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Place >> North America (continent)

Collections containing material about North America (continent)

125 Years of Achievement: The History of Cornell's College of Architecture, Art, and Planning

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One hundred and twenty-five years ago Andrew Dickson White, the first president of Cornell University, challenged the Board of Trustees to establish a new program to provide formal academic training ...


1893 Chicago World Columbia Exposition

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Illinois Harvest is a free public gateway combining search, aggregation, and discovery services. We provide organized and thematic access to digitized and born-digital resources about Illinois, ...


1907 & 1920 Sanborn Maps of Charlottesville

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More than 40 detailed hand-drawn maps produced by the Sanborn Map Company. Browsable via clickable map index or an index of 1920 street and building names. Maps for 1920 currently available online ...


19th Century Actors Photographs

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610 cartes-de-visite studio portraits of entertainers, actors, singers, comedians and theater managers who were involved with or performed on the American stage in the mid- to late 1800s.Many of these ...


The 19th-Century American Trade Card

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More than 1,000 images of 19th c. advertising trade cards selected from the Historical Collections at Baker Library, Harvard Business School. As one of the most popular forms of advertising in the ...


Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project

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Presents materials from Lincoln's Illinois years (1830-1861), supplemented by resources from Illinois' early years of statehood (1818-1829). Thus Lincoln/Net provides a record of Lincoln's career, but ...


Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress

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The complete Abraham Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress consists of approximately 20,000 documents. The collection is organized into three "General Correspondence" series which include incoming ...


The Abraham Lincoln Quarterly

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Between 1940 and 1952, the Abraham Lincoln Association published fifty-two issues of The Abraham Lincoln Quarterly, a journal with original articles regarding all facets of Abraham Lincoln's life and ...


The Abraham Lincoln Songster

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Integrates digital facsimiles of Lincoln campaign song sheets together with full-text searchable lyrics of these songs and some RealAudio sound recordings. The Abraham Lincoln Songster is an ...


Abraham Lincoln, Slavery, and the Civil War

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Biographies of and writings by Abraham Lincoln and his contemporaries; works pertaining to slavery in the United States and to the American Civil War.


Absalom, Absalom! Electronic, Interactive! Chronology

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Interactive (Flash-based) chronology mapping of the complex structure of this work by William Faulkner. Augmented by digital audio files of talks by Faulkner at UVA in the 1957 and 1958, and page ...


AdHoc Image and Text Database on the History of Christianity

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A faculty-library initiative at Yale Divinity School to support and coordinate resources relating to the history of Christianity at Yale University. Ad Hoc contains almost 2600 items and includes both ...


Adjutants General of Arizona

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The Arizona Adjutants General exhibit is comprised of photographs of Adjutants General in Arizona from territorial days to the present. An Adjutant General is the highest ranking officer of a state’s ...


African American Cinema Collection, 1907-2001

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The African American Cinema Collection presents posters, lobby cards, and press books from the 1920s to the 1990s. This collection is unique in the Southeast and illustrates the often-delicate ...


The African American Experience in Ohio, 1850-1920

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Digital collection of over 30,000 pages of manuscripts, printed text, and images from many separate Ohio collections presents the history of African Americans in Ohio from 1850 to 1920. Major topics ...


African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship

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The African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship showcases the Library's incomparable African American collections. Displaying more than 240 items, including books, government documents, ...


African American Women Writers of the 19th Century

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A digital collection of some 52 published works by 19th-century black women writers. A part of the Digital Schomburg, this collection provides access to the thought, perspectives and creative ...


African-American Perspectives: Pamphlets from the Daniel A. P. Murray Collection, 1818-1907

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351 pamphlets presenting a panoramic and eclectic review of African American history and culture, spanning almost one hundred years. Works include sermons on racial pride and political activism; ...


African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920: From the Collections of Brown University

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Selected from the Sheet Music Collection at the John Hay Library at Brown University. Consists of 1,305 pieces of American-American sheet music dating from 1850 through 1920. Includes many songs from ...


Agriculture Network Information Center (AgNIC)

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AgNIC is the Agriculture Network Information Center – a voluntary alliance and partnership of nearly 60 member institutions and organizations working to offer quick and reliable access to quality ...


AgZines: A Harvest of Free Agricultural Journals

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AgZines is a compilation of agricultural journals that are available free on the web. Formerly known as Tomato Juice, this list collects web journals related to agricultural, food, and environmental ...


Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, University of Virginia Planimetric Data

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This collection provides access to comprehensive collections of historical aerial photographs of Albemarle County, Virginia and the City of Charlottesville. Over 900 photographs, originally produced ...


Albert “Dutch” Roth Photograph Collection

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The Albert “Dutch” Roth collection contains some of the finest images taken of the Great Smoky Mountains region in the early to mid-twentieth century. Mr. Roth is recognized as one of the most ...


The Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers at the Library of Congress, 1862-1939

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The online version of the Alexander Graham Bell family papers at the Library of Congress comprises a selection of 4,695 items (totaling about 51,500 images). This presentation contains correspondence ...


Allison Delarue Collection

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Ballet in the nineteenth century was an ideal medium for the manifestation of the Romantic movement. The Delarue Collection offers not only vignettes of this extraordinary time of artistry and grace, ...


America from the Great Depression to World War II: Color Photographs from the FSA-OWI, 1939-1945

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The collection encompasses the images made by photographers working in Stryker's unit as it existed in a succession of government agencies: the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937), the Farm ...


America Singing: Nineteenth-Century Song Sheets

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Collection of 4,291 song sheets for popular music from the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress. Consisting of lyrics produced between the turn of the nineteenth ...


America’s Story from America's Library

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A web site designed for children and families. The site combines kid-friendly graphics with the incomparable American historical collections of the Library in more than 1,000 stories about our nation’ ...


An American Ballroom Companion: Dance Instruction Manuals, ca. 1490-1920

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A collection of over two hundred social dance manuals beginning with a rare late fifteenth-century source, "Les basses danses de Marguerite d'Autriche" (c.1490) and ending with Ella Gardner's 1929 " ...


American Civil War Collections at the Electronic Text Center

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Eight collections of Civil War letters, two that are part of Ed Ayers' Valley of the Shadow Project for which we provide XML searching and display services (Electronic Text Center).


The American Context of China's Christian Colleges and Schools

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This project is investigating the interaction between various China Christian educational institutions and American liberal arts colleges between 1900 and 1950. It is funded by the Luce Foundation and ...


American Environmental Photographs, 1891-1936: From the University of Chicago Library

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Approximately 4,500 photographs documenting natural environments, ecologies, and plant communities in the United States at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century. ...


American History

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Early American history with a focus on the Midwestern states.


American Indians of the Pacific Northwest: From the University of Washington Libraries

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This digital collection integrates over 2,300 photographs and 7,700 pages of text relating to the American Indians in two cultural areas of the Pacific Northwest, the Northwest Coast and Plateau. ...


American Landscape and Architectural Design, 1850-1920: A Study Collection from the Harvard Graduate School of Design

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Approximately 2,800 lantern slides representing an historical view of American buildings and landscapes built during the period 1850-1920. The collection represents the work of Harvard faculty, such ...


American Leaders Speak: Recordings from World War I and the 1920 Election

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The Nation's Forum Collection consists of fifty-nine sound recordings of speeches by American leaders from 1918-1920. The speeches focus on issues and events surrounding the First World War and the ...


The American Library Association Archives

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The ALA Archives consists of official records, correspondence, publications, photographs, sound recordings, films, and videotapes. This research material is arranged in five general areas: 1) ...


American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940

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These life histories were written by the staff of the Folklore Project of the Federal Writers' Project for the U.S. Works Progress (later Work Projects) Administration (WPA) from 1936-1940. Typically ...


American Memory from the Library of Congress

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American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American ...


American Notes: Travels in America, 1750-1920

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American Notes: Travels in America, 1750-1920 comprises 253 published narratives by Americans and foreign visitors recounting their travels in the colonies and the United States and their observations ...


American Originals

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"American Originals" is a changing exhibit that has presented the nation's greatest documentary treasures in the Rotunda of the National Archives Building since December 1995. Over the years, the ...


American Originals Part II

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American Originals presents a tiny sampling of records from the National Archives. It represents the larger historical record that documents our national life in all its complexity. While offering ...


American Social Hygiene Posters

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These 212 images produced primarily by the American Social Hygiene Association and the United States Government have received quite a bit of attention, including coverage on NPR and a spike of blog ...


The American Soldier Surveys

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During WWII, the Army conducted hundreds of surveys of American troops, covering topics relating to soldiers' attitudes toward the war, morale, and education. The collective survey results affected ...


American Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera

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The library of Peter Force, acquired by the Library of Congress in 1867, furnished the basis of the Printed Ephemera Collection. Force himself had secured many of the pieces assembled by an earlier ...


American Variety Stage: Vaudeville and Popular Entertainment, 1870-1920

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A multimedia anthology illustrating the vibrant and diverse forms of popular entertainment, especially vaudeville, that thrived from 1870-1920. Included are 334 English- and Yiddish-language ...


The American Verse Project

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An electronic archive of volumes of American poetry. Most of the archive is made up of 19th century poetry, although a few 18th century and early 20th century texts are included. The full text of each ...


America's First Look into the Camera: Daguerreotype Portraits and Views, 1839-1864

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Selections from the Library's daguerreotype collection that consists of more than 650 photographs dating from 1839 to 1864. Portrait daguerreotypes produced by the Mathew Brady studio make up the ...


Anarchism Pamphlets in the Labadie Collection

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The pamphlets digitized here comprise a very small part of a much larger collection of pamphlets owned by the Labadie Collection on the topic of anarchism. In order to maintain a simple way for the ...


Ansel Adams's Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar

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Adams's Manzanar work is a departure from his signature style of landscape photography. Although a majority of the photographs are portraits, the images also include views of daily life, agricultural ...


Anthropology Emeritus Lecture Series at the University of California, Berkeley

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Established in 1981, The Anthropology Emeritus Lecture Series honors a designated Emeritus faculty member from the UC Berkeley Department of Anthropology with a lecture by a distinguished ...


Architecture and Interior Design for 20th Century America: Photographs by Samuel Gottscho and William Schleisner, 1935-1955

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The collection also provides a look at nature through the eyes of Samuel Gottscho. Another major highlight of the Gottscho-Schleisner collection are the images from the 1939 New York Worlds Fair. It ...


Archives of the College of Veterinary Medicine

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Cornell's Archives of the College of Veterinary Medicine holds more than 5,000 photographs which document the history of the college as well as the evolution of the veterinary profession in New York ...


