Database topics
News; Race and Ethnicity; American History; Language
  • Freedom's journal, March 16, 1827 - March 28 1829; The Colored American (Weekly Advocate), January 7, 1837 - December 25, 1841; The North Star, December 3, 1847 - April 17, 1851; The National Era, January 7, 1847 - March 12, 1860 (complete through Dec. 1853); Provincial Freeman, 1854-1857; Frederick Douglass Paper, 1851-1859 (completed through December 1852); The Christian Recorder, 1861-1902 (completed through April, 1862).
This enormous collection of African-American newspaper contains a wealth of information about the cultural life and history during the 1800s, and is rich with first-hand reports of the major events and issues of the day, including the Mexican War, Presidential and congressional addresses, Congressional abstracts, business and commodity markets, the humanities, world travel and religion. They also contain large numbers of early biographies, vital statistics, essays and editorials, poetry and prose, and advertisements all of which embody the African-American experience.
Database topics
News; American History; Race and Ethnicity
Database topics
News; American History; Race and Ethnicity
Physical extent
1 online resource.
Part of the Readex America's Historical Newspapers collection, African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 was created from the most extensive African American newspaper archives in the United States--those of the Wisconsin Historical Society, Kansas State Historical Society and the Library of Congress. Beginning with Freedom's Journal (NY), the first African American newspaper published in the United States, the titles in this resource include The Colored Citizen (OH), Rights of All (NY), Wisconsin Afro-American, New York Age, Virginia Journal and Alexandria Advertiser, Richmond Planet, Cleveland Gazette, The Appeal (MN) and hundreds of others from every region of the U.S.
Database topics
News; Communication and Journalism; Race and Ethnicity; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies; American History; General and Reference Works; Language
Full text database of selected newspapers, magazines, and journals of the alternative and independent press.
Database topics
Language; News; Film and Media Studies
The BUND is the essential online resource of British newsreel history for both academic research and media professionals featuring news coverage from 1910 to 1979. It is the only centralised index of all British cinema and newsreel releases of the twentieth century and is fully searchable, covering a diverse range of subjects such as fashion, sport, politics, transport and the two world wars. The BUND includes 80,000 digitised production documents and links to 40,000 downloadable newsreels from the British Pathe collection.
Database topics
British and Commonwealth History; News
Journal/Periodical
1 online resource
Full-text articles and images from the Daily mail (1896-2004) and the Daily mail Atlantic edition (1923-1931). Includes essays on the Daily Mail.
Database topics
News; Race and Ethnicity; Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980 represents the single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries. The distinctive collection features hundreds of Hispanic American newspapers, including many long scattered and forgotten titles published in the 19th century. Based on the "Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project, " a national research effort directed by Professor Nicolás Kanellos, this digital resource is the first in a new American Ethnic Newspapers series, available within America's Historical Newspapers.
Database topics
News; Communication and Journalism; American History
Video
Web site.
The Meet the Press collection makes 1,500 hours of footage--nearly the full broadcast run to date--available online in one cross-searchable interface. Users can explore this iconic series to examine how coverage of immigration reform has evolved from the 1980s through 2012, find clear film examples of how media portrayed women and African Americans in the 40s and 50s, and view television's first live satellite interview--held in 1965 with British Prime Minister Harold Wilson.
Database topics
Asian Studies (East, South & Southeast Asia; Middle East); French and Italian Studies; Germanic Studies; Islam and the Middle East; Language; Linguistics; News; Slavic and Eastern European Studies; Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies; Film and Media Studies; Religious Studies
SCOLA provides authentic foreign language resources in more than 175 native languages. SCOLA receives and re-transmits foreign TV programming from around the world and provides other foreign language resources, language lessons, and learning material on this website.
Database topics
Language; Communication and Journalism; News; Film and Media Studies
Searchable archive of abstracts of news broadcasts from 1968 to present (ABC, CBS, NBC), 1995 to present (CNN), selected content from PBS and FOX News. Video content from CNN viewable with RealOne media player. Descriptive summaries of the Vanderbilt University collection of network television news programs and other news-related programming collected in its archive since August 5, 1968. Loan copies of videotapes in 3/4 inch U-matic & 1/2 inch VHS. format are available for a fee from the Archive.

11. Women's magazine archive [2015 - ]

Database topics
News; Feminist Studies
Journal/Periodical
1 online resource
  • Content as of Jan. 5, 2017: Better Homes and Gardens (9/1/1925-12/1/1961), ISSN 0006-0151
  • Chatelaine (1/1/1940-12/1/2005, incomplete), ISSN 0009-1995
  • Cosmopolitan (1/1965-12/1993), ISSN 0010-9541
  • Essence (7/1970-4/1977), ISSN 0014-0880
  • Good Housekeeping (1887-12/1/1912, incomplete), ISSN 0017-209X
  • Ladies' Home Journal (1887-12/1/1919), ISSN 0023-7124
  • Parents (1/1/1949-12/1/1972), ISSN 1083-6373
  • Redbook (11/1903-1/2002, incomplete), ISSN 0034-2106
  • Seventeen (1/1970- 11/1987), ISSN 0037-301X
  • WIN News (6/1975-10/1985), ISSN 0145-7985
  • Woman's Day (10/7/1937-12/18/2001), ISSN 0043-7336.
A searchable archive of leading women's interest magazines, dating from the 19th century through to the 21st. Subject coverage includes consumer culture, economics/marketing, family life, fashion, gender studies, health and fitness, home/interior design, popular culture, and social history. This database provides access to the complete archives of several 19th and 20th-century women's magazines. In combination, the publications cover topics such as family life, home economics, health, careers, fashion, culture, and many more; this material serves multiple research areas, from gender studies, social history, and the arts, through to education, politics and marketing/media history. The magazines are all scanned from cover to cover in high-resolution color and include non-article items, such as advertisements. Detailed article-level indexing, with document feature flags, enables searching and navigation.