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Independent Voices: A Collection of an Alternative Press

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Alternative press newspapers, magazines & journals from the latter half of the 20th century, drawn from the special collections of participating libraries.

Date added: 
Fri, 2015-02-13 (All day)

North American Indian Drama Second Edition [Alexander Street]

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Over 200 plays by 48 playwrights, more than half are previously unpublished or hard-to-find.

Date added: 
Mon, 2014-12-15 (All day)

Smithsonian II: Trade Literature, the Merchandising of Industry [Gale]

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Dates of Coverage: 
1820-1926

Catalogs, pamphlets, advertising materials & ephemera, 1820-1926, on essential industries that emerged in the 19th & early 20th centuries, e.g. steam engines, railroads, motorized vehicles, agricultural/farm machinery, building & construction, mining, etc.

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Thu, 2014-08-07 (All day)

Smithsonian I: Worlds Fairs and Expositions [Gale]

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Dates of Coverage: 
1840-1940

Primary source documents on major expositions. Covers architecture, fine & decorative arts, technology, industrial design, science, entertainment, urban planning, manufacturing, cultural history, etc.

Date added: 
Tue, 2014-08-05 (All day)

Women and Social Movements in the U.S.,Scholar's Edition [Alexander Street]

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Primary documents, books, images, scholarly essays, book reviews & teaching tools relating to US history, as seen through women's eyes.

Date added: 
Thu, 2015-04-02 (All day)

Indigenous Peoples: North America [Gale]

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Primary source materials (manuscripts, books, newspapers, photos & images) documenting the historical experience, cultural traditions, and political status of indigenous peoples of North America.

Date added: 
Wed, 2014-03-05 (All day)

Lily: A Temperance and Feminist Newspaper

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Dates of Coverage: 
1849-1856

The first newspaper for women (ed. Amelia Bloomer 1849-1854, then Mary Birdsall 1855-1856). Initial coverage of temperance issues later expanded to include articles on child-bearing, education, and women’s rights, with many articles by Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

Date added: 
Mon, 2012-07-09 (All day)

Boston Globe [ProQuest]

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Dates of Coverage: 
1872+ MLIN

Full text of all staff-written news stories, features, columns, and editorials with images.

ProQuest Congressional

https://ly.smith.edu/ef/dbcongressional/
Dates of Coverage: 
Some coverage from 1789+

Congressional Indexes, Publications, Testimony, Bills, Laws, and more. Includes Congressional Hearings Digital Collection, Part A: 1824-1979 and Part B: 1980-2003

Everyday Life and Women in America [AM Digital]

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Dates of Coverage: 
c. 1800 - 1920

Rare books, pamphlets & periodicals relating to US social & cultural history; strong on conduct & household management; contrasts urban & rural cultures.

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