assistance Command Vietnam.
Authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. The online version includes monthly updates to tables. This database replaces the previously-free Census Bureau publication. It uses many of the same, along with additional, data sources as the earlier editions.
1935-present. Located at the University of Connecticut, the Roper Center is the principal archive for summary-level (aggregate) and micro-level (raw) public opinion survey data from the major polling organizations in the United States and other nations.
Includes documents from the United States and Europe, as well as other parts of the world. In addition to newspaper collections and books published in the antebellum era, Slavery and Anti-Slavery contains documents from several archives originally available only on microfilm." Includes 10,761 books, 131 serials, 32 manuscript collections and 377 supreme court records and briefs.
1790-2006. This site combines data from the U.S. Census of Population and Housing & the American Community Survey (ACS) with a user friendly interface allowing the creation of maps & statistical tables. Census Tract boundaries are available back to 1940.
The authoritative annual summary of statistics on social, political and economic organization of the United States, gathered by the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and many other agencies and private sources. Includes archive of past years
Authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. The online version includes monthly updates to tables. This database replaces the previously-free Census Bureau publication. It uses many of the same, along with additional, data sources as the earlier editions.
Transcripts of over 420 trials in the U.S. & U.K. involving domestic violence, bigamy, seduction, breach of promise to marry, and the custody of children, as well as trials for murder, rape, and sexual deviancy.
100s of reproductions from motor vehicle manufacturers' catalogs from 1909, in the first decade of the automobile industry. Mostly monochrome, mixed with lavish color plates, the images include parts diagrams, engine works, and model inventory.
Original manuscripts, maps, ephemeral material, and rare printed sources from the Graff Collection about the American West, including tales of frontier life, Native Americans, vigilantes, and outlaws, and the growth of urban centres and environmental impact of westward expansion and of life in the borderlands
A collection of previously published "guidebooks" published in North America on issues relating to family life, race, sex, and gender, thus reflecting the normative values and behaviors expected of twentieth-century Americans and Canadians.
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. The digital version of the Serial Set consists of approximately 13,800 volumes and over 12 million pages covering the period from 1817-1980.
The data presented here describe the people and the economy of the US for each state and county from 1790 to 1970. Made available with the cooperation and consent of the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research(ICPSR).
1968-present. Browse or search summaries of evening network news programs for ABC, CBS and NBC from 1968, CNN from 1995, Fox News from 2004. Streaming video for CNN and NBC only. From the videotape archives maintained by Vanderbilt University.
Digitized collection of documents from the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the "special envoy" to the Vatican, from Christmas Eve 1939. The files consist of wartime reports, memoranda, and correspondence between FDR, Pope Pius XII, and others.
The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition), from the first issue in 1892 to the current month, reproduced in high-resolution color page images. Every page, advertisement, cover and fold-out has been included, with rich indexing enabling you to find images by garment type, designer and brand names.
This collection of primary source documents from the FBI Library sheds light on the history of the Freedom Riders, civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the segregated South in the summer of 1961. Their activities tested the US Supreme Court decision in Boynton v. Virginia, which outlawed racial segregation in the restaurants and waiting rooms in terminals serving buses that crossed state lines. At a time when Jim Crow travel laws remained in force throughout the South, the Freedom Rides, and the violent reactions they provoked, bolstered the credibility of the Civil Rights Movement and called national attention to the violent disregard for the law that was used to enforce segregation in the southern United States.
Women and the Law (Peggy) is a collection that brings together books, biographies and periodicals dedicated to women's roles in society and the law. This unique collection of materials provides a platform to research the progression of women's roles and rights in society over the past 200 years. Also included are more than 70 titles from Emory University Law School's Feminism and Legal Theory Project which provide a platform to view the effect of law and culture on the female gender.
A collection of streaming videos that features full runs of many of the key international newsreels produced during the first half of the twentieth century. The collection is semantically indexed, allowing users to search by subject, year, historical era, historical event, people, and places 546 English, French or Japanese with English transcripts.