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Middle West -- History

19th century (5)
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The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820

Recipients of the 1999 LC/Ameritech Award, University of Chicago Library and Filson Historical Society of Louisville (KY) contributed this collection to American Memory in 2002. It consists of 15,000 pages of original historical material that documents European exploration and settlement of the Ohio River Valley. The majority of the collection is textual (i.e., choosing resource type "text"...
Ohio Exploration Society

Frequently updated, the Ohio Exploration Society site is devoted to documenting the history and development of numerous sites of cultural importance, including cemeteries, Indian mounds, parks, and other aspects of the built environment. Extensive photo documentation is offered on the site, with commentary on each of the locales that provides background information about the history of each site....
Cleveland Digital Library: Virtual Cleveland History

Produced and maintained by the Special Collections staff of the Cleveland State University Library, the Virtual Cleveland History Web site is a fantastic omnibus of well-organized links to online historical resources about the greater Cleveland area. Within the site, the links are organized into four broad categories: date, format, location, and subject. The subject categories include real estate,...
Frontier to Heartland: Making History in Central North America

Today, the midwestern region of the United States is colloquially referred to as the "heartland" of the country. How has this region changed over the years? This project from the Newberry Library's Dr. William M. Scholl Center for American History and Culture allows visitors to explore this question via various critical essays and engaging primary documents. Visitors who are looking to learn more...