United States History

American History in Video

Description

Upon completion, American History in Video will contain over 5700 documentary films and newsreels (over 2000 hours) of significant events in U.S. history, in streaming video. Each film includes a transcript. Clips and playlists can be created, saved and shared. Videos can be downloaded to an Apple OS or Android phone, good for 48 hours.

Type
Video
Coverage
Videos cover topics that occurred in 1492-2001. 1898-2010
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11263
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ProQuest History Vault

Alternative Titles
History Vault
NAACP Papers
Black Freedom Struggle in the Twentieth Century
Struggle for Women's Rights 1880-1990
Women's Studies Manuscript Collections from the Schlesinger Library
Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service
Race, Slavery & Free Blacks
Southern Life and African American History, 1775-1915
Description

ProQuest History Vault consists of digitized primary source documents for historical research.  Collections include

The Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century pt. 1 & 2;

NAACP Papers parts 1 -6;

Race, Slavery & Free Blacks;

Records of the Immigration & Naturalization Service, 1880-1930;

Southern Life and African American History, 1775-1915: Plantation Records part 1;

Struggle for Women's Rights, 1880-1990: Organizational Records; 

Women's Studies Manuscript Collections from the Schlesinger Library: Voting Rights, National Politics, and Reproductive Rights

 

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11243
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Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin and the Daughters of Bilitis

Alternative Titles
Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin and the Daughters of Bilitis, Part I
Description

Part I—Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin, and the Daughters of Bilitis—provides extensive information on the founding and growth of the homophile movement, especially the Daughters of Bilitis and The Ladder, including early meeting minutes, correspondence, chapter records, membership data, and manuscripts unavailable elsewhere.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11241
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Slavery and Anti-Slavery

Alternative Titles
Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transatlantic Archive Slavery and Antislavery
Description

Slavery and Anti-Slavery includes documents from the United States and Europe, as well as other parts of the world. In addition to newspaper collections and books published in the antebellum era, Slavery and Anti-Slavery contains documents from several archives originally available only on microfilm.

Part I: Debates over Slavery and Abolition

Part II: The Slave Trade in the Atlantic World

Part III: The Institution of Slavery

Part IV: The Age of Emancipation

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10957
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Godey's Lady's Book 1830-1898

Alternative Titles
Godeys
Description
Under the editorship of Sarah Josepha Hale, Godey's Lady's Book (1830-1898) became one of the most influential U.S. women's magazines in developing the concept of the "woman's sphere." Alongside articles concerning all aspects of the domestic sphere, the magazine included patterns for handcrafts, color plates of the latest fashions, and sheet music. Godey's also came to be known as an important literary magazine and included contributions by authors such as Stowe, Hawthorne, Poe, and Longfellow. This fully searchable and browsable online archive contains the full run of Godey's Lady's Book and includes all of its color plates.
Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1830-1898
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10675
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Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960–1974

Alternative Titles
The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960–1974
Description

The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960–1974 brings the 1960s alive through diaries, letters, autobiographies and other memoirs, written and oral histories, manifestos, government documents, memorabilia, and scholarly commentary. With 150,000 pages of material at completion, this searchable collection is the definitive electronic resource for students and scholars researching this important period in American history, culture, and politics. The database currently has over 35,000 pages.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10509
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Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States

Alternative Titles
PPOTPUS
Description

The Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States contains material that was compiled and published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration. It includes volumes covering the administrations of Presidents Hoover, Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton. As subsequent volumes are published, they will be added online.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10375
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Colonial State Papers

Alternative Titles
he Calendar of State Papers, Colonial: North America and the West Indies 1574-1739
CO 1: Privy Council and related bodies: America and West Indies, Colonial Papers
Description
Colonial State Papers provides users with access to primary source documents from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. The earliest English settlements in North America, encounters with Native Americans, piracy in the Atlantic and Caribbean, the trade in slaves and English conflicts with the Spanish and French are all covered in this database. Combines two resources: CO 1: Privy Council and related bodies: America and West Indies, Colonial Papers and The Calendar of State Papers, Colonial: North America and the West Indies 1574-1739.
Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
16th - 18th centuries
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10339
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Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States (GVRL)
Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Description
Focuses on the substance of American law, the processes that produce its legal principles, and the history of the Supreme Court, from its creation to the present. Overview essays address the history of such topics as citizenship, due process, Native Americans, racism, and contraception, emphasizing the social context of each and the social and political pressures that shaped interpretation.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2008 edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10327
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Landmarks of the American Revolution

Alternative Titles
Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Landmarks of the American Revolution (GVRL)
Library of Military History
Description
Zooming in on key locations connected to the American Revolution, this expanded and completely revised edition of Col. Mark M. Boatner III's original book goes beyond U.S. borders when profiling historical sites and landmarks significant to the war. The original state-by-state guide now also includes coverage of the war in the West Indies and an expanded treatment of Canada.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2nd edition, 2006
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10323
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