Category results for: American History

Oral History Online: 2,700-plus collection of text, audio, video

Find It Oral History Online takes pride in being a landmark database of English language oral history. It offers more than 30,000 pages of full text. The materials are divided into several categories, including repositories, collections, interviews, places and historical events and are in alphabetical order. More than 2,700 collections are offered. Interviews date back […]

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A transnational archive

Find It Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive¬†traces the history and ongoing cultural impact of slavery. It provides access to thousands of full-text primary source documents and archival records, including those from: The American Missionary Association Archives from 1839-1882 The Office of the Secretary of the Interior Relating to the Suppression of the African Slave […]

Freedom Now Project: Farmville 1963 nonviolent protests

Find It University Public Affairs launched the Freedom Now Project with this article: “Virginia Commonwealth University is hoping for the public’s help in shedding new light on a pivotal moment in the civil rights struggle in Virginia with a¬†new exhibit of 277 photographs taken during nonviolent civil rights protests in Farmville, Va., in the summer […]