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http://palmm.fcla.edu/fh/

The libraries of Florida’s State University System have collaborated on a digital project showcasing the state’s history, culture, and arts. Major themes include Native Americans, racial and ethnic minority populations, exploration, tourism, and the environment.

http://www.lib.byu.edu/online.html

Brigham Young University hosts a number of digital collections on a wide variety of topics. Many collections relate to the history and culture of BYU and the contributions of its students, faculty, and alumni/ae. Others focus on topics of regional interest including Mormonism, frontier settlement, and Western ecology. Still others have broader appeal, touching on subjects as diverse as Italian tourism, children’s literature, World War II, John Donne, the Pacific Islands, and the Sudan. Interested users may search or browse the various collections.

http://dl.lib.brown.edu/kanto/

This digital project focuses on the devastating natural disaster that struck Japan in 1923, known as the Great Kanto Earthquake. Western travelers shot photographs, collected newspaper clippings, and wrote home about the destruction they witnessed. The project highlights the aftermath of the earthquake but also shows a great deal about the relations between the West and the East during the period.

http://timea.rice.edu/

This digital project showcases an array of materials on relations between the West and the Middle East. The project uses texts, images, and maps (both historical and interactive) to explore the experiences of Western travelers in the Middle East from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries.

http://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/cushman/index.jsp

This digital collection contains thousands of photographs taken by amateur artist, Charles Cushman, as he traveled the United States between 1938 and 1969. The collection also provides links to sources on Cushman’s life, work, and travels.

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