Historical content on U.S. Hispanic history, literature and culture including manuscript, book and newspaper content on Hispanic American civil rights, religion and women’s rights, Eighteenth-Twentieth Centuries.
The Western Water Archives (WWA) offers digital primary sources from the water archives of 7 partner institutions; the bulk of which focus on Southern California and include blueprints, correspondence, ephemera, ledgers, legal papers, maps, pamphlets, photographs, plans, reports, scrapbooks, and technical documents.
Includes full reproductions of graphics novels and comics starting from the 1950s. Besides digitized comics and graphic novels, this database also has interviews, commentary, theory, and criticism pertaining to the medium from various journals, books, and magazines.
Like a physical library, the Internet Archive provides free access to digitized books. The archive contains 330 billion web pages, 20 million books and texts, 4.5 million audio recordings (including 180,000 live concerts), 4 million videos, (including 1.6 million TV news programs, 3 million image, and 200,000 software programs.
Primary source documents and collections covering topics of slavery and abolition between 1490-2007.
Primary sources written by women of their travels across the globe from the early 19th century to the late 20th century.
Includes documents related to the Habsburg Empire, the Ottoman Empire, the British, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, and United States Empires, and settler societies in the United States, New Zealand and Australia.
Printed sources, including rare books, pamphlets, posters, trade cards and visually-rich advertising ephemera from the United States, 1800-1900. Topics include: herbal medicine, hydrotherapy, commercial advertising, folk medicine, materia medica and apothecaries. Browse, search or explore themes and popular searches. Aimed at the general public rather than medical professionals. Good for historic context.
Primary sources on the evolution of British and American working class tourism from 1850-1980.
Primary source visual, manuscript and printed materials covering commodities trade around the world.