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Gangsters, Moonshiners and Rum Runners

Rare primary-source documents reveal the gritty reality of Prohibition-era law enforcement and the dangers they faced.

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20 Apr 2018

Say It Loud!: James Brown and Black Freedom

“When I'm on stage, I'm trying to do one thing: bring people joy.” – James Brown

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26 Feb 2018

The Real History Behind Hostiles

Discovering deeper insights into the American-Indian Wars and U.S. policies on Native American assimilation.

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19 Feb 2018

Frederick Douglass: Pioneer of the Labor Movement

Discover how his experiences as a hired-slave prompted Douglass to become a champion of the working class.

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12 Feb 2018

Collecting in the Moment: Rare Insight into the ‘60s

How the courageous efforts of the Wisconsin Historical Society have served future generations of the Vietnam War scholars.

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17 Jan 2018

Why Rosie the Riveter Still Inspires

Exploring resources that show how WWII workers began the fight for equal opportunities and equal pay.

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06 Dec 2017

What Did the CIA Really Know About the JFK Assassination?

The release of secret documents fuels the research passions of history buffs, scholars and conspiracy theorists.

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30 Nov 2017

Voices from the Trenches in WWI

November 11th is a day of remembering and honoring military veterans in the U.S., Great Britain, Canada, Australia and France.

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09 Nov 2017

Exploring the Intersection of Black Freedom & the Labor Movement

Essay by Dr. Arnesen

Resources to research the life and accomplishments of A. Philip Randolph.

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05 Oct 2017

Empowering Research in American History Around the World

Essay by Dr. Street

“Without ProQuest History Vault, I have no doubt that our students would struggle to produce such excellent work.” – Dr. Joe Street

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27 Sep 2017