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    Indexes scholarship focusing on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.  Includes major reference works, biographies, bibliographies, primary source documents, images, maps, and other supplementary material.
    Indexes newspapers owned and operated by African Americans from more than 35 US States.
    Indexes over 170 periodicals by and about African Americans.  Includes academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, bulletins, annual reports and other genres.
    Indexes literature dealing with U.S. and Canadian history. Includes significant full text of scholarly and popular journal articles, book chapters, book reviews, conference papers and dissertations.
    Indexes primary sources from the Library Company of Philadelphia. Includes books, pamphlets, and broadsides.
    Includes nearly 4,000 narratives told by ex-slaves collected under the auspices of the Works Projects Administration between 1936 and 1938.
    Historical newspaper articles on the African American experience from 1976 to the present day.

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