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Internet Archive Book Images' Photostream. Prints, Drawings & Watercolors from the Anne S. K. Brown Military Collection. This ambitious multi-year endeavor will digitize the 15,000 individual prints, drawings, and watercolors from The Anne S.

Prints, Drawings & Watercolors from the Anne S. K. Brown Military Collection

K. Brown Military Collection. The artwork vividly documents all aspects of military and naval history, with emphasis on the history and illustration of world military and naval uniforms from the 17th century to the present. WorldImages - Home. NSDL.org - National Science Digital Library. The Humphrey Winterton Collection of East African Photographs: 1860-1960. Smithsonian Institution Libraries. LIFE photo archive hosted by Google. Slavery & Abolition in the US. Introduction Slavery and Abolition in the US: Select Publications of the 1800s is a digital collection of books and pamphlets that demonstrate the varying ideas and beliefs about slavery in the United States as expressed by Americans throughout the nineteenth century.

Slavery & Abolition in the US

The works in this collection reflect arguments on both sides of the slavery debate and include first person narratives, legal proceedings and decisions, anti-slavery tracts, religious sermons, and early secondary works. The publications are all drawn from the holdings of the Millersville University Library and the Dickinson College Library, as well as each of their respective Special Collections Departments.

The collection includes more than 24,000 individual pages of printed text and corresponding searchable transcriptions. Acknowledgment. Denver Public Library: Western History Genealogy: Digital Images - About. University of Virginia Press. Named a “Best Reference 2009” in History by Library Journal Rotunda’s American Founding Era collection offers scholars and students at all levels an invaluable source of primary and secondary materials by some of the era’s most enduring figures, including George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton.

University of Virginia Press

As publications are added to the Founding Era collection, they will become fully interoperable: cross-searchable and navigable as a collection by chronology. “The space available to me here can’t do full justice to the [American Founding Era Collection]. . . . This is a powerhouse of primary-source documents. . . . A ten!” Go to the American Founding Era Collection See Founding Era collection statistics (updated daily) People of the Founding Era: A Prosopographical Approach A publication of Documents Compass This powerful online resource provides biographical information for thousands of individuals born between 1713 and 1815.

ICDL - International Children's Digital Library. American Photography: A Century of Images. Denver Public Library: Western History Genealogy: Digital Images - About. Prints, Drawings & Watercolors from the Anne S. K. Brown Military Collection. Digital Special Collections. National Geographic 125 Years. Texas Heritage Online. 1900 Storm. The hurricane that destroyed Galveston on September 8, 1900, is the nations's deadliest natural disaster.

1900 Storm

Although its death toll will never be known precisely, the 1900 Storm claimed upwards of 8,000 lives on Galveston Island and several thousand more on the mainland. In Galveston, it destroyed 2, 636 houses and left thousands more damaged. The city's property losses were estimated at $28-30 million. The Rosenberg Library's manuscripts, photographs, and other archival holdings provide graphic evidence of survivors' Storm experiences and the carnage that was left in its wake. List of Recorded Deaths Galveston and Texas History Center I Rosenberg Library Funding for the 1900 Storm Photo Exhibit was provided by a TexTreasures grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission Galveston and Texas History Center, Rosenberg Library, 2310 Sealy Avenue, Galveston TX 77550 Voice (409) 763-8854 ext. 127- Fax (409) 763-0275.

The Portal to Texas History. Texas Heritage Online. Texas Digital Library. Welcome to the Local Digital Collections. TTU Local Collections The local collections include art, architecture, music, literature, history books, soil surveys, census maps and TTU’s yearbook- La Ventana.

Welcome to the Local Digital Collections

ThinkTech ThinkTech is the digital repository for research and other items created at TTU including faculty research, electronic theses & dissertations (ETDs) and materials from research institutes. Architecture Collections A collection of art and architecture images maintained by the TTU Architecture Library. Texas Digital Library The Texas Digital Library (TDL) is a digital repository consortium of higher education institutions across Texas including electronic theses & dissertations (ETDs), Texas water resources and conference proceedings. Digital Collections.