Artifacts and sounds from American popular culture. Created to teach that the everyday objects in society have historical value and reflect the social consciousness of the era in which they were produced.
Primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. Includes the areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.
This collection reviews the cause, conduct and consequences of the Civil War and is comprised of pamphlets, books, broadsides, cartoons, clippings, paintings, maps, and other print memorabilia about America from circa 1830 to 1880.
Documents the individual and collective story of African Americans struggling for freedom and human rights in the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries. Includes narratives of fugitive and former slaves published as broadsides, pamphlets, or books to 1920.
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