"Arise and Build!": A Centennial Commemoration of the 1895 Rotunda Fire

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Brings some of the riches of the Special Collections Department of the University Library to the attention of the world and demonstrates the Library's expertise in making materials in diverse formats ...


Arizona Archives Historic Photographs

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Archives' photographs focus upon the unique cultural heritage of the state and territory of Arizona, beginning in 1863. The collection includes about 90,000 images, including photographs, slides, ...


Arizona Aviation History - The Ruth Reinhold Collection

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Ruth Reinhold (1902-1985), an aviation pioneer, was one of the first woman pilots in Arizona. She marked many milestones, from barnstorming to teaching pilots to fly four-engine bombers during World ...


Arizona Bushmasters

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Arizona County and Local Publications

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The Arizona County and Local Publications collection has been contributed by the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records' Law and Research Library. Digital publications produced by and for ...


Arizona Executive Orders

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Executive Orders are issued by the Governor of Arizona to establish boards or commissions or to authorize the performance of other functions that are appropriate to the executive authority of the ...


Arizona Landscapes Collection

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This collection consists of still images of cities, towns, scenic viewpoints, lumbering activities, and streetscapes from across Arizona, 1864-1970.


Arizona Military Museum Images

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The Arizona Military Museum, an Arizona Centennial Legacy Project, is operated by a Historical Society whose purposes are: “To enhance the appreciation of the military history of Arizona and the ...


Arizona State Archives - State, County and Local Government Records

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Government records protect the right of citizens, promote accountability for government officials and provide continuity. Records in the Arizona State Archives were created by individuals or agencies ...


Arizona Territorial Post Offices

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This exhibit is small representative sample of items in the archives of the Postal History Foundation in Tucson. Each page contains, in philatelic terms, a “cover” - either an envelope or postcard ...


Arizona's Saints and Shady Ladies

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The many wonderful photographs in the Arizona Historical Foundation’s collections have inspired this exhibit of Arizona Women and their diverse contributions. Historians have often downplayed the role ...


Asahel Curtis Photo Company Photographs

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The Asahel Curtis Photo Company Photographs of 1,677 items provides one of the most valuable photographic records of Seattle, Washington State, Alaska and the Klondike covering a period from the 1850s ...


ASIL Newsletter UN21 Interest Group

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Each Newsletter issue carries a restatement of the essential goals of the United Nations Decade of International Law so that new members (and seasoned ones as well) can readily recall the reason for ...


ASU Science Pioneers: 1955 - 1970

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Arizona State University’s early research scientists were scholarly pioneers of earth, ice, animal, mineral, and space. In Arizona State’s first days of transformation from a small college to a true ...


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company (A.T.&S.F.Ry.Co.) Collection Highlights

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Athanasius Kircher at Stanford

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Kircher Correspondence implementation was unveiled in conjunction with an international conference held at Stanford - Baroque Imaginary: the World of Athanasius Kircher S.J. (1602-1680). A large ...


Auto Club Digital Archive

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Provides documentation on the region's transportation history from the Auto Club's Corporate Archives. The Digital Archive includes: a selection of about 100 historic strip maps, illustrating the ...


The Avalon Project at Yale Law School: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy

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The Avalon Project, a collaboration between the Yale Law School and Yale Law Library, makes historical and present day legal documents available online. This international collection focuses ...


Baltimore Architecture Project

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The Baltimore Architecture Project is part of a nation-wide database called American Architects and Buildings. The Baltimore Architecture Project is the first "partner city" of this project, and ...


Baseball Cards 1887-1914

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Presents 2,100 early baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection. Dating from 1887 to 1914 and issued as black-and-white photographs or color prints, these forerunners to sports trading ...


Basketry from the Pueblo Grande Museum

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The baskets in the Museum’s collection come from private donations by collectors, from the basket weavers themselves, and from occasional purchases by their non-profit support group, the Pueblo Grande ...


Beautiful Birds: Masterpieces from the Hill Ornithology Collection, Cornell University Library

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Beautiful Birds traces the development of ornithological illustration in the 18th and 19th centuries and highlights the changing techniques — from metal and wood engraving to chromolithography — ...


Before and After the Great Earthquake and Fire: Early Films of San Francisco, 1897-1916

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Site offers a perspective on the effects the San Francisco earthquake and subsequent fires of 1906 had on the development of the city. Seventeen films shot before the devastating events and seven shot ...


Berenice Abbott: Changing New York, 1935-1938

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Photographs taken by master American photographer Berenice Abbott as part of a Federal Artists Project documenting changes in New York, 1935-1938. The New York images are the products of one artist's ...


The Berlin Collection

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The broad pattern of the collection's content was reasonably presented in the early outlines. The manuscripts were relatively small in number but they were the foundation of the University's later ...


The Biddle Edition Archive

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A searchable electronic collection of selected Lewis and Clark letters, images, and press coverage surrounding the publication of the Biddle edition of the Lewis and Clark Journals in 1814. The ...


Blake's Choice Selections from the Alexander Architecture Archive

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Selections from the Alexander Architectural Archive, University of Texas at Austin which includes papers, photographic material, models and ephemera, representing thousands of projects in Texas as ...


The Boston Transit Collection at the Fogg Art Museum

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Comprised of approximately 700 glass plate negatives and prints documenting the construction of the city's subway and elevated railway systems between 1895 and the beginning of World War II, the ...


Boyd and Braas Photographs

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The partnership of William F. Boyd and George H. Braas began in 1890 and ended when Boyd left the partnership to form his own business. This small collection shows the aftermath of the Seattle fire of ...


Brady-Handy Collection

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E. and H.T. Anthony acquired Brady's Civil War negatives as payment for his debt to that photographic supply company. These negatives, distinguished by the prefix LC-B8, were purchased by the Library ...


Bridging the Bay: Bridging the Campus

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At a time when the Bay Area’s bridges are being analyzed and new structures are being planned, it is important to recognize the diversity and depth of the research collections that exist on the ...


Buckaroos in Paradise: Ranching Culture in Northern Nevada, 1945-1982.

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The Buckaroos in Paradise Collection presents documentation of a Nevada cattle-ranching community, with a focus on the family-run Ninety-Six Ranch. The documentation was largely the work of the ...


Built in America: Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, 1933-Present

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A collection documenting achievements in architecture, engineering, and design in the United States and its territories through a comprehensive range of building types and engineering technologies ...


By the People, For the People: Posters from the WPA, 1936-1943

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The By the People, For the People: Posters from the WPA, 1936-1943 collection consists of 908 boldly colored and graphically diverse original posters produced from 1936 to 1943 as part of Franklin ...


The Cabell Family Papers

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The history of Virginia and that of the Cabell family are inextricably linked; indeed, since about 1726, the Cabells have been one of the Commonwealth's most interesting and influential families. This ...


"California As I Saw It": First-person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900

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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900 consists of the full texts and illustrations of 190 works documenting the formative era of California's history ...


California Cultures

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A collection of digitally reformatted primary resources selected from University of California libraries and bearing on the social live, culture, and commerce both of California's immigrants and its ...


California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties

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The WPA California Folk Music Project is a multi-format ethnographic field collection that includes sound recordings, still photographs, drawings, and written documents from a variety of European ...


California Historical Society Digital Archive

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This collection contains over 15,600 photographs from the California Historical Society Collection of over 23,000 photographs. The full archive was placed on long-term deposit at USC in 1990 and ...


CalPhotos

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CalPhotos is a collection of 157,061 photos of plants, animals, fossils, people, and landscapes from around the world. A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to ...


The Capital and the Bay: Narratives of Washington and the Chesapeake Bay Region, ca. 1600-1925

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The Capital and the Bay: Narratives of Washington and the Chesapeake Bay Region, ca. 1600-1925 comprises 139 books selected from the Library of Congress's General Collections and two books from its ...


Carnegie Mellon Technical Reports

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The University Libraries plan to digitize all of the Carnegie Mellon Technical Report series. Permission to digitize the reports will be acquired from the copyright holders. To date, Robotics ...


Cartoon Prints, American

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The prints illustrate the rise and decline of allegorical expression and the evolution of important symbols such as Uncle Sam, Liberty, and Justice. Because of the testimony they provide to earlier ...


Cavalier Daily Digital Archive

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Digital Library Production Services and Alderman Library Reference Services are collaborating on a project to digitize the entire run of the UVA student newspaper, The Cavalier Daily. The text is ...


A Celebration of the Human Spirit: Japanese-American Relocation Camps in Arizona

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The Arizona Historical Foundation houses two collections pertaining to Arizona’s two World War II Japanese Relocation Camps, Gila River and Poston. Wade Head served as director of the Poston camp from ...


Centralia Massacre Collection

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The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), sometimes known as the Wobblies, is a radical labor organization that was most active from 1900 to the 1930's. This collection of pamphlets, leaflets and ...


A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1875

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Brings together online the records and acts of Congress from the Journals of the Continental Congress through The Congressional Globe, which ceased publication with the Forty-second Congress in 1873. ...


A Century of Progress: The 1933-34 World's Fair Collection

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On May 27, 1933 Postmaster General James A. Farley officially opened the gates to A Century of Progress. When the fair closed October 31, 1934, thirty-nine million visitors had paid to walk through ...


Champaign County

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Historical materials pertaining to cities and towns of Champaign County, Illinois, including Champaign and Urbana.


Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection

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Charles Weever Cushman, amateur photographer and Indiana University alumnus, bequeathed approximately 14,500 Kodachrome color slides to his alma mater. The photographs in this collection bridge a ...


Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Digital Archive

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The Charlotta Bass/California Eagle Photograph Collection is comprised of almost 500 photographs that were among the personal papers and artifacts of Charlotta Bass, publisher of the California Eagle ...


The Charters of Freedom

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The Charters of Freedom web page on the National Archives & Records Administration website offers high resolution versions of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights ...


Chemistry at the University of Texas: 1883-1940

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Online exhibit offering an overview of the first decades of chemical science at the University of Texas, from the University's founding in 1883, until the engineering component was split off and moved ...


Chicago

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Extensive collection of monographs and pamphlets related to 19th and early 20th century Chicago, including general histories of Chicago; the 1893 Chicago World Columbian Exhibition; the great Chicago ...


China Christian Colleges and Universities Image Database

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The China Christian Colleges and Universities Image Database provides detailed descriptions of 10,000 photographs and films held in the archives of the United Board for Christian Higher Education in ...


