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Black Thought and Culture This link opens in a new window
Non-fiction writings by major American black leaders—teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures—covering 250 years of history.
British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries This link opens in a new window
Diaries and letters of over 500 women covering 300 years of British and Irish history.
North American Women's Letters and Diaries This link opens in a new window
This collection includes the immediate experiences of 1,325 women and 150,000 pages of diaries and letters.
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries This link opens in a new window
Alternate Name(s) Alexander Street Music Online
Produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, is an online streaming audio collection of the world's musical and aural traditions. The collection provides educators, students, and interested listeners with an unprecedented variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms.
This collection features learning-centered document projects, as well as extensive collections of primary sources, focusing on scholarly debates and understanding of U.S. history with particular insights of women’s history.