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Posts Tagged ‘History’

G. Robert Vincent Voice Library

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

The G. Robert Vincent Voice Library is a collection of over 100,000 hours of spoken word recordings, dating back to 1888. Continue reading

Civil War 150

Thursday, September 24th, 2015 invites to help preserve and protect Civil War sites and stories through the Give 150 national campaign. Continue reading

United States Digital Map Library

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

A USGenWeb Archives project to make maps of the US, State and Counties, and Indian Land Cessions maps accessible to the general public. Continue reading

250+ Killer Digital Libraries and Archives

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 has compiled a 2015 list of more than 250 digital libraries available across the country. Continue reading

Supreme Court of the United States

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Stay up to date with what is on the docket at the Supreme Court. Continue reading

Construction of the Statue of Liberty

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Google’s Cultural Institute brings you an exhibit on the construction of the Statue of Liberty. Continue reading

Doughnuts: A Definitive History

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

A brief history of the doughnut. Continue reading

Get ready for a unique historical experience with a view of 515 years of New York History. Continue reading

Edison Talking Doll Recordings

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Hear the digitized recordings from Thomas Edison’s talking dolls circa 1890. Continue reading

Robben Island Museum

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Google Cultural Institute presents a virtual tour of Robben Island in South Africa. Continue reading

A neat article from the Atlantic about train travel rates across the United States featuring maps. Continue reading

Story of the Web

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

A refreshing look back at the history of the internet. Continue reading

Google Lab’s Ngram Viewer

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

An addicting tool that lets you search for words and ideas in a database of 5 million books from across centuries Continue reading

John Keats

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

A John Keats community with his poems, an over 100-page biography, a bulletin board, a search engine, and more. Continue reading

Big History Project

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Big History Project – A joint effort between teachers, scholars, and scientists to bring knowledge to lifelong learners. Continue reading

Internet Archive Book Images

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

See images, illustrations and text from books as old as 500 years at The Commons. Continue reading

Chicago History Museum

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

The Chicago History Museum cares for, showcases, and interprets millions of authentic pieces of Chicago and U.S. history. Continue reading


Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Brainly: A social network for studying that will help you study for difficult subjects and help you master them. Continue reading


Thursday, September 4th, 2014

An interactive hubs that showcases the web’s best content in one convenient location for you to peruse. Continue reading

Hybrid Librarian

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

A cool YouTube channel that brings you videos containing facts about Life, History, Space, Science, and Beyond! Continue reading

An amazing interactive map of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth! Continue reading

Forgotten Books

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

A library of e-books that you can read online for free. Continue reading

Antarctic Heritage Trust

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Check out a collection of historic and modern day photos from the Antarctic expedition bases of Robert Falcon Scott, Ernest Shackleton & Carsten Borchgrevink. Continue reading

Learn the Address

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

For the celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, Ken Burns launched a project to collect videos of people reading the address. Continue reading

Street View Treks: Venice

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Visit the streets of Venice from your computer chair with Google Maps Street View Treks. Continue reading

Learn how to delete app history in Windows 8 and terminate background applications. Continue reading

Writer’s Almanac

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

This site provides daily a poem or two, and brief biographies or histories of writers. Continue reading

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