The Index to Manuscript Vermont State Papers, better known as the Nye Index, was originally created by Mary Greene Nye, the Editor of State Papers from 1927 until 1950, as a personal name card file. The card file is located in the State Archives' research room and is open to the public. The Vermont State Archives has automated more than 53,000 cards from the NYE Index, covering all 18th century records.
The Center for Digital Initiatives is a gateway to digital resources at the University of Vermont. These include materials such as photographs, letters, speeches, and documents, with a current emphasis on public policy and Vermont history. This link takes you to the main page. Choose from several collections, including the following. http://cdi.uvm.edu/
Materials from eight Vermont Congressmen, produced from 1818 to 2004, document topics including the abolition of slavery, the butter trade, and the rich social and political history of Vermont. The collection may be searched or browsed by title or by its broad categories: Congressional Portraits, Congressional Speeches,Dairy and the US Congress.
The Tennie Toussaint collection includes photographs of agricultural landscapes, logging, mills, barn raisings, and railroad bridges from the Danville, Vermont area, circa 1900.
Online Vermont Death Indexes from Joel Beine http://www.deathindexes.com/vermont/in
Jamestown and the Virginia Experiment: The Virtual Jamestown Archive is a digital research, teaching and learning project that explores the legacies of the Jamestown settlement and "the Virginia experiment." Jamestown Interactive highlights some of the newest project development at Virtual Jamestown. For example, using John Smith's maps and records as a guide, they have put together Flash maps of the Chesapeake area, allowing users to interact with Smith's voyages in a new way. http://www.virtualjamestown.org/
An African American Album
"An African American Album, the Black Experience in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County was published by the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County in 1992. The book, now out of print, is made up of photographs donated by community members. These compelling images reflect African-American Life in the years before 1950." http://www.cmstory.org/african/album/volume1/default.htm
Early Virginia Religious Petitions
Images of more than 400 petitions presented to the Virginia legislature between 1774 and 1802 dealing with "the historic debate over the separation of church and state championed by James Madison and Thomas Jefferson, the rights of dissenters such as Quakers and Baptists, the sale and division of property in the established church, and the dissolution of unpopular vestries." Part of American Memory.http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/petitions/
Jackson Davis Collection of African American Educational Photographs
Searchable collection of photographs by Virginia educator, Davis. Most of the photographs depict Virginia and the South during the first half of the 20th century. The site also includes a brief biography and transcriptions of Davis's 1911 and 1913 diaries. http://www.lib.virginia.edu/small/collections/jdavis/
The Virginia Center for Digital History at The University of Virginia promotes the study of American history and culture, and the teaching of both subjects in schools. http://www.vcdh.virginia.edu/
Virtual Jamestown is a collaboration of several prestigious organizations and has won several awards. In addition to extensive information on the colonists, you can search records of more than 15,000 indentured servants.
This Website serves as the gateway to more than two dozen digital projects on a variety of topics concerning history and culture. The topics range from September 11 to the French Revolution to the Jamestown settlement. The site also provides links to a long list of affiliated projects covering U.S. and world history.http://chnm.gmu.edu/index.php
"The Countryside Transformed: The Railroad and the Eastern Shore of Virginia, 1870-1935" is a digital archive of maps, photographs, manuscripts, newspapers, public documents, and other media. "The Countryside Transformed" shows how the coming in 1884 of the railroad to the counties of Accomack and Northampton profoundly changed the physical and mental landscapes in which the people of the region lived, worked, and traveled. http://www.vcdh.virginia.edu/eshore/
Washington State Digital Archives This site has thousands of fully searchable records. There is a global search page to search all records, or you can choose to search specific counties. The search results page gives name and date information. But in order to view the digital images, a DJVU plugin from Lizard Technologies must be downloaded. This free software allows you to display high-resolution (high-quality) images on a web site with useful tools, such as the ability to zoom in and out, pan, adjust color, etc. http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/
Washington State Digital Collections - from the State Library Site. Links to eighteen different digital collections from all parts of the state. http://digitalwa.statelib.wa.gov/wscollections.htm
Online Washington Death Indexes from Joel Beine
West Virginia History Online Digital Collections From West Virginia University http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/wvconline/digitalcollections.html
West Virginia Historical Photographs
Collection of more than 20,000 photographs depicting West Virginia history.
The Vital Research Records Project is a collaborative venture between the West Virginia State Archives and the Genealogical Society of Utah (GSU) to place online via the West Virginia Archives and History Web site selected West Virginia county birth, death and marriage records, and statewide death records in a viewable, downloadable and searchable format accessible at http://www.wvculture.org/vrr.
The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820 consists of 15,000 pages of original historical material documenting the land, peoples, exploration, and transformation of the trans-Appalachian West from the mid-eighteenth to the early nineteenth century. Includes West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky. (From American Memory) http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award99/icuhtml/fawhome.html
Online West Virginia Death Indexes from Joel Beine
Online Wisconsin Death Indexes from Joel Beine
University of Wyoming Digital Initiative http://digital.uwyo.edu/
Wyoming Memory brings the histories of Wyoming to life through a virtual gateway to the state's rich collections of manuscripts, books, photographs, government documents, newspapers, maps, audio, video, and other resources. These sources document Wyoming's past from prehistory through the present. http://www.wyomingmemory.org/
Wyoming Western Trails http://www-wsl.state.wy.us/trails/exhibits/index.html
Wyoming Online Historic Map Collection http://wyoarchives.state.wy.us/mapphotos/maps.htm
Online Wyoming Death Indexes from Joel Beine