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Institute of Museum and Library Services: 9 Resources

American Journeys provides eyewitness accounts of North American exploration, from the Vikings in Canada (1000) to the diaries of mountain men (1800). Read the words of ship captains, fur traders...  (Institute of Museum and Library Services)
Ancient Mesopotamia: This History, Our History explores the everyday lives of people who lived thousands of years ago in the area now called Iraq. Learn about the "cradle of civilization" through lessons and artifacts organized...  (Institute of Museum and Library Services)
Colorado's Historic Newspaper Collection features newspapers published throughout Colorado from 1859 to 1930. Topics include Colorado statehood, the 1908 Democratic National Convention, Denver mint robbery, early days of...  (Institute of Museum and Library Services)
Getting the Message Out! National Political Campaign Materials, 1840-1860 looks at politics in antebellum America. Read about the presidential campaigns. See campaign biographies of the candidates -- from William Harrison, Martin Van Buren, and James...  (Institute of Museum and Library Services)
Mark Twain's Mississippi examines what the Mississippi Valley meant to people in the 1800s and how these meanings influenced Twain's writing. Learn about economic development, politics, race, religion...  (Institute of Museum and Library Services)
Photomuse is a resource for scholarship in the history of photography. Search a database of photos by various criteria: title, date, description, photographer, country, and others. Discover...  (Institute of Museum and Library Services)
Presidents: The Secret History exposes quirky facts about our first 42 presidents. What would kids do if they were president? What qualities do kids think make a good president? Find out here...  (Institute of Museum and Library Services)
Southern Nevada: The Boomtown Years provides more than 1500 primary documents, photos, and maps that tell the story of southern Nevada's boom towns (in the late 19th and early 20th centuries). Special sections focus on...  (Institute of Museum and Library Services)
Travelers in the Middle East Archive focuses on Western interactions with the Middle East, particularly travels to Egypt during the 19th and early 20th centuries. It features texts (such as travel narratives), photos and...  (Institute of Museum and Library Services)
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