Friday, 18 February 2011

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New York State Census: Digital Collections: New York State ...
Digitised versions of the published census reports for New York State from 1807-1925.
Virginia Memory: Digital Collections
Portal to the digital collections of the Library of Virginia
Virginia Memory: CW150 Legacy Project
The Civil War 150 Legacy Project: Document Digitization and Access is a multi-year initiative to locate, digitize and provide world-wide access to the private documentary heritage of the American Civil War era located throughout Virginia. Materials may include letters, memoirs, pension materials, military passes, discharge papers, diaries, hand-drawn maps, and selected memorabilia and other Civil War era manuscripts.
Volunteer Voices - The Cultural Heritage of Tennessee
Volunteer Voices is Tennessee's statewide digitization program involving the state's archives, libraries, repositories, historic homes and museums. Its goals are to develop digital collections that document Tennessee's history and culture; facilitate use of these collections in K-16 classrooms and by the general public; and offer training opportunities for personnel to learn digitization standards and best practices. Researchers can search the database by keyword, or browse by broad topic (e.g., "Trade, Business, and Industry), era, county, or institution.
NewspaperCat: The Catalog of Digital Historical Newspapers
The Catalog of Digital Historical Newspapers (NewspaperCat) is a tool that facilitates the discovery of online digitized historical newspaper content from newspapers published in the United States and the Caribbean. NewspaperCat currently links to over 1000 full-text newspaper titles with a goal to include links to as many US and Caribbean newspapers with archival digital content as possible.. Plans are to expand the Catalog as newly digitized newspaper titles are located.
Early California Population Project
The Early California Population Project (ECPP) provides public access to all the information contained in California's historic mission registers, records that are of unique and vital importance to the study of California, the American Southwest, and colonial America. Within the baptism, marriage, and burial records of each of the California missions sits an extraordinary wealth of unique information on the Indians, soldiers, and settlers of Alta California from 1769 - 1850.

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