1909-1972. Search this digitized collection from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) containing internal memos, legal briefings, letters, and direct action summaries from national, legal, and branch offices throughout the country... more.
1780-1925. Collection of primary source materials created during the "long nineteenth century" (late 1700s to early 1900s). Includes books, periodicals, diaries, letters, manuscripts, photographs, pamphlets, maps, sheet music, and more….more.
This database brings together diverse primary source materials reflecting broad views across American history and culture from the 1700s and 1800s. Content includes newspapers, magazines, books, and county histories such as African American Newspapers, Godey’s Lady Book, and the Pennsylvania Gazette. Search across all content or select one of the collections....more.
Search across the following historical newspapers at one time: Chicago Defender (July 1909-1975), Chicago Tribune (1849-1996), Kansas City Call (1919-2010), Los Angeles Times (1881-2014), The New York Times (1851-2016) and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1874-2003)....more.
Includes indexing and some full text of many Congressional documents from 1789-present. Congressional Research Service Reports and Congressional Hearings may be especially helpful for constitutional research.
1817-1994. The U.S. Congressional Serial Set contains the reports, documents and journals of Congress, as well as major Executive Branch reports. Content is multidisciplinary covering political, social, cultural, and military history, international relations, and business and industrial development. The 19th Century content is especially rich and comprehensive.
A comprehensive collection in pdf format of U.S. law journals and other legal materials that is completely searchable. Especially useful collections within HeinOnline: Congress and the Courts: A Legislative History 1787-2010; U.S. Supreme Court Library; Law Journal Library and more.
This source includes the digitized versions of all U.S. Supreme Court decisions, including some pre-revolutionary Philadelphia Court decisions that were bound together with the first U.S. Supreme Court decisions.
Includes approximately 11 million pages covering topics that include the Supreme "Court's interpretation of the constitution and its amendments; states' rights and national sovereignty; business and labor law; civil rights and gender law; environmental law and issues relating to the public's health; intellectual property and trademark law;" and more.