Early Historical Resources
Below are several timelines of different diverse groups in the United States. These timelines include information on immigration and the history of each group and can provide important touchstone events important in examining the history of each of these groups. Once you find a touchstone event you wish to research further, you can begin exploring these in some of the Historic Articles, Video, and Book Resources below:
Here is a timeline of immigration to the United States that spans multiple ethnic groups and nationalities.
Here is another timeline of immigration to the United States from Harvard University.
This timeline focuses upon important milestones in the history of Latin American and the United States.
This timeline focuses upon African American History.
This timeline focuses upon Asian American history.
An LGBT Timeline of Events
Historic Articles and Magazines
Full text of the New York Times from the first issue in 1851 through 2007. Includes full page images and advertisements
This database contains periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and many other historical publications.
This database provides a comprehensive indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published from 1890-1982 in the United States, including People Weekly, Vogue, Rolling Stone, and Ladies' Home Journal.
Hundreds of short archival films from different eras of US history between 1919 and 1968.
An on demand streaming video service providing more than 26,000 educational films each year. It contains works from distributors such as BBC, PBS, Media Education Foundation, Criterion Collection and more. As well, it keeps a number of historic films that can be used for analysis.
These reference and history databases are great points to find out more concerning the history of different cultural groups in the United States.
Modern News Sources
Access to The Arizona Republic (1999 - present). Daily newspaper covers the state of Arizona, as well as local, national and international news.
Ethnic NewsWatch is an interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.
Comprehensive database for searching general newspapers (domestic and foreign), law, business, medicine and health.
Contains both articles and indexing to articles from the country's leading newspapers--Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post.
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