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click! photography changes everything

Sponsored by the Smithsonian Photography Initiative, click! photography changes everything contains commissioned and user-submitted essays and images on photography€™s role in shaping six aspects of human behavior, both historically and at present: who we are, what we do, what we see, where we go, what we want and what we remember.  Along with contributions by […]

History, Art and Biography: National Agricultural Library

The National Agricultural Library is maintained by the United States Department of Agriculture, and houses catalog information for the library network€™s more than 3.5 million holdings. Though only a slim portion of these are available online as scanned documents or images, the entirety of the catalog is available to users. This catalog can be searched […]

National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collections

The National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collections come from the collections of the University of Maryland Libraries.  Only a small portion of the 20,000 postcard collection is available online, but postcards are being added over time.  The postcards are searchable by state and by keyword.  Most states are represented, though the collection is particularly strong […]

United We Win

Next week, some of the ASHP staff will be working with a group of New York City public school teachers at a week-long summer institute, where they will develop classroom activities on the U.S. homefront during World War II and the War in Vietnam. In gathering materials for them on the former topic, my colleague […]