Friday, 4 November 2011

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War Relocation Authority (Ohio GODORT Digital Collections)
These materials, which were published between 1942 and 1946 by the War Relocation Authority, Department of the Interior, document the removal of Japanese and Japanese Americans as ordered by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in February 1942.
Photographs of Washington, D.C. and New Haven, Connecticut, By Alexander Lmanian
This collection consists of photographs created by Alexander Lmanian documenting locations and events in Washington, D.C., and its vicinity, 1964-1968, as well as New Haven, Connecticut, 1968-1969. The images of Washington document the physical impact of riots on the city following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., April 4-8, 1968, as well as events and memorials in the city and vicinity, 1967-1968. The images of New Haven primarily document locations in the city, including overhead views of the New Haven Green and city streets, particularly the intersection of Chapel Street and College Street, as well as images of the Yale University campus. Many images show the interior of Lmanian's rooms in Washington and New Haven, including his model airplanes, copy photographs, self-portraits, and scenes from a figure modeling class.
Discovering the Civil War | NARA Archives Wiki
Wiki page for the National Archives' Discovering the Civil War exhibit. Includes digitised versions of all the documents and materials included.
HarpWeek | Presidential Elections 1860-1912
Political cartoons from Harper's Weekly, Leslie's Illustrated Weekly, Vanity Fair, Puck, Judge, and the Library of Congress's Collection of American Political Prints, 1766-1876. It provides explanations of the historical context and images of each cartoon, campaign overviews, biographical sketches, a review of the era's major issues, and other valuable information.
Wilson eLibrary (Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library)
Pennsylvania Digital Library
National Atlas home page™ is the new National Atlas of the United States®. Like its predecessor, this new atlas provides a comprehensive, maplike view into the enormous wealth of geospatial and geostatistical data collected for the United States.
Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections
The Atlas is a free internet resource providing results of U.S. Presidential Elections to the world community. Data is collected from many official sources and presented here in one convenient location.
The Daily Iowan Historic Newspapers
Dating back to 1868 the Daily Iowan Newspaper Collection provides access to digitized versions of The Daily Iowan and its predecessors: the University Reporter (1868-81), the Vidette (1879-81), the Vidette-Reporter (1881-1901) and the University Mirror (1881). The newspaper editions are full text searchable. Though not yet comprehensive, issues will continue to be added.

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