Hispanic Life in America is a comprehensive digital archive of primary source documents related to Hispanic American life, sourced from more than 17,000 global news sources including over 700 Spanish-language or bilingual publications, dating from 1704 to today. Please send comments to Janalyn Moss.
American Religion: Denominational Newspapers will comprise more than 320 newspapers from 30-plus states — all published between 1799 and 1900 — providing denominational insight, news, and opinions on divisive local, regional, and national issues of high interest to congregants. Please send additional comments to Rachel Carreon.
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 slaveryContinue reading “Caribbean Newspapers, Series 1, 1718-1876 – Trial ended 28 February 2014”
Afro-Americana, 1535-1922, is created from the Library Company’s acclaimed Afro-Americana Collection—an accumulation that began with Benjamin Franklin and steadily increased throughout its entire history. These 12,000+ essential books, pamphlets and broadsides, including many lesser-known imprints, hold an unparalleled record of African American history, literature and culture. Please send additional comments to Janalyn Moss.
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 ofContinue reading “The Evening Star – Trial ended 12 May 2012”
African American Periodicals, 1825-1995 features more than 170 wide-ranging periodicals by and about African Americans. Published in 26 states, the publications include academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, organizations’ bulletins, annual reports and other genres. African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 provides online access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a halfContinue reading “African American Periodicals & African American Newspapers – Trial ended October 31, 2011”