External Web Sites
The African-American Experience in Ohio 1850-1920
This digital collection illuminates specific moments in the history of Ohio's African-Americans and provides an overview of their experiences during the time period 1850 to 1920 in the words of the people that lived them.
African American Sheet Music
The sheet music in this digital collection has been selected from the Sheet Music Collection at the John Hay Library at Brown University. The full collection consists of approximately 500,000 items, of which perhaps 250,000 are currently available for use.
of History and Archives
The movement to create the Alabama Archives represented
a convergence of three cultural interests. The progressive
movement, then spreading across the United States reflected
an interest in improved education which would foster a better
informed and more civic-minded citizenry.
The Official Website of the State of Alabama
Alabama.gov is the gateway to Alabama state government
Web sites and information. The site includes selected resources
on federal, county and local government.
AlabamaMosaic is a repository of digital materials on Alabama's
history, culture, places, and people.
Alabama Museum of Natural History
The musem provides information about its facility, events,
programs, exhibits, and collections.
Church in the Southern Black Community, 1780-1925
This compilation of printed texts traces how Southern
African Americans experienced and transformed Protestant
Christianity into the central institution of community life.
Included in the collection is The
Cyclopedia of the Colored Baptists of Alabama: Their Leaders
and Their Work by Charles Octavius Boothe.
The Cornell University Library Making of America Collection
The Cornell University Library Making of America Collection is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.
Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920
This collection presents more than 9,000 images relating
to the early history of advertising in the United States.
Encyclopedia of Alabama
This is a partnership of statewide leaders in the areas of the humanities and education. Auburn University and the Alabama Humanities Foundation are the principal developers.
The site provides information and links on the geography,
people, politics, and economics of the 50 states. The site
includes information pertaining to Alabama's
and much more.
Narratives of the American South, 1860-1920
This compilation of 141 printed texts from the libraries
at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill documents
the culture of the nineteenth-century American South from
the viewpoint of Southerners.
American Sheet Music, 1850-1920, from the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University
This collection includes 3,042 pieces of sheet music published
in America between 1850 and 1920.
Making of America Books
Making of America (MOA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history primarily from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.
National Park Service (NPS)
The fundamental purpose of the NPS is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such
means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations. The NPS provides highlights, statistics, and a list of national parks for Alabama.
Culture: Circuit Chautauqua in the Twentieth Century
This digital collection presents 7,949 publicity brochures,
promotional advertisements, and talent circulars for some
4,546 performers who were part of the Chautauqua circuit.