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  • The New Deal Stage: Selections from the Federal Theatre Project, 1935-1939
    Includes over 3,000 images of items selected from the Federal Theatre Project Collection at the Library of Congress. Featured are stage and costume designs, still photographs, posters, and scripts.
  • Newspaper Pictorials: World War I Rotogravures, 1914-1919
    This collection displays the variety and diversity of Sunday pictorial sections published in two prominent U.S. newspapers: the New York Times and New York Tribune. It also includes a book, The War of the Nations: Portfolio in Rotogravure Etchings, with illustrations selected from The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorials. The images in the collection document events of World War I and popular American culture of that era.
  • The Nineteenth Century in Print: Books
    The books in this collection are nineteenth century American imprints, dating mainly from between 1850 and 1880. They have been digitized by the University of Michigan as part of the Making of America project, a major collaborative endeavor to preserve and provide access to historical texts. Currently, approximately 1,500 books are included. The collection is particularly strong in poetry and in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.
  • The Nineteenth Century in Print: Periodicals
    This collection comprises periodicals published in the United States during the nineteenth century, primarily during the second half of the century. The materials selected illuminate the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The first release of this collection presents Garden and Forest: A Journal of Horticulture, Landscape Art, and Forestry (1888-1897).
  • The Northern Great Plains, 1880-1920: Photographs from the Fred Hultstrand and F.A. Pazandak Photograph Collections
    These two collections from the Institute for Regional Studies at North Dakota State University contain photographs of rural and small town life at the turn of the century. Highlights include images of sod homes and the people who built them; images of farms and the machinery that made them prosper; and images of one-room schools and the children that were educated in them. The Fred Hultstrand History in Pictures Collection consists of some 550 images documenting the settlement of the northern Great Plains, particularly northeastern North Dakota. The F.A. Pazandak Photograph Collection includes some 119 images taken by him in the early twentieth century on the family farm near Fullerton, in southeastern North Dakota.
  • "Now What a Time": Blues, Gospel, and the Fort Valley Music Festivals, 1938-1943
    The collection consists of approximately one hundred sound recordings, primarily blues and gospel songs, and related documentation from the folk festival at Fort Valley State College (now Fort Valley State University), Fort Valley, Georgia. Also included are recordings made in Tennessee and Alabama (including six Sacred Harp songs) recorded between September 1938 and 1941.