New resource: Black Freedom Struggle in the United States

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THE BLACK FREEDOM Struggle in the United States digital document archive has been made discoverable in the Find Databases service of Library OneSearch.

Made freely available online by publishers ProQuest, access to the resource is not subject to any requirement to log in.

The resource is described as follows:

Black Freedom Struggle in the United States is an archival service containing a selection of approximately 1,600 documents, with others being added, focusing on African American efforts to secure civil and human rights – from slavery to the present, and is organised into six main collections:

  • 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)

This resource has been made freely available by ProQuest. As an independently managed resource, Black Freedom Struggle in the United States cannot be searched in parallel with other databases accessed through the main ProQuest search platform.