Social Sciences

Afghanistan and the U.S., 1945-1963: Records of the U.S. State Department Classified Files

Alternative Titles
Archives Unbound
Description

The documents found in this archive are drawn from the U.S. State Department Central Classified Files. These files are the definitive source of American diplomatic reporting on worldwide political, military, social and economic developments in the 20th century. The archive contains a wide range of materials from U.S. diplomats, including: special reports on political and military affairs; studies and statistics on socioeconomic matters; interviews and minutes of meetings with foreign government officials; court proceedings and other legal documents; full texts of important letters, instructions, and cables sent and received by U.S. diplomatic personnel; voluminous reports and translations from foreign journals and newspapers; countless translations of high-level foreign government documents, including speeches, memoranda, official reports, and transcripts of political meetings and assemblies. Documents are arranged topically and chronologically, on crucial subjects such as political parties and elections, unrest and revolution, human rights, government, labor, housing, public health, religion, industry and much more.

Collections in the archive:

  • Records of the Department of State Relating to Political Relations Between the U.S. and Afghanistan, 1930-1963
  • Records of the Department of State Relating to Internal Affairs:  Afghanistan, 1945-1949 and 1960-1963
Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1945-1963
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11645
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism

Alternative Titles
The American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism
Archives Unbound
Description

A digital archive of FBI files that illustrate the evolution of AIM as an organization of social protest and the development of Native American radicalism. Sourced from the FBI Library, this collection includes 14,195 pages. Documents range in date from 1968 to 1979.


 

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1968-1979
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11643
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Federal Surveillance of African Americans, 1920-1984

Alternative Titles
Archives Unbound
Description

Digital collection of documents related to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's widespread investigation of those deemed politically suspect. Contains 88,021 images sourced from the FBI Library. This collection includes: 

COINTELPRO: Black Nationalist "Hate" Groups 

FBI File on A. Philip Randolph

FBI File on Adam Clayton Powell

FBI File on the Atlanta Child Murders (ATKID)

FBI File on the Black Panther Party, North Carolina

FBI File on the Committee for Public Justice

FBI File on Elijah Muhammed

FBI File on the Highlander Folk School

FBI File on the Klu Klux Klan Murder of Viola Liuzzo

FBI File on Malcolm X

FBI File: MIBURN (Mississippi Burning)

FBI File on the Moorish Science Temple of America

FBI File on the Murder of Lemuel Penn

FBI File on Muslim Mosque, Inc.

FBI File on the NAACP

FBI File on the National Negro Congress

FBI File on the Organization of Afro-American Unity

FBI File on Paul Robeson

FBI File on the Reverend Jesse Jackson

FBI File on Roy Wilkins

FBI File on the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

FBI File on Thurgood Marshall

FBI File on W.E.B. Du Bois

FBI Investigation File on Communist Infiltration of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

FBI Surveillance File: Malcolm X

FBI Investigation File on Marcus Garvey

 

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1920-1984
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11637
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Archives Unbound

Description

Archives Unbound presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents. Collections in Archives Unbound cover a broad range of topics from the middle ages forward- from Witchcraft to World War II to twentieth century political history. Collections can be cross-searched or searched individually. For a complete list of available collections, see: http://go.galegroup.com/gdsc/i.do?v=2.1&u=umuser&pg=collections&it=browsecollections&p=GDSC&sw=null

Type
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11635
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

National Geographic Virtual Library

Alternative Titles
National Geographic Archive, NatGeo
National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994, National Geographic Magazine, 1995-current, National Geographic: People, Animals & the World
Description

This collection brings together a complete archive of National Geographic magazine — every page of every issue — along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.

This Virtual Library includes:

    National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994
    National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1995-Current
    National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World

 

Type
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Images
Video
Coverage
1888-current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11633
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Women and Social Movements International

Alternative Titles
WASI
Women & Social Movements International Edition
Description

When complete, Women and Social Movements International will contain about "150,000 pages of conference proceedings, reports of international women's organizations, publications and web pages of women's non-governmental organizations, and letters, diaries, and memoirs of women active internationally since the mid-nineteenth century....Through the writings of women activists, their personal letters and diaries, and the proceedings of conferences at which pivotal decisions were made, this collection lets you see how women’s social movements shaped much of the events and attitudes that have defined modern life." -- Alexander Street Press

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1840-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11621
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Public Affairs Index

Alternative Titles
PAI
Description

Public Affairs Index is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of national and global contemporary public policy issues ranging from public health, the environment, housing, human and civil rights, to international commerce and conflict. This database draws from a diverse array of scholarly journals, conference papers, trade publications and government documents to provide up-to-date information on a broad range of topics of concern to the world today.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1934- (More complete coverage starts in 1970)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11577
More Information
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare

Description

This four-volume e-book features extensive coverage on the profession of social work, human behavior in the social environment, social work practice and social policy and policy practice. Search or browse this book for background information on topics as varied as attachment theory, interventions with the elderly, social work with immigrant and indigenous populations and assessment of organizations.

Type
E-Book(s)
Handbook
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11565
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive Online (catalog & sample testimonies only)

Alternative Titles
USC Shoah Foundation Institute Visual History Archive
Shoah VHA
Description

Available to the general public, this version of the Visual History Archive provides access to the full metadata covering 52,000 interviews found on the Visual History Archive. Users can search the archive in a number of ways including name, experience, place and language. In addition, a select number of English language testimonies are available for viewing. To view testimonies not included in this sample set, see the USC Shoah Foundation Institute Visual History Archive, www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/27807

Type
Video
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11541
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

CQ Press Electronic Library

Alternative Titles
CQ PCS
CQ Political Contact Suite
CQPressElectronicLibrary
Description

Collection of directories, encyclopedias and guides on US politics and policy from CQ Press.  Includes Washington Information Directory.  

Type
Directory
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11501
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Pages

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