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August 22, 2006

Andean images of the conquest of Peru, David Frye, University of Michigan

Library link

http://www-personal.umich.edu/dfrye/guaman.htm

Short description

Andean images of the conquest of Peru set amongst an extract from The First New Chronicle and Good Government, a huge manuscript written and illustrated by the indigenous (Quechua-speaking) self-taught writer Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala.

Source website

http://www-personal.umich.edu/dfrye/

Copyright and usage conditions

This translation © 1999 by David Frye.


Cortés, Hernán. Smallpox victims, Moctezuma

Library link

http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/course/79-104/Readings/Gallery/3.html

Short description

Aztec image of Hernán Cortés and a Spanish image of Moctezuma (images 15 and 16 in gallery).
Image 7 is an Aztec image depicting smallpox victims.
These images are set within a gallery of images relevant to American history (North and South).

Source website

http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

Not specified but the images are from the Washington State University General Education Program.


Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

Library link

http://www.npg.si.edu/collect/

Short description

The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery has several online collections. Those currently available feature colonial America, the American Revolution, and American presidents.

Source website

http://www.npg.si.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.si.edu/copyright/


August 21, 2006

World War II, Photographs and Graphic Works in the National Archives

Library link

http://www.archives.gov/research/ww2/photos/

Short description

Large collection of photographs from WWII. The images are listed by subject and campaign with original captions in quotation marks.

Source website

http://www.archives.gov/

Copyright and usage conditions

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


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


African Americans, World War II, National Archive

Library link

http://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/ww2-pictures/

Short description

Collection of photographs documenting African-American participation in WWII and the subsequent effect on the civil rights movement. The images are grouped under military branches and other topics.

Source website

http://www.archives.gov/

Copyright and usage conditions

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


Native Americans, Photographs and Graphic Works in the National Archives

Library link

http://www.archives.gov/research/native-americans/pictures/

Short description

Selected photographs of Native Americans drawn from the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of American Ethnology, and the United States Army. The images are grouped by subject and indexed by tribe.

Source website

http://www.archives.gov/

Copyright and usage conditions

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


American West: 1861–1912, Photographs and Graphic Works in the National Archives

Library link

http://www.archives.gov/research/american-west/

Short description

Selection of photographs documenting the development of the West from 1861-1912. The photographs are organised into topics and indexed by State.

Source website

http://www.archives.gov/

Copyright and usage conditions

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


American City, Photographs and Graphic Works in the National Archives

Library link

http://www.archives.gov/research/american-cities/

Short description

Selection of photographs depicting American cities from the early nineteenth century to recent times.

Source website

http://www.archives.gov/

Copyright and usage conditions

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


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


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