The archives in this series provide a history of the American people, providing a testament to the growth of the nation from the colonial period through to the twentieth century.  The periodicals focus on American concerns, and were predominantly published in the United States or Canada, though some were published overseas by Americans living abroad. These archives offer multiple perspectives on the thought, culture, and society of North America through the eyes of those who lived it, showing how history affected citizens from all walks of life.

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