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Jerusalem -- Pictorial works

View Resource Jerusalem in Old Maps and Views

The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs has made this richly graphical exhibit available on the web. "Jerusalem in Old Maps and Views" contains images of 14 maps of the city, arranged chronologically from 565 A.D. (the oldest detailed map in the world, according to the site) to 1905. Each map is accompanied by an explanatory caption. Note that this exhibit is extremely large, as the images are...
View Resource The American Colony in Jerusalem

The American Colony in Jerusalem was founded in 1881 by two Midwesterners, Anna and Horatio Spafford, with the intent of beginning a Christian utopian society. Over the group's 60-year history, they were able to engage in a variety of philanthropic outreach efforts (such as running soup kitchens, hospitals, and orphanages) without proselytizing. Drawing on a number of pieces of historical ephemera...