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Aviation History – Digital Collections & Articles on Aviation, Free Online

Aviation history articles about the Berlin airlift, Airplane passenger service in 1919, the U.S. Army Air Force in the UK in WW2, the Future of Trans-Atlantic Flight as seen in 1919, and American women in aviation.history. Plus copies of the Wright Brothers’ early patents, issues of an early British aviation magazine, and a link …

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Characteristics of a Historian – What Makes a Good Historian

Writing of the essential characteristics of a historian, or what makes a good historian, digital historian and teacher T. Mills Kelly wrote that, “Almost every historian has his or her own personal list of the characteristics of historical thinking, but abilities that come up again and again are:” 1. The ability to tell the …

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African-American History Articles – African-American Issues of the Early 20th Century

The African-American history articles on this page were selected from magazines published from 1915 to 1918, using the Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature, Vol. 4, 1915-18.  The articles describe prominent African-American issues in that time frame, when many African-Americans from the rural south were migrating to northern cities, and when the U.S. participated in …

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Magazines for Farmers 1850 – 1900s

We have links to four magazines or journals for farmers that began to appear in the Great Lakes states about 1850. They offer news, analysis of current events, agricultural science, and advice for men and women living on farms. Several years’ issues are available for each of these titles. Ohio Periodicals page Under “Journals” …

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History Journals & 19th Century Newspapers

We have a selection of free online history journals, magazines and newspapers from the 1800s and early 1900s from the Great Lakes region and each of it’s five states, at these pages; Great Lakes History Periodicals: Newspapers Illinois History Periodicals Indiana History Periodicals Michigan History Periodicals Ohio History Periodicals Wisconsin History Periodicals We also …

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Memoirs and Diaries from the Indiana Frontier

We have a number of memoirs and diaries/journals from people who traveled in or settled in early Indiana, many of which can be found at the linked pages below. Indiana Biographies & Memoirs Coffin, Levi, Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, the Reputed President of the Underground Railroad (1880) Eggleston, George C., Life in Early Indiana …

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Three Digital Collections in Indiana History

The University Library Center for Digital Scholarship at Indiana University-Purdue at Indianapolis offers 80 cultural heritage digital collections, among other things. Here are three of those cultural collections:   Conner Prairie Historic Clothing Collection There are over 100 rotating 3-D images of items in the collection. You may browse the collection, or search it …

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