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African American Newspapers [Readex/NewsBank]

Access to more than 350 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience (1827-1998). This unique collection, which includes historically significant papers from more than 35 states, features many rare 19th-century titles.

America: History and Life [EBSCOhost]

Covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. Includes key journals, state and local history publications, and selected articles from scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities. In addition to standard search features, this database allows for searching by time period.

Biography [Gale In Context]

Search for influential people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text. (Reference content, periodicals and multimedia).

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 [EBSCOhost]

Valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

Los Angeles Times Historical [Proquest]

Digitized reproduction of the Los Angeles Times from its beginnings. Full text Coverage 1881-1995. Searchable (by keywords, author's names, articles, dates, etc.) or browseable by full page or issue. Includes photos, graphics and advertisements.

U.S History [Gale In Context]

Coverage of significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. (Academic journals, reference works, newspapers, videos, primary sources, audio files, reliable websites).

World History [Gale In Context]

Coverage of significant people, events and topics in World History. (Academic journals, reference works, newspapers, videos, primary sources, audio files, reliable websites).

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