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Empowering Research in American History Around the World

Essay by Dr. Street

“Without ProQuest History Vault, I have no doubt that our students would struggle to produce such excellent work.” – Dr. Joe Street

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27 Sep 2017

Poutine: Food Fad or New Staple in International Cuisine?


Research indicates French fry-gravy-cheese curd dish isn’t just for Canadians anymore.

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07 Sep 2017

Joe Hill: The Legendary Troubadour of the Wobblies

Baez playing at the March on Washington in August 1963

The role of music in the labor movement, and how a rabble-rousing immigrant became a quintessential figure in labor history.

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06 Sep 2017

Video Inspires Greater Engagement in Learning

71% of researchers use video

Survey reveals usage of video by students and scholars surges by 82% from 2014 to 2017.

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31 Aug 2017

LL Cool J: First Hip Hop Artist to Win a Kennedy Award

LL Cool J, Billboard, March 11, 2006, p. 31

LL Cool J is a true renaissance man who has left his mark in music, television, film, writing, philanthropy and entrepreneurship.

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30 Aug 2017

Dick Gregory: Comedy as a Tool for Social Change

Dick Gregory

For Dick Gregory, it seemed stirring up a bit of trouble let him know when he was on the right track.

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29 Aug 2017

Beyond 1984: The Socialist Politics of George Orwell

George Orwell quote:

Resources to explore the political beliefs, activism and non-fiction writing of the perpetually popular dystopian novelist.

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23 Aug 2017

The Life-Changing Experience of Interviewing Holocaust Survivors

Louis Schmidt

Emmy-award winning NFL producer Louis Schmidt discusses his work collecting the testimonies for the USC Shoah Foundation.

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22 Aug 2017

He warned the world about genocide. The world ignored him.

Visual History Archive: Testimony of Romeo Dallaire

General Roméo Dallaire continues to be haunted by the brutal ethnic extremism he witnessed 20+ years ago in Rwanda.

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17 Aug 2017

Suffering in the Quest for Suffrage

Suffragette in prison

“What our Government could not do, what it has never been able to do, is to silence our women.” – Emmeline Parkhurst

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16 Aug 2017