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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 Newspapers

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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

BookFlix® is a family-friendly reading program that offers children and their caregivers a productive and meaningful way to spend screen time together. BookFlix thematically pairs animated stories with a nonfiction ebook for a truly unique interactive reading experience. This paired fiction and nonfiction approach encourages early learners to discover the joy of reading while building both real-world knowledge and beginning reading skills.

BookFlix includes:

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Books & Authors

Books & Authors is a reader's advisory tool designed to  connect readers with fiction and non-fiction titles based on their interests.

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Business - Gale OneFile

Gale OneFile Business provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice. Users will understand the activities of companies and industries  worldwide through business and trade publications, complemented by a selection of international, U.S., and regional news publications.

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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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