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August 21, 2006

Motion Pictures, American Factory: Films of the Westinghouse Works 1904

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/papr/west/westhome.html

Short description

Collection of 21 films showing various views of Westinghouse companies. Exterior and interior shots of the factories are shown along with scenes workers performing their duties at the plants.

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/papr/west/westres.html


Edison, Thomas A. Motion Picture

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/edhtml/edhome.html

Short description

Collection of 341 motion pictures, 81 disc sound recordings, and other related materials about or by Thomas Edison; inventor of the phonograph, the kinetograph (a motion picture camera), and the kinetoscope (a motion picture viewer).

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/edhtml/edres.html


Berliner, Emile. The birth of the Recording Industry, American Memory, Library of Congress

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/berlhtml/berlhome.html

Short description

Emile Berliner developed the microphone and the flat recording disc and gramophone player. This is a multi-format collection of over 400 items from the Emile Berliner Papers and 108 Berliner sound recordings from the Library of Congress’s Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division.

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/berlhtml/berlres.html


US Presidents and First Ladies, 1789–Present, American Memory

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/odmdhtml/preshome.html

Short description

Collection of formal and informal portraits including at least one likeness of each of the forty-one presidents and most of the first ladies.

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/odmdhtml/odres.html


Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/pacific/

Short description

Over 2,300 photographs relating to the American Indians of the Northwest Coast and Plateau. The images, which illustrate many areas of life and work, are drawn from the collections of the University of Washington Libraries, the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, and the Museum of History and Industry in Seattle.

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

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


Omaha Indian Music, American Memory, Library of Congress

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/omhhtml/omhhome.html

Short description

The collection features traditional Omaha music from the 1890s and 1980s with contextual information provided by interview excerpts. Photographs taken during the 1983 pow-wow and the 1985 concert are also included.

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/omhhtml/omhres.html


History of the American West: photographs 1860–1920, American Memory, Library of Congress

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award97/codhtml/hawphome.html

Short description

Over 30,000 photographs drawn from the holdings of the Western History and Genealogy Department at Denver Public Library. The photographs, taken between 1860 and 1920, document the lives of Native Americans from more than forty tribes. The collection also features presentations on Native American women, L.C. McClure and Denver, and the 10th Mountain Division.

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award97/codhtml/copyres.html


US Political Speeches. Audio Recordings

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/nfhtml/nfhome.html

Short description

The Nation’s Forum Collection of 59 audio recorded speeches by American leaders from 1918-1920.

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/nfhtml/nfres.html


Motion Pictures 1893–1915, American Memory, Library of Congress

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/awlhtml/awlhome.html

Short description

150 motion pictures showing work, school and leisure activities in the US from 1894-1915.

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/awlhtml/awlres.html


Slave Narratives: Audio Interviews 1932–1975

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/voices/

Short description

Nearly seven hours of interviews recorded between 1932 and 1975 in nine Southern states. Twenty-three interviewees, born between 1823 and the early 1860s, discuss how they felt about slavery, slaveholders, coercion of slaves, their families, and freedom. The collection also features a gallery of the interviewees.

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

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


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