Society & cultures

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Adoption | Crime | Holidays & observances | Weddings | African Americans | GLBTQ | Hispanics/Latinos | Native Americans | People with disabilities | Seniors | Women

Adoption

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Crime

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Holidays & observances

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Weddings

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African Americans

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    African American Poetry contains nearly 3,000 poems by African American poets of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

    Access to this resource is made possible by the Kauffman Fund.

  • Black Thought and Culture contains over 1,000 sources with over 1,000 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. Where possible the complete published non-fiction works are included, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters and other fugitive material.

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    Twentieth-Century African American Poetry is a collection of poetry written by the most important and influential African American poets of the twentieth century.

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GLBTQ (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer)

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    LGBT Studies in Video is a cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as well as the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community. This first-of-its-kind collection features award-winning documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history, gay culture and subcultures, civil rights, marriage equality, LGBT families, AIDS, transgender issues, religious perspectives on homosexuality, global comparative experiences, and other topics.

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Hispanics/Latinos

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Native Americans

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    Search the contents of National Geographic and all publications of the National Geographic Society, all the way back to 1888.

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People with disabilities

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Seniors

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Women

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    Everyday Life and Women in America is an unparalleled resource providing immediate access to rare primary source material from the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History, Duke University and The New York Public Library. It comprises documents and images addressing 19th and early 20th century political, social and gender issues, religion, race, education, employment, marriage, sexuality, home and family life, health, and pastimes.

    Access to this resource is made possible by the Kauffman Fund.

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