United States (1877-1929): Specialized Collections
Collection of articles and reports related to New York City's Lower East Side published between 1893 and 1911.
Collection of 351 pamphlets by African Americans and others from the Library of Congress's Daniel A. P. Murray Collection, 1818-1907. The bulk of the material was published between 1875 and 1900 and includes public orations, organization records, personal narratives, legal documents, and literary works. Topics covered include segregation, voting rights, violence against African Americans, and the colonization movement.
Collection of primary and secondary materials related to the development of jazz from 1895 to 1929. Features more than 200 sound files of jazz recordings along with biographical essays, band histories, discographies, filmographies, and photographs.
Compilation of U.S. treaties, laws and executive orders pertaining to Native American Indian tribes from 1778 to 1971.
Full text of eleven decisions reflecting the Supreme Court's changing attitude toward race, from Scott v. Sanford to Brown v. Board of Education.
Collection of primary and secondary sources for the study of the deportation of over 1,000 striking miners from Bisbee, Arizona, in 1917. Materials include I.W.W. publications, personal recollections, newspaper articles, court records, government reports, correspondence, and photographs.
Collection of primary sources on the racial segregation in Charlottesville, Virginia, from the late 1880s to the mid-20th century. Includes images, newspaper articles, census records, city directories, political broadsides, and maps.
Collection of newspaper and magazine accounts, testimonials, commission reports, photographs, and illustrations related to the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Company factory fire in New York City.
Collection of online exhibitions about New York City.