American Culture

American Song

Alternative Titles
African American Song (former title)
Description

Provides streaming access to more than 120,000 audio tracks, including songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more. The range of genres includes country, folk, bluegrass, Western, old time, American Indian, blues, gospel, shape note singing, doo-wop, Motown, R&B, soul, funk, and others.

Labels include Rounder Records, Appleseed Recordings, Stax, Specialty Records, Testament Records, McNeil Music, Native Ground Music, Rebel Records, County Records, Smithsonian Folkways, Document Records, and more.

Type
Audio
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9225
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

American Women's History Online

Description

Biographies, historical and topical subject entries, speeches and other documents, maps and charts, photographs, and timelines that cover the broad spectrum of American women's history over the past 500 years. Updated seminannually

Type
Database
Coverage
Current editions
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9103
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Women and Social Movements in the United States: 1600-2000

Alternative Titles
Women and Social Movements in the United States: Scholar's Edition
Women and Social Movements in the United States
Description

Includes tens of thousands of primary documents, document projects with introductory essays, a definitive bibliography, related web links, a Dictionary of Social Movements, and an enormous collection of images. The project will continue to grow each year.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1600 - 2000
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9081
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Making of America (MOA)

Alternative Titles
MOA
Description

Making of America (MOA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history primarily from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The book collection currently contains approximately 10,000 books with 19th century imprints.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1850 - 1870
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8911
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800 & Series I: Supplement

Alternative Titles
Early American Imprints, Series I. Evans & Series I: Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia
Evans Early American Imprints
Archive of Americana
Description

Page images and searchable full-text of Early American Imprints, Series I Evans & Series I Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1670-1800. Covers every aspect of American life including history, literature, religion and foreign affairs. Contains of a range of publications, including advertisements, almanacs, bibles, broadsides, catalogs, charters and by-laws, contracts, cookbooks, elegies, eulogies, laws, maps, narratives, novels, operas, pamphlets, plays, poems, primers, sermons, songs, speeches, textbooks, tracts, travelogues, treaties and more.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
1639-1800
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8803
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Archive of Americana

Alternative Titles
America's Historical Imprints, Early American Imprints, Evans, Shaw-Shoemaker
America's Historical Newspapers, Early American Newspapers
Afro-Americana Imprints, African American Newspapers, African American Periodicals
Hispanic American Newspapers
Description

Combined access to six databases containing full text of historical American books, newspapers & periodicals:

America's Historical Imprints, including Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans (1639-1800) and Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker (1801-1819)

Afro-Americana Imprints from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1535-1922

America's Historical Newspapers, including Early American Newspapers, Series 1, 2, 3, 6, and 7

African American Newspapers, 1827-1998

Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980

African American Periodicals, 1825-1995

Type
Article Index
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Newspaper(s)
Text Collection
Coverage
1535 - 1998 (Varies by database)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8679
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

American Memory Online Collection

Alternative Titles
LOC
Description

American Memory is a digital record of American history and creativity, providing free and open access to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.

Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
Varies by topic.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8657
More Information
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Detroit Free Press Index

Alternative Titles
freep.com Archives
DFP, DFPI
Description
Searchable index of most articles published in the Detroit Free Press from 1831-1922 and from 1999-present. Provides citation and first paragraph only; full text accessible on microfilm (Grad. Library FILM X442).
Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1831 - 1922, 1999 - (Indexing only)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8585
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

American FactFinder

Alternative Titles
census
Description

American FactFinder is an online source for accessing population, housing, economic and geographic data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Data available include: Decennial Census of Housing and Population - 2000 and 2010 Results from each of these data programs are provided in the form of data sets, tables, thematic maps, and reference maps.

Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
2000-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8577
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

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