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A-to-Z Digitization Project

The A to Z Digitization Project encompasses all pre-1960 federal government documents which we have identified for retro-cataloging purposes. We are digitizing them alphabetically, starting with the call number A, which includes agricultural documents.

Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

The Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (ACIR) was an independent, bipartisan intergovernmental agency established by Public Law 86-380 in 1959. The ACIR was disbanded in September of 1996. As it was established, ACIR's mission was: To st ...

America at War, 1941-1945

The collection comprises documents pertaining to military life, as well as educational materials for U.S. soldiers (particularly the G.I. Roundtable & Army Talks series). The materials serve as primary resources for understanding the concerns of military ...

Army Map Service and Army Corps of Engineers

The Map and Imagery Digital Collections from the University of Florida Libraries include topographic maps done by the Army Map Service and maps by the Army Corps of Engineers, which are rich and valuable historical resources. The maps come from all over ...

Army Map Service Topographic Maps

U.S. Army Map Service, scales vary, topographic series, ca. 1940-

Checklist of United States Government Publications, 1789 - 1909 (a.k.a. 1909 Checklist)

The 1909 Checklist includes holdings of titles that went through the depository system from 1789 - 1909.

Depressions and Panics

General materials on economic depressions and panics, as well as specific collections related to the Great Depression and the Panic of 1907. Included are government data publications and reports, as well as texts from non-government sources. FRASER is ...

Digital Library of the Caribbean

The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) is a cooperative digital library for resources from and about the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean. dLOC provides access to digitized versions of Caribbean cultural, historical and research materials currently hel ...

Everglades Digital Library

The Everglades Digital Library is an evolving library of information resources relating to the South Florida environment. The scope of our collections includes scientific and technical reports, natural history writings, educational and interpretive materi ...

Federal Communications Commission Record (FCC Record)

The FCC Record is a comprehensive compilation of decisions, reports and public notices and other documents of the Federal Communications Commission from 1986 to the present. It was preceded by the FCC Report (1934 - 1986), which may be the focus of a futu ...

Federal Newsmaps

The Newsmaps were published by the Special Service Division, Army Service Forces, War Department of the U.S. and were prepared and distributed by the Army Orientation Course during the World War II era. They usually feature maps displaying the theaters o ...

FEDLINK - United States Federal Collection

The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) is an organization of federal agencies working together to achieve optimum use of the resources and facilities of federal libraries and information centers by promoting common services, coordinating an ...

Florida Digital Newspaper Library

The Florida Digital Newspaper Library exists to provide access to the news and history of Florida. All of the over 1,000,000 pages of historic through current Florida newspapers in the Florida Digital Newspaper Library are openly and freely available wit ...

Historic Government Publications from World War II

Publications distributed through the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) from 1939 to 1945. Covers all facets of the war, from military campaigns abroad to activities along the home front. The collection's individual pieces reflect the pervasiveness ...

Historic USGS Topographic Maps of New England and New York

Images scanned from USGS topographic quadrangles from the states of NH, VT, ME, MA, RI, CT and NY dating from 1890s until 1950s. There are approximately 1100 maps in the present collection with nearly complete coverage of the 15-minute series at a scale o ...

NIST WTC Repository

NIST acquired a large amount of visual material as part of its World Trade Center Investigation. A subset of this material, including photographs and video clips, was organized into a searchable database in which each image and video clip was characterize ...

Panama and the Canal

Panama and the Canal is a joint project from the University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries and the Panama Canal Museum. Panama and the Canal builds from the Panama Canal Museum's rich collection of Panama and Canal Zone materials and the extensi ...

Texas Soil Surveys

The Texas Soil Surveys demonstrate early scientific thought regarding soil classification and use. Each survey consists of a soil map and separate book. The maps show many cultural features in the landscape such as businesses, churches, schools, mills, gi ...