All entries for Thursday 17 August 2006

August 17, 2006

World War I posters

Library link

http://historyproject.ucdavis.edu/imageapp.php?Major=WP&Minor=A

Short description

28 images of World War I Posters.

Source website

http://historyproject.ucdavis.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

Not specified.


Working class life c.1890–1920, NYPL Digital Gallery

Library link

http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/dgkeysearchresult.cfm?parent_id=131035
Copy the above link into your browser. NYPL will not let us post live deep-links.

Short description

102 photographs concerning labour, housing and working class life. The photographs were taken by Lewis W. Hine.

Source website

http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/index.cfm

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.nypl.org/legal/index.cfm


Panoramic Maps 1847–1929, Library of Congress

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/pmhtml/panhome.html

Short description

Panoramic maps of US and Canadian cities and towns during the late 19th-early 20th centuries. The maps are searchable by keyword, geographic location, subject index, creator index and title index.

Source website

http://www.loc.gov/index.html

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.loc.gov/homepage/legal.html#copyright


US Historic Maps, Digital History

Library link

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/maps/maps.cfm

Short description

Links to many historic maps divided by period, topic and region.

Source website

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/copyright.cfm


Historical Map Collection, David Rumsey

Library link

http://www.davidrumsey.com/index.html

Short description

Over 13,100 online maps focussing on rare 18-19th century North and South America maps.

Source website

http://www.davidrumsey.com/index.html

Copyright and usage conditions

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/


Antiquarian Maps

Library link

http://web.reed.edu/resources/library/maps/

Short description

The maps are browsable by date, title, mapmaker, or geographical area.

Source website

http://library.reed.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://web.reed.edu/resources/library/maps/copy.html


American Shores, Maps of the Middle Atlantic Region, NYPL Digital Collections

Library link

http://www.nypl.org/research/midatlantic/index.html

Short description

The Mid-Atlantic region of North America (from New York south to Virginia) examined through maps created up to 1850. Includes many high resolution maps with a zoom facility and commentary.

Source website

http://www.nypl.org/

Copyright and usage conditions

Browse using the subject index. NYPL will not let us post live deep-links.


US Immigrants, photographs

Library link

http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/dgsubjectbrowseresult.cfm?alphaPos=I
Browse using the subject index. NYPL will not let us post live deep-links.

Short description

NYPL Digital Gallery has 311 images for immigration/immigrants which can be subdivided by nationality, period, port etc via the subject index.

Source website

http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/index.cfm

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.nypl.org/legal/index.cfm


Clothing images, NYPL Digital Gallery

Library link

http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/index.cfm

Browse using the subject index. NYPL will not let us post live deep-links.

Short description

The NYPL Digital Gallery has 2,445 images under US Clothing and Dress. These images can be further subdivided by period or region.

Source website

http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/index.cfm

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.nypl.org/legal/index.cfm


New Deal Images

Library link

http://newdeal.feri.org/library/default.cfm

Short description

Over 5,000 Great Depression era images from the National Archives, FDR Library and other sources.

Source website

http://newdeal.feri.org/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://newdeal.feri.org/permissions.cfm


Great Depression images, Marchand Collection of US History Images, University of California

Library link

http://historyproject.ucdavis.edu/imageapp.php?Collection2=US&Major=GP

Short description

Image search results for the Great Depression (8 sub-categories). The sub-categories include the New Deal, bread lines, Worlds Fair etc.

Source website

http://historyproject.ucdavis.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

None specified.


America from the Great Depression to World War II, FSA–OWI Collection, The Library of Congress

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/fsowhome.html

Short description

Over 160,000 black and white photographs and 1600 colour photographs from the Farm Security Administration–Office of War Information Collection. The images document American life from the Great Depression to WWII, 1935–1945. You can search the images by keyword, creator, subject or region.

