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LLS/AAS/AFRO/AIS/GWS 343 (Velasquez)

Library Resources for Final Project Proposal

Journal & Magazine Databases



Citation Resources

Primary Sources

How to Identify Primary and Secondary Resources

  • AP Images
    • Images from the Associated Press.
  • Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies 
    • The Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies (AAADS) Program offered through Department of Ethnic Studies at University of California Berkley is dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of historical and contemporary experiences of Asian-ancestry groups in local, national, and global contexts.
  • GLBT Historical Society
    • The GLBT Historical Society collects, preserves, and exhibits materials and knowledge to support and promote understanding of LGBTQ history, culture and arts in all their diversity.

Primary Sources Cont.

  • LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies Digitized Collections
    • The Benson Collection is a global destination for research and study, with over a million volumes as well as a wealth of original manuscripts, photographs, and various media related to Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean and Latina/Latino presence in the United States. This collection is made available from the University of Texas Libraries.
  • National Archives: African American Heritage
    • The African-American Heritage collection includes topics on Black power, migration, voting rights, and World War I. The Archives holds a wealth of material documenting the Black experience. This resource highlights these materials online, in programs, and through traditional and social media.
  • National Archives: Hispanic/Latino Heritage
    • The Hispanic/Latino Heritage collection includes topics on arts, entertainment, and culture; diplomacy/foreign affairs; education and civil rights; family history research; government and politics; immigration/Hispanic society in the U.S.; labor; military and veterans; notable Hispanics in the U.S.; and women.
  • National Archives: Native American Heritage
    • Among the billions of historical records housed at the National Archives throughout the country, researchers can find information relating to Native Americans from as early as 1774 through the mid 1990s. The National Archives preserves and makes available the documents created by Federal agencies in the course of their daily business.
  • Onda Latina: The Mexican American Experience
    • 226 digitally preserved audio programs including interviews, music, and informational programs related to the Mexican American community and their concerns from the radio series “The Mexican American Experience” and “A esta hora conversamos,” the Longhorn Radio Network, 1976-1982. Topics covered on these programs include political activities of Mexican Americans, Mexican American folklore and folk medicine, corridos, Tejano music, Mexican American musicians, voting rights, education, health, farm workers’ unions and working conditions, and some Mexican and Central American topics. This collection is available from the University of Texas at Austin.
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