Chinese Historical Society Digital Archive

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Includes 1,040 color images of artifacts excavated from the site of the original Los Angeles Chinatown; an additional 150 images document artifacts from the site of a Chinese laundry in Santa Barbara ...


Chiricahua and Mescalero Apache Texts

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The Electronic publication of Harry Hoijer's Chiricahua and Mescalero Apache Texts is a web-accessible Apache language linguistic database and text archive available to the public at no charge as part ...


Church and Congregational History in Illinois

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Early histories of churches, congregations, and religious communities in Illinois. Also includes books about Joseph Smith and Mormonism, as well as Dwight Lyman Moody, founder of the Moody Bible ...


The Civil War in America from the Illustrated London News

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The Illustrated London News (ILN) in ten bound volumes encompassed the Civil War years. Each volume covers six months: January - June and July - December. The newspaper was published every Saturday ...


Civil War Maps, 1861-1865

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The Civil War Map collection of the Geography and Map Division consists of reconnaissance, sketch, coastal, and theater-of-war maps which depict troop activities and fortifications during the Civil ...


Civil War Photographs

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Civil War Photographs provides online access to about 7,000 different images made during the American Civil War (1861-1865) and in its immediate aftermath. The images were scanned from the Prints and ...


Clark Kinsey Photographs Collection

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Clark Kinsey's work as a photographer documented a vital aspect of the Pacific Northwest's economic and industrial history. Raised near Snoqualmie, Washington, Clark first practiced photography in the ...


Class and Faculty Photographs 1860-1911, Oxford College of Emory University

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The Early Emory College Class Photograph Project consists of more than 1,110 still images dating from 1860-1911. The photographs document the class members of Emory College in Oxford, Georgia, which ...


Cochise College Libraries - Cochise County Historical & Archeological Collection

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The theme of this collection is the unique history and culture of Southeastern Arizona. The centerpiece of the collection is a video created by the Cochise College Library media department that ...


Cochise County Clerk of Superior Court - Bisbee Deportation Documents

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The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln

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In 1953, the Abraham Lincoln Association published The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, a multi-volume set of Lincoln's correspondence, speeches, and other writings. Roy P. Basler and his editorial ...


Colonial Revival in America: Annotated Bibliography

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Originating from the University of Virginia’s Architecture Department, this bibliography provides an annotated listing of scholarly and popular literature that addresses the Colonial Revival in ...


Columbia American History Online

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Each college-level course is being transformed into a series of 8 to 10 lively online lectures, called "e-seminars." New e-seminars are added each year to expand CAHO's offerings. Each e-seminar ...


Columbia Educational Resources Online

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A collection of approximately 100 "e-seminars", three- to five-hour online classes, that bring together a professor's instruction with supplemental teaching tools in History, International Affairs, ...


Columbia Interactive

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A gateway to selected electronic learning resources developed by Columbia faculty now includes a database of more than 2,000 freely-available digital resources including class web sites and learning ...


Community Cookbooks

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Illinois Harvest is a free public gateway combining search, aggregation, and discovery services. We provide organized and thematic access to digitized and born-digital resources about Illinois, ...


Congressman John Rhodes Collection

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The John J. Rhodes Papers consist of correspondence, reports, financial and travel records and printed matter. The collection documents Rhodes' congressional career from 1953 1983 and significant ...


Constituent Mail Analysis Project

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The Constituent Mail Analysis Project (CMAP) explores the possibilities for studying constituent mail using congressional correspondence management system files generated by the United States Senate ...


The Core Historical Literature of Agriculture

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The Core Historical Literature of Agriculture (CHLA) is a core electronic collection of agricultural texts published between the early nineteenth century and the middle to late twentieth century. Full ...


Cornell Death Penalty Project

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The Cornell Death Penalty Project takes no official position on the wisdom or desirability of the death penalty. In particular, the empirical arm of the Project is dedicated to neutral examination of ...


Cornell University Geospatial Information Repository

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An active online repository providing free access to searching, browsing and downloading of geospatial data and metadata for New York State. CUGIR began in 1998 and represents New York State within ...


Cornell University Library Historical Math Monographs

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The Cornell University Library Historical Mathematics Collection consists of 512 titles. The original collection was scanned as a result of a research collaboration between Cornell University and ...


Cornell University Library Historical Monographs Collection

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Contains monographs that were originally scanned in the 1990s as part of a joint digital preservation research project with Cornell University Library and Xerox are now available for online viewing. ...


Cornell University Library Technical Reports and Papers

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The Computer Science Technical Reports is a collection of 2100 technical reports produced by students, faculty and staff of the Cornell University Computer Science Department. Spanning a period from ...


Counting California

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A new initiative committed to enhancing California citizens' access to the growing range of social science and economic data produced by government agencies. In a departure from more static formats, ...


County and Local Histories (Illinois)

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Early histories of Illinois counties, cities, and towns, including portrait and biographical records and numerous pictorial works.


Creative Americans: Portraits by Carl Van Vechten, 1932-1964

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The Carl Van Vechten photographs collection at the Library of Congress consists of 1,395 photographs taken by American photographer Carl Van Vechten (1880-1964) between 1932 and 1964. The bulk of the ...


Cruikshank Artwork at Princeton University Library

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The Cruikshank online exhibit is a searchable database of materials from George, Isaac, Percy and Robert Cruikshank. It is designed to illustrate the juxtaposition between prints and book ...


Cultural Readings: Colonization & Print in the Americas

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"Cultural Readings" attempts to use the internet to review this complex history. The web site originates from two exhibitions of rare printed and manuscript materials held in Philadelphia, ...


Daguerreotypes at Harvard

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Images of more than 3,500 daguerreotypes, the first publicly-announced photographic process, from photograph collections throughout the University used in research and instruction.


Database of Recorded American Music

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Currently, there are over 1,500 CDs (9,800 compositions) in DRAM. The basis for the current collection is the diverse catalogue of American music recordings by New World Records. From folk to opera, ...


Day Family Collection

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The Day Family became known in the Colorado Plateau region for their activities as traders on the Navajo Reservation. During their time on the Reservation, they served as agents, and became close with ...


Days of Cal

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This Web site is a multimedia tour through the history of the University of California at Berkeley. The site was created by Steven Morgan Friedman, working with University Archivist Bill Roberts and ...


Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection

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Comprising nearly 1,700 flutes and other instruments, statuary, iconography, books, music, tutors, patents, and other materials mostly related to the flute, the Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection draws ...


The Digital Elvis Project

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A site that provides access to all material needed for variable format readings or stagings of the play Elvis People, written by Doug Grissom of the UVA Drama Department, which explores the impact of ...


Digital Maps and Geospatial Data and Links

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Geostat collects and houses a variety of data for GIS applications to suit the teaching and research needs of faculty and students as well as the general public. Our collection is particulary focused ...


Digital New York City

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Part of the E-Books collection at Columbia University Libraries.


Digital Scores Collection

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The Loeb Music Library, using the systems and services for image digitization developed by the Harvard University Library's (HUL) Library Digital Initiative, is creating an expansible resource of ...


DigitalCommons@ILR

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The Martin P. Catherwood Library at Cornell’s School of Industrial & Labor Relations collects key materials on workplace issues by special arrangement with government offices, commissions, task forces ...


Dime Novels and Penny Dreadfuls

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Stanford's Dime Novel and Story Paper Collection consists of over 8,000 individual items, and includes long runs of the major dime novel series (Frank Leslie's Boys of America, Happy Days, Beadle's ...


Documents from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention 1774-1789

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Selections from the Continental Congress Broadside Collection (253 titles) and the Constitutional Convention Broadside Collection (21 titles) contain 274 documents relating to the work of Congress and ...


Dunbar Economic Development Digital Archive

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The Dunbar Economic Development Corporation (Dunbar EDC) collection contains photographs and artifacts which document the Vernon-Central neighborhood of Los Angeles which is the historic core of the ...


Early American Fiction Collection (1789-1875)

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The Early American Fiction collection includes 886 volumes, totaling 230,016 pages. 136 authors are represented. In addition, 199 manuscript items (525 pages of drafts, letters, and miscellaneous ...


Early Cave Creek, Arizona

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This collection documents the growth, activities and history of the Sonoran Desert Foothills spanning the time period of the 1870’s to the 1920’s. Within this time span military operations, mining ...


Early Life in Taylor, Arizona 1878 - 1940

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The artifacts and historic sites that are included in this collection not only serve as examples of daily pioneer living in Taylor, Arizona, but also provide insight into the changes which occurred as ...


Early Virginia Religious Petitions

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Images of 423 petitions submitted to the Virginia legislature between 1774 and 1802 from more than eighty counties and cities. Drawn from the Library of Virginia's Legislative Petitions collection, ...


Economic Growth Center Digital Library

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This project, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will digitize and make accessible to the global research community a selection of Mexican state statistical abstracts from the Yale University ...


Edison Motion Pictures

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Edison's laboratory was responsible for the invention of the Kinetograph (a motion picture camera) and the Kinetoscope (a peep-hole motion picture viewer). Most of this work was performed by Edison's ...


Education in Illinois

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General histories of early public schooling in Illinois, as well as histories of various colleges and universities in the state.


Edward S. Curtis Collection

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The Edward S. Curtis Collection offers a unique glimpse into Curtis's work with indigenous cultures. The more than 2,400 silver-gelatin photographic prints were acquired by the Library of Congress ...


El Clamor Publico Digital Archive

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This archive is available through a partnership with The Huntington Library, who generously allowed USC to digitize their complete holdings of this newspaper. Billed as Los Angeles' "Periodica ...


Electronic Theses and Dissertations

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Collaborative pilot project of the North Carolina State University Libraries, Graduate School, and Information Technology Division that allows selected theses and dissertations to be submitted, ...


Electronic Theses/Dissertations

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The ETD Program at The University of Tennessee is a joint library, graduate office, and information technology office initiative. The program began in 1998 and to date nearly 300 ETDs have been ...


The Eleuterio Escobar Collection

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Exhibition based on the Benson Latin American Collection at the University of Texas at Austin. The collection houses the papers of Eleuterio Escobar (b. 1894 - d. 1970), a prominent San Antonio ...


The Emma Goldman Papers

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Emma Goldman (1869-1940) stands as a major figure in the history of American radicalism and feminism. An influential and well-known anarchist of her day, Goldman was an early advocate of free speech, ...


Emory Women Writers Resource Project

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Working with faculty and graduate students for Emory's English Department, the Beck Center is creating both HTML and SGML versions of selected works by American and British women. Spanning the 17th - ...


