Beginning in 1906, The North American Indian was a monumental, two decade project to document the lives, conditions, and cultures of Native Americans. These plates are from one of the first 200 sets of The North American Indian, and have been carefully prepared for printing.
Shown here: NEZ Perce Warrior, (The North American Indian, V. VIII. Norwood, MA: The Plimpton Press, 1911)
Browse and buy select plates from Edweard Muybridge’s Human and Animal Locomotion. Muybridge’s project marked the birth of moving pictures, and are considered to be equally relevant as examples of art, science, and innovation.
Browse and buy select plates from The Vedute, and The Carceri, and other works. The USC Libraires have begun digitizing plates from more than 20 bound folios of works by Piranesi, and we will continue to add new plates to this growing collection over the coming months.
Shown here: Disegno di due antiche cornici consimile, oggi stipiti della porta della chiesa detta la rotunda in Albano
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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)
Browse and buy select plates from the Atlas from Goethe's attack on Newton's Theory of Colors — “nebst einem Hefte mit sechzehn Kupfertafeln”. Published in 1810, Theory of Colors was Goethe’s exploration of how color and light affect human perception.
The Automobile Club of Southern California Collection provides documentation on the region's transportation history, especially Los Angeles from 1892 to 1963, from the Auto Club's Corporate Archives. The
Jerry Berndt Collection is a collection of 774 photographs shot by Jerry Berndt. These photographs were created under the auspices of Center of Religion and Civic Center(CRCC), USC. Jerry Berndt is an Amercian photojournalist based in
The purpose of this Biomechanics of Movement collection is to create a structure and a web based user interface for researchers and students to access and utilize video clips of human movements. This interactive digital archive resource provides a mechanism for
El Clamor Publico is available through a partnership with The Huntington Library, who generously allowed USC to digitize their complete holdings of this newspaper. Billed as Los Angeles' "Periodico Independiente y Literario," El Clamor Publico
This collection contains documentary ephemera on emerging nationalism in Portuguese Africa, collected by Ronald H. Chilcote in the course of research he did for his book, Emerging Nationalism in Portuguese Africa. Emphasis is on
Organized by El Centro Chicano, the first Festival de Flor y Canto (Festival of flower and song), a three day literary festival that brought together dozens of Chicano novelists, poets, and short story writers on
In an effort to create the most advanced and comprehensive digital music archive in the world, the Gospel Music History Archive (GMHA) benefits greatly from the passion and expertise of its institutional partners.
The Herbert G. Klein papers contain detailed records of the day to day activities of Herbert G. Klein, University of Southern California alumnus and trustee, journalist, editor and first White House Director of
The documentary record of the Korean experience in America remains dispersed and difficult to access. The Korean American Digital Archive brings more than 13,000 pages of documents, over 1,900 photographs, and about 180 sound files
In the first decade of the 21st century, the Haynes Foundation supported Martin Krieger and his collaborators’ photographic and aural documentation of Los Angeles in a series of grants. A portion of that
A as Subject is a research alliance dedicated to preserving and improving access to the archival material of Los Angeles history. Much of the city’s history is preserved in libraries, museums, and other cultural institutions.
The Los Angeles Star (La Estrella de Los Angeles) is available through a partnership with The Huntington Library, who generously allowed USC to digitize their complete holdings of this newspaper. Established in
The Los Angeles Union Station Collection documents the planning and construction of the historic landmark, as well as the battles that preceded its actual construction. A small portion of the collection
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives is the oldest active Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning (LGBTQ) organization in the United States and the largest repository of LGBTQ materials in the world
The Pacific Rim Archive (PRIM) brings together archival materials relating to America's first century of involvement in and impressions of East Asia (broadly interpreted as including activities from the 1840s through the
This collection contains complete and partial reproductions of books and manuscripts principally from the Special Collections of the USC Libraries. Subject areas cover a) fine arts, b) geography, c) history, d) language and literature, e) music and performing arts, f) philosophy and religion, and g) science.
This collection consists of Russian satirical journals which were produced during the revolutionary upheaval of 1905-1907. The physical issues come from the collection of the Institute of Modern Russian Culture at
In the Fall of 2006 the USC Libraries began accepting electronic-only deposit of dissertations and theses. This on-line collection contains those electronic submissions. These have been deposited directly by
This collection contains publications, unpublished research, and presentations by faculty of the University of Southern California. These documents were previously deposited in USC's Institutional Repository, DSpace, before it was locally decomissioned in the Spring of 2010.
Andrew J. Viterbi is one of the most important of the group of scientists and entrepreneurs whose revolutionary and creative work in the late 20th century ushered in the digital age. His most famous discovery, the Viterbi Algorithm, is a
The Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted a land use survey from December 18, 1933 to May 8, 1939 for the city of Los Angeles, Department of City Planning. It covered approximately 460 square miles within the boundary
The Works Progress Administration Los Angeles Household Census Cards collection dates from 1939. The physical cards which number nearly half a million items are owned by the USC Libraries. More than a quarter of the collection has been digitized.
The "Dick" Whittington Studio was the largest and finest photography studio in the Los Angeles area from 1924 to 1987. Specializing in commercial photography, the Whittington Studio took photographs for nearly every major business and
Sunset may have been its name, but the boulevard's grand opening on May 14, 1904, marked the dawning of a new age in Los Angeles. A parade of a dozen or so automobiles -- accompanied by horse-drawn carriages, tally-hos, and electric rail cars -- puttered over ...
When C. C. Pierce balanced his tripod on the roof of the Maier and Zobelein Brewery on Feb. 22, 1899, and pointed his camera west toward the city of Los Angeles, he never could have envisioned how time would obliterate the scene he was capturing. Perhaps he could ...
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