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American Memory
Large collection of reproductions of primary source material from U.S. Library of Congress: pictures, pamphlets and recordings. Earliest dates from 1400s.
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AP Images
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Associated Press' library of photographs back to 1826, plus news stories, graphics and audio 1997-present.
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Arte P´┐Żblico Hispanic Historical Collection
Publications, with images, of the US Hispanic community from earliest times to the 1990's.
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ARTstor
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More than one million digital images of works of fine art, architecture and design.
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Digital Sanborn Maps
Very detailed maps of New England towns and cities as they were in the 19th and early 20th centuries. There are several versions over time of most maps, 1867-1970.
Also known as: Sanborn Maps
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Films On Demand
Streaming collection of educational videos and historical newsreels . To create playlists and link to course pages, see FAQ.
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Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
Online version of the comprehensive, lavishly illustrated zoology encyclopedia.
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Historic Northampton
Best resource for local history. Online Research section includes images of Hampshire Gazette 1786-96, and of historic maps, portraits, clothing, and houses.
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Luna Image Collections
Several collections of art images and photography, from sources including UMass Art History Department and Amica.
Also known as: Amica Image Library
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Underground and Independent Comics
Thousands comic books and graphic novels in printable pdf, from 1943 to present.
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