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Independent World Cinema: Classic and Contemporary Film

This exclusive collection includes more than 400 of the most important films produced from the early 20th century to today. It turns the spotlight on preeminent independent distributors—Milestone Films, Zeitgeist Films, Pragda, and Oscilloscope. These films support disciplines, such as cultural history, psychology, gender studies, anthropology, theatre, African- American studies, and more. Continue reading

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Victorian Popular Culture – Music Hall, Theatre & Popular Entertainment

The primary sources in this module not only celebrate well-known and popular forms of entertainment [such as variety, vaudeville and theater] but also highlights lesser-known activities and leisure interests. Advertising posters, guidebooks, admission tickets and handbills represent the diverse forms of entertainment available to growing numbers of people from the late Georgian period and throughout … Continue reading

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Atlanta Constitution (1868 – 1984)

As the only major daily newspaper in the Atlanta area, The Atlanta Constitution provides a fascinating glimpse into the political, economic, cultural, and social life of the southeastern United States from Reconstruction through the late 20th century. Researchers can explore the paper’s perspective on local events of major international significance, from post-Civil War Reconstruction, to … Continue reading

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Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities

This collection traces the path of women’s issues from past to present—pulling primary sources from manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, and more. It captures the foundation of women’s movements, struggles and triumphs, and provides researchers with valuable insights. Includes: Herstory: comprises full texts of journals, newspapers, and newsletters tracing the evolution of women’s rights movements in the United … Continue reading