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Caribbean Newspapers, Series 1, 1718-1876 – Trial ended 28 February 2014

Caribbean Newspapers, 1718-1876—the largest online collection of 18th- and 19th-century newspapers published in this region—will provide a comprehensive primary resource for studying the development of Western society and international relations within this important group of islands. This unique resource will prove essential for researching colonial history, the Atlantic slave trade, international commerce, New World slavery and U.S. relations with the region as far back as the early 18th century.

Please send additional comments to Lisa Gardinier.


The Evening Star – Trial ended 12 May 2012

For more than a century historians have regarded The Evening Star as the newspaper of record for the nation’s capital. Published under such titles as the Daily Evening Star, Washington Star-News and the Washington Evening Star, this long-running daily afternoon paper was one of the highest profile publications in the nation. Chronicling 70 years of American history, this digital edition offers significant new research opportunities from the Antebellum Period to the Progressive Era to World War I and its aftermath. [Currently, approximately 5,000 pages are available.]

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Please send additional comments to Kathy Magarrell.