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Digitized prints and maps representing a variety of subjects and locations, presented in the IU Image Collections Online site.

Examine what Bloomington and Monroe County were like before, during, and after the Civil War.

With only one surviving issue of the local newspaper from the era and many personal narratives either lost or scattered, this collection brings together an assortment of original materials that remain for all to share and study online. View letters, diaries, church records, court documents, and…

This web site provides an overview of the War of 1812, outlining the major military conflicts as well as the principal causes and outcomes of the war. More importantly, the site provides access to fully digitized books and manuscripts for the use of anyone interested in exploring the War of 1812. The types of materials digitized include books, broadsides, prints, maps, correspondence, log books,…

The Thiébault Family papers follow four generations of a Franco-British family living in 18th and 19th centuries. The collection contains correspondence, journals, sketches, legal documents, poems, songs, drafts, military papers, autographs, and other miscellaneous objects belonging to the family. A full description of the collection is available in the finding aid and digital version.

Deboarah Meier is an education reformer who is frequently credited with founding the modern small schools movement in the United States. The collection includes schoolwork by Meier; personal, professional, and political correspondence; drafts and published copies of many of Meier's writings; writings by others on Meier and her projects; notes for and final copies of speeches; planning documents…

Collection consists of materials relating to organizing anti-reform petitions in the County of Northumberland. Collection includes correspondence, billing statements and notes pertaining to the gathering of petitioners' signatures. The "List of Names" contains in excess of 8,200 names (2,296 "to the King"; 2,406 "to House of Lords"; and approximately 2,500 "to the Commons", with the occupation of…

Consists of the correspondence, family papers, and items collected by George Alexander Ball, 1862-1955, his wife, Frances Emily (Woodworth) Ball, 1872-1958, and their daughter, Elisabeth Woodworth Ball, 1897-1982, of the Ball glass manufacturing family of Muncie, Indiana. The correspondence covers various activities including the Ball family's contribution to World War I war orphans in Europe and…

Consists primarily of documents and papers relating to Captain David Evander Straight, 1832-1902, and the 100th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry, in the Civil War. The majority of the items in the collection are official inventories and reports of equipment and supplies of Captain Straight and other members of the regiment, many of which originated when the regiment was at Beuton Barracks…

This first collection of Moore's poems was published without her knowledge by Hilda Doolittle (H.D.), Winifred Ellerman McAlmon (Bryher), and Robert McAlmon for Egoist Press. It earned a lukewarm reception from critics. Three years later, Moore would be able to publish a collection of her own design that was received much more positively, Observations. (Dictionary of Literary Biography)

This first volume of poetry published by the American modernist writer William Carlos Williams bears no relation to his mature style exemplified in poems such as "The Red Wheelbarrow" and "This is Just to Say." In his autobiography, Williams recalls that "the poems were bad Keats, nothing else—oh well, bad Whitman. But I sure loved them" (107). In fact, Williams loved them enough to pay his…