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August 22, 2006

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.


U.S. Political History

Library link

http://teachpol.tcnj.edu/amer_pol_hist/

Short description

A collection of over 500 public domain images of American Political History which can be browsed by era or topic.

Source website

http://teachpol.tcnj.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

All images are believed to be in the public domain.


Daguerreotypes at Harvard, Harvard University

Library link

http://preserve.harvard.edu/exhibits/daguerreotype/intro1.html

Short description

Searchable collection of 3,100 daguerreotypes held by Harvard documenting mid-nineteenth century America. The Collection includes works by well-known daguerreotypists Matthew Brady, Southworth and Hawes and John Adams Whipple.

Source website

http://preserve.harvard.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://via.harvard.edu:9080/via/deliver/home?_collection=via#copyright


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

America's Historical Documents, the National Archives

Library link

http://www.archives.gov/historical-docs/

Short description

Images of significant documents from American history held by the National Archives.

Source website

http://www.archives.gov/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.archives.gov/global-pages/privacy.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


August 17, 2006

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 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


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