Unthinkable Crimes - Archival and Library Resources
Primary and secondary sources related to the undergraduate course "Unthinkable Crimes," focused on sensational crimes in American history from the colonial era through World War II. Emphasis placed on regional St. Louis history.
Eliot, a Unitarian Minister, co-founded Washington University and was involved in many social justice and reform efforts including: children's social welfare, the abolition of slavery, ending prostitution, and a temperance advocate (anti-alcohol).
See Series 1, Box 3 for files "Crime and Delinquency Statistics, 1934-1946" and "Lee Baker Fund, 1939 - Correspondence and newspaper clippings re: fund for victim of a murder attempt who was to be state witness in a gangster bombing"
Database offers full-page images and article images from the Los Angeles daily times (1881-1886) and the Los Angeles times (1886-1989). The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue in PDF format.
Starting with the Freedom`s Journal in 1827 and continuing in chronological order... this database will ultimately contain the complete text of the major African-American newspapers published in the United States during the 19th Century