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HISTORY AND NEW MEDIA

Web Resources

Favorite web resources:

Global Museum

YouTube

Chicago Reader

flickr The world's greatest repository of architectural imagery, also Smithsonian and Library of Congress collections

Google maps

Facebook

The New York Times

Time Magazine

Google

Chicago Tribune


Online history resources:

Smithsonian Institution

Library of Congress especially the HABS/HAER collection

George Mason Center for History and New Media

Philadelphia Architects & Buildings

National Historic Geographic Information System A digital repository for historic census data and shapefiles

Ancestry

National Council on Public History

Encyclopedia of Chicago

Studs Terkel: Conversations with America

History News Network, Blogs

Ellis Island

9-11 Digital Archive

Digital Humanities on Social Networks:

Facebook:

Smithsonian

Chicago History Museum

Twitter:

Digital Humanist

Archives*Open


Favorite history films (fiction as historical text):

Gangs of New York

It's a Wonderful Life

Pride and Prejudice

There Will Be Blood

Paths of Glory

A League of Their Own

Defiance

Troy


Favorite documentaries:

The Corporation

Spellbound

The War

Baseball

Kisangani Diary

The War Room

Operation Filmmaker

Hearts of Darkness

Sequential Art (Comics)

From Hell

Maus


Historical Reality Television

Colonial House

Manor House

Frontier House

History Detectives

Reading Resources

Jurgen Habermas Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere

Image Resources

Collections

Civil War Photographs at LOC

More Civil War Photographs at LOC P+P

Smithsonian online exhibit on American photographs (incl. O'Sullivan images)

National Child Labor Committee at LOC P+P

Farm Security Administration at LOC P+P

Mission Heliographique at the Met

Image Types

Calotype

Daguerreotype

Ambrotype

Film photography

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