Eugene Ormandy: A Centennial Celebration

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The exhibition celebrates the centennial of Eugene Ormandy's birth and pays tribute to his extraordinary 64-year career. The materials on display are a part of the Eugene Ormandy Archive, which ...


The Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920

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Documents the historical formation and cultural foundations of the movement to conserve and protect America's natural heritage, through books, pamphlets, government documents, manuscripts, prints, ...


Explorations in Black Leadership

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Digitization of text, video and audio documenting the personal and professional lives of prominent African-American leaders, supporting a program co-sponsored by the Virginia Institute for Public ...


Ezra Cornell Papers

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The Cornell University Library Ezra Cornell papers is a collection of selected letters, notebooks and other materials pertaining to Cornell University's founder, Ezra Cornell.


Father Augustine Schwarz Photograph Collection

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Federal Courts Finder

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An electronic full-text collection of decisions handed down by the eleven Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal. This site serves as a full-text archive for decisions handed down in the Federal Circuit ...


Fiddle Tunes of the Old Frontier: The Henry Reed Collection

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A multi-format ethnographic field collection of traditional fiddle tunes performed by Henry Reed of Glen Lyn, Virginia. Recorded by folklorist Alan Jabbour in 1966-67, when Reed was over eighty years ...


Finding Aid to the Collected Personal and Company Papers of Louis and Jacob Blaustein

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In 2004, the Sheridan Libraries received an extraordinary collection of papers related to the personal and professional life of Jacob Blaustein, who together with his father Louis, founded the ...


The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820

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This was a joint project between the University of Chicago Library and the Filson Historical Society of Louisville, Kentucky, to digitize 745 rare books, pamphlets, newspapers, maps, prints, and ...


First-Person Narratives of the American South, 1860-1920

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This compilation of printed texts documents the culture of the nineteenth-century American South from the viewpoint of Southerners. It includes the diaries, autobiographies, memoirs, travel accounts, ...


Fiske Kimball: Master of the Diverse Arts

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An exhibit mounted in the Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library in October of 1995, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the library that was named in Kimball's honor and that holds an extensive collection ...


Frank M. Hohenberger Photograph Collection

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Digital surrogates for 800 photographs in the Frank M. Hohenberger Photograph Collection mounted on a web site that includes a complete finding aid and contextual information about Hohenberger and his ...


Free Speech Movement Digital Archive

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Presents a collection of material relating to the student protests at Berkeley in 1964 and 1965. Site contains journals, newsletters, photographs, oral histories, books, pamphlets, reports, minutes of ...


From Slavery to Freedom: The African-American Pamphlet Collection, 1822-1909

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Presents 397 pamphlets published from 1824 through 1909, by African-American authors and others who wrote about slavery, African colonization, Emancipation, Reconstruction, and related topics. The ...


Fuertes Illustrations Collection

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Includes a database with 2500 of these illustrations, as well as an exhibit based on the journal he kept during the 1899 Harriman Alaska expedition.


Fungal Herbarium

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UT Scientists have been gathering, studying, and describing a collection of over 60,000 specimens in the UT Fungal Herbarium. This collection is especially strong in specimens from the Great Smoky ...


Garden and Forest: A Journal of Horticulture, Landscape Art, and Forestry (1888-1897)

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Garden and Forest: A Journal of Horticulture, Landscape Art, and Forestry (1888-1897) was the first American journal devoted to horticulture, botany, landscape design and preservation, national and ...


Genealogy Resources

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Extensive resources for genealogy enthusiasts, particularly those relating to Illinois. General and professional directories, social registers, local histories, portrait and biographical records, " ...


The Geography of Slavery in Virginia

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The Geography of Slavery in Virginia is a digital collection of advertisements for runaway and captured slaves and servants in 18th- and 19th-century Virginia newspapers. Building on the rich ...


A Geological Hand Atlas of the Sixty-Seven Counties of Pennsylvania

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This is an electronic version of: A geological hand atlas of the sixty-seven counties of Pennsylvania :embodying the results of the field work of the survey, from 1874 to 1884 . By J. P. Lesley. ( ...


George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress: 1741-1799

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Correspondence, letterbooks, commonplace books, diaries, journals, financial account books, military records, reports, and notes from the approximately 65,000 items in the collection accumulated by ...


Glendale Community College Archives

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Since its inception the Library Media Center (LMC) has been charged with the college’s internal production needs entailing still, moving images, and audio recordings. The production of this material ...


Glendale Public Library History

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In 1937 a $6,000 bond issue and a Public Works Administration grant from the government enabled the city to construct a $12,000 library building in 1938. The 2,200 sq. ft. building would serve a ...


Gone with the Wind

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An online exhibit about the making of the film derived from items in the David O. Selznick Collection which includes 5,000 acid free boxes, half million feet of nitrate film, one million feet of ...


Greene & Greene Digital Archive

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The Greene & Greene Digital Archive contains images of drawings, architectural plans, rooms, furnishings, books, sketches, photographs, correspondence, and other historical documents related to the ...


Greene & Greene Virtual Archives

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The "Greene & Greene Virtual Archive" -- a joint project of The Gamble House/USC, Berkeley and Columbia and funded by the Getty Foundation -- was completed in June 2003. Its objective was the creation ...


A Guide to the "First Temple of the Atom" Documents

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A multimedia presentation and EAD-encoded finding aids with a virtual archive of nuclear engineering research at North Carolina State University. NC State's reactor was the first atomic installation ...


Guide to the Pennsylvania Bridges Collection, 1884-1915

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The collection contains photographs of railroad bridges in Pennsylvania, mostly in the Pittsburgh area, 1891-1915. Photographs include technical drawings, depicting structural details and complete ...


Gutenberg-e

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This innovative new project explores the impact of awarding a prize backed by the prestige of the American Historical Association for electronic publication of monographs in several areas of history ...


Harvard/Radcliffe Online Historical Reference Shelf

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Electronic access to frequently consulted sources on the history of Harvard and Radcliffe including annual reports, narrative histories, writings, statistics, founding documents, Massachusetts ...


Harvey Cushing: A Biography

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John F. Fulton's biography of his mentor and friend, Harvey Cushing, was the first book-length biography of the great neurosurgeon and teacher and has remained the standard source on his life. When ...


Harvey Girls of the Winslow Harvey Houses

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Fred Harvey saw a need for better food and service along the rails and in 1876 pioneered a chain of restaurants and inns known as Harvey Houses from Chicago to San Francisco. Experience soon ...


HELIOS

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Carnegie Mellon University Libraries provide electronic access to portions of the congressional papers from the late U.S. Senator John Heinz (R-PA). Named in the senator's memory, the Heinz Electronic ...


Hemispheric Institute Digital Video Library

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The Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics is a consortium of institutions, artists, and scholars dedicated to exploring the relationship between expressive behavior (broadly construed as ...


Highlights of the Catholic Diocese of Tucson

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Highlights of the Catholic Diocese of Tucson includes documents and letters from the time of Bishop Salpointe, from the late 1860’s to the mid 1880’s. Most of the documents are written by or addressed ...


Hispano Music & Culture of the Northern Rio Grande: The Juan B. Rael Collection

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An online presentation of a multi-format ethnographic field collection documenting religious and secular music of Spanish-speaking residents of rural Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado. In 1940 ...


Historic Aerial Photo Imagebase

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Digital preservation of and access to aerial photography of Illinois was the focus of a joint pilot project of the University's Map and Geography Library, Digital Imaging and Media Technology ...


Historic American Sheet Music: 1850-1920

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3,042 pieces of sheet music drawn from the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library at Duke University and presenting a significant perspective on American history and culture through a ...


Historic Arizona County Road Maps

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This collection of historic Arizona county maps includes maps of each Arizona county, dating from the mid 1880s to the late 1920s. Most of the maps were produced by the County Engineer or County ...


Historic Downtown Glendale

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This collection represents South 1st Avenue, now 58th Drive and Glendale Avenue, from around 1910 to 1950. It depicts early development in downtown Glendale, Arizona. The collection also includes ...


Historic Sheet Music, 1800-1922

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Approximately 9,000 pieces of Sheet Music published from 1800 to 1922, although the majority is from 1850 to 1920. The bulk was published in many different cities in the United States, but some of the ...


Historical Archaeology in Loudoun Valley and Harpers Ferry

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Archaeological and historical research concerning 18th and 19th century sites in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, and nearby Loudoun Valley, Virginia, as well as the broader region of the upper Potomac ...


Historical Census Browser

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"The data presented here describe the population and economy of U.S. states and counties from 1790 to 1960 ... No information is available below the county level and only states are included (no ...


Historical Maps Online

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Includes digital images of approximately 85 maps dating back over 350 years. The maps depict North America, the Northwest Territory, the state of Illinois, and counties and townships within the state ...


Historical New Haven Digital Collection

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The Historical New Haven Digital Collection, a teaching tool developed over the past two years, now contains over 1,500 images, 800 interactive maps and 90 statistical documents relating to the city ...


History of the American West, 1860-1920: Photographs from the Collection of the Denver Public Library

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Over 30,000 photographs, drawn from the holdings of the Western History and Genealogy Department at Denver Public Library, illuminate many aspects of the history of the American West. Most of the ...


The Hoagy Carmichael Collection, 1899-1981

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Digitized artifacts pertaining to the life and career of master songwriter Hoagland "Hoagy" Carmichael (1899-1981), and including music scores, lyric sheets, photographs, correspondences, scrapbooks, ...


The Hohokam of Pueblo Grande

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Pueblo Grande was a major Hohokam village on the north bank of the Salt River in what is now Phoenix, Arizona. Pueblo Grande was occupied for 1000 years, from about AD 500 - 1450. In addition to ...


Holocaust Denial on Trial

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In 2000 British Holocaust denier David Irving sued Emory University professor Deborah Lipstadt and her British publisher, Penguin Books, for libel. Their London trial made headlines around the world. ...


Human Ecology Historical Photographs

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A database of selected images and information from the records of the College of Home Economics, Cornell University. The photographs are organized by general subjects: Resident Teaching; International ...


Illinois Art and Literature

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Illinois Harvest is a free public gateway combining search, aggregation, and discovery services. We provide organized and thematic access to digitized and born-digital resources about Illinois, ...


Illinois History and Culture

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Contains an ever growing number of important and unique books and pamphlets from UIUC's Illinois History and Lincoln Library, including early general histories of Illinois and its principle cities and ...


Images of African Americans from the 19th Century

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The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture of The New York Public Library is pleased to offer this selection of images of 19th-century African Americans. They are presented in the hope that ...


