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QUEER PASTS (Ends 6/25/22)

Collection of primary source exhibits of queer history and culture. The database uses “queer” in its broadest and most inclusive sense, to embrace topics that are gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender and to include work on sexual and gender formations that are queer but not necessarily LGBT. This database seeks to broaden the field of queer history, including projects that focus on the experiences and perspectives of under-represented historical groups, including people of color, trans people, and people with disabilities.

ARCHIVES OF SEXUALITY & GENDER (Ends 6/25/22)

LGBTQ History & Culture since 1940. Part I Experiences of the LGBTQ community and people of different races, ethnicities, ages, religions, political orientations, and geographical locations. Historical records, personal correspondence, interviews, worldwide newspapers related to gay rights and health, including AIDS. Also includes archival material related to feminism and women’s rights.
International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture. Examines diversity in underrepresented areas of the world such as southern Africa and Australia, highlighting cultural and social histories, struggles for rights and freedoms, explorations of sexuality, and organizations and key figures in LGBTQ history.

PUBLIC HEALTH ARCHIVES: PUBLIC HEALTH IN MODERN AMERICA, 1890-1970 (Ends 6/25/22)

Digital archive covering the rise of the twentieth-century public health system in the U.S. through correspondence, reports, pamphlets, ephemera, and more. Multidisciplinary for the fields of American history, American studies, history of science and medicine, public health studies, sociology, political science, psychology, and economics. Primary sources that record the evolution and impact of legislation, policies, and campaigns at the local, national, and federal levels.

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JSTOR (EXPANDED COLLECTIONS, JOURNALS, PRIMARY SOURCES - NEW END DATE 6/30/2023)  

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BLACK LIFE IN AMERICA - Series 1: 1704-1877 and Series 2: 1878-1975

HUMAN RIGHTS STUDIES ONLINE

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