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Summer Travel: National Parks and the Civilian Conservation Corps

Civilian Conservation Corps

Contributions to U.S. National Parks by members of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1930s.

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28 Jul 2015

This Week in ProQuest News

A weekly round-up of all the latest ProQuest news and developments.

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26 Jun 2015

Stand Watie: The First Lone Ranger

The last Confederate general to surrender the last Confederate army was General Stand Watie; not a citizen of the Confederacy, but of the Cherokee Nation.

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22 Jun 2015

Fascinating Reports from the Office of Strategic Services and State Department now included in ProQuest History Vault

Blog post featuring excerpts from just five of the 3,774 Office of Strategic Services and State Department reports for examples of the material you might find. Posted May 11, 2015.

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11 May 2015

The End of the Civil War, 150 Years Ago

Amazingly, historical events never end with the "event" itself, but continue to impact our lives hundreds of years later.

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07 May 2015

Employment Discrimination and Affirmative Action: Primary Source Records in ProQuest History Vault

Blog post regarding the latest History Vault module, The Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century: Federal Government Records, Supplement, which went online on April 20, 2015, adds records from the Ford and Reagan presidencies to History Vault, allowing researchers to trace employment issues from the turn of the 20th Century through to the early 1990s. Written by Daniel Lewis, ProQuest Product Manager and posted on May 6, 2015.

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06 May 2015

ProQuest education and aggregated content solutions are CODiE finalists

Four ProQuest products are finalists for five 2015 SIIA CODiE Awards, presented by leading association representing the software and digital content industries. .

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09 Apr 2015

No Encore | The 100th Anniversary of Billie Holiday’s Birth and the Legacy of "Strange Fruit"

Blog post on Billie Holliday. With recent ProQuest blog posts on Black History Month in February, Women’s History Month in March, and a recent focus on women in the arts, it seems only fitting to turn the spotlight to the 100th anniversary of the birth of Billie Holiday. From April 7, 2015.

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07 Apr 2015

Introducing the New History Vault Interface

ProQuest History Vault has expanded to 21 modules. This growth, along with input from librarians and researchers, has led to an enhanced interface.

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02 Apr 2015

Celebrating Movers and Shakers during Women’s History Month: Hillary Rodham Clinton

This month we celebrate women’s accomplishments around the world and throughout history. One American woman has achieved an unheralded trifecta of power: Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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23 Mar 2015