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