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Provides bibliographic information for periodicals related to the study of Italian language and literature. Includes scholarly journals as well as newspapers and magazines. Coverage: Varied. Citations Only.
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Confederate manuscripts cover all aspects of confederate military service, as well as glimpses of life on the home front, from the perspective of perspective of an army commander down to the level of the private soldier. Union Army record highlights include papers of spies, scouts, guides and detectives, including records on military discipline from courts-martial, courts of inquiry and investigations by military commissions; and records of the U.S. Colored Troops. Coverage: 1854-1870, contains primary sources. Full Text.
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Contains personal accounts, including narratives, diaries, journals, and letters, that document the relationships among peoples in North America from 1534 to 1850. The collection provides unique perspectives from diverse groups including traders, slaves, missionaries, explorers, soldiers, native peoples, and officials, both men and women. Coverage: 1534-1850, contains primary sources. Full text.
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A multi-volume encyclopedia providing definitions and explanations of the key people, places, and events in ancient history. Full text.
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Provides access to the Foreign Policy journal archive (1970-present), as well as recent online-only news content. Full Text.
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HathiTrust contains books and other materials from across the disciplines and in diverse languages, with most content dating from the late 18th to the early 20th Centuries. Dickinson’s HathiTrust membership provides full-text access (with downloading) to more than 5.6 million HathiTrust volumes, and bibliographic information on millions more. Coverage: contains primary sources. See our special access instructions.
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Cultivated from a series of local history books, this collection provides historical images and texts that celebrate places and people in America. Users can explore a town's history or to compare the histories of towns, cultures, ethnic groups, architectural features, and more. Coverage: contains primary sources. Full text.
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Contains graphic documentation of military, civil, and political life in both the Union and the Confederacy. Items include recruiting posters, cartoons, song sheets, photos, sketches, envelopes, and more. Coverage: contains primary sources. Full Text.
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Provides journals, e-books, and research reports on environmental stresses and their impact on society. Research spans the biological sciences, business & economics, ecology, environmental sciences, law, public health, urban studies, and more. Coverage: Historic and current. Full text.
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Provides streaming access to the television news program, Meet the Press. Includes thousands of interviews, panels, and debates with policy makers and leaders in the areas of U.S. foreign policy, economics, and politics. Coverage: 1947 - 2013. Full-text.
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Includes contemporaneous letters and diaries, oral histories, interviews, and other personal narratives from immigrants to the United States and Canada between 1800 and 1950. Coverage: 1800-1950, contains primary sources. Full text.
This open access collection provides unique insights into the three major initiatives of the Reconstruction Era in American history: restoration of the Union, transformation of Southern society, and enactment of progressive legislation favoring the rights of freed slaves. Pamphlets were collected by the Department of State Library and comprise speeches, debates, political statements, legislative bills, and more. Coverage: 1865-1869 and 1877, contains primary sources. Full text.
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Contains the Richmond Times-Dispatch newspaper archive. Coverage: 1903-1986. Full text. This trial is available through 8/26/2017. Provide feedback.
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Brings the 1960s alive through diaries, letters, autobiographies and other memoirs, written and oral histories, manifestos, government documents, memorabilia, and scholarly commentary. Themes include Arts, Music, Culture; Civil Rights; Counter-Culture; Law & Government; Mass & Underground Media; Science & Technology; Sexual Revolution; Student Activism; Vietnam War, and more. Coverage: 1960-1974, contains primary sources. Full Text.
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Contains rare magazines by and for servicemen and women of all nations during the First World War. Includes over 1,500 periodicals written and illustrated by serving members of the armed forces and associated welfare organisations. Coverage: 1914 - 1919, contains primary sources. Full text.
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Includes historic content for the leading women’s magazines Cosmopolitan, Essence, Seventeen, WIN News, and Woman's Day. Coverage: 1937 - 2005 (varies by publication), contains primary sources. Full Text.
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