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Empire State Building at night
Empire State Building at Night.
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The 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.

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.

Digital Historical Documents, from the Collections of the New York State Library

The Digital Historical Documents consists of high-demand historical documents that were scanned and made available online as PDFs.

The Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920

This collection includes cookbooks, photographs of billboards, print advertisements, trade cards, calendars, almanacs, and leaflets for a multitude of products..

The site provides information and links on the geography, people, politics, and economics of the fifty states. The site includes information pertaining to New York's state bird, flag, flower, and much more.

First-Person Narratives of the American South

This collection includes diaries, autobiographies, memoirs, travel accounts, and ex-slave narratives of prominent individuals, as well as of relatively inaccessible populations: women, African Americans, enlisted men, laborers, and Native Americans.

Historic American Sheet Music, 1850-1920

This collection includes 3,042 pieces of sheet music published in America between 1850 and 1920. It presents a wide variety of types of vocal music: bel canto, minstrel songs, protest songs, sentimental songs, patriotic and political songs, plantation songs, Civil War songs, spirituals, dance music, songs from vaudeville and musicals, Tin Pan Alley and World War I.

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 New York.

New York Divided: Slavery and the Civil War Virtual Exhibit

New York Divided is drawn principally from the New-York Historical Society's vast collection and features precious historical artifacts many never displayed before including American art, newspapers, pamphlets, and other materiasl documenting the history of the United States and New York.

New York Public Library (NYPL) Digital Gallery

NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 640,000 images digitized from the the New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more.

New York State Historical Association

The association was founded in 1899 by New Yorkers who were interested in promoting greater knowledge of the early history of the state. The Association campus houses a research library, which provides links to the pathfinder online catalog, online resources, library exhibits, and other helpful information for researchers.

New-York Historical Society

The society is dedicated to presenting exhibitions and public programs and fostering research that reveals the dynamism of history and its influence on the world of today.

New York State Archives

The New York State Archives provides unparalleled services that build, maintain, and provide access to New York's records to sustain a free, open, and democratic society and to support the cultural and intellectual life of all New Yorkers. The archives provides links to the Digital Collections, which provide a gateway to a variety of rich primary source materials and Excelsior, the New York State Library's online catalog.

New York State Museum

The museum is a major research and educational institution that, by law, conducts systematic investigations into the geology, biology, anthropology and history of New York.

New York State Portal

The New York State Portal is the gateway to New York state government Web sites and information. The site includes selected resources on federal, county, and local government.

The Picture Collection, from the New York Public Library, Mid-Manhattan Library

The Picture Collection Online presents more than 30,000 digitized images from books, magazines, and newspapers as well as original photographs, prints, and postcards, mostly created before 1923.

September 11 Digital Archive

The September 11 Digital Archive uses electronic media to collect, preserve, and present the history of September 11, 2001 and its aftermath.

Small-Town America: Stereoscopic Views from the Robert Dennis Collection, 1850-1920

This collection consists of 12,000 photographs of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut from the 1850s to the 1910s, from the Robert N. Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views at the New York Public Library.

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