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Canada's Heritage from 1844 -The Globe and Mail signin icon

Complete works of The Globe and Mail newspaper since its inception as The Globe in 1844. Every news story, photograph, map, advertisement, classified ad, political cartoon, birth and death notice, and more. 

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New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Provides access to over 700,000 images digitized from primary sources in the collections of The New York Public Library, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, and more.

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Toronto Star - Pages of the Past signin icon

Every page of every newspaper since 1894 - the editorial and opinion articles, business pages, photos, advertisements, classified ads, political cartoons, obituaries, birth and marriage notices. Browse issues by date, or search the database by keyword(s) or phrase, as limited by date. 

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worldbook earlypeoples World Book Early Peoples signin icon

Explore the history of such ancient cultures as the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Native Americans, and Chinese, among others. Offers fascinating facts about the rise of each civilization or culture, social structure, religion and beliefs, advances in science and the arts, daily life, and the culture legacy in the modern world.

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