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Barbecue: Sauce, Smoke, and History Bibliography

https://www.southernfoodways.org/assets/Bibliography_2002_BBQ.pdf.

From the Southern Foodways Alliance, this is a bibliography on the history of Barbecue.

Visualizing Emancipation

http://dsl.richmond.edu/emancipation

“Visualizing Emancipation is a map of slavery’s end during the American Civil War. It finds patterns in the collapse of southern slavery, mapping the interactions between federal policies, armies in the field, and the actions of enslaved men and women on countless farms and city blocks. It encourages scholars, students, and the public to examine the wartime end of slavery in place, allowing a rigorously geographic perspective on emancipation in the United States.”–From the website.

Behind the Veil: Documenting African American Life in the Jim Crow

http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/behindtheveil

“The Behind the Veil Oral History Project was undertaken by Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies from 1993 to 1995. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the primary purpose of this documentary project was to record and preserve the living memory of African American life during the age of legal segregation in the American South, from the 1890s to the 1950s. Over the span of three summers, teams of researchers conducted oral history interviews with more than one thousand elderly black southerners who remembered that period of legal segregation. The tapes and selected transcripts of the 1,260 interviews in this collection capture the vivid personalities, poignant personal stories, and behind-the-scenes decision-making that bring to life the African American experience in the Southduring the late-19th to mid-20th century. It is the largest single collection of Jim Crow oral histories in the world.–From the website.

Hurricane Digital Memory Bank

http://www.hurricanearchive.org/

“Launched in 2005, the Hurricane Digital Memory Bank uses electronic media to collect, preserve, and present the stories and digital record of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. George Mason University’s Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media and the University of New Orleans, in partnership with the Smithsonian Institutions National Museum of American History and other partners, organized this project.”–From the website.

Irish Famine Archive

http://faminearchive.nuigalway.ie/

The purpose of the Digital Irish Famine Archive is to make accessible eyewitness accounts of the Irish famine migration”–From the website

National Park Service eLibrary History

http://npshistory.com/

“The NPS History Electronic Library is a portal to thousands of electronic publications and videos, covering the history of the National Park Service and the cultural and natural history of the national parks, monuments, and historic sites of the U.S. National Park System.”–From the website.

American Rhetoric

http://www.americanrhetoric.com/

A database of over 5000 public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, and more is found here.

What Was There

http://www.whatwasthere.com/default.aspx

“The WhatWasThere project was inspired by the realization that we could leverage technology and the connections it facilitates to provide a new human experience of time and space – a virtual time machine of sorts that allows users to navigate familiar streets as they appeared in the past.

The premise is simple: provide a platform where anyone can easily upload a photograph with two straightforward tags to provide context: Location and Year. If enough people upload enough photographs in enough places, together we will weave together a photographic history of the world (or at least any place covered by Google Maps). So wherever you are in the world, take a moment to upload a photograph and contribute to history!”–From the website.

Civil War Diaries and Letters. University of Iowa Libraries.

This site contains digitized items from the University of Iowa’s Special Collections.  You can browse all of the collection, or browse just the diaries or just the correspondence, or just the photographs.  A very useful Civil War research site.

1914-1918-online. International Encyclopedia of the First World War

http://www.1914-1918-online.net/

1914-1918-online – International Encyclopedia of the First World War is an English-language online reference work on World War One. Launched in October 2014, the multi-perspective, public-access encyclopedia is a collaborative project by the largest network of WW1 researchers worldwide, spanning more than 50 countries. 1914-1918-online features innovative navigation and search functions based on semantic wiki technology and will eventually contain more than 1,000 articles.–From the website.

Freedom Summer Digital Collection

http://content.wisconsinhistory.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/p15932coll2

“Freedom Summer Digital Collection – The Wisconsin Historical Society has one of the richest collections of Civil Rights movement records in the nation, which includes more than 100 manuscript collections documenting the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project of 1964.

More than 25,000 pages from the Freedom Summer manuscripts — enough to fill several file cabinets — are available online. In them you will find official records of organizations such as the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and Congress of Racial Equality (CORE); the personal papers of movement leaders and activists such as Amzie Moore, Mary King and Howard Zinn, letters and diaries of northern college students who went South to volunteer for the summer; newsletters produced in Freedom Schools; racist propaganda, newspaper clippings, pamphlets and brochures, magazine articles, telephone call logs, candid snapshots, internal memos, press releases and much more. The digital collection will continue to grow as more manuscripts are added in coming months.”–From the website.

Europeana, 1914-1918

http://www.europeana1914-1918.eu/en

“<link href=”/assets/v2.1/stylesheets/noscript.css?locale=en.css” media=”all” rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” />/assets/v2.1/javascripts/respond.js?locale=en.jsEuropeana 1914-1918 – Europeana 1914-1918 brings together resources from three major European projects each dealing with different types of First World War material. The result is an archive that allows the national collections of libraries to sit beside personal stories and treasures and important film archives. Together, this creates a unique perspective of the First World War, showing it from every side of the battle lines and with insights from every point of view. Over time, even more material will be added to this archive so please keep coming back!”–From the website.  You can add your family’s personal story.

The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein

http://einsteinpapers.press.princeton.edu/

Princeton University Press proudly presents The Digital Einstein Papers, an open-access site for The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein, the ongoing publication of Einstein’s massive written legacy comprising more than 30,000 unique documents.

The site presents all 13 volumes published to date by the editors of the Einstein Papers Project, covering the writings and correspondence of Albert Einstein (1879-1955) from his youth to 1923.

The volumes are presented in the original language version with in-depth English language annotation and other scholarly apparatus. In addition, the reader can toggle to an English language translation of most documents.

By clicking on the unique archival identifier number below each text, readers can access the archival record of each published document at the Einstein Archives Online and in some cases, the digitized manuscript. Approximately 7,000 pages representing 2,900 unique documents have been digitized thus far.

The site will present subsequent volumes in the series roughly two years after original book publication.–From the website.

Documenting the American South

http://docsouth.unc.edu/

Documenting the American South (DocSouth), a digital publishing initiative sponsored by the University Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, provides access to digitized primary materials that offer Southern perspectives on American history and culture. It supplies teachers, students, and researchers at every educational level with a wide array of titles they can use for reference, studying, teaching, and research.–From the website.

Frank Lloyd Wright – Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

http://crystalbridges.org/architecture/frank-lloyd-wright/

The Bachman-Wilson house, which was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, and was built in 1954 along the Millstone River in New Jersey, has been relocated to the grounds of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, AR, and is available for touring at no-charge.

From the website:  “The entire structure was … taken apart and each component was labeled, packed, and loaded into two trucks provided by J.B. Hunt for transportation to the Museum. After its 1,235 mile journey, the Bachman-Wilson House arrived in Northwest Arkansas in April, 2014.”