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Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938 - 0 views

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    more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves. These narratives were collected in the 1930s as part of the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and assembled and microfilmed in 1941 as the seventeen-volume Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves.
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American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936 - 1940 - 0 views

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    These life histories were compiled by the staff of the Folklore Project of the Federal Writers' Project for the U.S. Works Progress (later Work Projects) Administration (WPA) from 1936-1940. The histories describe the informant's family education, income, occupation, political views, religion and mores, medical needs, diet and miscellaneous observations. Pseudonyms are often substituted for individuals and places named in the narrative texts.
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Eyewitness - 0 views

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    Out of the stacks and vaults of the National Archives comes this selection of eyewitness accounts. They are vivid and intensely personal, transporting us to a deeper understanding of the events described.
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From the Home Front and the Front Lines (American Treasures Exhibition, Library of Cong... - 0 views

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    This exhibition consists of original materials and oral histories drawn from the Veterans History Project collections at the Library of Congress. With an emphasis on World War I (1914-1918), World War II (1939-1945), the Korean War (1950-1953), the Vietnam War (1965-1975), and the Persian Gulf War (1991), the Veterans History Project, by act of Congress, collects and preserves the experiences of America's war veterans and those who supported them.
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Exhibitions - Online Exhibits - Picture This: Family Photographs of Everyday San Franci... - 0 views

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    Across decades, and regardless of neighborhood or background, we treasure photographs because they preserve our memories of the events and relationships they document. Our best friends, our trips to the park or beach, the times our families gather together to celebrate-the photos in this exhibition speak of these things which we all hold dear. Use the photos as story starters and background for research and readings
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Ansel Adams's Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar - (American Memor... - 0 views

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    Ansel Adams documented the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California and the Japanese Americans interned there during World War II. Use the photos as story starters and background for historical readings or research
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Documenting America - 0 views

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    The images in the Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Collection are among the most famous documentary photographs ever produced. Created by a group of U.S. government photographers, the images show Americans in every part of the nation. In the early years, the project emphasized rural life and the negative impact of the Great Depression, farm mechanization, and the Dust Bowl. In later years, the photographers turned their attention to the mobilization effort for World War II.
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NYPL Digital Gallery | Ellis Island Photographs from the Collection of William Williams... - 0 views

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    Photographs (gelatin silver prints) relating to Ellis Island and immigration into the United States in the early 20th century, ranging from portraits of individual immigrants by Augustus Francis Sherman to views of the Ellis Island facility and its grounds by Edwin Levick and others. Use for story starters, historical background, and research projects.
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NYPL Digital Gallery | "The Pageant of America" Photograph Archive - 0 views

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    Several thousand original and copy photographs; albumen, platinum and silver gelatin prints; 1860s-1920s. Use for story starters, historical background, and research projects
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Watch Free Documentaries - SnagFilms - 1 views

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    SnagFilms is committed to finding the world's most compelling documentaries, whether from established heavyweights or first-time filmmakers, and making them available to the wide audience these titles deserve.
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    Free movies much?
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