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Provides access to an electronic version of the complete printed text of Acta Sanctorum, including prefaces, original texts, critical apparatus, and indices. This collection of documents examines the lives of saints, arranged according to each saint's feast day.

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Related Subjects: Religious Studies, History & Primary Resources
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Provides access to major African-American newspapers published in the United States during the 19th century. Publications include Freedom's Journal, The Colored American, The North Star, The National Era, Provincial Freeman, Frederick Douglass Paper, and The Christian Recorder. Full text is available.

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Related Subjects: African & African American Studies, History & Primary Resources, Newspapers & Magazines
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Covers the history of Africa and its diverse people over nearly 400 years and includes more than 1,300 books, pamphlets, almanacs, broadsides and ephemera.

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Related Subjects: History & Primary Resources, African & African American Studies
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Provides access to more than 40 African newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries. Features English and foreign language titles from Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

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Related Subjects: African & African American Studies, History & Primary Resources, Newspapers & Magazines, International & Area Studies
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Database of more than 12,000 printed books, pamphlets, and broadsides recording African American history, literature and culture from the early 16th to the early 20th century.

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Related Subjects: African & African American Studies, History & Primary Resources, History of Science, Newspapers & Magazines
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Alternative Press Index is a bibliographic database of journal, newspaper and magazine articles from hundreds of international alternative, radical and left periodicals. Covering 1991 to the present, it provides access to emerging theories and practices of social change.

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Related Subjects: Geography & GIS, Newspapers & Magazines, History & Primary Resources, Sociology
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Covering every aspect of American life during the early decades of the United States, this primary source collection provides full text access to over 150,000 early American books, pamphlets and broadsides. This resource includes the Evans Series (1639-1800), the Shaw-Shoemaker Series (1801-1819), American Broadsides and Ephemera (1760-1900), Afro-Americana Imprints (1535-1922), African History and Culture (1540-1921), Black Authors (1556-1922), and Caribbean History and Culture (1535-1920).

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Related Subjects: History & Primary Resources, History of Science
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Features cover-to-cover reproductions of hundreds of historic newspapers, providing more than one million pages of full text, searchable facsimile images. Collections include Early American Newspapers (1690-1922) and Hispanic American Newspapers (1808-1980).

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Related Subjects: History & Primary Resources, Newspapers & Magazines
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America's News provides a variety of news media, such as newspaper articles, news blogs, magazines, newswires, journals, transcripts, videos, and web-only news sources. This resource includes access to over 3,600 national, regional, and local news sources, including the Oklahoman from 1981 onward and the Oklahoma Web Edition from 2013 onward. 

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Related Subjects: Newspapers & Magazines, History & Primary Resources, General
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Presents over 7,600 titles dating from 1691 through 1877, ranging from early works imported by the colonists to the Civil War and Reconstruction. The collection is grouped in five chronological series and covers all aspects of American society during this time period. Full text is available.

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Related Subjects: History & Primary Resources, History of Science, Newspapers & Magazines
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Formerly known as American Bibliography of Slavic & Eastern European Studies (ABSEES), this interdisciplinary database covers Slavic and East European studies in regards to the social sciences and humanities. Materials indexed include journal articles, books, book chapters, book reviews, dissertations, online resources, and selected government publications on East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union published in the United States and Canada. This database replaces the print edition of ABSEES and is now exclusively online.

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Related Subjects: International & Area Studies, Modern Languages, History & Primary Resources
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This collection provides facsimile images of approximately 15,000 broadsides printed between 1820 and 1900 and 15,000 pieces of ephemera printed between 1760 and 1900. Subjects covered range from contemporary accounts of the Civil War and natural disasters, to official government proclamations, tax bills and town meeting reports. Featuring many rare items, the pieces of ephemera include clipper ship sailing cards, early trade cards, bill heads, theater and music programs, stock certificates, menus, and invitations documenting civic, political and private celebrations.

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Related Subjects: History & Primary Resources, History of Science
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Provides access to searchable, full text, primary and secondary materials related to colonial America and the early Republic. Includes the personal papers and manuscripts of the major figures of the early Republic.

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Related Subjects: Political Science, History & Primary Resources
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Presents over 6,500 titles dating from 1681 through 1865, ranging from early works imported by the colonists to the Civil War and Reconstruction. The collection is grouped in five chronological series and covers all aspects of American society during this time period. Full text is available.

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Related Subjects: History & Primary Resources, History of Science, Newspapers & Magazines
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Provides access to commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries related to American history.

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Related Subjects: History & Primary Resources
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Four centuries of history, from early contact to the modern era, are featured in this resource. Coverage includes peoples of North and Central America; materials include manuscripts, illustrations, newspapers, books, photos and maps. Cross-searchable with the American West database.

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Related Subjects: Native American Studies, History & Primary Resources, History of Science, Geography & GIS
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American Indian Newspapers offers a diverse collection of print journalism from Indigenous peoples of the US and Canada. Resources include national periodicals as well as local community news and student publications. This collection is also bi-lingual and features editions in Indigenous-languages, such as Hawaiian, Cherokee and Navajo. Subjects covered include the self-determination era and American Indian Movement (AIM), education, language revitalization, environmentalism, tribal laws, public health and welfare, and rights and cultural representation from an Indigenous perspective. This resource has been developed with the permission and contribution of the newspaper publishers and Tribal Councils concerned.

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Related Subjects: History & Primary Resources, Newspapers & Magazines, Native American Studies
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Included in ProQuest's History Vault database, this resource consists of a large variety of collections from the U.S. National Archives, a series of collections from the Chicago History Museum, as well as selected first-hand accounts of interactions between the U.S. Army and American Indian tribes in the west.

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Related Subjects: History & Primary Resources, Native American Studies
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Provides access to over 1,500 periodicals published between 1741 and 1943, including special interest and general magazines, journals, and other historically significant periodicals. Full text is available.

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Related Subjects: History & Primary Resources, History of Science, Newspapers & Magazines
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This database contains primary resources such as radio broadcasts, periodicals, newspapers, and government documents from around the world and provides in depth analysis of the roots and history of the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

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Related Subjects: History & Primary Resources
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