Gateway to two collections for scholars and researchers: "Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive," "Archives Unbound," and "The Southern Negro Youth Congress and the Communist Party: Papers of James and Esther Cooper"
This collection was created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and recognized leaders in genealogical information to develop a comprehensive mix of resources, records, and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans.
This database indexes patents issued to Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio inventors from 1814 through 1873. Each entry provides a link to the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office website. TIFF software is required to view a patent's full-size image.
Concise reports detailing the history, daily life, and customs of world cultures. Each report typically includes a regional overview, national anthem audio file, maps, statistics, photographs, biographies of well-known people, and a recipe collection. World Edition articles are aimed at high school users. Kids and States Editions are aimed at grade school users.
To provide greater access to our rare print materials, especially those of local significance, the Public Library is constantly digitizing items and adding them to the Digital Library, thus making them more accessible to the community and to researchers worldwide.
Over 50 million pages of historical documents; census records from 1860 and 1930; documents relating to the Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, and U.S. Presidents; historical newspapers; naturalization documents; Matthew Brady Civil War photos; city directories; etc.
Search the full-text of hundreds of electronic reference books on a wide range of subjects, including: the arts, business, education, history, law, medicine, and science.
Provides access to over 1.8 million pages of primary source newspaper content from the 19th Century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S. that is of interest to both professional and general researchers.
Full-text articles from the backfile of twenty newspapers including The Christian Science Monitor, The Los Angeles Times, the Louisville Courier Journal, The Nashville Tennessean, the Toronto Star, and The Washington Post.
Full-text articles from the backfile of The Dayton Daily News.
Full-text articles from the backfile of the Indianapolis Star
Full-text and full-image articles from the complete backfile (1851–2014) of the New York Times. Digital reproductions include news stories, editorials, photographs, graphics, obituaries, legal notices, and advertisements.
Full-text articles from the backfile of The Cincinnati Enquirer. Please note: The year 1885 is incomplete due to damaged microfilm.
Full-text articles from the backfile of The Nashville Tennessean.
Full-text articles from the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Over 40,000 detailed maps of Ohio cities providing large scale street plans with building outlines, property boundaries, and building use that were produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance Company and drawn between 1882 and 1962.
Provides concise introductions on a diverse range of subject areas, including ancient warfare, climate change, game theory, Islamic history, privacy, and racism.