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August 21, 2006

World War II Military Situation Maps, American Memory, Library of Congress

Library link

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

Short description

416 printed maps and 115 reports from the Library of Congress’ collections showing troop positions from June 6, 1944 to July 26, 1945. Starting with the D-Day Invasion, the maps give daily details on the military campaigns in Western Europe, showing the progress of the Allied Forces as they push towards Germany

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

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


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


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


Roosevelt, Theodore. Motion pictures of American Memory, Library of Congress

Library link

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

Short description

104 films documenting events in Roosevelt’s life from the Spanish-American War in 1898 to his death in 1919. The films are drawn the Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection and the Paper Print Collection.

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

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


Pearl Harbour and Public Reactions: Audio Interviews 941–1942, American Memory, Library of Congress

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/afcphhtml/afcphhome.html

Short description

Twelve hours of audio recorded opinion following the bombing of Pearl Harbour from more than two hundred individuals in cities and towns across the United States. The recordings reflect a wide diversity of opinion concerning the war and other social and political issues of the day, such as racial prejudice and labour disputes.

Source website

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

Copyright and usage conditions

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


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