Source website

http://www.loc.gov/index.html

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.loc.gov/homepage/legal.html


National Toy Hall of Fame, Strong–National Museum of Play

Library link

http://www.strongmuseum.org/NTHoF/NTHoF.html

Short description

Images and descriptions of famous 20th century toys.

Source website

http://www.strongmuseum.org/index.html

Copyright and usage conditions

None specified.


Children images, NYPL Digital Gallery

Library link

http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/index.cfm

Use the subject index to browse for children. NYPL won't let us post live deeplinks.

Short description

Browsing for images of children in the US results in 66 images with many subdivisions in the subject index i.e. by period, activity, area.

Source website

http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/index.cfm

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.nypl.org/legal/index.cfm


Hine, Lewis. Child Labor in America 1908–1912

Library link

http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/childlabor/index.html

Short description

Collection of photographs taken by Lewis W. Hine whilst working as an investigative photographer for the National Child Labour Committee, which was campaigning against the exploitation of American children.

Source website

http://www.historyplace.com/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.historyplace.com/


Automobiles, Henry Ford Museum

Library link

http://www.hfmgv.org/research/photo/default.asp

Short description

Selection of still and moving automobile images held by the Benson Ford Research Center.

Source website

http://www.thehenryford.org/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.hfmgv.org/copyright.asp


Featured Vehicles, Showroom of Automotive History, Henry Ford Museum

Library link

http://www.hfmgv.org/exhibits/showroom/featured.html

Short description

Features nine historic cars with information about production and history. Some images are included.

Source website

http://www.hfmgv.org/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.hfmgv.org/copyright.asp


Automobile images, NYPL Digital Gallery

Library link

http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/index.cfm

NYPL won't let us deep–link into their collections so browse the subject index to A to locate automobile images.

Short description

A search for automobile images results in 1,246 images which can be further subdivided by period, region etc using the subject index.

Source website

http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/index.cfm

Copyright and usage conditions

http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/dghelp_using.cfm#conditions


African Americans from the 19th century

Library link

http://digital.nypl.org/schomburg/images_aa19/

Short description

Searchable database of images of African Americans in the 19th century. Includes many sub-categories such as women, Civil War, slavery etc.

Source website

http://www.nypl.org/digital/index.htm

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.nypl.org/permissions/


African American images, NYPL Digital Gallery

Library link

http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/dgsubjectbrowseresult.cfm?alphaPos=A

Short description

NYPL digital gallery index lists many different sub-categories under African American. You can browse by region, period or many other options.

Source website

http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/index.cfm

Copyright and usage conditions

http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/dghelp_using.cfm#conditions


African Burial ground, NYPL Digital Collections

Library link

http://www.nypl.org/research/sc/afb/shell.html

Short description

An interactive resource which enables the viewer to explore the largest intact colonial African burial ground in America. The site was set up by NYPL’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Source website

http://www.nypl.org/research/sc/sc.html

Copyright and usage conditions

NYPL won’t let us
http://www.nypl.org/permissions/


African American Mosaic

Library link

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/african/intro.html

Short description

Library of Congress resource guide for the study of black history and culture. The exhibition covers colonization, abolition, migrations and the WPA.

Source website

http://www.loc.gov/index.html

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.loc.gov/homepage/legal.html


African American Migration

Library link

http://www.inmotionaame.org/home.cfm?bhcp=1

Short description

This website focuses on 13 distinct migrations that ‘formed and transformed African America’. You can browse by image, map or text. There is also a glossary and timeline.

Source website

http://www.nypl.org/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.inmotionaame.org/copies.cfm


African Americans, Marchand Collection US History Images

Library link

http://historyproject.ucdavis.edu/imageapp.php?Collection2=US&Major=BA

Short description

Search results for African-American history on the Marchand US History Images database. 16 sub-categories including several on slavery, protest, heroes etc.

Source website

http://historyproject.ucdavis.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

None specified although they claim that UCD has tried to seek permission for all images on the site.


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