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Memory (Library of Congress) - Primary source materials relating to U.S. history and culture; includes 7 million digitized items from over 100 historical collections.
the American South (University
of North Carolina) - A
collection of sources on Southern history, literature and culture from
the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century.
of America (University
of Michigan) -
A digital library of primary sources in 19th century American social history
from the antebellum period through reconstruction; includes books as well
as articles from Debow's Review, Ladies Repository,
Southern Quarterly Review, Southern Literary Messenger,
Facsimiles of 18th and 19th century broadsides & ephemera, including accounts of the Civil War, government proclamations, town meeting reports, trade cards, theater & music programs, menus, and invitations documenting civic & private events.
Original, digitized version of the minutes of the meetings of each chamber Congress, up to 1817. The official record of business on petitions, memorials, motions, bills, resolutions, and the votes on them. Predates the U.S Congressional Serial Set.
Click on African American Newspapers Collection [see Source drop-down menu]
Includes these major African-American newspapers: Freedom's Journal, Colored American, The North Star and its continuation, The Frederick Douglass Paper, National Era, Provincial Freeman, and The Christian Recorder.