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Ethnic NewsWatchFull-text database of periodicals of the American ethnic and minority press, with works offering African-American, Arab-American, Asian-American, European-American, Latino, Jewish, and Native American perspectives.
Farber Gravestone CollectionOver 13,500 images of gravestone sculptures -- most from before 1800 -- in the northeastern United States, sponsored by the American Antiquarian Society. Data accompanying the photographs includes the name and death date of the deceased, the location of the stone, and information concerning the stone material, the iconography, the inscription, and the carver.
Maine Memory NetworkA statewide digital museum of over 12,000 historical items, including rare photographs, documents, artifacts and online exhibits from over 180 museums, historical societies, libraries, and other organizations.
Smithsonian Collections Search CenterThis is a search portal to the Smithsonian's major collections included in their from museums, archives, libraries, and research units. 8.1 million catalog records relating to areas for Art & Design, History & Culture, and Science & Technology with 860,477 images, videos, audio files, podcasts, blog posts and electronic journals.Smithsonian Libraries are included.
Smithsonian Libraries, Archives and Museums have worked together and created the Collections Search Center, a one-stop-searching center for the public for SI collections. This fast growing Collections Search Center is hosted by OCIO and contains online media such as images, sound files, videos, and online journals. Collections are contributed by: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, National Air and Space Museum, National Museum of American Indians, National Museum of Natural History, National Portrait Gallery, National Postal Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Archives at the National Museum of the American Indian, Archives Center at National Museum of American History, Archives of American Art, Archives of American Gardens, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Human Studies Film Archives, National Air and Space Museum Archives Division, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum Photo Archives, Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory - Chandra X-ray Observatory. This search center also supports the ability to read manuscripts page-by-page with zooming capability.
Smithsonian Global SoundSmithsonian Global Sound for Libraries, produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, is a streaming music database of the world's musical and aural traditions. Global Sound offers digital downloads of music and sound from the Folkways collection as well as from other archives around the world. Full program notes are downloadable.
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 (scholar's edition)A resource for primary source documents covering the history of women in social movements in the U.S. from 1600 to 2000, this collection provides information on women's reform activities by bringing together books, images, and full-text documents as well as scholarly essays, a chronology of U.S. women's history, a dictionary of social movements and organizations, a bibliography, and teaching tools.
Native American Indians, 1645-1819Includes treaties, transcribed letters from Native American leaders, the minutes of tribal meetings, histories of numerous tribes, missionary reports, captivity narratives, firsthand accounts of battles, trading records, military rosters, expedition logs and maps, trial records, legislative bills, books on Native American languages and grammar, military rosters, governors’ and legislators’ reports, ballads, songs, plays and more.