United States (1877-1929): Specialized Collections
Large collection of political posters from around the world, mainly from the 20th century. Useful for the study of the psychology and techniques of propaganda.
Hundreds of primary source documents, photographs, drawings, maps and other American history materials drawn from the holdings of the National Archives. Large collections on aviation and space, civil rights, Civil War, founders and founding documents, presidents, and World War II. Images can be used in papers and presentations.
Primary sources on the history of the social settlement movement and Hull-House, immigrant communities in Chicago, and reformer Jane Addams.
Allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1860-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. From the Library of Congress.
Harvard University Library digital collection of primary source materials (books, pamphlets, photographs, maps, manuscripts, diaries, etc.) providing a window into the lives of ordinary immigrants to the United States. Focus is on voluntary immigration in the 19th century.
Digital collection of musical and spoken cylinder recordings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Full text of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
Digitized books, manuscripts, images, magazines, and catalogs from Harvard University libraries and museums on women in the U.S. economy from 1800-1930.
Collection of oral histories documenting the activities of leaders and participants in the women's suffrage movement in the United States.
Images of 600+ health-related advertisements printed in newspapers and magazines from the 1910s to the 1950s. Ads illustrate the variety and evolution of marketing images for a wide range of products, such as: household cleaners, vitamins, pain relievers, and diet aids. Also includes historical documents (i.e. reports, editorials, radio scripts) that relate to the creation and influence of health-related advertisements.