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Provides access to never-before digitized primary source documents, secondary sources and videos from around the world with a focus on African diasporic communities in the Caribbean, Brazil, India, United Kingdom, and France. These materials offer a view into the experiences and contributions of individuals in the Diaspora, as told through their own accounts, including content from The National Archives and Records Administration (US), National Archives at Kew (UK), Royal Anthropological Institute, and Senate House Library (University of London). Alexander Street Press.
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Provides access to over 3,300 titles held by the American Antiquarian Society from every state except Alaska and Hawaii, plus a number of papers from Canada. An amateur journal is a periodical created for the pleasure of its readers as well as to its editor and its publisher. The main motive is the desire to publish, as opposed to making a profit. Most, but not all, amateur journalists have been juveniles. Although many of these were short-lived publications, some existed for five years or more. Gale.
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Contains the records of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), an organization known for its focus on civil rights, race, gender, protest, the role of police, and the role of government on both the national and local levels, including never-before-digitized materials documenting the ACLU’s legal battle to enforce the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in thirteen Southern states. This primary source collection includes: bills; briefs; correspondence; court documents; legal case files; memorandums; minutes; newspaper clippings; reports; scrapbooks; and telegrams. Gale.
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Provides access to periodicals located in the American Antiquarian Society. The periodicals focused on American concerns and were predominantly published in the United States or Canada, though some were published overseas by Americans living abroad. The collection offers multiple perspectives on the thought, culture, and society of North America through the eyes of those who lived it. The Civil War and Reconstruction eras are well represented, documenting the conflict and its aftermath from a variety of perspectives and allowing readers to bear witness to this pivotal period in American history. Early twentieth century titles document the second Industrial Revolution, immigration, women’s rights, World War I, as well as fashion and music during the Roaring Twenties. Gale.
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Contains songs that can be transposed into any key, printing out the song in its new key. Includes music for voice and piano notated in the tradition of classical art music (mainly art songs and arias from operas and oratorios); musical theatre solos (as long as we can clear copyright); music for vocal duet and piano; music for vocal trio and piano; and music for voice, piano, and one auxiliary instrument
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Trial expires on Thursday, December 15, 2022
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Provides access to decades' worth of wire copy, correspondence, memos, internal publications, and more from the Associated Press. Collections included are: News Features & Internal Communications ( includes news analysis, human interest stories, and entertainment and sports reporting); U.S. City Bureaus Collections (composed primarily of post-World War II bureau records, mostly wire copy, as well as correspondence and newsletters); Washington, D.C. Bureau Collections (covers the world's most important news center); Middle East Bureaus Collections (contains wire copy [original news reports] in both English and Arabic and includes information on conflicts in the area); and European Bureaus Collections (covers Eastern Europe during the Cold War). Gale.
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Provides access to documentaries, powerful interviews, and previously unavailable archival footage surveying the black experience. The collection contains about 500 hours of film covering African American history, politics, art and culture, family structure, gender relationships, and social and economic issues. Alexander Street Press.
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Provides access to literature and essays on feminist issues, written by authors from Africa and the African diaspora, documenting their confrontation of both sexism and racism and presenting their perspective on diversity and development of black people generally, and in particular documenting the evolution of black feminism. Coverage begins in the 18th century with narratives depicting slavery, moves through and beyond the Harlem Renaissance, and includes writers from the movements of the 1960s, Writers include: Phillis Wheatley. Sonia Sanchez, Ida B. Wells, Rosa Guy, Michelle Wallace, Marita Bonner, Patricia Hill Collins, Flora Nwapa (Nigeria), Maryse Conde (Guadeloupe), Bessie Head (South Africa), Grace Ogot (Kenya), Maya Angelou. ProQuest.
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Provides access to a wide range of materials from U.S. diplomats in foreign countries: special reports on political and military affairs; studies and statistics on socioeconomic matters; interviews and minutes of meetings with foreign government officials; court proceedings and other legal documents; full texts of important letters, instructions, and cables sent and received by U.S. diplomatic personnel; reports and translations from foreign journals and newspapers; and countless translations of high-level foreign government documents -- focusing on those Central Files that have not been microfilmed by the National Archives or distributed by others. This resource also illuminates the internal affairs of foreign countries, including the Federal Republic of Germany; Germany; Soviet Union; Cuba; Mexico; Panama; and South America. ProQuest.
