United states history - local and U Guide - Resources and Review

Information on the history and culture of the US state of Wisconsin. Organised chronologically into sections covering selected years from 1835 to 1949, it includes early lumbering, women in Wisconsin, early Madison, galleries of people, places, and the University of Wisconsin.
Cooperative project aiming to deliver a searchable database of library materials which either belong to SUS (State University System of Florida) institutions, or relate to the State of Florida through geography or themes. An annotated listing of collections is given, together with guidelines as to what constitutes a 'PALMM Collection'.
Bibliography of resources which document life as it was in Chicago in the year 1900. Aspects considered include architecture, crime, cost of living, transportation, population, and health. Information and images are given on each topic, before listing a range of related sources.
Historical photographs depicting Californian counties including Butte, Glenn, Nevada, Sierra, Trinity, and Yuba. Thumbnail images are retrieved via keyword, and people, place, photographer, or donor name searches.
Indiana Historical Society collects, preserves, researches and interprets the 19th century heritage of Indiana state. Press releases, archives and publications are available.
This resource facilitates the study of the student protest movement at the University of California, Berkeley, 1964
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Collection prepared by the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce for the 'Court of States' at the 1939 World Fair. They represent twelve aspects of Virginia life: scenic tours, recreation, historic homes, culture, history, colonial archaeology, scenery and natural wonders, physiography, agriculture, education, government and the people, and industry, commerce, and transportation. The Electronic Index to the collection provides access to the bibliographic records containing the captions associated with each photograph. Three search options are available: word or phrase, combination and expert. Each is well explained.
Examines the trade history of Native Americans of the southwest through photographs from the special collections of the university's Cline Library, maps of Indian territories, and oral histories from Native American and white traders and residents who interacted with the Navaho. Includes information on products made and traded such as livestock, weaving, jewellery, and pinon nuts, and features a silent film of Navaho rug weaving.
An archive of recorded interviews with Basque people of the American West. An alphabetical list of interviewees, together with details of chronicler, interviewer, location, and date, as well as biographical information is given.
Catalogue of photographs, searchable by creator, title, subject, and collection. Includes images of life on the Navaho Reservation between 1895 and 1945 and photographs documenting four decades of people and events in southwest US. A finding guide helps with identifying and accessing digitised materials.
Centres on the power and critical appreciation of photography and uses specific photographs to make points about cultural identity, social change, and war. An 'Image Lab' provides an interactive educational presentation which is available on video, with transcriptions for teachers.
Texts, photographs and images of Union Pacific, which became one of the main railways in the USA. Provides overviews, chronologies, information about equipment such as business cars and dome coaches, historical locations, railroad museums, a photo gallery, and details of past and present railroad job descriptions.
Offers information about where to obtain vital records from each state, territory and county of the United States, such as requests for information for birth, marital and death records. Arranged by state and county, with links to other sources of information useful for genealogists.
Presents primary sources documenting the culture of the American South from the viewpoint of Southerners. Digitisation projects include Slave Narratives, First
Person Narratives comprising autobiographies, diaries, and memoirs, and a Library of Southern Literature. The texts come primarily from the premier Southern collections in the Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel-Hill.
Program which aims to preserve, digitize, and provide access to significant archival and library collections. Includes Virginia Colonial Records Project, US Army Signal Corps Photographs, Virginia Newspaper Project, Board of Public Works Inventory and the Family Bible Records Project.
Collection of data describing the people and the economy of the United States for each state and county from 1790 to 1970.
Timeline of documents and images tracing Californian history from 1600 to 1900. Covers the physical setting, the first Californians, European exploration, the Spanish Colonial Frontier, Mexican California, the Gold Rush, the impact of railroads, economic growth, and the great depression.
Resource providing original documentation such as letters, personal descriptions, diary extracts, and photographs relating to the Klondike gold rush and its impact on Seattle, and a set of maps of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.
Full text of the treaty signed in 1848, which ended the Mexican
American War. Includes the original text of Article IX, which was modified by the US Senate, and Article X, which was previously deleted from the treaty.
Information about the history of Ohio, including population trends, migration and economic patterns. Information is divided by geographical region.
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