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Library of Congress digital library of primary source and archival material relating to American culture and history: print, manuscripts, photographs, moving pictures and recorded sound. More than 150 collections and growing.
With millions of images dating back more than 150 years, this is one of the world's largest archives of historical & current imagery. Updated every minute. Includes news, entertainment, arts, business, and sports coverage from AP and selected partners
Photographs from the archives of Time-Life publications and related magazines. Search by keyword among millions of images of the 20th century. Individual registration is required, but there is no charge. _______________________________________
An image database of over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Covers five categories - Beauty and Hygiene, Radio, Television, Transportation, and World War II.
This includes more than 12,000 books, pamphlets and broadsides spanning over 400 years, from the early 16th to the early 20th century. Critically important subjects covered include the West's discovery and exploitation of Africa; the rise of slavery in the New World along with the growth and success of abolitionist movements; the development of racial thought, including political protest and resistance to racism; descriptions of African American life throughout the Americans; and slavery and race in fiction and drama.
Over 30,000 photographs, from the holdings of the Denver Public Library, showing Colorado towns and landscape, the place of mining in the history of Colorado and the West, and the lives of Native Americans.
Political cartoons from the pages of Harper's Weekly, especially by Thomas Nast, and from Vanity Fair, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weekly, Puck, and the Library of Congress Collection of American Political Prints
From California State University Northridge. This digital library project focuses on the history of the San Fernando Valley in the 20th Century. Includes more than 2000 photos, maps, illustrations, manuscripts, and other images of the valley's past.