Chicago State University’s digital library of historical
images and information includes the history of the institution
to 1979, yearbooks, historical photographs of buildings and memorabilia
from the era of progressive education. A collection of 18 flip
books (and other formats) rounds out this digital collection.
This exhibit contains items from CSU’s Steve Balkin Maxwell
Street Photographic Collection. Starting in 1994, when the neighborhood
entered the final throes of gentrification, Balkin toured the
market and shops along Maxwell and Halsted Streets on an almost
weekly basis. His photos capture—as well as a photo can—the
sights, sounds, and smells of the market, as well as the rich
gallery of charismatic people who lived and worked there.
Other Popular Digital Collections
A History: Chicago State University, 1867–1979
This is the official history of Chicago State University. Part
I was written by Edmund W. Kearney, a Professor of History, in
1969. The section on the 1970s was written by E. Maynard Moore,
an Assistant Vice President at CSU, and appeared in 1979. This
is an authoritative account of the first 110 years of the university’s
History: Chicago State University, 1867–1979
An authoritative collection of works, many of which are extremely
old and/or rare. Contains free electronic books and many other
types, including digitized sheet music. Full text and thorough
bibliographic details are available for all.
Example: You can read Moby Dick (and most
others) on your Palm or Smartphone!
A collection of digital images of early printed editions of musical
compositions by Frédéric Chopin. This collection
was created by the University of Chicago Library and, once completed,
will include its entire collection of over 400 Chopin early editions.
This private, but free resource set has been librarian-recommended,
and may optionally solicit connection information as outlined
use the resources indicated.
The Sudan Open Archive provides free digital access to
contemporary and historical knowledge about Sudan. The initial
version of the Archive consists primarily of technical reports
and unpublished grey literature from the history of aid in Sudan,
covering the period from the start of Operation Lifeline Sudan
(OLS) in 1989 to the present day.
This site makes available about two hundred items from the rich
holdings of printed music in the State Library of Tasmania's Heritage
Collections. They range from the 1840s to the 1930s and include
pieces for piano and other instruments, brass band arrangements
and songs of all sorts - popular, sacred, patriotic, and even
songs written to encourage tourists to come to Tasmania.
Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S. J. Marine Historical Collection at
University of Detroit Mercy. Documents, publications, photographs,
and negatives collected by a Jesuit professor over a seventy year
period dealing with all aspects of Great Lakes Shipping from 1850
to the present day.
This is a controlled Gateway to an Art and Architecture Thesaurus.
The developers discuss the issues surrounding the difficulty of
providing guides to information on the ’net.