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Friday Fun: Digital Ozark Folksong Collection

The digital Ozark Folksong Collection at the University of Arkansas officially “opens” today, Friday, August 28th! It’s the “largest and most complete collection of traditional music and associated materials from Arkansas and the Ozarks” in the U.S., and includes “recordings … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: WTMJ-TV News Search

The UW-Milwaukee Libraries’ Archives, with support from WTMJ-TV and the Wisconsin Historical Society, recently launched WTMJ-TV News Search, “a catalog of nearly 50,000 news stories broadcast from 1950 to 1980 by WTMJ-TV, an NBC-affiliated station located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Stories … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: American Museum of Natural History’s Digital Special Collections

When I lived in the Washington, D.C. area, I loved to visit the National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian). I enjoyed it so much, that when I traveled to other cities I looked for other natural history & science museums … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Harry Houdini Scrapbook Collection

Even though the famous escape artist Harry Houdini lived in Wisconsin for many years of his youth, the University of Texas at Austin’s Harry Ransom Center houses his papers, including a scrapbook collection related to the history of magic. Some … Continue reading

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Government Comics Digitized

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has a digital Government Comics Collection containing comic books produced/distributed by various governments (U.S. Federal, state, United Nations and European Commission). Also included are some state and federal hearings, posters, and pamphlets. There are some really … Continue reading

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World War II documents digitized

A digital library of more than 300 World War II documents is now available, thanks to a partnership between the U.S. Government Printing Office and Southern Methodist University’s libraries, at http://digitalcollections.smu.edu/all/cul/hgp/. Here you’ll find images of informational pamphlets, government reports, … Continue reading

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