Collection Description (from online finding aid): This research collection contains notes, drafts, clippings, scrapbooks, baseballs, audio cassette tapes, sound reels, posters, and photographs. The vast majority of this collection is material for Norman Macht’s biographies of baseball player and manager, Connie Mack, published in 2012: Connie Mack and the Early Years of Baseball and Connie Mack: The Turbulent and Triumphant Years, 1915-1931.
Collection Description (from online finding aid): The Russell M. Saunders film collection consists of slides, 16mm and 8mm films of performers at Muscle Beach in Santa Monica and other acrobatic, gymnastic and/or athletic acts in a variety of locations.
We are pleased to announce that videos from the November symposium “Thinking Extinction: The Science and Philosophy of Endangered Species and Extinction” are now available for viewing on the event’s website:
Chris Trueman BA (Hons), MA set up www.historylearningsite.co.uk in 2000 as he felt there was no easily accessible and comprehensive website on World History on the web. The site has grown in popularity and is now viewed by hundreds of thousands of people each month from around the world.
These open access sources are readily available to all -- without fees or subscriptions. Links connect to European primary historical documents that are transcribed, reproduced in facsimile, or translated. In addition you will find video or sound files, maps, photographs or other imagery, databases, and other documentation. The sources cover a broad range of historical happenings (political, economic, social and cultural). The order of documents is chronological wherever possible.
A valuable collection of materials at the University of Detroit-Mercy, pertaining to the life and work of Father Coughlin. It includes digital reproductions of the printed texts of his radio broadcasts, an almost complete run of his newspaper Social Justice, and copies of the weekly parish newsletter for his National Shrine of the Little Flower.
An address by Ellen S. Woodward, Assistant Administrator in charge of Women's Activities, at the Democratic Women's Regional Conference for Southeastern States, held at Tampa, Fla., March 19, 1936, on the contribution of the Works Progress Administration to reducing unemployment particularly for women.