Database Trials

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Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part 1

Primary sources documenting aspects of LGBTQ life in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond. Access code: trial

Oct 25, 2023
Black South African Magazines

Over 50,000 pages of magazines from 1937-1973, written and targeted specifically for Black African audiences.

Oct 31, 2023
British Library Newspapers Parts II-V

Search the full-text of newspapers representing Britain,1800-1950. Access code: trial

Oct 25, 2023
Southern African Films and Documentaries

Hundreds of films covering African studies, film and cinema, history and world culture, race and ethnicity, and women’s studies. Includes propaganda films and newsreels, interviews, and feature films and documentaries.

Oct 31, 2023