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Coal mine tipple, Caples, West Virginia
Coal Mine Tipple, Caples, West Virginia.
Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection.
1 negative : nitrate.
Sept. 1938.
Prints & Photographs Division.
Reproduction Number:

Cornell University Library Making of America Collection

The collection includes 955 volumes from twenty-two nineteenth-century periodicals digitized by Cornell University as part of the original Making of America project.

The Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920

This collection presents over 9,000 images relating to the early history of advertising in the United States. The materials include 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. Includes information pertaining to West Virginia's state bird, flag, flower, and much more.

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 book collection currently contains approximately 10,000 books with 19th century imprints.

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 West Virginia.

West Virginia and Regional History Collection

The West Virginia and Regional History Collection maintains leading collections in many fields and formats.

West Virginia Division of Culture and History

The West Virginia Division of Culture and History maintains the West Virginia State Archives. It provides an excellent library of genealogy records including bible records; military records; birth, marriage and death records; census records; naturalization records; old newspapers on microfilm; mortality schedules, and more.

West Virginia Memory Project

West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Archives and History section provides databases and access to primary source materials., the State of West Virginia's official Web portal is the gateway to West Virginia state government Web sites. The site includes selected resources on federal, county, and local government.

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