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Time Period >> Middle 20th Century (1934-1967)

Collections containing material about Middle 20th Century (1934-1967)

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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 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 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 ...


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 ...


Andrew D. White Architectural Photographs Collection

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The Andrew Dickson White Architectural Photographs document a wide range of 19th- and early 20th-century architecture of Europe, the Middle East and the Americas, including structures, panoramas and ...


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 ...


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 ...


Archival Finding Aids

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Descriptions of many of the manuscript and university archives collections housed in the Special Collections Library are available online. These finding aids contain information on a collection's ...


Archival Sound Recordings

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The aim of the Project is to increase access to the British Library Sound Archive's extensive collections of recordings and supporting materials. This innovative project will: - Make 4000 hours of ...


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 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'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 ...


Around the World in the 1890s: Photographs from the World's Transportation Commission, 1894-1896

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Images by American photographer William Henry Jackson showing railroads, elephants, camels, horses, sleds and sleighs, sedan chairs, rickshaws, and other types of transportation. Jackson also ...


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 ...


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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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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Button Pin and Ribbon Collection

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The button, pin and ribbon collection currently contains over 1,700 items and continues to expand. These items have been donated over many years to the Peace Collection (SCPC) by individual peace ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Claire Holt Papers 1930-1969

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The Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections has digitized 1,733 slides from the Claire Holt Collection. Claire Holt, a specialist in Indonesian culture, was a feature writer and art critic for the ...


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 ...


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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Collect Britain: Putting History in its Place

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Collect Britain is the British Library's largest digitisation project to date. The site goes live on May 21st 2003. By summer 2004 you can view and hear a staggering 100,000 images and sounds from our ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Database of Bookbindings

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This database is a finding aid to the British Library's bookbinding collections. It includes information and images for selected items from the Library's rich collection of fine bindings of books ...


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 ...


Death of the Father: An Anthropology of Ends in Political Authority

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Discusses the effects of the death of a leader on a nation, such as the deaths of German politician and leader Adolf Hitler (1889-1945) and Soviet political leader Joseph Stalin (1879-1953). Traces ...


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 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 Images of Egypt

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The Frank H. McClung Museum at the University of Tennessee has in its Photographic Archives a special section of 209 Nineteenth - early Twentieth Century prints related to ancient and modern Egypt. ...


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 ...


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 - ...


The Fantastic in Art and Fiction

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Graphic material from the Cornell witchcraft collections provides an unusual and rarely seen counterpoint to a comparative literature course analyzing German, Anglo-American, French, and Latin- ...


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 Aids

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Descriptions of many of the manuscript and university archives collections housed in the Special Collections Library are available online. These finding aids contain information on a collection's ...


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 ...


Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection

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Frances Benjamin Johnston (1864-1952) was one of the first American women to achieve prominence as a photographer. Trained at the Académie Julian in Paris, she studied photography upon her return to ...


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 ...


From Pi Beta Phi to Arrowmont

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The digital collection features photographs of the Settlement School, early Arrowmont, and the surrounding community; an historical essay collection that relates the “Pi Beta Phi to Arrowmont” story; ...


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.


GATT Digital Library: 1947-1994

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"Provides access to documents and information of and about the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), an organization that promoted international commerce and the reduction of trade barriers ...


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 ...


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 ...


The Hedda Morrison Photographs of China, 1933-1946

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More than 5,000 photographs from the Harvard-Yenching Library, Harvard College Library taken by Hedda Hammer Morrison (1908-1991) during her residence in Beijing from 1933 to 1946. Her photographs ...


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 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 ...


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 ...


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, ...


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 ...


Internet Mission Photography Archive

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The Internet Mission Photography Archive offers historical images from Protestant and Catholic missionary collections in Britain, Norway, Germany, and the United States. The photographs, which range ...


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 ...


Islamic Manuscripts

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Microfilm copies of three out of print Princeton-produced bibliographies of its Arabic manuscript collection were digitized and made available on the web. The three titles are: Descriptive Catalog of ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


The Kolb-Proust Archive for Research

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The Kolb-Proust Archive for Research, a project of the Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is devoted to the study of French novelist Marcel Proust and his time. Currently ...


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 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. ...


Latin Americanist Research Resources Project

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Bibliographic information of a cross-section of over 500 journals published in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, ...


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 ...


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 ...


Letopis Zhurnal'nykh Statei Online Index (1956-1975)

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The Indiana University Digital Library Program presents Letopis' Zhurnal'nykh Statei, a digitized serial publication that indexes Soviet-era periodicals from 1956 to 1975. The paper version, in ...


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 ...


Ling Long Women's Magazine, Shanghai 1931 to 1937

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Ling long women's magazine, published in Shanghai from 1931 to 1937, was popular during a time of dramatic material, social, and political change in China. Today, the magazine offers researchers a ...


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 ...


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 ...


Maps of Africa

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Maps of Africa features antiquarian maps from the collections of the late Dr. Oscar I. Norwich and the Stanford University Libraries, dating from the late 15th to the early 20th century. They are a ...


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. ...


Milman Parry Collection of Oral Literature On-Line

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Selected audio recordings and text files of oral literature made by Professor Milman Parry of the Department of the Classics at Harvard University in 1933-35 in Yugoslavia and the epic texts collected ...


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 ...


Murder & Mayhem: The Strange Saga of Winnie Ruth Judd

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National Photo Company Collection

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Available online are a growing proportion of the glass negatives and a selection of about 1,900 photographic prints for which copy negatives exist. The scanned photographic prints represent a small ...


Navajo County Historical Society Collection Highlights

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This collection showcases the art and artifacts that document the history of Navajo County. This items are currently on display at the Navajo County Historical Society, Holbook, Arizona branch.


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 ...


"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 ...


Nuremberg Trials Project: A Digital Document Collection

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The documents, which include trial transcripts, briefs, document books, evidence files, and other papers, have been studied by lawyers, scholars, and other researchers in the areas of history, ethics ...


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 ...


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: 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 ...


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 ...


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. ...


Photochrom Prints

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Late 19th and early 20th century travel views primarily of Eastern and Central European destinations (including the former Austro-Hungarian Empire). Includes cities and towns in Austria, Belgium, ...


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 " ...


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 ...


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 ...


Project Euclid

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The end result is a vibrant online information community for independent and society journals. This will assure that mathematics and statistics will continue to benefit from a healthy balance of ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Sam DeVincent Collection of American Sheet Music

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The Sam DeVincent Collection of American Sheet Music contains approximately 24,000 pieces of sheet music, songbooks, and folios. It was acquired for the Lilly Library in 1998. Sam DeVincent who, until ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


Starr Sheet Music Collection

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The Starr Sheet Music Collection, containing over 100,000 separate items, is a rich resource for musicians, historians and students of American culture. It is primarily a collection of American ...


Thomas Merton's Red Diary

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In 1964 and 1965 Thomas Merton used a red-leather "day-by-day" calendar for the year 1959 as a diary. Unlike his other published diaries and journals, this diary was not used for personal entries; ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


United States and Brazil: Expanding Frontiers, Comparing Cultures

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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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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- ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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