World of a Slave : Encyclopedia of the Material Life of Slaves in the United States Focuses on the material life of slaves such as toys, musical instruments, clothing, jewelry, and distinctive hair styles helping to understand the day-to-day lives of these men, women, and children. – Publisher.
Category: African American Studies
Slavery & Anti-Slavery : A Transnational Archive Slavery and Anti-Slavery includes documents from the United States and Europe, as well as other parts of the world. In addition to newspaper collections and books published in the antebellum era, Slavery and Anti-Slavery contains documents from several archives originally available only on microfilm. – Publisher. Access includes:
African American Periodicals, 1825-1995 African American Periodicals, 1825-1995 features more than 170 wide-ranging periodicals by and about African Americans. Comprised of publications from 26 states, this collection includes academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, organization bulletins, annual reports and other genres. Beyond offering opinions on issues and events of the day, the rare
Journal of the Civil War Era The Journal of the Civil War Era, published in association with the George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center at Penn State University, it is the official publication of the Society of Civil War Historians. It contains fresh perspectives on the military, political and legal history of the
Christian Recorder Online access to content of the Christian Recorder from January 7, 1865-December 25, 1902. The Christian Recorder embodied secular as well as religious material, and included good coverage of the black regiments together with the major incidents of the Civil War. The four-page weekly contained such departments as Religious Intelligence, Domestic News, General
Journal of African American History The Journal of African American History, formerly The Journal of Negro History, was founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson on January 1, 1916. Since then, the Journal has evolved into the leading scholarly source on African American life and history. – Publisher.
Black Women, Gender & Families The primary mission of Black Women, Gender & Families is to analyze, develop, and further Black Women’s Studies paradigms. It centers the study of Black women and gender within the critical discourses of history, the social sciences, and the humanities. – Publisher.
African American Review As the official publication of the Division on Black American Literature and Culture of the Modern Language Association, the quarterly journal African American Review promotes a lively exchange among writers and scholars in the arts, humanities, and social sciences who hold diverse perspectives on African American literature and culture. – Publisher’s blurb.
African-American Newspapers, 1827-1998 Part of the Readex America’s Historical Newspapers collection, African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 was created from the most extensive African American newspaper archives in the United States–those of the Wisconsin Historical Society, Kansas State Historical Society and the Library of Congress. Beginning with Freedom’s Journal (NY), the first African American newspaper published in
Baltimore Sun – Proquest Historical Newspapers Coverage from 1837-1985 Founded by Arunah Shepherdson Abell as a paper devoted to the news that most directly affected the lives of its readers, The Baltimore Sun’s history is among the most distinguished in American journalism. It represented this bustling port city by reporting on pivotal issues and events
Pittsburgh Courier – Proquest Historical Newspapers This database provides full page and article images with searchable full text from the Courier (1950-1954 : City ed.), New Pittsburgh courier (1969-1981 : City ed.), New Pittsburgh courier (1981-2002), Pittsburgh courier (1911-1950 : City ed.), and Pittsburgh courier (1955-1965 : City ed.). The collection includes digital reproductions of
Environmental Justice : a Reference Handbook Offers a current overview of the environmental inequities faced by poor and minority communities and the development of the grassroots movement working to address them. – Publisher’s blurb.