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History Month

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General History
  • Biography in Context includes current and historical biographies; full-text articles from magazines and newspapers; images and links to websites; various search options included"



  • Historical Newspapers (in-house access) contains tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700s"


African American History

  • African American Heritage--a groundbreaking digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. It provides users a dedicated resource that not only brings together records critical to African American family research; but also connects them to a community of research experts."
Hispanic Heritage History

Honoring Hispanic histories and cultures, recognizing the profound contributions that have been made by Americans with ancestry in Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

    Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, the Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society.

  • Begin your exploration with Calcasieu 1 Search by browsing library material (books, music, movies), journal articles, research starters, Associated Press videos, and more.