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Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry: Historical and Cultural Background: Newspapers

This guide supports study of the play, A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry.

Rutgers Guide to Newspapers

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More than 2200 North American and more than 1200 international newspapers.
Factiva  

Source of international business and general news. You might try using "exact quotes" to focus your search. Default time is only 3 months; for better retrieval, change that to a longer time period or ALL DATES.
Westlaw Campus Research  
Source of news as well as business and legal material. For more retrieval, change LAST 3 YEARS to UNRESTRICTED and use your search term in quotes like this: "restrictive covenant".

Historical

Chicago Defender
Full image of this major African-American newspaper from 1910 to 1975.
New York Times--ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Full image of the New York Times from 1851 to two years ago.
Washington Post--ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Full image of the Washington Post from 1877 to 1993.

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