New York City municipal archivists put 870,000 images of New York City into an online database that launched April 24. The various types of black and white and color photographs date from 1853 to the 2000s, but most come from the 1980s.
Volunteers are digitizing Nebraska’s 75,790 homestead records at the National Archives, which is finishing the third year of digitizing, indexing, and putting online all 821,890 homestead certificates – generated by the Homestead Act of 1862 – from 30 states. Nebraska’s were selected as the first to be processed and are expected to be completed in about a year.
Diaries at Duke University, written by British and American women who traveled in the 1800s and 1900s throughout the United States and the world. Finding aids for the collections at Duke containing diaries can also be found in ArchiveGrid by using “diary” as a search term, and narrowing the search by location to Duke.