American Women's History: Digital Collections
Immigrant Women
Home Page | Last Update: 7/6/2006


Primary Sources: Digital Collections

Belgian-American Research Collection [online]. Madison: University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center, [2002]. Available from: http://webcat.library.wisc.edu:3200/BelgAmrCol/.

COLLAGE [online]. Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota, 2002- [cited 1 July 2002]. Available from: http://www.ihrc.umn.edu/collage/imagedb.html.

Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Archive [online]. n.d. [cited 8 March 2004]. Available from: http://www.vancouver.wsu.edu/crbeha/.
This project highlights ethnic collections from leading archives in Idaho, and Oregon, and Washington.

Ellis Island Photographs from the Collection of William Williams, Commissioner of Immigration, 1902-1913 [online]. New York: New York Public Library, n.d. Available from: http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/explore/dgexplore.cfm?topic=all&collection_list=EllisIslandPhotograp&col_id=165.

Florida Folklife from the WPA Collections, 1937-1942 [online]. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2000. Available from: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/flwpahtml/flwpahome.html.
Includes folktales, folksongs, and interviews that document a variety of immigrant/ethnic cultures.

Germans from Russia on the Trail to Colorado [online]. Fort Collins: Colorado State University, updated 6 April 2004 [cited 17 November 2004]. Available from: http://lib.colostate.edu/gfr/.
Oral history transcripts and audio extracts.

Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930 [online]. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Library Open Collections Program, 2006- [cited 24 November 2006]. Available from: http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/immigration/.

Oral History Digital Collections [online]. Youngstown, OH: William F. Maag Jr. Library, Youngstown State University, updated March 2002 [cited 25 June 2002]. Available from: http://www.maag.ysu.edu/oralhistory/oral_hist.html.
The site includes subject headings for specific immigrant groups (e.g., Greek Americans, Irish Americans).

Oroitzapenak Memories: Basque Oral History Project [online]. Boise, ID: Basque Museum & Cultural Center, 2001- [cited 6 December 2004]. Available from: http://www.basquemuseum.com/oralhistory/.

Visual Information Access (VIA) [online]. [Cambridge, Mass.]: Harvard University Library, 1999- .

Visual Resources Database [online]. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, [1998- ]. Available from: http://www.mnhs.org/library/search/vrdb/bsearch.html.
Offers access to over 75,000 digital images of photographs, posters, artwork, and fine art photographs. Search for specific immigrant groups (Norwegian Americans, Swedish Americans, etc.).



American Women's History: A Research Guide

Ken Middleton
Suggestions/comments to: kmiddlet@mtsu.edu
Middle Tennessee State University Library