Selected Library of Congress Resources for Hawaii
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The extensive collections at the Library of Congress contain historic artifacts and cultural materials from across the U.S. The list below is just a sample of the many Hawaii resources available for free on the Library's Web site.
Teachers can find even more primary sources, along with the tools to help use them in the classroom, at www.loc.gov/teachers. They can also search the Library's American Memory or Prints and Photographs collections.
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Naval dispatch from the Commander in Chief Pacific (CINCPAC)...
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Hawaii. Rand-McNally and Company, 1912
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Emma, Queen of Sandwich Islands, 1836-1885…
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Myona-Hawaiian waltz / Waikiki Hawaiian Orchestra ; [music by] Morgan--Friedland, 1921
Honolulu America loves you / James V. Monaco [notated music]
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Loading sugar cane / American Mutoscope & Biograph Company, 1902
Hawaii by flying clipper--Pan American Airways System, c1938
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No. 1. View of Honolulu. From the harbor, c1854
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Beach at Waikiki, c1902
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1996 Hawaii State Winner; PILIALOHA/Love in Abundance
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David L. Gregg to Abraham Lincoln, Saturday, January 24, 1863
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“Debate on annexation of Hawaii Advocates Declare the Islands a Military Necessity.”
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