American Studies Research Guide

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This board was created for use on the USC Libraries’ American Studies and Ethnicity Research Guide to showcase some of the unique images and collections available in USC’s Digital Library. To view the research guide go to: http://libguides.usc.edu/americanstudiesethnicity

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Offices in Harris building, Vocational Training Institute, Southern California, 1932

3 photographs of women and men working in offices, Southern California, 1932. "Subject: offices in Harris b[ui]ld[in]g

Skyence Over Skill, advertising Great Western balloon mail delivery, 1859 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Skyence Over Skill, advertising Great Western balloon mail delivery, 1859 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Advertising car from Reno, Southern California, 1930 :: "Dick" Whittington Photography Collection, 1924-1987

Advertising car from Reno, Southern California, 1930 ::

The USC Digital Library (USCDL) helps fulfill the mission of the USC Libraries to actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge and develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff. Spanning a wide range of visual media, the USC Digital Library offers digital images of drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, as well as audio and video recordings…

Facsimile of advertisement for the town of Girard, California, ca.1920s :: Library Exhibits Collection

Facsimile of advertisement for the town of Girard, California, ca.1920s :: Library Exhibits Collection

Filming a western movie on the Front Lot Stage at Universal City, ca. 1915 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Filming a western movie on the Front Lot Stage at Universal City, ca. 1915 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Southern Pacific Railway advertisement, equating railroad routes with the travels of frontiersman Kit Carson, ca.1930 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Southern Pacific Railway advertisement, equating railroad routes with the travels of frontiersman Kit Carson, ca.1930 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

The USC Digital Library (USCDL) helps fulfill the mission of the USC Libraries to actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge and develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff. Spanning a wide range of visual media, the USC Digital Library offers digital images of drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, as well as audio and video recordings…

Poster advertising the pickled head of bandit Joaquin Murietta and the hand of "Three Fingered Jack", Pleasanton, ca.1855 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Poster advertising the pickled head of bandit Joaquin Murietta and the hand of

Lithograph describing the prophecy of Old Mother Shipton, after 1828 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Lithograph describing the prophecy of Old Mother Shipton, after 1828 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Sign board by "Crisco", Southern California, 1931 :: "Dick" Whittington Photography Collection, 1924-1987

Sign board by

The USC Digital Library (USCDL) helps fulfill the mission of the USC Libraries to actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge and develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff. Spanning a wide range of visual media, the USC Digital Library offers digital images of drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, as well as audio and video recordings…

First program of the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, December 1894 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

First program of the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, December 1894 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

The USC Digital Library (USCDL) helps fulfill the mission of the USC Libraries to actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge and develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff. Spanning a wide range of visual media, the USC Digital Library offers digital images of drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, as well as audio and video recordings…

Advertisement for Mercury Aviation Company, located at DeMille Field, ca.1925 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Advertisement for Mercury Aviation Company, located at DeMille Field, ca.1925 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

June is dairy month No. 4, Los Angeles, ca. 1964 :: Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection, 1870-1960

June is dairy month No. 4, Los Angeles, ca. 1964 :: Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research

The USC Digital Library (USCDL) helps fulfill the mission of the USC Libraries to actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge and develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff. Spanning a wide range of visual media, the USC Digital Library offers digital images of drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, as well as audio and video recordings…

Drawn Southenr Pacific Railway advertisement entitled "Going To Sea by Rail", ca.1930 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Drawn Southenr Pacific Railway advertisement entitled

The USC Digital Library (USCDL) helps fulfill the mission of the USC Libraries to actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge and develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff. Spanning a wide range of visual media, the USC Digital Library offers digital images of drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, as well as audio and video recordings…

Examiner cartoons (dont's for school children), 1951 :: Los Angeles Examiner Collection, 1920-1961

Examiner cartoons (dont's for school children), 1951 :: Los Angeles Examiner Photographs Collection, 1920-1961

The USC Digital Library (USCDL) helps fulfill the mission of the USC Libraries to actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge and develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff. Spanning a wide range of visual media, the USC Digital Library offers digital images of drawings, illuminated manuscripts, maps, photographs, posters, prints, rare illustrated books, as well as audio and video recordings…