History

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Brought to you by MeL

Coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published).

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Brought to you by CADL

Capital Area District Library's Local History Online digital collections. Contains photographs, vintage postcards, school yearbooks, documents, and more.

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Brought to you by MeL

Covers U.S. and world history topics and features historical reference books, magazines and thousands of primary source documents.

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A catalog of more than 30 million records of digitized materials from open-archive collections worldwide. 


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Biography

Biographies of over 25,000 American and international personalities from Arts and Entertainment Television.

Digital Public Library of America

DPLA connects people to the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. All of the materials found through DPLA—photographs, books, maps, news footage, oral histories, personal letters, museum objects, artwork, government documents, and so much more—are free and immediately available in digital format. CADL Local History is a contributor through the Michigan Service Hub.

PBS History Page

Multimedia coverage of various historical topics

Sanborn Map Collection

A searchable digital archive of pre 1900 Sanborn Fire Insurance maps brought to you by the Library of Congress.