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Celebrating Milestones: Women Leaders

"I desire you would Remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favourable to them than your ancestors." - Abigail Adams, to her husband John (1776)

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25 Mar 2014

ProQuest Completes Digitization of NAACP Papers

Completed ahead of schedule, the collection includes PDFs of original documents that are fully searchable, enabling a detailed look inside the U.S. civil rights movement.

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24 Mar 2014

Celebrating Milestones: Giving Women the Credit They Deserve

Blog post regarding the 40th anniversary of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974. Posted March 14, 2014.

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14 Mar 2014

HUMANITIES MATTER!: Real Knowledge for Inspiring Change

“Inspiring Change” is this year's theme for International Women’s Day, celebrated on March 8.

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11 Mar 2014

Celebrating Milestones: International Women’s Day and 105 Years of “Inspiring Change”

Celebrating Milestones: International Women’s Day and 105 Years of “Inspiring Change”

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07 Mar 2014

“Twelve Years a Slave” and Kidnapping of Free Persons of Color

On Sunday, March 3, the movie “Twelve Years a Slave” —based on the book of the same title by Solomon Northup—won the Academy Award for best motion picture. The movie depicts many important themes in studies of American slavery, including slave catchers, kidnapping, runaway slaves, and punishment of slaves, to name just a few.

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06 Mar 2014

Celebrating Milestones: The 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education - part 1 of 2

On May 17, 1954, the NAACP won a major legal victory in the Brown v. Board of Education school desegregation case.

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27 Feb 2014 | Shannon Janeczek

Celebrating Milestones: "Mother of the Century" Proclaimed 60 Years Ago

In 1954, Mary McLeod Bethune, then 79 years old, was proclaimed "Mother of The Century" by the Miller Memorial Foundation

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25 Feb 2014

What's New at ProQuest?

New services and solutions for academic libraries

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21 Feb 2014

Celebrating Milestones: The NAACP’s Fight for Equal Rights, Part 2 of 2

NAACP annual conventions served many important purposes

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19 Feb 2014 | Shannon Janeczek