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American Newspapers and Periodical Archival Databases
These databases provide not only large, urban newspapers, but they also include smaller, rural area newspapers, newsletters, major periodicals, and periodicals that societies, libraries, and religious dominations produced.
Newspapers from all over the country, including rural areas
The Nation is America’s oldest weekly magazine and one if its premier journals of opinion since its inception in 1865. Definitive journalistic voices of writing on politics, culture, books, and the arts.
A digital library of historic maps, photos, documents, audio and video.
Experiencing the Past
The TCU Library is fortunate to have several audiovisual databases that offer both archival and visual recordings. Newsreels, Associated Press images, and song and radio recordings are offered in the following databases.
Streaming audio covering music from America's past including songs by and about Native Americans, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, cowboys, Civil Rights, politics, Prohibition, Revolutionary and Civil Wars, anti-war protests and more. Coverage dates: 18th century - Current.
A neat feature of this database is that you can search by historical event. If you need a song from a particular time period or event like the Civil War, the Revolution, the Industrial Age, the Gold Rush, etc. it's easy to find!