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November 18, 2006

Civil War Photographs

Writing about web page http://712educators.about.com/od/historycw/a/cwphmenu.htm

Library Link

http://712educators.about.com/od/historycw/a/cwphmenu.htm

Short Description

Many photographs of the US civil war, including Abraham Lincoln, African-American participants in the war, casualties and military and government officials.

Source Website

N/A

Copyright and Usage Conditions

©2006 About, Inc., A part of The New York Times Company. All rights reserved.


August 30, 2006

The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: a Visual Record

Library link

http://hitchcock.itc.virginia.edu/Slavery/search.html

Short description

Searchable database of 1,200 images relating to the Atlantic slave trade and slave life in the Americas.

Source website

http://www.virginiafoundation.org/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://hitchcock.itc.virginia.edu/Slavery/Conditions.html


August 22, 2006

Civil War Images, TreasureNet Historical Image Collection

Library link

http://www.treasurenet.com/images/

Short description

Large collection of historical photographs and prints dealing with the Civil War and westward expansion. The images can be browsed by state and are further divided into many more sub-categories.

Source website

http://www.treasurenet.com

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.archives.gov/global-pages/privacy.html#copyright


America's Reconstruction: People and Politics after the Civil War, Digital History

Library link

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/reconstruction/index.html

Short description

Online exhibit based on a travelling exhibition which documents the reconstruction period which began during the Civil War and ended in 1877. Although not an image database the collection includes many photographs from the time.

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

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


August 21, 2006

Civil War, National Archives

Library link

‘http://www.archives.gov/research/civil-war/photos/”:http://www.archives.gov/research/civil-war/photos/

Short description

Images of the Civil War drawn from the National Archives. The Civil War was the first major conflict to be recorded with photography (although no action shots as 5-20 seconds exposure was needed).

Source website

http://www.archives.gov/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.archives.gov/global-pages/privacy.html#copyright


Civil War Treasures from the New York Historical Society, American Memory, Library of Congress

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpcoop/nhihtml/cwnyhshome.html

Short description

Images from the New York Historical Society’s archives including ‘recruiting posters for New York City regiments of volunteers; stereographic views documenting the mustering of soldiers and of popular support for the Union in New York City; photography showing the war’s impact, both in the north and south; and drawings and writings by ordinary soldiers on both sides’.

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpcoop/nhihtml/copyres.html


Civil War Maps 1861–1865 American Memory, Library of Congress

Library link

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

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/maps/hotchkiss/

Short description

Civil War Maps brings together materials from the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, the Virginia Historical Society, and the Library of Virginia. The collection includes detailed battle maps made by Major Hotchkiss for Generals Lee and Jackson, General Sherman’s Southern military campaigns, and maps taken from diaries, scrapbooks, and manuscripts. The maps are searchable by place, subject, creator and title.

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

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


August 17, 2006

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


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/


August 16, 2006

African American History Web Links, University of Washington Libraries

Library link

http://www.lib.washington.edu/subject/History/tm/black.html

Short description

Comprehensive links list for African American History subdivided into general history, Civil War & slavery, civil rights, chronology, and biographies.

Source website

http://www.lib.washington.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

Not given.


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