America: History & Life provides citations and full text to articles related to the history, culture, area studies, and current affairs literature of the U.S. and Canada from prehistoric times to the present. Simultaneous user limit:6. Coverage: 1964 - Present.
Ethnic NewsWatch provides a full text collection of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Specific ethnic groups indexed are: African American/Caribbean/African; Arab/Middle Eastern; Asian/Pacific Islander; European/Eastern European; Hispanic; Jewish; Multi-Ethnic; Native People. Simultaneous user limit:2. Coverage: 1985 - Present. Updated: 8 times per year.
Archive of Americana contains primary documents from American history. Includes: African American Newspapers 1827-1998 and Connecticut Historical Newspapers, American Broadsides and Ephemera, Series I, Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800, and Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819, American State Papers, US Congressional Serial Set, and US Congressional Set Maps. Contains primary sources.
African American Newspapers provides content from historical African American newspapers. Search by date, article types, places of publication, newspaper titles, and eras in American history.Contains primary documents. Updated: Regularly.
Black Newspapers offers primary source material essential to the study of American history and African-American culture, history, politics, and the arts. Titles include: Afro-American Red Star, Call and Post, Chicago Defender, Houston Post, Michigan Chronicle, Muslim Journal, New Journal and Guide, New York Amsterdam News, Los Angeles Sentinel. Contains Primary Sources. Coverage: 1989-Present. Updated: Daily.
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