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A selection of primary source documents related to influential people and events in African American history, divided into six eras: Slavery and the Abolitionist Movement (1790-1860), The Civil War and the Reconstruction Era (1861-1877), Jim Crow Era from 1878 to the Great Depression (1878-1932), The New Deal and World War II (1933-1945), The Civil Rights and Black Power Movements (1946-1975), and The Contemporary Era (1976-2000).
This database brings together a diverse offering of publications covering civil rights in the United States, including hearings and committee prints, legislative histories on the landmark legislation, CRS and GAO reports, briefs from major Supreme Court cases, and publications from the Commission on Civil Rights.
A selection of 5,000 important books and other works published in the United States and their predecessor colonies from the early 1600s through 1800. The database contains fully searchable and corrected texts, but not page images.
The Modernist Journals Project is a research and teaching resource on the rise of modernism in the English-speaking world, with a central focus on periodical literature. It includes English-language literary magazines from the 1890s to the 1920s, as well as essays and other supporting materials from the period.
Project Gutenberg is a library of free electronic books (eBooks), all in the public domain in the United States. The Project Gutenberg collection has been built by the efforts of volunteers who, over many years, have selected and digitized a variety of written and other works. The collection continues to grow as new works are submitted.