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Media: 40 reels of 35mm microfilm
Coverage Dates: 1803-1927
Format: Silver halide microfiche

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Overview

A collection of newspaper articles, periodicals, books, speeches, pamphlets, documents, etc. detailing events in American history.

Events covered include:

  • Louisiana Purchase
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • Fulton’s Folly
  • Monroe Doctrine
  • Morse and the Telegraph
  • Alamo, San Jacinto, and the Republic of Texas
  • Discovery of Gold in California
  • Commodore Perry in Japan
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debates
  • John Brown’s Raid
  • Assassination of Lincoln
  • Purchase of Alaska
  • Surrender at Appomattox
  • Panama Canal
  • World War I Armistice
  • Flight of Charles A. Lindbergh

  • Content Type: Silver halide microfiche

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