Images of the Catholic Diocese of Tucson

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The Images collection consists of photographs of bishops and priests who served Catholics of Arizona from as early as the 1860s. Most of the earliest priests and bishops came from France through the ...


Immigration and Emmigration

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Handbooks and guides for emigrants primarily those coming to the American Midwest. History of emigrant communities, with emphasis on those who settled in Illinois.


Immigration to the United States (1789-1930)

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Concentrating heavily on the 19th century, Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930, includes approximately 1,800 books and pamphlets as well as 9,000 photographs, 200 maps, and 13,000 pages from ...


In Search of Native Azaleas: Henry Skinner's 1951 Southern Collecting Trip

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Between March and August, 1951, Henry T. Skinner drove 25,000 miles through the southeastern and eastern United States searching for native azaleas. From this field survey, approximately 8,000 ...


Indiana Magazine of History

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The yearly indexes of the Indiana Magazine of History from 1980 to 2000 are currently available on the web. The 25-year index covering 1955-1979 has been marked up and will be available on the web in ...


Inside an American Factory: Films of the Westinghouse Works, 1904

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Site houses twenty-one early films held at the Library of Congress. Originally intended to showcase Westinghouse's operations, the films are today a testament to the conditions found at early American ...


Inventing Entertainment: The Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies

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Features motion pictures, sound recordings, photographs, and original magazine articles. Includes histories of Edison's invention and manufacture of motion pictures and sound recordings, and a special ...


J. Willis Sayre Collection

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The collection consists of a selection of 9,856 images from more than 24,000 photographs of theatrical and vaudeville performers, musicians, and entertainers who played in Seattle between about 1900 ...


The Jack London Online Collection

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Jack London (born Jan. 12, 1876, died Nov. 22, 1916) is best known for his books The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and The Sea-Wolf, and a few short stories, such as "To Build a Fire" and "The White ...


James B. Reston Papers

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James B. Reston (1909-95) papers include correspondence, publications, manuscripts, memoranda, reports, speeches, interview transcripts, and photographs relating to Reston's career with the Associated ...


Japanese American Relocation Digital Archive

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This collection of 222 photographs from the Hearst Collection of the Los Angeles Examiner in the USC Regional History Collection, documents the relocation of Japanese Americans in California during ...


JARDA

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JARDA is a digital "thematic collection" within the CDL's OAC documenting the experience of Japanese Americans in World War II internment camps. Curators, archivists, and librarians from ten ...


The Jeffersonian Cyclopedia

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9,000 entries on Thomas Jefferson quotations, searchable and browseable by theme, date, topic, recipient, and place of publication, relating to government, politics, law, education, political economy ...


John C. H. Grabill Collection

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The collection includes a visual record of railroad development, coaches and wagons, mining, smeltering, and milling, freighting, emerging cities and towns, parades, cattle roundups and branding, ...


John H. White: Portrait of Black Chicago

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From June through October 1973 and briefly during the spring of 1974, John H. White, a 28-year-old photographer with the Chicago Daily News, worked for the federal government photographing Chicago, ...


John W. Mauchly and the Development of the ENIAC Computer

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Online exhibition that portrays a history of the emergence of modern computing as seen through the eyes of one of its two principal inventors, John W. Mauchly (1907-1980), who worked at the Moore ...


The Joseph Urban Stage Design Models & Documents Stabilization & Access Project

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The Joseph Urban Stage Design Models and Documents stabilization and access project, funded by a $207,289 from NEH will preserve 240 three-dimensional stage models created by Joseph Urban for New York ...


Keffer Collection of Sheet Music, ca. 1790-1895

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The Keffer Collection of Sheet Music at the University of Pennsylvania contains 2,531 scores ranging in date from ca. 1790 to 1895. The great majority of the items were published in the United States ...


Key Workplace Documents

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An extensive collection of key workplace federal documents from the Commission on Family and Medical Leave, Congressional Budget Office, Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports and Issue Briefs, ...


King County Snapshots

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King County Snapshots presents King County, Washington, through 12,000 historical images carefully chosen from the twelve organizations' collections. These cataloged 19th and 20th century images ...


Korean American Digital Archive

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Funded through a California State Library LSTA grant, the archive includes over 13,000 document images, over 1,900 photographs, and about 180 sound files relating to the "first wave" Korean-American ...


LA as Subject

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Hosted by the USC Libraries, L.A. as Subject is an alliance of research archives, libraries, and collections dedicated to preserving the rich history of the Los Angeles region. L.A. as Subject is ...


LA Comprehensive Bibliographic Database

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The Los Angeles Comprehensive Bibliographic Database (LACBD) publishes in one comprehensive electronic edition two bibliographies: "Los Angeles and its Environs in the Twentieth Century: A ...


LA Examiner Digital Archive

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The Los Angeles Examiner Collection consists of approximately 1.4 million prints and negatives from the Los Angeles Examiner newspaper. Almost every event and individual receiving news coverage in Los ...


LA Star Digital Archive

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The Los Angeles Star (La Estrella de Los Angeles) is available through a partnership with The Huntington Library, who generously allowed USC to digitize their complete holdings of this newspaper. ...


Labor and Social Reform Movements

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Early 20th century history of labor and social reform movements, with emphasis on Illinois and Chicago. Trade unions, temperance, prostitution, suffrage, the settlement movement, etc.


The Last Days of a President: Films of McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901

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Presents twenty-eight films from the Paper Print Collection of the Library of Congress. Produced by the Edison Manufacturing Company from March to November 1901, these actuality motion pictures ...


Lawrence & Houseworth Collection

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In 1867 the Library of Congress acquired a set of more than 900 albumen silver half stereographs published by Lawrence and Houseworth of San Francisco. The acquisition also included the third edition ...


The Learning Page...especially for teachers

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Designed for teachers, the Learning Page is a companion Web site to the American Memory collections. It provides search and curricular guidance to teachers and students who use American Memory primary ...


Lehman Special Correspondence Files

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The Special Correspondence Files of the Herbert Lehman Papers contain correspondence with nearly 1,000 individuals from 1864 through 1982. Beginning with letters from Lehman's family in the late ...


The Leonard Bernstein Collection, ca. 1920-1989

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The composer, conductor, writer, and teacher Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) was one of 20th-century America's most important musical figures. The Leonard Bernstein Collection is one of the largest and ...


Leopold Stokowski: Making Music Matter

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Exhibition about Leopold Stokowski from the collections in the Annenberg Rare Book & Manuscript Library.


The Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music

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Highlights include: Images of the covers and each page of music published before 1923 and in the public domain Search capability Digital workflow management system is currently under development ...


Letters of Delegates to Congress: 1774-1789

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A 25 volume searchable and browseable collection of letters from all the delegates to the first Congress of the United States.


Lewis Wickes Hine: The Construction of the Empire State Building, 1930-1931

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Lewis Wickes Hine (1874 -1940), photographer, sociologist and humanist, is best known for his insightful portraits of immigrants at Ellis Island and his unflinching views of housing and labor ...


The Life of a City: Early Films of New York, 1898-1906

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Site contains forty-five films from 1898 to 1906 highlighting the character of New York City around the turn of the century. A selected bibliography and information about early cameramen are also ...


Lincoln Highway Digital Image Collection

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A generous grant from the University of Michigan's Friends of the Library, in 1999, funded the first phase of a project to digitize the photographs of the Lincoln Highway Association. An additional ...


Living off the Land: Tobacco and Crop Science History in North Carolina, 1850-1950

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Living off the Land is a digital resource that features original images and other documents relating to North Carolina's agricultural history and economy. The project highlights some of the rich, ...


Lomax Collection of Photographs Depicting Folk Musicians

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Roughly 400 snapshot photographs made in the course of sound recording expeditions carried out by John Avery Lomax, Alan Lomax, and Ruby Terrill Lomax, between 1934 and ca. 1950 for the Archive of ...


Lorado Taft Papers, 1857-1953

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Papers of Lorado Taft, B.L. 1879, M.L. 1880 (1860-1936), including diaries (1876-78), course notes and themes (1875-79), general correspondence (1881-1936), family correspondence (1882-1900, 1918-30 ...


Louis Agassiz Fuertes and the Harriman Alaska Expedition

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Presents selections from a journal that American illustrator Louis Agassiz Fuertes (1874-1927) kept during an expedition along the Alaskan coast funded by American financier Edward Henry Harriman ( ...


Making it in Los Angeles

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Angelenos have always been, literally, making it. From the early inhabitants of El Pueblo who made handcrafts to the contemporary resident who may make movies, clothing, or any one of thousands of ...


Making of America (MoA): Cornell University

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The MOA project is a multi-institutional initiative to create and make accessible over the Internet a distributed digital library of important materials on the history of the United States. The ...


Making of America (MoA): University of Michigan

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Making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas ...


The Making of Ann Arbor

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Online pictorial history of Ann Arbor, Michigan resulting from a collaboration between the University of Michigan Library, the Ann Arbor District Library, and the University of Michigan Bentley ...


Map Collections, 1500-1999

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The focus of Map Collections is Americana and Cartographic Treasures of the Library of Congress. These images were created from maps and atlases and, in general, are restricted to items that are not ...


Mapping the National Parks

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Documents the history, cultural aspects and geological formations of areas that eventually became four US National Parks (Yellowstone, Acadia, Grand Canyon, and Great Smoky Mountains). The collection ...


Marian Anderson: A Life in Song

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This exhibition celebrates the artistic development and musical career of Marian Anderson. Renowned throughout the world for her extraordinary contralto voice, she is also remembered for her dignity ...


Maricopa Pottery (Connell Collection)

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Mark Twain in His Times

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This interpretive archive, drawn largely from the resources of the Barrett Collection, focuses on how "Mark Twain" and his works were created and defined, marketed and performed, reviewed and ...


The Martyred President: Sermons Given on the Occasion of the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

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A browseable and searchable database of 57 sermons published on the occasion of Abraham Lincoln's assassination. The sermons derive from various geographical regions and represent a variety of ...


Maryland ArtSource

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Based at the Sheridan Libraries, Maryland ArtSource is the collaborative effort of eight cultural and arts organizations in Baltimore dedicated to promoting art information resources that illuminate ...


McKenney and Hall Indian Tribes of North America

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Text and 121 hand colored lithographs from: The history of the Indian tribes of North America, with biographical sketches and anecdotes of the principal chiefs. Embellished with one hundred and twenty ...


Medical Historical Library Exhibits

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The Medical Historical Library has exhibits on the history of the medical school, hospital, and the schools of nursing and public health, and New Haven's Hospitals. In addition, 1600 prints and ...


