A powerful tale of a young woman succeeding despite everything working against her. The book opens when Echo--the protagonist shares a name with the author--is six. Smoke rolls into her apartment's...
Stream smooth and sizzling music from Naxos Music Library Jazz to beat the chill of winter.
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Associated Press archives from various U.S. city bureaus covering events, people and trends from the mid-1900s and early 2000s
Comprehensive biographies on the world's most influential people with related content from periodicals and multimedia to provide context.
Formerly named Biography in Context.
Collection of articles and multimedia focused on the experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media, including current and historical Black publications.
Abstracts for documents covering the exploration and settlement of the Americas.
Comprehensive historical resource drawing from reference books, encyclopedias, journals and more.
Cultural, political and social history of American and Canadian Indigenous Peoples from the 17th-20th centuries
Explore more than 40,000 historical photographs and maps documenting the people, places and organizations of Johnson County, Kansas, from the 19th century to the present.
Primary source documents from Kansas history from 1854 - 1865.
Explore digitized primary sources covering a wide range of topics from the Kansas Historical Society.
ACLU records from 1912-1990 on free speech, citizenship, race, discrimination and more, plus mid-20th century files from the Southern Regional Office
Campaign materials, periodicals and propaganda from U.S. and global fringe political movements during the 20th century
Digital historical documents including books, manuscripts, letters, newspapers, photographs, maps and more ranging across topics of national and global relevance.
Materials documenting religious movements that originated in or were re-shaped by the U.S. and Canada during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Primary source content and research guides related to the history of slavery including legal issues, Atlantic slave trade, race and the American Civil War, modes of resistance, emancipation and more.
Archive of the weekly newspaper The Listener published 1929-1991 by the BBC covering news, arts and more
Documents presenting the roles, experiences and achievements of women in 19th and 20th century society
An archive in Nineteenth Century Collections Online database covering North American, European and other regional suffrage movements, culture, immigration, health and other gender and class issues