This page contains databases and books related to African American and Diaspora Studies, including primary source databases, newspaper databases, secondary source databases, and author databases of African American history and culture.
Focusing predominantly on Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis, New York, and towns and cities in North Carolina this resource presents multiple aspects of the African American community through pamphlets, newspapers and periodicals, correspondence, official records, reports and in-depth oral histories.
African American archival database that provides primary sources from those that worked on abolition of slavery from 1830 to 1865. On the ProQuest platform.
Full-text collection of original military records, photos, stories and historical primary texts of interest to historians and genealogists.
History archival database that includes primary sources including newspaper articles and pamphlets from 1840 to 1865. On the ProQuest platform.
This full-text database covers the culture, traditions, social treatment and lived experiences of different ethnic groups in America. It provides full text from a growing list of sources including peer-reviewed journals, magazines, e-books, biographies and primary source documents. It also includes a curated selection of relevant videos from the Associated Press.
African American reference database that provides a number of full-text encyclopedias, primary documents, images, maps, etc. 5 user limit. On the Oxford platform.
Interdisciplinary full-text archives that reproduces diaries, letters, autobiographies, oral histories, government documents, memorabilia and scholarly commentary on the American sixties. On the Alexander Street Press platform.
Covers American history, literature and culture. Resources include manuscript and typescript letters, diaries, notebooks, journals, newspapers, plus incredible art works, illustrations, photographs, video and 360-degree objects.
Black Studies in Video features award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews, and archival footage surveying the evolution of Black culture in the United States. In partnership with California Newsreel, the database provides unique access to their African American Classics collection, and includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations.
Caribbean Studies in Video presents more than 1,000 hours of edited and unedited footage from the Banyan Production company, the first Caribbean enterprise to produce original TV content in the 1970s. Available for the first time in streaming format, their programs are filled with interviews of key personalities across disciplines; theater, music and dance performances; documentaries on rituals and cultural practices; political events and much more.
English full-text database includes thousands of poems from African American poets of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Part of the Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections.
English full-text database includes the books of Heinemann series that focuses on the twentieth century. Part of Literature Online and Part of the Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections.
Full-text database that includes African-American poems. Part of the Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections.
Historic full-text newspaper that covers 1893 to 1988. Part of the ProQuest Historical Newspapers - Black Newspapers series.
Historic full-text newspaper that covers 1921 to 2003. Part of the ProQuest Historical Newspaper - Black Newspapers series.
Historic full-text newspaper that covers from 1931 to 2003. Part of the ProQuest Historical Newspapers - Black Newspapers series.
Historic full-text newspaper that covers 1911 to 2002. Part of the ProQuest Historical Newspaper - Black Newspapers series.
Historic full-text newspaper that covers 1912 to 2001. Part of the ProQuest Historical Newspaper - Black Newspapers series.
Historic full-text newspaper that covers 1910 to 1975. Part of the ProQuest Historical Newspapers - Black Newspapers series.
Historic full-text newspaper that covers 1934 to 2005. Part of the ProQuest Historical Newspapers - Black Newspapers series.
History archival database that includes newspapers, Congressional documents and ephemera from the Civil War era. On the Readex platform.
Historic full-text newspaper that covers 1934 to 1991. Part of the ProQuest Historical Newspapers - Black Newspapers series.
Minorities indexing/full-text database that covers journal, magazine and newspaper articles from ethnic and minority publishers back to 1990. On the ProQuest platform.
African-American full-text archive that reproduces full runs of newspapers from 35 states. A subset of America's Historic Newspapers on the Readex platform.
Major database platform that include databases from EBSCO and other database suppliers.
Database platform that includes 100-some other indexing, full-text and reference databases (listed separately). On the ProQuest platform.
Multidisciplinary collection of ebooks that can be read online or downloaded. Includes the Academic Complete and Public Library Complete collections.