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A workflow platform that enables researchers to to bring together all the research from around the globe and turn it into summaries of scientific knowledge. Import citations, use machine learning to screen for randomized controlled trials, screen titles and abstracts, upload references, screen full text, extract data, conduct risk of bias, and export data.
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Includes more than one hundred years of this major United Kingdom national newspaper, viewable in full digital facsimile form, including advertisements, news stories, and images that capture 20th century culture and society. Also includes the Daily Mail Atlantic Edition, which was published on board the cruise ships that sailed between New York and Southampton from 1923 to 1931. Gale
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Provides an international set of resources to enrich study in a wide range of disciplines from media studies to philosophy and includes primary sources, supporting materials, archives, and video. The content is useful for teaching and research -- not only in the disciplines of disability history and disability studies, but also in history, media, the arts, political science, education, and other areas where the contributions of the disability community are typically overlooked. Topics include: employment, job training, government programs, social activism and activists, protests, laws and legislation, policy, transportation, patents, wages, sexuality, veterans, soldiers, industry, factories, accessibility, physical disabilities, mental disabilities, race, intellectual disabilities, gained disabilities, arts, deafness, blindness, identity, pensions, class, employment opportunities, rehabilitation, welfare and public relief, poverty, civil rights, education, medical model vs, social model, unemployment, athletics, and more. Alexander Street Press.
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This historical archive (beginning in 1843) presents the world's political, business, scientific, technological, and cultural developments and the connections between them. Includes full-color images, multiple search indexes, and the ability to browse each issue. Gale.
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a web-based software program for managing and analysing data in literature reviews. Developed for all types of systematic reviews, it manages references, stores PDF files and facilitates qualitative and quantitative analyses such as meta-analysis and thematic synthesis. It also contains some new ‘text mining’ technology which is promising to make systematic reviewing more efficient.
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In an effort to enable indigenous voices to address issues from indigenous perspectives, the third volume of this ethnographic film series focuses on indigenous filmmakers. Alexander Street Press.
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Provides a space for visual anthropologists of today to showcase and disseminate their work, with a focus on curating award-winning titles from contemporary ethnographic film festivals. Alexander Street Press
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Provides access to J. Edgar Hoover's office files; documentation on the FBI's so-called "black bag jobs" or "surreptitious entries"; and the "Do Not File" File (which consists of records that were originally supposed to be destroyed on FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover's order, however, through both intended and inadvertent exceptions to this order, large portions of these files survived). Another collection consists of the records of the Subversive Activities Control Board (SACB), which constitutes a valuable resources for the study of left-wing radicalism during the 1950s and 1960s. ProQuest.
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Provides access to a fully searchable facsimile of this newspaper (1888-2010), including every article, advertisement, and market listing -- shown both individually and in the context of the full page and the full issue. Initially focused on the global financial and economic issues that became the predominant forces of the 20th century, coverage expanded coverage in the postwar years, reporting on topics such as industry, energy, and international politics and more recently coverage of management, personal finance, and the arts was added. Gale.
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A master index to the major literature products published by Gale. It combines and cross-references author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and listings for titles of works into one source. Go here for a complete list of resources.
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Provides full-text coverage of all business disciplines including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management, and strategy, as well as business theory and practice, indexing nearly 4,000 leading business and trade publications and updated daily. Complementing these titles is a selection of international, U.S., and regional news publications. Gale.
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Provides access to research for the disciplines of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking, indexing over 500 journals, with more than 400 available in full text. Options to limit to full text and/or peer-reviewed publications. Also includes a Topic Finder that enables the visualization of potentially unknown connections between topics.
