19th century, full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S. Collection emphasis: American Civil War, African-American culture and history, Western migration and Antebellum-era life.
History of slavery from its origins in Africa to its abolition, including materials on the slave trade, plantation life, emancipation, pro-slavery and anti-slavery arguments, and religious views on slavery.
Documents include personal narratives, pamphlets, addresses, political speeches, monographs, sermons, plays, songs, and poetic and fictional works published between the 17th and late 19th centuries.
Provides access to over 200 commercial motion pictures from mostly U.S-based studios. Chrome browser recommended, and the Swank Media Player App is recommended for viewing on mobile devices.
Swank is the world's largest non-theatrical distributor of motion pictures for public performance, providing licensed access to films from MGM, Sony, Paramount, LionsGate, United Artists, Miramax and more.