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Photographs from the Chicago Daily News: 1902-1933
This collection comprises over 55,000 images of urban life captured on glass plate negatives between 1902 and 1933 by photographers employed by the Chicago Daily News, then one of Chicago’s leading newspapers. The photographs illustrate the enormous variety of topics and events covered in the newspaper, although only about twenty percent of the images in the collection were published in the newspaper. Most of the photographs were taken in Chicago, Illinois, or in nearby towns, parks, or athletic fields. In addition to many Chicagoans, the images include politicians, actors, and other prominent people who stopped in Chicago during their travels and individual athletes and sports teams who came to Chicago. Also included are photographs illustrating the operations of the Chicago Daily News itself and pictures taken on occasional out-of-town trips by the Daily News’s photographers to important events, such as the inauguration of presidents in Washington, D.C.
Google Public Data Explorer
Google Public Data Explorer, created in March 2010, is a tool provided by Google in their Google labs section (experimental projects) that allows users to create and use visualizations of 27 data sets varying from U.S. unemployment rates to World Development Indicators. The number of data sets is growing as of February 17, 2011, when Google opened to the public the ability to upload data sets. (Description from AHA blog)
List of online newspaper archives (Wikipedia)
Useful list on wikipedia of links to digitised newspaper archives available on the web. The United States listing is arranged by state and indicates whether access is free or paid.
Women’s History Month Resources (Digital Library of Georgia)
Compilation of free web resources, mostly from the Digital Library of Georgia, related to women’s history.
Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being
Website accompanying the US Government’s “Women in America” report, providing summaries of and links to data from across the Federal Government in support of the report. The report provides a statistical portrait showing how women’s lives are changing in five critical areas: * People, Families, and Income * Education * Employment * Health * Crime, Violence, and Criminal Justice * Women Veterans
We Ain’t What We Ought To Be (Stephen Tuck)
Tie-in website for Dr Stephen Tuck’s book on African American history from 1861 to the present. Links to lots of useful free web resources mentioned in the book.

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