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Provides access to the complete run of this newspaper from its origins as the European Edition of The New York Herald and later the European Edition of the New York Herald Tribune, ending with the last issue of the International Herald Tribune before its relaunch as the International New York Times. Initially published for an audience composed of American expatriates in France and affluent American travelers in Europe, it focused not only on international and American news but also on travel, holiday resorts, the weather, and people’s whereabouts. It published throughout World War I, but stopped publication between 1940 and 1944. In the 1960s it changed from a newspaper for European Anglophones to one that provided a strong focus on objective reporting of international news. Gale.
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Provides those pursuing Latin American studies, Spanish, and Portuguese a full and unique perspective on the region. These materials are presented in their original language with abstracts and indexing in Spanish, Portuguese, and English. Approximately two-thirds of the titles have subtitles. Alexander Street Press,
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Chronicles and provides access to the writings of Latin American women starting with 17th-century nuns writing about their spiritual journeys, as well as writing plays, poetry, and meditative texts and moving through 18th-century works into the 19th century, showing how women writers incrementally gained access to the writing world outside of religious contexts. Included from this period are works by Clorinda Matto de Turner (Peru), Juana M. Gorriti (Argentina), Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda (Cuba), Delmira Agustini (Argentina), and Julia Lopes Almeida (Brazil), among others. A number of important figures from the early 20th century are also present, such as Alfonsina Storni (Argentina), Juana de Ibarbourou (Uruguay), Gabriela Mistral (Chile), and Clarice Lispector (Brazil). In the latter half of the 20th century women writers were influenced by broader political currents sweeping these nations during the time, and focused on dictatorial regimes, censorship, and themes of exile, as in the works of Luisa Valenzuela (Argentina), Isabel Allende (Chile), and Cristina Peri Rossi (Uruguay). ProQuest.
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Provides a cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as well as the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community. This collection features award-winning documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history, gay culture and subcultures, civil rights, marriage equality, LGBT families, AIDS, transgender issues, religious perspectives on homosexuality, global comparative experiences, and other topics. Alexander Street Press.
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Provides access to the archives of 26 leading but previously hard-to-find magazines, including many of the longest-running, most influential publications of this type. This resources traces the history and evolution of LGBT history and culture, including legal contexts, health, lifestyle, politics, social attitudes, activism, gay rights, and arts/literature. Titles include the complete backfile of The Advocate -- the oldest surviving continuously published US title of its type (having launched in 1967)and the principal UK titles, notably Gay News and its successor publication Gay Times. ProQuest.
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Founded in 1924 by Joseph Patterson, publisher of the New York Daily News and Robert McCormick, publisher of the Chicago Tribune, this magazine charted the moods, attitudes, lifestyles, fads, and fortunes of middle America through three significant decades, presenting in a style heavily influenced by the emerging motion picture industry and focused on the most sensational and popular issues. This magazine opens a perspective on a nation's daily life, interests, and values during a vital and extraordinary period. Gale.
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Provides access to the first ninety years of the federal appellate court system's history, drawing together a collection of legal primary source documents long unavailable to researchers, including briefs from appellants, appellees, and supporters (through amicus briefs. It also includes appellant and appellee replies, appendices, memoranda, petitions, statements, transcripts, and more. It chronicles the evolution of the appellate courts, deepening the understanding of social, economic, political, and historical issues from 1891 until about 1980. Gale.
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Provides access to historic economic literature from Goldsmiths’ Library of Economic Literature (Senate House, University of London) and Kress Library of Business and Economics (Harvard University), covering the history of Western trade, encompassing the coal, iron, and steel industries, the railway industry, the cotton industry, banking and finance, and the emergence of the modern corporation. Also provides coverage of the rise of the modern labor movement, the evolving status of slavery, the condition and making of the working class, colonization, the Atlantic world, Latin American/Caribbean studies, social history, gender, and the economic theories that championed and challenged capitalism in the nineteenth century, as well as resources on the role of finance and taxation and the growth of the early modern monarchy. Includes monographs, reports, correspondence, speeches, surveys, and grey literature (pamphlets, plans, ephemera, and private collections). Gale.
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Features more than 800,000 pages of full-text searchable scans of the complete run of the Mirror from 1903-2000, including the Sunday Mirror -- the only mainstream left-wing tabloid remaining in the UK. Started as a newspaper written by women, for women, then transformed into an illustrated paper focusing on photography and human-interest stories, ultimately becoming the paper of the working man and representing influential expressions of British popular print culture. Gale.