Meeting of Frontiers

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70,000 images chronicling the parallel experiences of the United States and Russia in settling their frontiers in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. The bilingual Russian/English Meeting of Frontiers/ ...


Men, Mines and Money

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These photos represent a small portion of the collection from Herbert V. Young who was engaged as secretary to the general manager of the United Verde Copper Company mine from 1912-1955 ...


Menus Collection

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This collection represents menus, place mats, and other graphic materials from many of the Puget Sound area's most famous restaurants and dining facilities in the years between 1889 and 2003. ...


Michigan County Histories and Atlases

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The Michigan County Histories collection is a collaborative effort of Michigan's Council of Library Directors. Initial collection content comprises titles selected from Frances Loomis's Michigan ...


Military History

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Histories of Illinois regiments in the Civil War; war memorials; participation of Illinois soldiers during the first and second world wars.


Modern Photographers Collection

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A selection of images from the work of nationally and internationally renowned local photographers Art Hupy, Ernest Kassowitz, Kyo Koike, Frank Kunishige, Mary Randlett and others. These photographers ...


Mohave Museum - History of Transportation in Mohave County

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This collection of photographs, 1890’s through the 1940’s, provide a snapshot of the role transportation systems and vehicles played in the development of Mohave County. Subjects presented are: horses ...


Mount St. Helens Post-Eruption Chemistry Database

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The collection provides a look at both the human and the scientific sides of studying the eruption of a volcano. The slides were taken by Professor William Zoller, Professor of Chemistry, University ...


MouseSite

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Examines the work and impact of Douglas Engelbart, whose research laboratory, the Augmentation Research Center, at the Stanford Research Institute led to the invention of the computer mouse and other ...


Mr. Lincoln's Virtual Library

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Mr. Lincoln's Virtual Library highlights two collections at the Library of Congress that illuminate the life of Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), the sixteenth president of the United States. The Abraham ...


Murder & Mayhem: The Strange Saga of Winnie Ruth Judd

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Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music, 1820-1860, 1870-1885

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Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music contains more than 62,500 pieces of historical sheet music registered for copyright: more than 15,000 registered during the years 1820-1860 and more than 47, ...


Musical Scores

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Illinois Harvest is a free public gateway combining search, aggregation, and discovery services. We provide organized and thematic access to digitized and born-digital resources about Illinois, ...


National Child Labor Committee Collection

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The collection consists of more than 5,100 photographic prints and 355 glass negatives, given to the Library of Congress, along with the NCLC records, in 1954 by Mrs. Gertrude Folks Zimand, acting for ...


National Council on Social Welfare Proceedings (1874 – 1982)

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These proceedings were issued under earlier names of the Conference as follows: 1874, Conference of Boards of Public Charities; 1875-1879, Conference of Charities; 1880-1881, Conference of Charities ...


Natural Resources

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Illinois Harvest is a free public gateway combining search, aggregation, and discovery services. We provide organized and thematic access to digitized and born-digital resources about Illinois, ...


A New Deal for the Arts

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During the depths of the Great Depression of the 1930s and into the early years of World War II, the Federal government supported the arts in unprecedented ways. For 11 years, between 1933 and 1943, ...


The New Deal Stage: Selections from the Federal Theatre Project, 1935-1939

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This online presentation includes over 13,000 images of items selected from the Federal Theatre Project Collection at the Library of Congress. Featured here are stage and costume designs, still ...


New York State Historical Literature Collection

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The Cornell University Library New York State Historical Literature is a collection of selected monographs, pamphlets and other materials with expired copyrights chosen from from the Cornell Library's ...


The Nineteenth Century in Print: The Making of America in Books and Periodicals

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This collection comprises books and periodicals published in the United States during the nineteenth century, primarily during the second half of the century. Most of the materials were digitized ...


The Northern Great Plains, 1880-1920: Photographs from the Fred Hultstrand and F.A. Pazandak Photograph Collections

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Over nine hundred black and white and hand-colored photographs taken from the collections of Fred Hultstrand and F.A. Pazandak have been mounted on this site. Photos depict pioneer and town life from ...


Notable Illinoisans

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Biographies and autobiographies of Illinois politicians, social reformers, educators, journalists, military leaders, labor activists, ministers, jurists, and others.


"Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943

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Approximately one hundred sound recordings, primarily blues and gospel songs, and related documentation from the folk festival at Fort Valley State College (now Fort Valley State University), Fort ...


OACIS for the Middle East

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The project completed its original three-year term on September 30, 2005. Yale University Library and the institutions making up the OACIS Advisory Board have agreed to sustainability agreements on a ...


Old Trails Museum Collection Highlights

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Collections on display bear testament to the diverse history of this area. Winslow is one of 41 recognized sites on the Colorado Plateau with fossilized remains of the Columbian Mammoth from the ...


Oliver S. Van Olinda Photographs

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A collection of 420 photographs depicting life on Vashon Island, Whidbey Island, Seattle and other communities of Washington State's Puget Sound from the 1880s to the 1930s. This collection provides a ...


Omaha Indian Music

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Omaha Indian Music features traditional Omaha music from the 1890s and 1980s. The multiformat ethnographic field collection contains 44 wax cylinder recordings collected by Francis La Flesche and ...


Oral Histories of Gila County

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Oral Histories of Gila County is a compilation of interviews commemorating Arizona’s first 100 years of Statehood. It was made possible by partial funding by an Arizona State Library LSTA Grant. The ...


Oral Histories of the White Mountains

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This audio collection consists of snippets from interviews with residents who lived in and around the White Mountains area. The 1977 interviews were part of a Northland Pioneer College project to ...


Order of Railway Conductors and Brakemen, Local 160 Records, 1884-1927

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The Order was founded in 1868 in Amboy, Illinois as the Conductors Union. This collection contains records relating to the Wyoming Valley-Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Division 160. In addition to ...


Origins of American Animation

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Offers information on the origins of American animation from 1900-1921, provided by the U.S. Library of Congress. Details the animation of such subjects as automobiles, boys, family, flowers, World ...


Pacific Northwest Historical Documents Database

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A collection of writings, diaries, letters, and reminiscences drawn from various sources within the Manuscripts, Special Collections, University Archives collections that recount the early settlement ...


The Pacific Northwest Olympic Peninsula Community Museum

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Northwestern Olympic Peninsula communities and The University of Washington worked together to create this Web-based museum to showcase aspects of the rich history and culture of the region. This ...


Pacific Northwest Sheet Music Collection

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The Pacific Northwest Sheet Music Collection contains music from and about Washington State, the Pacific Northwest and the University. The user can listen to the recording while viewing the musical ...


Panoramic Maps, 1847-1929

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Contains about 1,700 idealized schematic views of towns and cities in the U.S. and Canada. Offered as part of the American Memory online resource compiled by the National Digital Library Program of ...


Panoramic Photographs from the National Archives

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This exhibit of panoramic photographs is but a small sample of the wide variety of panoramic images in NARA's still picture holdings located at the National Archives Building at College Park, Maryland ...


Panoramic Photographs: Taking the Long View, 1851-1991

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The Panoramic Photograph Collection contains approximately four thousand images featuring American cityscapes, landscapes, and group portraits. These panoramas offer an overview of the nation, its ...


The Papers of John Jay

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The Papers of John Jay is an image database and indexing tool comprising some 13,000 documents (more than 30,000 page images) scanned chiefly from photocopies of original documents. Most of the source ...


Parallel Histories: Spain, the United States, and the American Frontier

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Parallel Histories: Spain, the United States, and the American Frontier is a bilingual, multi-format English-Spanish digital library site that explores the interactions between Spain and the United ...


Patients' Voices in Early 19th Century Virginia: Letters to Doct. James Carmichael & Son

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In 1998 the University of Virginia Libraries purchased a 700-piece collection of the correspondence and daybook of Dr. James Carmichael and his son, Dr. Edward Carmichael, of Fredericksburg, Virginia ...


Penn State-University Park Campus History Digital Archives

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This collection of primary source materials has been gathered and placed on the web to enable students and others to learn about the history of the Penn State-University Park campus, including its ...


A People at War

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This exhibit highlights the contributions of the thousands of Americans, both military and civilian, who served their country during World War II. Themes include Prelude to War, New Roles, Women Who ...


Performing Arts in America 1875-1923

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Performing Arts in America 1875 -1923, a web site of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, captures a glimpse of this world. With visual and audio images drawn from the extensive ...


Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection

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An ongoing digitization project that commenced in 1992, includes digital surrogates of thousands of maps from around the world. The General Libraries received a grant in 1998 from TexShare to digitize ...


Phoenix College - The Early Years

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This collection of photographs provides a feel for what Phoenix College was like during its first several decades. Images were selected to represent college life, as well as the architecture of the ...


Phoenix Jewish News Photographs Collection

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The Jewish News Photographic Collection consists of over 10,000 photographs and other documentation donated by the Jewish News of Greater Phoenix to the Arizona Jewish Historic Society in May 2007. ...


Pictorial & Graphics Collections

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The moving image collection contains film and video of a wide variety of formats. The film collection contains films dating back to 1914 and includes 35mm, 16mm, 8mm and Super 8mm formats. The ...


Piet Mondrian: The Transatlantic Paintings

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Developed by the Harvard Art Museum, this detailed web site uses archival photographs, stereomicroscopy, X-rays, ultraviolet and infrared light to examine seventeen of Mondrian's works. Known as the " ...


Pioneering the Upper Midwest: Books from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, ca. 1820-1910

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Portrays the states of Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century through first-person accounts, biographies, promotional literature, local histories, ...


Poet at Work: Recovered Notebooks from the Thomas Biggs Harned Walt Whitman Collection

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The collection contains fragments of the poem "Song of Myself," trial lines of poetry and prose, Civil War hospital notes, and personal jottings on a wide range of subjects. The wide range of topics ...


Poetry Here and Then

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A sampling of the papers of Michigan poets from various collections housed at the Bentley Historical Library, featuring handwritten and typed manuscripts, letters and essays as well as photographs, ...


The Poet's Voice: A Digital Poetry Collection

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The Woodberry Poetry Room, named in honor of Harvard alumnus and Professor George E. Woodberry (A.B., 1877), opened in 1931 in Widener Library for the purpose of bringing alive the poet's voice and ...


Portraits Database

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An ongoing database of over 200 historical portraits of men and women well known in the Pacific Northwest region and also nationwide. These include, among others, architects, artists and writers, ...


Powers of Persuasion: Poster Art from World War II

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Part 1 includes posters which motivate the viewer by instilling patriotism, confidence, and a positive outlook. Patriotic colors of red, white, and blue predominate. Pictures of fists, muscles, tools ...


