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Did Oswald’s Extreme Political Views Lead to the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy?

ProQuest History Vault includes recently declassified material relating to the Kennedy assassination.

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20 Nov 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Humanities Matter: Real Knowledge, from Conflicts in History

Students in the humanities aim to understand human nature and the lives of human beings.

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11 Nov 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

New History Vault module: Law and Society since the Civil War

Law and Society since the Civil War consists of 11 collections from the Harvard Law School Library.

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06 Nov 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Who is watching you?

50 years later, a once controversial government surveillance program now means invaluable records for historians.

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07 Oct 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

This week in history: Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation (part 2)

This is part 2 in a series noting the anniversary of President Lincoln's issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation.

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27 Sep 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation (part 1 of 2)

On September 22, 1862, President Lincoln issued a preliminary Emancipation Proclamation giving states and territories until January 1, 1863 to stop fighting or lose their slaves to Emancipation on January 1, 1863.

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25 Sep 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Library Journal calls Southern Life and African American History, 1775-1915 "extraordinary, necessary historical resources"

Review of Southern Life and African American History, 1775–1915, Plantations Records, Part 1, module 6 of ProQuest History Vault, and the closely related module 4, Slavery and the Law.

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18 Sep 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

ProQuest employees who work on the ProQuest History Vault product and have a deep interest in American History took time off from their work on August 28, 2013, to attend the Let Freedom Ring celebration.

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17 Sep 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Celebrating Rosa Parks and her Presidential Medal of Freedom

To celebrate the 17th anniversary of Rosa Parks receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award, as well as the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, ProQuest is offering free access to ProQuest History Vault during September.

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09 Sep 2013 | Shannon Janeczek