Saturday, February 11, 2006

HarpWeek

HarpWeek provides universities with electronic access to Harper's Weekly issues from 1857 to 1912. They've also provided free features that can offer genealogists some historical context. Features like Arkansas and the Civil War, The American West, Black America: 1857 - 1874, and Immigrant and Ethnic America. Included are illustrations, articles, short stories, news items, and cartoons from contemporary sources.