Resources of the Month
The American West
With The American West, explore pioneers, frontier life, the Wild West, the Gold Rush, and outlaws. Sourced from the Everett D. Graff Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago. Document types include: manuscripts, trade cards, wanted posters, photographs, claim certificates, news sheets, rare printed works, brand books, broadsides, correspondence, diaries, directories, journals, pamphlets, periodicals, and artworks.
American Indian Histories & Cultures
The wide range of material included in American Indian Histories and Cultures presents a unique insight into interactions between American Indians and Europeans from their earliest contact, continuing through the turbulence of the American Civil War, the on-going repercussions of government legislation, right up to the civil rights movement of the mid- to late-twentieth century. This resource contains material from the Newberry Library‚Äôs extensive Edward E. Ayer Collection; one of the strongest archival collections on American Indian history in the world.