Book via Google Books; published in 1913.
"Ghosttowns.com was founded in March 1998 with the intent of making the largest and most up to date online ghost towns and old west historical reference site for all to see. At ghosttowns.com, we feel it is important to preserve our heritage and promote the learning and understanding of our culture."
"Since its inception in 1966, more than 88,000 properties have been listed in the National Register. Together these records hold information on more than 1.4 million individual resources--buildings, sites, districts, structures, and objects--and therefore provide a link to the country's heritage at the national, state, and local levels."
They are currently digitizing their collection of applications, which include a variety of information about the place, and may contain photos and maps. At present, not all records have been digitized. They note that some state offices have digitized their records independently and made them available online (scroll to end of page to see list and links).
"The Institute's mission is twofold: first, scholarly research and documentation; and second, outreach to a broader audience. Ongoing research involves faculty and students from many departments (as well as visiting scholars) examining how German-speaking immigrants and their descendants have both shaped their North American environment and been shaped by it. Outreach efforts center on bringing a better understanding of issues of German-American immigration, history, culture, and language to a general public as well as to school children."
This is the Image Archive of "retired" clipart. Be sure to read the Conditions of Use.
This is the Freeware Index of "current" clipart. Be sure to read the Conditions of Use.
Resource for academic articles. Some earlier journals are accessible for free. For others, you will need to log in through a subscribing library. The nice thing is, you can conduct your searches at home to see if there are any articles of interest, before you head to the library.
"Books We Own is a list of resources owned/accessed by individuals who are willing to look up genealogical information and e-mail or snail mail it to others who request it. This is a free service - volunteers may ask for reimbursement of copies and postage if information is provided via snail-mail."
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