The digitised archive of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
NAACP Papers: Board Of Directors, Annual Conferences, Major Speeches, And National Staff Files: ProQuest’s digitisation of the NAACP Papers begins with the central organizational records: thousands of pages documenting important meetings, monthly reports to the board of directors, and the association’s annual conferences. This module also collects special reports by NAACP officers and committees on issues including the Ku Klux Klan, discrimination in public employment, the depiction of Blacks in motion pictures, economic equality, the church and civil rights and the changing attitudes of Black youth.
NAACP Papers: The NAACP’s Major Campaigns— Education, Voting, Housing, Employment, Armed Forces: The Education files in this module document the systematic assault on segregated education that culminated in Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. Fighting for voting rights was one of the NAACP’s earliest major campaigns; the 1916-1950 files document the NAACP’s campaign against the “white primary,” discriminatory registration practices and the “grandfather clause.” The armed forces portion of this module is an exceptionally rich documentary source on African American military service between 1918 and the early 1950s.
Access hundreds of free e-books about aeronautics, science and space history via this NASA webpage. These books were placed online over the last decade and show how central the space program was during the 20th century. Besides regularly offering access to new publications, the NASA webpage also offers access to out-of-print books, and recently digitised series from the NASA Headquarters Historical Reference Collection via the new NASA HQ Historical Reference Collection.
NATSIVAD (National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Visual Artists Database ) is a database of biographical information about indigenous artists compiled by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
NATSIVAD provides information about more than 5,500 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists. The database has been developed by researchers for AIATSIS (the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies). The main purpose of the database is to assist the promotion and marketing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and to further education and research. It is published electronically by Discovery Media which has added features such as a Google map of Aboriginal Art Centres.
A full text Korean newspaper article database containing the following four major newspapers: ï¿½ Tonga ilbo = Dong-A ilbo : 1920-1999; ï¿½ Kynghyang sinmun = Kyunghyang Shinmun : 1946-1999; ï¿½ Maeil kyngje sinmun = Maeil Business Newspaper : 1966-1999; ï¿½ Han'gyre = The Hankyoreh : 1988-1999.
A music streaming service primarily for classical music but also has Jazz, Blues, World, Folk, Contemporary Instrumental, Pop, Rock, and Spoken word. The Library’s coverage includes music notes, cover artwork, track-lists, instrumentation, publisher information, libretti, and synopses of more than 700 operas. Naxos also provides composer and artist biographies, definitions of musical terms, and analyses of selected compositions.
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The New Oxford Shakespeare presents an entirely new consideration of all of Shakespeare's works, edited from first principles from the base-texts themselves, and drawing on the latest textual and theatrical scholarship.
This dictionary comprises eight volumes of reference work on economics. It contains 5.8 million words and includes articles as well as essays that are designated as "classics". It is the product of 1,506 contributors, including 25 Nobel Laureates in Economics.
Encyclopaedia of antiquity with detailed coverage of the ancient world from the prehistory of the Aegean to late antiquity (600-800 CE). It features the complete sets of both Metzler's Der neue Pauly and Brill’s New Pauly, with regular updates when new translations become available. It contains German entries and indices accessible through English.
Provides access to full text articles from major Japanese newspapers since 1985. It also gives access to real-time news; financial market updates, and corporate data on a wide range of Japan's listed and unlisted companies.
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Access to approximately 1.7 million pages of primary source newspaper content from the 19th century. It features full text content and images from numerous newspapers across the United States depicting American culture and daily life with an emphasis on the American Civil War, African-American culture and history, western migration and Antebellum era life.
From a British, European and Commonwealth perspective, these files allows the researcher to assess Nixon's handling of numerous Cold War crises, his administration's notable achievements, as well as his increasingly controversial activities and unorthodox use of executive powers culminating in Watergate and his resignation.
The English language newspaper, North China Herald, is the prime source for the history of the foreign presence in China from around 1850 to the 1940s. Published in Shanghai, it was the official journal for British consular notifications and announcements of the Shanghai Municipal Council.
Beginning at the end of World War II and continuing through the Cold War period and beyond, tools of radioactive, chemical, and biological warfare played a role in many of the 20th century's most significant events. From the Cuban missile crisis to the Gulf War, the development, proliferation, and containment of weapons of mass destruction shaped technology, international conflicts, politics, and more. This collection of primary source documents was curated by a U.S. government organization that became part of the CIA as part of a program monitoring media from around the world and translating the material into English
A collection of free legal databases of New Zealand case law, legislation, journals and other legal materials pertinent to the New Zealand jurisdiction. It is a source of reported and unreported cases and is linked to other Legal Information Institute pages including AustLII and WorldLII.