Powwow Photographs by Ann Leonard

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The Powwow Photographs by Ann Leonard collection consists of 69 color digital photographs by Arizona State University’s Labriola National American Indian Data Center’s Library Aid, Ann Leonard. ...


Prints & Photographs Online Catalog

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Unique in their scope and richness, the prints and photographs collections today number more than 13.7 million images. These include photographs, fine and popular prints and drawings, posters, and ...


Proceedings of the Board of Regents of the University of Michigan (1837-present)

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Please note that as of May 2006, the Regents Proceedings Index has been updated only through June 2005, and the digitized version of the Regents Proceedings is only available through June 2005.


Project Matterhorn Publications and Reports, 1951-1958

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Digitized versions of the declassified Project Matterhorn records, a secret Department of Energy and Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory project from the 1950s. The archival collection is marked up in ...


Prosperity and Thrift: The Coolidge Era and the Consumer Economy, 1921-1929

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Assembles a wide array of Library of Congress source materials from the 1920s that document the widespread prosperity of the Coolidge years, the nation's transition to a mass consumer economy, and the ...


Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States

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Each Public Papers volume contains the papers and speeches of the President of the United States that were issued by the Office of the Press Secretary during the specified time period. The material is ...


Puerto Rico at the Dawn of the Modern Age: Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century Perspectives

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Portrays the early history of the commonwealth of Puerto Rico through first-person accounts, political writings, and histories drawn from the Library of Congress's General Collections. Among the ...


Quilts and Quiltmaking in America, 1978-1996

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Quilts and Quiltmaking in America showcases materials from two American Folklife Center collections, the Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project Collection (1978) and the "All-American Quilt Contest" ...


Railroad History

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Books related to the history of railroading in the United States, with some international coverage as well. Numerous publications pertaining to the Illinois Central Railroad, its history and employees ...


Railroad Maps 1828-1900

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Represents an important historical record, illustrating the growth of travel and settlement as well as the development of industry and agriculture in the United States. They depict the development of ...


The Rhone Family of Fayette Co., Texas

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Exhibition based on the Rhone Family Papers. The Papers document aspects of the lives of members of a central Texas black family from 1886 to 1971. Calvin Lindley Rhone (1867-1921) and his wife Lucia ...


Richard Thomas Walker Duke, Jr. and the Duke Family Papers at the University of Virginia

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Between 1899 and 1926, Richard Thomas Walker Duke, Jr., a prominent Albemarle County, Virginia, jurist and civic leader, recorded the most memorable events of his life in five, leather-bound volumes ...


Robert Montgomery Bird: Writer and Artist

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Robert Montgomery Bird (1805/6-1854) was a writer of considerable note. Born in New Castle, Delaware, one hundred and ninety years ago (February 5, 1805 or 1806), he was raised there and in ...


Rural Life and Agriculture

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Illinois Harvest is a free public gateway combining search, aggregation, and discovery services. We provide organized and thematic access to digitized and born-digital resources about Illinois, ...


SAGE: Selected Archives at Georgia Tech and Emory

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Home page for SAGE, the Selected Archives at Georgia Tech and Emory. Contains links to information about SAGE and to four online digital archives: the Fred R. Crawford Witness to the Holocaust Project ...


Sahuaro Ranch History

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This collection has two components. It features images from the last private owner of Sahuaro Ranch, Richard S. Smith, as well as photographs from the early administration of this historic site by the ...


Salem Witch Trials: Documentary Archive and Transcription Project

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This faculty-led project consists of an electronic collection of primary source materials relating to the Salem witch trials of 1692 and a new transcription of the court records. Electronic texts, ...


Samuel J. May Anti-Slavery Collection

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The Samuel J. May Anti-Slavery Collection gathers together over 8,500 of the important pamphlet and leaflets relating to the anti-slavery struggle at the local, regional, and national levels. Many ...


Sargent at Harvard

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Sargent at Harvard is a searchable database of images and information relating to the American artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) in the collections of the Harvard University Art Museums (Fogg Art ...


Scenic Collections Database

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The scenery renderings in the Performing Arts Archives of the University of Minnesota Libraries are a stunning graphic collection of over 1,600 color paintings and drawings of scenic backdrops. They ...


Scottsdale Remembers: Recollections of Our Past

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Many active community organizations worked to create the Scottsdale of today and some worked to preserve its past. This collection contains material from three Scottsdale repositories: the ...


Scottsdale's History in Images

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An essential portion of Scottsdale history is contained in a photograph collection located in the Scottsdale Room. This collection showcases the history and growth of what has changed from a small ...


Seattle Water and Power Supply Collection

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This collection showcases images of hydroelectric power and water supply facilities built in Washington State from the late 1890s to the 1950s. Many of these dams, power plants and reservoirs were ...


Selected Civil War Photographs

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Contains 1,118 black and white photographs of the Civil War selected from the collections of the Library of Congress. The three main areas of focus are: 1) the main eastern theater, 2) the Federal ...


Senator Barry M. Goldwater: An Arizona Legend

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These images (some rare and rarely seen) were selected from over 5,000 photographs found in the Personal and Political Papers of Senator Barry M. Goldwater (1909-1998). They document his interests in ...


The September 11 Digital Archive: Saving the Histories of September 11, 2001

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Permanent digital archive of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania. Contains first hand accounts, emails, weblogs, audio and moving images, documents, and interviews. Also ...


The Sesquicentennial of the Death of Edgar Allan Poe: a Commemoration

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Commemorates the 150th anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe's death and his time at the University of Virginia.


Sharlot Hall Museum American Indian Image Collection

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This collection of still images is related to the American Indians of Arizona and the Southwest (1865-1970). Tribes include Navajo, Apache, Yavapai, Hualapai, Papago, Hopi, Mohave, Paiute, Yaqui, ...


Sharlot Hall Museum Audio Collection

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The Sharlot Hall Museum Oral History collection represents a cross-section of a larger collection of interviews, presentations, speeches and radio programs conducted mainly in Prescott, Arizona from ...


Sharlot Hall Museum Buildings Image Collection

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This collection of still images is related to structures in Prescott Yavapai County, and Northern Arizona. Included are stage stations, businesses, residences, banks, schools, churches, hotels, ...


Sharlot Hall Museum Map Collection

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The Sharlot Hall Museum Map Collection consists of approximately 5,000 maps relating to Prescott, Arizona, Yavapai County, and Arizona and the west in general, 1850-present.


Sharlot Hall Museum Military Image Collection

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This collection of still images represent military activity in Arizona, specifically Yavapai County and Northern Arizona, 1864-Present. Subjects included in the collection are Ft. Whipple, Camp Verde ...


Sharlot Hall Museum Mining Image Collection

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This collection of still images is related to mining activities in Yavapai County and Northern Arizona(1864-1975). Gold, copper, iron, onyx, and silver mining are represented, as well as placer, ...


Sharlot Hall Museum Transportation Image Collection

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This collection of still images is related to transportation in Northern Arizona(1864-1965). Subjects represented in this collection are railroads, stagecoaches, train depots, bridges, freighting, and ...


Sharlot M. Hall: Arizona's Curator

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Sharlot M. Hall, the first woman to hold any salaried office in territorial Arizona, was a forward-thinking woman, a woman of vision and daring living during an era when most women didn't dare have ...


Show Low Collection Highlights

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The Show Low Historical Society Museum has a varied collection of objects and photographs that document the history of the City of Show Low, including images from the Rodeo-Chediski fire.


Silicon Genesis: An Oral History of Semiconductor Technology

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The Silicon Genesis project was the inspiration of Rob Walker, Silicon Valley native and engineer, who has been involved with semiconductors since the 1960s at Fairchild, Intel and as a founder of LSI ...


Small-Town America: Stereoscopic Views from the Robert Dennis Collection

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A few big cities -- and many more small towns -- long ago made the Mid-Atlantic states of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut one of the most densely populated regions in North America. This website ...


The South Texas Border, 1900-1920: Photographs from the Robert Runyon Collection

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A collection of 8,241 items documenting the Lower Rio Grande valley during the early 1900s. It includes glass negatives, lantern slides, nitrate negatives, prints, and postcards, representing the life ...


Southern Changes Online: The Journal of the Southern Regional Council, 1978-2003

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Searchable database of Southern Changes, the quarterly journal of the Southern Regional Council. It is the major house organ of the SRC, a leading force in the Civil Rights Movement. Coverage begins ...


Southern Mosaic: The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip

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The collection is part of the American Folklife Center of the U.S. Library of Congress. Beginning in Port Aransas, Texas on March 31, 1939, and ending at the Library of Congress on June 14, 1939, John ...


The Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures

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68 motion pictures produced between 1898 and 1901 of the Spanish-American War and the subsequent Philippine Revolution. The Spanish-American War was the first U.S. war in which the motion picture ...


Stanford Geological Survey Collection

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The Stanford Geological Survey (SGS) existed for 100 years, from 1895 until 1995. During this time, students and faculty from Stanford's School of Earth Sciences went into the field to survey and map ...


Stanford Historical Photograph Collection

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The Stanford Historical Photograph Collection is one of the Stanford University Archives' major collections, consisting of some 16,000 photographs from throughout Stanford's history, and covers ...


Survey of Race Relations

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In the early 1920s, a group of scholars set out to make an investigation of economic, religious, educational, civic, biological, and social conditions among Chinese, Japanese, and other non-European ...


Tennessee Documentary History, 1796-1850

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The "Tennessee Documentary History, 1796-1850," on-line project will contain 2,000 documents and images relating to the history of antebellum Tennessee. With financial support from the Institute of ...


Texas, Texans, and the Alamo

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The Center's Barker Texas History Collection contains books, manuscript collections, maps, newspapers, and other materials that document the historical development of Texas from Spanish colonization ...


Theodore Roosevelt: His Life and Times on Film

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Theodore Roosevelt was the first U.S. president to have his career and life chronicled on a large scale by motion picture companies (even though his predecessors, Grover Cleveland and William McKinley ...


Thomas Jefferson Digital Archive

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A continually expanding collection of electronic texts, digital scholarship, and University of Virginia collections relating to Thomas Jefferson.


The Thomas Jefferson Papers, 1606-1827

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The complete Thomas Jefferson Papers from the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress consists of approximately 27,000 documents. This is the largest collection of original Jefferson documents ...


Thunderbird School of Global Management - Historical Collections

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This collection depicts the story of Thunderbird Field I, a vital World War II air training base at which more than 10,000 pilots learned to fly. The collection then shows the early years of the ...


