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Baltimore Afro-American - Historical Newspaper (1893-1988)

The Baltimore Afro-American was one of the most widely circulated African American newspapers. The paper's contributors have included writer Langston Hughes, intellectual J. Saunders Redding, artist Romare Bearden, and sports editor Sam Lacy.  To see Baltimore history unfold, start here.

 

Provided by ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

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Baltimore Sun

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Baltimore Sun Historical Archive

This database contains issues of the Baltimore Sun from May 1837 up to February 1901.The database is easy to search and contains images of the actual Sun Paper as it appeared on the date of publication.

Baltimore Sun Historical Archive is part of NewsBank's Maryland Historical Newspapers.

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Baltimore Sun, Historical (1837-1991)

This database covers the Baltimore Sun from its beginning to 1991.
The articles are PDF images that can be downloaded, printed or emailed.

Provided by ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

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Biography in Context

Biography in Context (formerly the Biography Resource Center) is a comprehensive database of biographical information on more than 180,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. It combines more than 242,000 biographies from respected Gale Group sources with full-text articles from nearly 250 periodicals. Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death years and places, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combine criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search path.
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Black Drama

Starting with Victorian plays and working up to the present, Black Drama from Alexander Street Press  includes plays and biographies, play bills, images, production notes, performance information and much more.

 

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Black Newspapers

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Black Short Fiction

Black Short Fiction from Alexander Street Press brings together works by writers from Africa and the African Diaspora, from earliest times to present. It presents traditions ranging from  early african oral traditions to Hip Hop and covers fables, parables, ballads, folktales, short stories, trickster tales, story cycles and novellas.

 

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Black Thought and Culture

Black Thought and Culture from Alexander Street Press connects students and researchers with works by leading African Americans. More than 100,000 pages of monographs, speeches, essays, articles and interviews, written by leaders within the black community from earliest times to 1975, illustrate the evolution of what it means to "be black". Teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, veterans, entertainers and others are represented.

 

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BookFlix

With colorful animation, rich audio, and interactive games, BookFLIX® is a perfect resource to engage and support readers from Kindergarden to 3rd grade.

BookFLIX includes:

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Business Insights : Essentials

Business Insights : Essentials provides business and industry content in the following areas: Periodical articles, news articles, and press releases. Detailed information for domestic and international companies and associations, including information on:

Replaces Gale Business Resources
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Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier. Full text searching of journals, business related newspapers and journals. All business disciplines are covered, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.
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