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Pandemics Resource Guide
How did societies respond to the Plague, Spanish Flu and HIV? Have the ways we respond to and make sense of epidemics changed over time? Based on what we can observe about the past, how will COVID-19 impact the way we live going forward?See Resource Guide
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Associate Professor Hasan Kwame Jeffries (Ohio State) discusses teaching with primary sources to complicate normative narratives of slavery, the civil rights movement and Black Lives Matter protests.Watch On-Demand
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Acta Sanctorum is a principal source for research into the societies and cultures of early Christian and medieval Europe.
Alt-Press Watch provides an alternative to mainstream media with diverse views and distinct voices.
American Periodicals Series Online (APS Online) includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn o
The Annual Register is a complete and detailed chronicle of events from 1758 to the current day.
Connecting researchers with searchable archives of leading trade and consumer magazines, tracing the history of photography, design, fine and applied arts, and more.
This collection searches a unique set of primary sources from African Americans actively involved in the movement to end slavery in the United States between 1830 a
This Website is intended to support a wide range of students, from middle and high school to college, as well anyone interested in learning more about the on-going
Black Studies Center is a leading tool that supports research, teaching, and learning in Black Studies with detailed coverage of the black experience
Comprehensive full-run coverage of nearly 500 British periodicals published from the seventeenth through the early twentieth centuries
This growing collection offers insight into the colonial history of North America and the West Indies. It includes the National Archives collection CO 1-- papers th