Databases (24 results)
American Indian Newspapers [via Adam Matthew Digital]
American Indian Newspapers presents the publications of a range of communities, covering periodicals produced in the United States and Canada, including Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Nevada and Oklahoma, from 1828 to 2016. Representing a huge variety in style, production and audience, the newspapers include national periodicals as well as local community news and student publications. The collection provides a unique view of a range of subjects from an Indigenous perspective, including the civil rights era and American Indian Movement (AIM), education, environmentalism, land rights and cultural representation. This resource has been developed with, and has only been made possible by, the permission and contribution of the newspaper publishers and Tribal Councils concerned.
American Prison Newspapers, 1800-2020: Voices from the Inside [via Reveal Digital on JSTOR]
Collection of digitized newspapers originally published by incarcerated persons in United States prisons. Coverage spans the years of 1800-2020, and it includes newspapers from across the United States and from penal institutions of all kinds, including women's-only institutions. These primary sources give readers a firsthand perspective of life in U.S. prisons, revealing the news, issues, and commentary that mattered to prisoners.
Animal Studies: Law, Welfare and Rights [via HeinOnline]
With titles from the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Animal Welfare Institute, this collection aims to establish the foundational laws pertaining to animals and follow the evolution of these rights throughout the years. It includes philosophical books dating back to the 1800's, videos, periodicals, brochures, and more.
Coverage: 1800s to current
Archives of Sexuality & Gender [via Gale]
Primary source collection on the history and study of sex, sexuality, and gender research covering disciplines such as social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) communities around the world. Modules include: Sex and Sexuality, Sixteenth to Twentieth Centuries, Sixteenth to Twentieth Centuries and LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940 parts 1 & 2.
Coverage: 16th - 20th Century
Black abolitionist papers [via ProQuest]
Primary source collection presents the international impact of African American activism against slavery, in the writings and publications of the activists themselves. Covering the period 1830-1865, the approximately 15,000 articles, documents, correspondence, proceedings, manuscripts, and literary works of almost 300 Black abolitionists show the full range of their activities in the United States, Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland, France and Germany. The digital collection reproduces in full the 17 reels of microfilmed content from the original collection and provides a searchable, easily accessible format for research, teaching, and study.
Food and Drink in History [via Adam Matthew Digital]
Explores five centuries of primary source material documenting the story of food and drink. Collectively, these materials illustrate linkage between food, identify, politics, power, gender, race and socio-economic status. Includes printed and manuscript cookbooks, advertising ephemera, government reports, films, and illustrated content documenting evolution within everyday life and the public sphere. International content includes a range of food cultures and traditions.
Coverage: 1500s - 2005
Frontier Life [via Adam Matthew]
Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters tells the story of frontiers in North America, Australasia and Africa, allowing scholars to better understand the nature and significance of these regions at various points from the eighteenth century up until the twentieth century.
Guo li gu gong bo wu yuan. Dian cang zi yuan (國立故宮博物院. 典藏資源) = National Palace Museum (Taiwan) [via Taiwan National Palace Museum]
Images and texts presenting themed exhibits from the National Palace Museum collection.