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New Resources Alert: Black Freedom Struggle in the U.S.


McCain Library recently acquired a new resource for research. Black Freedom Struggle in the U.S. is available freely to any Agnes Scott students, faculty, and staff. The collection offers a plethora of primary sources such as historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more that are curated around the following time periods in American history.

  1. Resistance to Slavery and the Abolitionist Movement (1790-1860)
  2. The Civil War and the Reconstruction Era (1861-1877)
  3. Jim Crow Era from 1878 to the Great Depression (1878-1932)
  4. The New Deal and World War II (1933-1945)
  5. The Civil Rights and Black Power Movements (1946-1975)
  6. The Contemporary Era (1976-2000)

Visit blackfreedom.proquest.com/ to learn more or check out the collection for yourself. You may be prompted to login to your Scottie account before you are allowed access.

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