Primary & Historical Sources
Collection of sources for original materials or documents written or created during the time period being studied. This can range from diaries and art to the text of laws, speeches, and news footage. Secondary sources may include bits of primary source material but will be more analytical of the event; the authors were not involved, either.
Primary & Historical Sources
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Photogrammar, photogrammar.yale..., is a web-based platform for organizing, searching, and visualizing the 170,000 photographs from 1935 to 1945 created by the United States Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information (FSA-OWI). Browse by county, photographer, and date.
Arthur Rothstein, Searchabl Database, Dorthea Lang, Security Administration, Historical Sources, States Farms, Favorite Photography, United States, Farms Security
Photogrammar - team at Yale University recently geotagged the ~170,0000 photos taken by photographers hired to document the Great Depression. Here's the searchable database. Photographers like Dorthea Lange and Arthur Rothstein.
Library of Congress: Immigration presentation. Select an ethnic group on the left to view materials relating to the history of their immigration to the US.
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Salut au Monde, Federal Dance Theatre, 1937. Library of Congress WPA Poster collection.
Federal Dance Theatre presents Salut au monde : adapted from a poem of that name by Walt Whitman. Richard Halls. Jun 16 1937. [New York City] : Federal Art Project, [1936 or 1937] http://1.usa.gov/IU3xEM
Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today.
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Online Resource: LIFE Photo Archive Primary source documents, especially photographs, are powerful tools for grabbing the attention of students.
Historical Voices, www.historicalvoi... indexes collections of audio recordings/spoken word collections.
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Discovering American Women's History Online, http://digital.mtsu.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/women This database provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States. These diverse collections range from Ancestral Pueblo pottery to interviews with women engineers from the 1970s.
Discovering American Women's History Online, digital.mtsu.edu/... This database provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States. These diverse collections range from Ancestral Pueblo pottery to interviews with women engineers from the 1970s.
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FBI Records: The Vault, vault.fbi.gov/ includes thousands of digitized FBI documents from throughout the organization's history. Browse by topic or search for keywords.
Families History, Families Trees, Reading Room
FBI Vault - Digital Reading Room
Database of and index to 5000+ full text, audio and video versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interv...
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Catalog of great American speeches
^ American Rhetoric - video, audio, and text of famous speeches
American Decades Primary Sources is a ten-volume collection of more than two thousand primary sources on twentieth-century American history and culture. Look for this electronic resource in Gale Virtual Reference Library database..
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American Decades Primary Sources -- access through JCLS databases
Frick Art Reference Library Digital Image Archive.
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Frick Digital Images Romanino | Visit of King Christian of Denmark to Bartolomeo Colleoni at Malpaga, March 1474 (Part II: Colleoni in Court...
Wellcome Images, wellcomeimages.org/ Hi-res historical images are available to download from this site free of charge, for any usage, under a Creative Commons Attribution Only – CC-BY licence.
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US Patent & Trademark Office, Patent full-text database search.
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Patent Database for US
US PATENT & TRADEMARK OFFICE Search Tools
US patent office
US Government Printing Office is responsible for the production and distribution of information products and services for all three branches of the Federal Government. Link goes to the search of the Catalog of US Govt publications.
Us Government, Government Prints, Govt Public, Federer Government, Historical Sources, Prints Offices, Three Branches
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade: a fully searchable database containing information on the voyages, the captives, and the places from which slave ships sailed and landed. It contains maps, a timeline, images, and essays that place the data in context. There are reams of statistics in tables, timelines, and maps, and researchers can search the data and create custom xy graphs, bar graphs, and pie-charts.
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Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade - Information on more than 35000 slave voyages
Social Studies Benchmark: Charting the Course
The TransAtlantic Slave Trade Voyages Database
Texas Legislature Online, www.legis.state.t...
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The Avalon Project, avalon.law.yale.e... Documents in law, history, and diplomacy, ranging from ancient to modern times.
Avalon Projects, Primary Sources, Historical Sources, Modern Time, In Law
Internet Medieval Sourcebook, www.fordham.edu/...
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The Papers of Jefferson Davis, jeffersondavis.ri... Letters and speeches of Jefferson David, the President of the Confederacy during the Civil War. Look under Archives > Documents to access what's available online.
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The Papers of Jefferson Davis Project is publishing a multi-volume edition of his letters and speeches, several of which can be found on this website. A timeline, information on Davis and his family, photographs,
Smithsonian American Art Museum, americanart.si.edu/
Margaret French, Art Museums, American Art, Artists Photos, American Sculptor, Nathalie Osborne, French Cresson, Smithsonian American, Women Artists
Margaret French Cresson, American sculptor, 1889-1973, standing beside bust of Nathalie Osborn. Photographer: Peter A. Juley & Son. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Photograph Archives. Cresson's specialty was creating portrait busts but was also a gifted painter, writer and lecturer. In 1969 she donated the 150 acre family estate and studio in Western Massachusetts, Chesterwood, to the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Today, Chesterwood is a public museum.
South Asian American Digital Archive, www.saadigitalarc... SAADA documents & preserves stories that represent the experiences of South Asian Americans. Includes photos & documents from 1860 onward.
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The Journals of the Lewis & Clark Expedition, lewisandclarkjour... Features the full text — almost five thousand pages — of the journals of the Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discovery, 1803-1806.
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UC San Diego Digital Library Collections, libraries.ucsd.ed... Search or browse thousands of images, videos, and documents.
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[Images/Photos] Getty Search Gateway; link goes directly to free image content search. *Images require attribution of: Digital image courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program.
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A Bacchante, Julia Margaret Cameron, 1867
Getty Museum: Open Content Images
Download over 4,000 art pictures for free!
O Museu Getty, em parceria com o Walters Art Museum, National Gallery of Art, Yale University, Los Angeles County Museum of Art e Harvard University, disponibilizou 4700 fotografias artísticas e históricas de alta resolução para download gratuito. As imagens poderão ser utilizadas inclusive comercialmente, desde que citada a fonte.
Bacchante, 1867Julia Margaret Cameron (June 11, 1815 – January 26, 1879) was a British photographer. She became known for her portraits of celebrities of the time, and for Arthurian and similar legendary themed pictures.
NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more.