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August 24, 2006

Slavery in Brazil, Library of Congress

Library link

http://international.loc.gov/intldl/brhtml/br-1/br-1-3-1.html

Short description

Library of Congress webpage about slavery in Brazil. The page contains several images of various aspects of slavery in Brazil.

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

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


August 23, 2006

Bain, George Grantham. Photographs online, Library of Congress

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/pp/ggbainhtml/ggbainabt.html

Short description

Huge collection of photographs from one of America’s earliest news picture agencies. The collection has a special emphasis on life in New York City.

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/274_bain.html


August 22, 2006

Slaves carrying a heavy load, Library of Congress

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/master/pnp/cph/3b40000/3b43000/3b43300/3b43328u.tif

Short description

Illustration showing African slaves transporting a large heavy load.

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

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


August 21, 2006

Newspaper Pictorials: World War I Rotogravures, 1914–1919, American Memory, Library of Congress

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/rotogravures/index.html

Short description

Rotogravure prints documenting American life during WWI, before and after the US became involved. The collection also features a timeline of the chief events of WWI.
Also see http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sgphtml/sashtml/sashome.html: The Stars and Stripes: The American Soldiers’ Newspaper of World War I, 1918-1919.

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

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


Selected Civil War Photographs, American Memory, Library of Congress

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/cwphtml/cwphome.html

Short description

68 films produced between 1898 and 1901 of the Spanish-American War and the Philippine Revolution. The Spanish-American War was the first US war in which the motion picture camera played a role. A special presentation presents the motion pictures in chronological order with contextual information provided by short essays.

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/cwphtml/cwres.html


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


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


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


August 17, 2006

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


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