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ENGL 258: August Wilson's Century Cycle: Research Databases

Finding Primary Sources (Including Video)

August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand (PBS documentary)
Unprecedented access to Wilson’s theatrical archives, rarely-seen interviews, and new dramatic readings bring to life his seminal 10-play cycle chronicling a century of African-American life. Wilson won two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama.  Available on DVD in the Main Library.

Internet Archive
Free access to digital collections including music, video, websites, and millions of public-domain books.

Lots of great material.  Use it, but have a healthy skepticism about the origins and authenticity of videos!

Africana Studies

American History


Language & Literature


News & Newspapers

Theater & Dance