Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed
This collection comprises 28,000 primary-source items
dating from the seventeenth century to the present and
encompasses key events and eras in American history. Search
on the term
Arizona in the
Descriptive Information box to find Arizona-related
items. Search the Full-Text
option for a broader search.
Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional
Documents and Debates, 1774-1875
A Century of Lawmaking for a New
Nation consists of a linked
set of published congressional records of the United States
of America from the Continental Congress through the 43rd
The photographs from the Detroit Publishing Company Collection
include more than 25,000 glass negatives and transparencies
as well as about 300 color photolithograph prints, mostly
of the eastern United States. The Arizona-related
photographs of this collection include various nature
views of the Grand Canyon and images of Native Americans
from the Arizona region.
Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920
This collection documents the historical formation and
cultural foundations of the movement to conserve and protect
America's natural heritage, through books, pamphlets,
government documents, manuscripts, prints, photographs,
and motion picture footage drawn from the collections
of the Library of Congress. It contains more than
100 items referring to the state of Arizona. To find these
documents, go to the collection's search
page, change the number of possible hits to 200, and
search on the term Arizona in
the Full-Text search box (do not put quotation marks around
Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives
Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey
The images in the Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Collection are among the most famous documentary photographs ever produced. Created by a group of U.S. government photographers, the images show Americans in every part of the nation.
The images in this collection document achievements in
architecture, engineering, and design in the United States
and its territories through a comprehensive range of building
types and engineering technologies. The collection contains
more than 400
records relating to buildings throughout the state
of Arizona. Information is added quarterly.
of Arizona, Old Main, University of Arizona Campus, Tucson,
Pima County, AZ
Pauson House (Ruins), Thirty-Second Street, Phoenix, Maricopa
Cage Theatre, Allen Street, near Sixth Street, Tombstone,
Cochise County, AZ
The collection documents the architecture and social life
of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area in the 1920s,
1930s, and 1940s, including exteriors and interiors of commercial,
residential, and government buildings, as well as street
scenes and views of neighborhoods. The collection contains
thirteen images from the Arizona region.
The Geography & Map Division of the Library of Congress holds more than 4.5 million items, of which this collection represents only a small fraction, those that have been converted to digital form. The collection is organized according to seven major categories: Cities and Towns, Conservation and Environment, Cultural Landscapes, Discovery and Exploration, General Maps, Military Battles and Campaigns, and Transportation and Communication. Browse
the geographic location index to locate maps of Arizona.
The Panoramic Photograph collection contains approximately
4,000 images featuring American cityscapes, landscapes,
and group portraits. More
than 100 images in this collection represent rural,
small-town, and city life throughout Arizona.
and Quiltmaking in America, 1978-1996
This collection showcases materials from the Blue Ridge
Parkway Folklife Project Collection (1978) and the Lands'
End All-American Quilt Contest Collection (1992, 1994,
1996), providing a glimpse into America's
diverse quilting traditions.