See also Gateway Sites
American Centuries: A View From New England
Memorial Hall Museum, Deerfield MA focusses on three past "turns of the centuries", 1700, 1800 and 1900. In the exhibit, five themes are explored across these time periods: Native Americans, African Americans, Newcomers (settlers, and immigrants), the Land, and Family Life. There are five areas of study: Children, Eating, Military, Rituals and Work.
EAA - Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850 - 1920
9,000+ images showing the rise of consumerism in America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, along with the increasing power of the advertising profession. There are eleven collections, searchable.
The Early American Digital Library
Images including portraits, places, events, early scenes, people, battles, military, maps, documents, ads.
Louisiana State Museum Photograph Collection
Dating from mid 1800 to early 1900, this digital collection of 1,500 photographs of Louisiana cities, culture, people, landscape, and waterways preserves the past.
Mathew Brady's National Portrait Gallery
Photographs of famous people in the mid to late 1800s, taken in Mathew Brady's New York Studio.
Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture: Women's Liberation Movement, African American Women, Civil War Women
Diaries, letters, photographs and prints relating to the lives of women.
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Online versions of past and present exhibitions. Viewable by exhibit summary or by directly accessing the images.
Sunsite Digital Collections
Diverse collection ranging from history to literature from UC Berkeley.
Organized and Maintainted by
Ann B. Perham Ann_Perham@needham.k12.ma.us
Needham High School, Needham, Massachusetts
Updated: January 2012