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History Research

     

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Comprehensive, full text, history reference database designed for secondary schools and undergraduate research. Features full text for 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books.

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American Indian History Online 

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Meet the important and interesting figures of Ameridan Indian history

    Suffolk Historic Newspapers

Newspapers with obituaries covering nearly 100 years of Suffolk County history.


 
     

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The entire historical run of The New York Times from 1851-2006. Each article is in PDF format and includes images. Find obituaries and death notices back to 1851.

 
     

 Oxford English Dictionary

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The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past.


 
      New York Amsterdam News

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New York Amsterdam News became one of the nation’s leading black newspapers and one of New York’s most influential black-owned institutions.