Modern Social Movements - Modern History Sourcebook
Fordham University provides a list of links to online primary sources from the modern era.
Documents - National Museum of Australia
Primary source documents, including letters, newspaper articles, government reports, archival records and cabinet submissions from the Australian Civil Rights movement.
Online King Records Access (OKRA)
This searchable database gives you access to thousands of King documents through the year 1968.
The British Parthé News Footage Archive
Find real primary source film footage of major historical events from the late 19th century to the late 20th century.
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database
The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database has information on almost 36,000 slaving voyages that forcibly embarked over 10 million Africans for transport to the Americas between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. The database and the separate estimates interface offer researchers, students and the general public a chance to rediscover the reality of one of the largest forced movements of peoples in world history.
The Runaway Slaves in Eighteenth-Century Britain project has created a searchable database of well over eight hundred newspaper advertisements placed by masters and owners seeking the capture and return of enslaved and bound people who had escaped.
Explore or reconstruct the lives of individuals who were enslaved, owned slaves, or participated in the historical trade.
Collaborating for Indigenous Rights
This website explores the campaigns waged in post-war Australia to overturn discriminatory laws and expose racism.
An online academic database used by universities worldwide that is a superb resource for History students. To view full articles, you will require membership.
Modern History Flipboard Magazine
A collection of online articles and news reports about Modern History.
Please Note: Some internet browsers do not handle the Flipboard website well, and it is sometimes better to have the Flipboard App to view the magazine.
This searches internet sites for academic articles and books. It often only provides one or two pages, but it is often enough to find quotes and bibliographical details.
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