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David Hilton

Census Finder - Free Census Records Online - 7 views

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    "Census records are among one of the best and most often utilized tools for genealogy research. Many censuses are recorded or transcribed online. Locating free census records online can present a challenge. With a bit of patience, you will find thousands of census links to free census transcriptions, census indexes and census images in our categorized directory. "
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    Has links to free census information from the US, Canada and the UK.
David Hilton

Stuff You Missed in History Class - The Blogs at HowStuffWorks - 0 views

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    This is the blog which accompanies the podcast Stuff You Missed in History Class. Like just about all History podcasts, it's easily found through iTunes. My students have found the format on SYMIHC as user-friendly and valuable for their research. Worth a listen.
David Hilton

Studies in Scarlet - 0 views

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    A good site for sources on the OJs and Michael Jacksons of the C19th.
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    Studies in Scarlet presents the images of over 420 separately published trial narratives from the Harvard Law School Library's extensive trial collections.
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Poets - Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More - 0 views

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    I guess it can be tricky using poetry as a source, but this still might be useful.
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Coin and Conscience - Baker Library | Bloomberg Center, Historical Collections - 0 views

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    Part of an excellent group of online collections run out of Harvard libraries.
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Crime Broadsides Project, Harvard Law School Library - 0 views

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    The Library's collection of more than 500 broadsides is one of the largest recorded and the first to be digitized in its entirety. The examples digitized here span the years 1707 to 1891 and include accounts of executions for such crimes as arson, assault, counterfeiting, horse stealing, murder, rape, robbery, and treason. Many of the broadsides vividly describe the results of sentences handed down at London's central criminal court, the Old Bailey, the proceedings of which are now available online at http://www.oldbaileyonline.org.
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    "The Library's collection of more than 500 broadsides is one of the largest recorded and the first to be digitized in its entirety. The examples digitized here span the years 1707 to 1891 and include accounts of executions for such crimes as arson, assault, counterfeiting, horse stealing, murder, rape, robbery, and treason. Many of the broadsides vividly describe the results of sentences handed down at London's central criminal court, the Old Bailey, the proceedings of which are now available online at http://www.oldbaileyonline.org." Always good to find sources on one's ancestors...
David Hilton

Open Collections Program: Contagion - Historical Views of Diseases and Epidemics - 0 views

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    Has some excellent primary sources on major outbreaks of the modern period in Europe and North America.
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    This online collection offers important historical perspectives on the science and public policy of epidemiology today and contributes to the understanding of the global, social-history, and public-policy implications of diseases.
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Internet History of Science Sourcebook - 0 views

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    A very interesting arrangement - a Science Sourcebook which goes back to ancient Egypt & Greece and includes China & India. How Enlightened!
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Free Library of Philadelphia - 0 views

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    Has several unrelated sections containing primary sources and images, including historical images of Philadelphia, images of medieval manuscripts (no translations though) and some images of art. Might grow over time.
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Wikisource:Speeches - Wikisource - 0 views

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    I know wikis are inherently dodgy but I've found Wikisource a brilliant place for historical research. Contains the transcripts of a heap of famous speeches.
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