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An online interpretive exhibit about settlement house neighborhoods containing photographs and documents from collections in the Special Collections Department, Richard J. Daley Library, University of Illinois at Chicago.
A digital exploration of women's impact on the economic life of the United States between 1800 and the Great Depression. Working conditions, workplace regulations, home life, costs of living, commerce, recreation, health and hygiene, and social issues are among the issues documented in this online research collection from Harvard University.
Database of historical photographs from seven Chicago settlement houses, including Hull-House. Photographs are from the Jane Addams Memorial Collection, Special Collections Dept., Richard J. Daley Library, University of Illinois at Chicago.
The Chicago Collections Consortium aspires to increase public and scholarly interest in and study of the Chicago region's diverse history and culture. On this website, you can search and browse hundreds of collections from 20 different Chicago-area libraries, including UIC!
Union catalog with holdings information from libraries across the world.
The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with more than 49 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. Covers information from 2100 B.C. to the present. Includes holdings information from libraries across the world. Now includes the Library of Congress Subject Headings as its thesaurus. Includes records produced by Connextion users.
American periodicals originating between 1740-1940, covering two centuries of American history and culture. Full images with searchable text.
Subject: U.S. history and culture
Content: American periodicals originating between 1741-1941, covering two centuries of Americana
Format: ASCII background searchable text, full image
Why it’s Unique:
• 200 years of American history
• Now complete! 7 million page images, over 1,100 periodicals
• Major events and everyday life in full image
• Interface customized for searching historical content
Hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers are captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration. May not be compatible with Mozilla Firefox.
With digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers and advanced searching capabilities, researchers will be able to research history in ways previously unavailable. For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration.
News articles appearing in diverse foreign languages in the city of Chicago from 1855-1938.
Between 1936 and 1941, the Chicago Public Library Omnibus Project translated and classified selected news articles appearing in the foreign language press of the city of Chicago from 1855-1938. Languages translated include German, Dutch, Czech, Chinese, Croatian, Hungarian, Norwegian, Greek, Spanish, Polish, Russian, Lithuanian, Jewish, and Italian.