Category Archives: Photos

National African American Photographic Archive

http://bit.ly/ON7S4n This glorious collection is a collaborative effort between the University Libraries, University of Memphis and Ampro Industries, Inc. of Memphis. The project’s goal is “to collect, scan, and make available to the public photographs and informative metadata illustrating the … Continue reading

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Ribbett — Online Photo Editor

http://www.ribbet.com/ Ribbet offers visitors the opportunity to edit their photos on the fly online. You can crop, resize, and rotate your images, as well as add captions in a host of different fonts. Also, there are a number of compelling … Continue reading

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Biological and Environmental Research Image Galleries from the U.S. Dept. of Energy

https://public.ornl.gov/site/gallery/default.cfm The United States Department of Energy’s Office of Biological and Environmental Research has compiled this prodigious image gallery from a wide range of scientific research projects. The materials here come from the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, the Human Genome … Continue reading

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WWII Articles, Videos, Photos and More

Telegraph: World War II Articles http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/world-war-2/ The seventieth anniversary of the beginning of World War II is being commemorated across the world this year, and a number of media organizations are drawing on their own historic archives to offer a … Continue reading

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We Choose the Moon

We Choose The Moon http://wechoosethemoon.org/ It’s a few hours before the launch of Apollo 11, and there’s quite a bit of work still to be done. The buzz of the crowds nearby waiting for take-off can be a bit distracting, … Continue reading

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Prints and Photographs Online

The Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress contains some 14 million visual images, including the most comprehensive international collection of posters in the world, the most comprehensive visual record of the Civil War, and pioneering documentation of … Continue reading

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Vistas Project

Vistas: Visual Culture in Spanish America, 1520 – 1820 http://www.smith.edu/vistas/ Created by art historians at Smith College in 2005, the goal of the Vistas project is to promote wider understanding of the visual culture of the Spanish Americas.  The project … Continue reading

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U.S. Geological Survey Library

The largest earth science library in the world is the U.S. Geological Survey Library.  Congress authorized a Library for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1879 and it was formally established in 1882.  At the time no specific classification scheme … Continue reading

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LIFE magazine photos

New online resource!  A new online photo gallery of millions of LIFE magazines archived images is now available through a new Google database.  This project brings us images as far back as the 1750’s, most never before seen.  Please see … Continue reading

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