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Provides more than 100 years of full text of articles with in-depth coverage of culture, global events, nature, science, technology, and the environment, as well as first-person accounts of exploration and discovery. Gale.
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A data mining and analysis tool that enables researchers to search across the Nexis news archive to create data sets efficiently and effectively in a controlled environment where they can be analyzed and visualized. It’s design is appropriate for novice or advanced data mining researchers.

Use of Nexis Data Lab is limited. To establish an account contact the library’s Data & Digital Scholarship Team (dig_schol@baylor.edu).
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Features the newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets, and broadsheets that form the Nichols newspaper collection held at the Bodleian Library, charting the history of the development of the press in England and providing insight into seventeenth and eighteenth century England. The collection includes about 300 primary titles of newspapers and periodicals as well as about 300 pamphlets and broadsheets, most prevalent in the 1672-1682 period, which illustrate the transition from early newsbook publications to newspaper format covering a broad range of topics such as battles, religious plots, political intrigue, royal speeches, and petitions to government. The archive is a mine of domestic and international political, religious, and cultural information of the period, providing insight into contemporary reactions, social engagement, and the public representation of key events and figures in a tumultuous era of English and European history. Gale.
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Provides an as-it-happened perspective on events, culture, and daily life in nineteenth-century America, featuring publications of all kinds, from the political party newspapers at the beginning of the nineteenth century to the mammoth dailies that shaped the nation at the century's end. Includes major newspapers as well as those published by African Americans, Native Americans, women’s rights groups, labor groups, and the Confederacy. Gale.
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Provides access to previously unpublished, rare, or hard to find resources that represent historical events as told by the individuals who lived through them, focusing on American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Peoples. It integrates autobiographies, biographies, indigenous people's publications, oral histories, personal writings, photographs, drawings, and audio files. Alexander Street Press.
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Provides access to more than 3,500 special, classified reports about Asia, Europe, the Soviet Union, Latin America, and Africa written by leading scholars. Reports include information on Japan during and after World War II; the Nationalist-Communist struggle for China and Mao’s consolidation of power in the 1950s; independence for India; the Korean War; and the outbreak of war in Indochina; the German war effort, occupation, and division of Germany; the Soviet control of Eastern Europe; Soviet participation ion World War II; the cold war with the West; the death of Stalin; and the formation of the Warsaw Pact; and reports on the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America from 1941 that cover major developments such as the Palestine, African nationalism as well as economic stagnation and famine, Communist movements in South America and U.S. intervention in Central America. ProQuest.
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Enables theatre students and researchers to see behind the scenes of great dramatic performances, covering all aspects of theater production design, from the 17th century through to the present day, including scenic and set design, lighting design, sound design, costume design, and makeup. It includes books and periodicals, archival material, and specially commissioned instructional videos and covers design concepts for a broad range of performance types, including dance, theatre, opera, and music.
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Provides access to the complete archive of the Picture Post, a photojournalistic magazine published in the United Kingdom from 1938 to 1957 that brought major social and political issues of the day into popular consciousness and provided thousands of photos of ordinary people doing ordinary things. Gale.
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Provides access to the full back files of major religious magazines (aimed at a popular readership) spanning the 19th-21st centuries, covering topics such as the evolution and development of particular religious movements, the changing relationship between religion and society/the state, and the influence of belief systems on public life. ProQuest.
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Provides access to the literature (poetry, prose, books, book chapters) from writers who originate geographically and culturally from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, and Fiji and have relocated to the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, and African countries including South Africa and Uganda. Authors include Cyril Dabydeen, Ismith Khan, Chitra Fernando, Michael Ondaatje, Romen Basu, Surjeet Kalsey, Romesh Gunesekera, Githa Hariharan, Samuel Dickson Selvon, Gopal Baratham, Alamgir Hashmi, Brian Castro, Husna Azhari, and Zulfikar Ghose. ProQuest.
