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View Resource Internet Archive: Moving Images Archive

Since 1996, the Internet Archive has been crawling the web and caching various incarnations of thousands of websites for a variety of reasons, not the least among them the fact that this great archive offers a valuable perspective on the history of the Internet. While most people are content to look at old versions of various websites, the creative people at the Internet Archive have also created...

https://archive.org/details/movies
View Resource The University of Michigan Library Digital Archive: Brown v. Board of Education

Anticipating the myriad of commemorative activities surrounding the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision of 1954, the University Library at the University of Michigan began creating this helpful digital archive of important materials related to the case. Here visitors can peruse a nice selection of transcripts (such as Plessy v. Ferguson, and school desegregation cases around Ann Arbor),...

https://search.lib.umich.edu/catalog/record/004362539?query=...
View Resource The HistoryMakers Digital Archive

The History Makers organization and the Carnegie Mellon University Informedia Project came together to bring this trove of 310 African American video oral history interviews to the general public. The HistoryMakers group started their oral history interviews in 1999, and over the next six years they interviewed Marian Wright Edelman, Julian Bond, and other prominent individuals in the African...

http://www.thehistorymakers.org/digital-archive
View Resource LibriVox

The LibriVox site is billed as an "acoustical liberation of books in the public domain." This claim proves to be true; the site provides free audiobooks of public domain works from authors such as Dickens, Chaucer, and hundreds of others to forward their mission of recording all the books in the public domain. First-time visitors can click on the LibriVox Catalog to search a title or author to get...

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https://librivox.org
View Resource The Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Collection

Danny Kaye and his wife Sylvia Fine entertained the American public for decades and their life in musical entertainment is a testimony to their love of performance. This digital collection from the Library of Congress brings together items that include printed music, photographs, videos, audio recordings, and manuscripts. There's a great interactive timeline here that provides visitors with...

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https://www.loc.gov/collections/danny-kaye-and-sylvia-fine/a...