ProQuest Primary Sources Collection.
Black Studies Center
Includes: The Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience; Index to Black Periodicals Full Text; Black Literature Index; Chicago Defender (Historical Newspaper), 1912-1975.
Black Thought and Culture is a landmark electronic collection of approximately 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders—teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures—covering 250 years of history. Part of the ProQuest Primary Sources Collection
ProQuest’s openly available Black Freedom Struggle in the United States features 2,000 expertly selected primary source documents – historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more – from pivotal eras in African American history. These reliable, easily discoverable materials are ideal for Black History Month projects, assignments and inspiration.
African-American newspaper published in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from 1907-1966. By the 1930s, the Courier was one of the top black newspapers in the United States. It was acquired in 1965 by John H. Sengstacke, a major black publisher and owner of the Chicago Defender. Source: Wikipedia
Weekly newspaper geared to the African-American community of New York City, New York. It is one of the oldest African-American newspapers in the United States. It has published columns by W. E. B. Du Bois, Roy Wilkins, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. and was the first to recognize and publish Malcolm X. Source: Wikipedia
Contains information about cultural life and history during the 1800s and including first-hand reports of the major events and issues of the day, including the Mexican War, Presidential and Congressional addresses, Congressional abstracts, business and commodity markets, the humanities, world travel and religion. The collection also provides a great number of early biographies, vital statistics, essays and editorials, poetry and prose, and advertisements reflecting the African-American experience.
Read first-hand reports of the Mexican War, Presidential and Congressional addresses, Congressional abstracts, business and commodity markets. Titles include The Christian Recorder, The Colored American/Weekly Advocate, and The North Star. (Accessible Archives Database)
To understand today’s version of American nationalism, we need to go back to the 1920s when the Klan re-emerged as a slick and successful recruiting and marketing engine that appealed to the fears and aspirations of middle-aged, middle-income, white protestant men in the middle of America. The goal of this project is to assemble and make fully-searchable a comprehensive collection of Klan and other white nationalist newspapers alongside newspapers published by Catholic, African-American and Jewish organizations to counter the narrative of hate and bigotry.
fka Hate In America: WHITE NATIONALISM AND THE PRESS IN THE 1920s
Full text of colonial and Civil War-era newspapers, including Frank Leslie's Weekly (illustrated), the Lily, and the Virginia Gazette, as well as 19th century African-American newspapers and county histories.
Independent Voices is an open access digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals, drawn from the special collections of participating libraries. These periodicals were produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative literary magazines during the latter half of the 20th century.
This is a collection available through HeinOnline (subscription database). More about the collection here: http://help.heinonline.org/2016/10/now-available-free-for-everyone-slavery-in-america-and-the-world-history-culture-law/
Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600 - 1926
Foreign Primary Sources, 1600 - 1970
Legal Treatises 1800-1926
Making of Modern Law Supreme Court Records and Briefs: 1832-1978
HeinOnline contains 2,500 law-related periodicals and 200,000 titles of legal history and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. The database contains the entire Congressional Record, Federal Register, and Code of Federal Regulations, U.S. Reports back to 1754, and entire databases dedicated to treaties, constitutions, case law, world trials, classic treatises, international trade, foreign relations, U.S. Presidents.
HathiTrust is a not-for-profit collaborative of academic and research libraries preserving 17+ million digitized items. SHU's subscription to HathiTrust offers full-text reading access to the fullest extent allowable by U.S. copyright law, computational access to the entire corpus for scholarly research, and other emerging services based on the combined collection.