American Memory Collections from the Library of Congress
[Editor's note: Collections have been catagorized by the format most prominent to each collection. In some cases, other formats are represented within the collection. For example, there are photos within some text and sound collections; there is text within still and moving image collections. etc. Those collections that are truly "multimedia" are listed as "mixed formats."]
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African American Perspectives: Pamphlets from the Daniel A. P. Murray Collection, 1818-1907
Description: 100 years of notable African-American writing
Alexander Graham Bell
Description: Selections from Bell's voluminous correspondence, scientific notebooks, scrapbooks, and papers, documenting his development of the telephone and his interests in the education of the deaf, marine engineering, and aviation
An American Ballroom Companion:
Dance Instruction Manuals, ca. 1490-1920
Description: Over 200 social dance manuals
American Life Histories:
Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940
Description: Oral history narratives by Americans across the country
An American Time Capsule:
Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera
Description: A variety of posters, notices, advertisements, proclamations, leaflets, propaganda, manifestos, and business cards from the 17th century to present
California As I Saw It:
First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900
Description: Eyewitness accounts during California's development
A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation, 1774-1873
Description: Records and …
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Publication information: Article title: American Memory Collections from the Library of Congress. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Multimedia Schools. Volume: 6. Issue: 3 Publication date: May-June 1999. Page number: 34. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 1999 Gale Group.
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