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Mexico: From Empire to Revolution

This new site is the first of a two-part project based on two consecutive exhibitions at the Getty Research Institute. This first installment features a collection of nineteenth-century photos that juxtaposes images of ruined ancient empires with images that chronicle France's failed attempt to construct an empire in Mexico in the 1860s. The 75 images are organized in three chronological...
Spain, The United States, and The American Frontier: Historias Paralelas

Partnering with The National Library of Spain, The Biblioteca Columbina y Capitular of Seville, the Library of Congress has developed this fine collection of primary and secondary historical documents that explore the complex and multifaceted history of Spanish expansion into North America from Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, and across most of what is now the modern-day American Southwest all...
Western Americana Collection

Over the past few years, Princeton University has continued to improve their diverse set of online collections through a compelling digitization program. One of their largest collections is the Western Americana collection, which will be a rare treat for persons with an interest in the American West and its history, geography, and culture. The collection includes over 6,900 items culled from three...
Hispanic Reading Room: Online Collections

The Hispanic Reading Room site from the Library of Congress brings together over a dozen digital collections crafted from primary and secondary source materials related to Luso-Hispanic cultural history. The collections offered on this site include the Kraus Collection of Sir Francis Drake as well as a collection on Puerto Rico and the Dawn of the Modern Age. This last area contains a small...