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*CS - Feature - Showcasing the Best of Digital Media from Top Museum and Library Collections
A Curious Cabinet | The Getty
"Collectors from the early 1600s used cabinets of curiosities to store and display rare and exotic objects such as medals, gems, or shells. "
Revolution | CHM
"The First 2000 Years of Computing"
LOC | Collections | Cities and Towns |
"This category includes maps that depict individual buildings to panoramic views of large urban areas."
Photo Collection of the Senate Historical Office | USS
"The United States Senate Historical Office maintains a collection of approximately 35,000 still pictures, slides, and negatives."
Chronicling America | LOC | NEH
"Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present."
Digital Library: Art and Design | Smithsonian Library
The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan 1811 - Now | Museum of the City of New York
"The street grid is a defining element of Manhattan. Established in 1811 to blanket the island when New York was a compact town at the southern tip, the grid was the city’s first great civic enterprise and a vision of brazen ambition."
Interactive Maps | US Census Bureau
"Work with interactive mapping tools from across the Census Bureau."
The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum
The White Hous Diary | JFK Interactives | JFK Presidential Library & Museum
20TH CENTURY CZECH GLASS DESIGN DRAWINGS | Corning Museum of Glass
"Glass in Czechoslovakia has had a particularly interesting history throughout the 20th century, when it has been closely tied with artistic movements in painting and sculpture. "
Time of the Kurds | CFR Presentation
"The Kurds are one of the world's largest peoples without a state, making up sizable minorities in Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey. Their history is marked by marginalization and persecution."
JPL | Infographics | NASA
The Secret Life of Passwords | NYT
"We despise them – yet we imbue them with our hopes and dreams, our dearest memories, our deepest meanings. They unlock much more than our accounts."
America on the Sidelines
| Teaching American History | "This interactive timeline highlights the major events in Europe and East Asia from 1931 to 1941."
The Presidency and the Cold War
| National Portrait Gallery | "This online exhibition explores how U.S. presidents shaped or reacted to the events of the Cold War."
The Brain Scoop
| The Field Museum | "Check out what our Chief Curiosity Correspondent, Emily Graslie, has explored on The Brain Scoop!"
In flight: see the planes in the sky right now
| The Guardian | "To mark 100 years of passenger air travel, our stunning interactive uses live data from FlightStats to show every one of the thousands of commercial planes currently in the air, charts the history of aviation since 1914, and asks what comes next for the industry"
Our Energy System | The National Academies
"This interactive diagram is based on the energy flow diagram produced by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in 2009."
WORLD WAR II LOOTED ART: TURNING HISTORY INTO JUSTICE | Google Cultural Institute
Visualizing 19th-Century New York
| Bard Graduate Center | "Nineteenth-century New York City was a visual experience, a spectacle for residents and visitors alike.
THE COLLECTORS: Searchers, secrets and the power of curiosity
| Wellcome Collection
The Ekmans' Atlas of Emotion
| Paul Ekman