<a href="http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/125922">Black Thought and Culture<a>
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Black Thought and Culture

Collection of non-fiction writings by American black leaders—teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, and others—covering 250 years of history. In addition to works by major figures such as W.E.B. Dubois, Malcolm X and Ida B. Wells, Black Thought and Culture presents the complete run of The Black Panther, oral histories and other previously hard to access material.  The ideas … Continue reading

<a href="http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/106179">CNN and BBC Streaming Video</a>
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CNN and BBC Streaming Video

Two new collections have been added to our Academic Video Online database.  The CNN video collection includes feature programming on business, technology, environmental studies, health, women’s studies, and human rights.  Launching with 450 videos, this collection will continue to grow. Highlighted content includes: “We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World” Interview … Continue reading

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

This valuable collection of materials from the Schlesinger Library at Radcliffe College tells the story of the fight for voting rights for women at the national, regional, and local levels. The papers of key national leaders like Julia Ward Howe, Anna Howard Shaw, and Matilda Gage are included. Equally important are the papers of lesser … Continue reading

<a href="http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/125862">Digital Archives of the New York Academy of Sciences</a>
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Digital Archives of the New York Academy of Sciences

The New York Academy of Sciences collection contains a vast range of original sources that has shaped two centuries of scientific progress.  Including both the institutional records–bylaws, minutes, correspondence, administrative files, etc.–of the NYAS and the records of associated projects and scholars, this material reveals how a world class scientific society supported and shaped several disciplines, … Continue reading

Political Extremism & Radicalism in the Twentieth Century: Far-Right and Left Political Groups in the U.S., Europe, and Australia
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Political Extremism & Radicalism in the Twentieth Century: Far-Right and Left Political Groups in the U.S., Europe, and Australia

This database includes difficult to find ephemera and internal documents for the predecessors of today’s Alt-Right and Antifa.  Sourced from the Hall-Hoag collection at Brown University, the American Radicalism collection at Michigan State and the British National Archives, it includes coverage of right wing and leftist organizations, people and themes there were considered ‘extreme’ at … Continue reading

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Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971-1981

Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971-1981 is split into three modules: Module 1: Middle East, 1971-1974: The 1973 Arab-Israeli War and the Oil Crisis Module 2: Middle East, 1975-1978: The Lebanese Civil War and the Camp David Accords Module 3: Middle East, 1979-1981: The Iranian Revolution and the Iran-Iraq War Exploring complete runs … Continue reading