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Provides access to the records from three women’s rights organizations: the National Woman’s Party, the League of Women Voters, and the Women’s Action Alliance. ProQuest
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Provides access to content from this paper from the first day of publication (1822), providing analysis and commentary on the week's news and society at large. During the Victorian era it provided extensive coverage of court cases, executions and grisly crimes, but it also developed a reputation for its considerable arts coverage, especially the London theatre and music scene. In 1963, it formed the Insight Team, famous for cutting-edge investigative journalism. Gale.
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This microsite provides links and references to all relevant COVID-19 research articles, book chapters and information that can be freely accessed on Taylor & Francis Online and Taylor & Francis ebooks in support of the global efforts in diagnosis, treatment, prevention and further research into COVID-19. As signatories to NIH’s Access to Research initiative, along with the Wellcome Trust’s coordinated action on sharing research data and findings relevant to the outbreak, Taylor & Francis has been working with WHO to ensure this content is clearly signposted. We are also aligning the OSTP’s initiative to centralise resources on PubMed and are currently working with them to ensure rapid human and machine-readable access (where possible) to research articles and data through the NLM’s LitCovid portal.
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Provides access to 30 years of content from this newspaper that prides itself on its independence and its high journalistic standards, providing an alternative voice to other London papers (The Times, Guardian, Daily Telegraph, and possibly the Financial Times). Articles can be viewed in context on the page or just as a text file. Gale.
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Provides a single location to cross-search relevant documents from 1790 to present, including U.S. immigration laws and other content from the legislative branch, reports and statistics from the executive and judicial branches and news content to provide additional information and context. Statistics from many reports have been extracted and converted into CSV and Excel tables, which users can download and work with directly. ProQuest.
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Provides cross-searchable access to all four volumes of this collection, bringing together the seminal works and archival materials related to worldwide religious thinkers from the early 1900s until the first decade of the 21st century. It provides resources to explore Christian-Muslim-Jewish relations and key concepts in theology across religions, including Eastern Religions. Alexander Street Press.
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Provides access to printed works and rare documents, focusing on modern Jewish theology and philosophy and detailing Judaism’s evolution from the late 19th century. It includes an international selection of English-language editions of key thinkers such as Eugene Borowitz, Elliott Dorff, Emil L. Fackenheim, Blu Greenberg, David Hartman, Mordecai Kaplan, Adolf Neubauer, and Joseph B. Soloveitchik; writings in German and Hebrew from the Markus Brann collection, and a selection of contextual monographs and reference works. This resource is fully cross-searchable with the other volumes of this series, Christianity, Islam, and Eastern Religions. Alexander Street Press.
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Provides access to printed works and primary sources that focus on the various facets of Eastern Religion spanning over two-hundred years, including an international selection of English-language editions of key thinkers such as Alan Watts, Sister Nivedita, K. N. Jayatilleke, and Prayadh Payutto, among others. This resource is fully cross-searchable with the other volumes of this series, Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. Alexander Street Press.
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Provides access to the correspondence and reports from American diplomats stationed around the world -- diplomatic post records kept at the embassies or legations. Diplomatic post records contain the incoming messages from Washington, retained copies of outgoing dispatches, locally gathered information, and background material on decision making. For many countries in the years before 1945, the post records are excellent sources for coverage of important events -- rivaling the State Department Central Files. The following countries or cities are represented: Japan; Cuba; El Salvador; Honduras; Nicaragua; Iran; Iraq; Beirut; Jerusalem; Aden; Lebanon; Russia and the Soviet Union. ProQuest.
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Provides access to the collection of materials from the Schlesinger Library at Radcliffe College and includes the papers of key national leaders like Julia Ward Howe, Anna Howard Shaw, and Matilda Gage. It also includes the papers of lesser known state and local leaders like Catharine Waugh McCulloch of Illinois, Olympia Brown of Wisconsin, and Nellie Nugent Somerville of Mississippi. In addition to the Voting Rights papers, this resource also includes records on women involved in national politics, like Mary Dewson and Jeannette B. Rankin, as well as records from the Schlesinger Library’s family planning oral history project and records of Mary Ware Dennett and the Voluntary Parenthood League. ProQuest.
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