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Primary source documents from six key time periods between 1790 and 2000, from the Abolitionist Movement to the Contemporary Era.


Primary source documents about the experience and impact of African-Americans as recorded by the news media.





Collection of US obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 to today.






Full-text articles from major newspapers, newswires, and news magazines as well as television and radio transcripts.




For grades K–12. Resources for homework help, projects, and more organized by grade level and subject area. For teachers—lesson plans and content to support classroom activities.


News sources from Washington DC, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Includes recent content as well as archives back to the 1980s.


Complete full-text content of this daily newspaper with a focus on breaking news and analysis on politics, business, world national news, entertainment, and more. Issues available on a three-month delay. Current issues available in print format at the Hughes Main Library.

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