Tohono O'odham Collection, 1970 - 1980, Helga Teiwes Photographer

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This exhibit is composed of 109 photographs of the Tohono O’odham people taken by Arizona State Museum photographer Helga Teiwes during the years 1970 – 1980. The exhibit is arranged into eleven ...


Tokens & Treasures: Gifts to Twelve Presidents

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Features an online exhibit entitled "Tokens and Treasures: Gifts to Twelve Presidents," provided by the National Archives and Records Administration. Notes that the online exhibit is adapted from an ...


Trading Post Families of Winslow, AZ

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Trading posts were not just a western phonenoma, as Congress established Federal Trading Houses at the urging of George Washington in 1796. By the time posts were dotting the landscape in northern ...


Transportation History Collection: Railroads

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The collection of railroad material consists of over 14,000 items relating to American, Canadian, Mexican, British, French, German, and Russian railroad companies and their rolling stock. There are ...


Travel Literature

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Illinois Harvest is a free public gateway combining search, aggregation, and discovery services. We provide organized and thematic access to digitized and born-digital resources about Illinois, ...


Treasures of Congress

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Few institutions have been as central to the course of American history as the U.S. Congress. Most of the great issues in our national life have been played out there, and many of our most memorable ...


The Triangle Factory Fire

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This site includes selected information on a terrible and unnecessary tragedy involving the death of many young working women in a New York City sweatshop at the beginning of the 20th century and the ...


U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station Photograph Collection (1897-1952)

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Collection containing digitized versions of selected primary research materials, including photographs, diaries, correspondence, artifacts, and printed materials relating to the Biltmore Estate Forest ...


U.S. Steel Gary Works Photograph Collection, 1906-1971

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The Digital Library Program at Indiana University presents the U.S. Steel Photograph Collection. The collection contains photographs of the Gary Works steel mill and the town of Gary, Indiana. The ...


U.S. Trademark History Timeline

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Timeline display of digital representations of marks used by humans from earliest times to designate ownership, sometimes as property owner or sometimes as manufacturer.


The United States and its Territories, 1870-1925: the Age of Imperialism

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Texts and photographs drawn from the University of Michigan Library's Southeast Asia collection, comprises the full text of monographs and government documents published in the United States, Spain, ...


University Archives Photograph Collection

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The Special Collections Research Center is engaged in a multi-year project to digitize and create metadata for selected photographs from the 250,000-image University Archives Photograph Collection ...


University of Illinois

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History of the University of Illinois and persons associated with it.


The University of Virginia Collection of Historic Dress

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The collection contains over 1,000 garments dating from as early as 1790, and made predominately for American women, although there are examples of men's, children's, and eastern dress as well. The ...


UofI Advertising Exhibit

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Samples of print advertising included in the Library's D'Arcy and Woodward Advertising Collections. The ads in these collections are valuable to many including researchers and educators of advertising ...


USDA Economics and Statistics System

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The USDA Economics, Statistics and Market Information System (ESMIS) is a collaborative project between Albert R. Mann Library at Cornell University and several agencies of the U.S. Department of ...


USS Arizona Silver Service Collection

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The Arizona Capitol Museum is home to the silver service that was donated to the USS Arizona by the citizens of this state in 1919. This service is comprised of 59 distinct pieces on display at the ...


Vascular Plant Herbarium

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The flora digitization project is an initiative to add plant images to the Herbarium’s existing distribution maps of the vascular plants of Tennessee. The project began with a grant from The ...


Veterans History Project

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With Public Law 106-380, signed by President Bill Clinton in October 2000, Congress directed the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress to develop and coordinate a program to collect and ...


Vietnam Powwow: The Vietnam War as Remembered by Native American Veterans

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The following is a collection of narratives written or spoken by Native American veterans about the Vietnam War. Currently, no such collection is available, a surprising absence in that Native ...


Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection

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The text are selections from Vietnam War era ephemera collection of printed ephemera including pamphlets, posters, manifestos, newsletters, booklets, and open letters created by the various Seattle- ...


The View from Here

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Digitization of materials in a variety of formats - audio, video, text and images - documenting the local manifestation of events or movements of national importance (the Vietnam War, Civil Rights, ...


The Virginia Elections and State Elected Officials Database Project, 1776-2008

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Update (2005): Election data for Virginia candidates running for U.S. Congress back to the 1960s, election and service data for candidates in 2004 elections, and campaign finance data for candidates ...


A Virginia Gazetteer

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The Virginia Gazetteer contains the official name, type, and location of over 51,000 geographic features in Virginia. The Virginia Gazetteer is linked to an inventory of collections archived at the ...


The Virginia Heritage: Guides to Manuscript & Archival Collections in Virginia

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The Virginia Heritage Project concluded successfully in December 2002. Over the course of the grant, Special Collections encoded 2,203 collection guides in the EAD format, representing 27,923 pages of ...


Voices from the Dust Bowl: The Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Worker Collection, 1940-1941

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Presents "Voices from the Dust Bowl: The Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Worker Collection," an ethnographic field collection that documented the everyday life of residents of the Farm ...


"Votes for Women" Suffrage Pictures, 1850-1920

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Selection of 38 pictures includes portraits of many individuals who have been frequently requested from the holdings of the Prints and Photographs Division and the Manuscript Division. Also featured ...


Votes for Women: Selections from the National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection, 1848-1921

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Consists of 167 books, pamphlets and other artifacts documenting the suffrage campaign. They are a subset of the Library's larger collection donated by Carrie Chapman Catt, longtime president of the ...


The Walt Whitman Archive

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The Walt Whitman Archive is an electronic research and teaching tool that sets out to make Whitman's vast work, for the first time, easily and conveniently accessible to scholars, students, and ...


Walt Whitman Manuscripts

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NYPL has been a major contributor to The Walt Whitman Archive, an editorial project funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services to digitize and transcribe manuscripts by Walt Whitman (1819- ...


Washington As It Was: Photographs by Theodor Horydczak, 1923-1959

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Spanning from the mid 1920s through the 1950s, the Theodor Horydczak collection (about 14,350 photographs online) documents the architecture and social life of the Washington metropolitan area in the ...


"We'll Sing to Abe our Song!": Sheet Music about Lincoln, Emancipation, and the Civil War: From the Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana

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Collection of over two hundred sheet music compositions on the subject of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. Spanning the years from Lincoln's presidential campaign in 1859 through the centenary of ...


Western Americana Photographs Collection

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Consists of photographs of Indians of the Americas and views of the American West, including landscapes, cityscapes, and mining, railroad, and agricultural operations. Also included are views of towns ...


Western Waters Digital Library

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The Western Waters Digital Library (WWDL) is dedicated to providing access to water-related resources about the Trans-Mississippi region of North America. The currently available resources include ...


Western Ways Features Company Photographs

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The Western Ways Features Company Photographs were selected from over 22,000 photographic prints and negatives contained within the Western Ways Feature Manuscript and Photograph Collection, ca. 1930- ...


When Nixon Met Elvis

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On December 21, 1970, Elvis Presley met with President Richard Nixon in the Oval Office. This exhibit tells the behind-the-scenes story of this remarkable event.


William P. Gottlieb Photographs from the Golden Age of Jazz

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The Music Division at the U.S. Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., owns the William P. Gottlieb Collection, which comprises over 1,600 photographs of celebrated jazz artists and documents about ...


The Winnifred Eaton Digital Archive

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Winnifred Eaton (1875-1954), writing under the pseudonym of Onoto Watanna, was the first person of Asian descent to publish a novel in the US. Perhaps more significantly, she was the first Asian ...


Witness to the Early American Experience

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The contents of Witness to the Early American Experience are drawn from the collections of New York University and the New-York Historical Society.


Women Working, 1800-1930

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Provides access to digitized books (over 3,500), manuscripts (7,500 pages) and images (1,200) from the collections of Harvard University Libraries and Museums on the topic of women in the U.S. economy ...


Women's Literary Salons Archive, 1975-1985: New York, Cerridwen, Paris, Los Angeles

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Ephemera from the Collection of Gloria Orenstein, Gender Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Southern California, made available online to contribute to the debate about feminism in the ...


Words and Deeds in American History: Selected Documents Celebrating the Manuscript Division's First 100 Years

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In honor of the Manuscript Division's centennial, its staff has selected for online display approximately ninety representative documents spanning from the fifteenth century to the mid-twentieth ...


Workplace Issues Today

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The Martin P. Catherwood Library at Cornell’s School of Industrial & Labor Relations established Workplace Issues Today (WIT) in 1999 as a selective news center where faculty, students and interested ...


World War I Posters

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The World War I posters include posters made in America and in France between 1914 and 1920 to advertise war efforts and issues.


World War II Poster Collection

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The Government and Geographic Information and Data Services Department at Northwestern University Library has a comprehensive collection of over 300 posters issued by U.S. Federal agencies from the ...


WPA Cards Digital Archive

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The Works Progress Administration Los Angeles Household Census Cards collection dates from 1939. The physical cards which number nearly half a million items are owned by USC's Information Services, ...


WPA Maps Digital Archive

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The Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted a land use survey from Dec. 18, 1933 to May 8, 1939 for the City of Los Angeles, Department of City Planning. It covered approximately 460 square ...


WPA Posters

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A collection of 908 boldly colored and graphically diverse original posters produced from 1936 to 1943 as part of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal. Of the 2,000 WPA posters known to exist, the ...


WPA/TVA Images

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An on-line searchable database of information describing photographic images taken by Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers of archaeological projects conducted in preparation for Tennessee ...


Wright American Fiction 1851-1875

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Digital renditions of the novels listed in Lyle Wright's bibliography of American Fiction 1851-1875 produced by nine libraries in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC). Wright's ...


Wright Brothers Negatives

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Among the materials the Wright Brothers estate gave the Library of Congress in 1948 were 300 glass plate negatives and two nitrate negatives, most taken by the Wright brothers themselves between 1897 ...


Writers of the Purple Sage: Origins of a National Myth

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The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources 1745-1799

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Extensive archive of writings on or by George Washington. The archive is the electronic edition of John C. Fitzpatrick’s comprehensive study, "The Writings of George Washington from the Original ...


WTO Seattle Collection

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A collection of interviews and images depicting the protests of the WTO ministerial meeting held in Seattle on November 29 - December 3, 1999. The collection illustrates the efforts to bring activists ...


Yale Medicine Thesis Digital Library

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Starting with the School of Medicine graduating class of 2002, the Medical Library and Office of Student Research have begun a collaboration to electronically publish the full text of student theses ...


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