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View Resource Cathedrals in the Desert

The California Museum of Photography at the University of California-Riverside, (last mentioned in the May 30, 2000 Scout Report for Social Sciences) is a site worth visiting again and again; there is always something new to look at in a variety of areas: photography history, California lifestyle and culture, fine art photography, and photo journalism. Jean Ruiter's exhibition, Cathedrals in the...
View Resource The New Jersey Churchscape

Spotted by ResearchBuzz, this site should appeal to both Garden State natives (such as myself) and those interested in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American churches. Upon first inspection, the site appears to be an online magazine, with monthly features and book reviews. It is quite a bit more than this, however, as the site hosts a "database and photographic inventory on more than half the...
View Resource St. Paul's Cathedral

Perhaps one of the finest neo-Classical cathedrals in the world, the current St. Paul's cathedral is an example of the outstanding architecture of Christopher Wren, and a testimony to his dogged persistence and passion for his life's work. In keeping with the attention to detail that is indicative of Mr. Wren's work, the St. Paul's Web site has detailed information on visiting the cathedral, the...
View Resource University of South Carolina Libraries: Inventory of Church Archives, 1937-1939

In the late 1930s, Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers began creating an inventory of church archives throughout South Carolina. Along the way, they collected information on the architecture of each church, the church history, and listings of any known church records. These original inventory sheets are held in the Manuscripts Division of the South Carolina Library and other institutions,...
View Resource Chicago Ancestors

If you want to peer into Chicago's past, block-by-block, you should definitely give the Chicago Ancestors website a look. The site is a project of the Newberry Library and its goal is "to help genealogists and local historians discover and share historical information about Chicago." The funding for the project came from the Illinois State Library, which used funds provided by the Institute for...