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The United States Military Academy Library is the oldest federal library in the United States. Recently, they have placed hundreds of rare items online on their very well-organized site. The site includes over twenty thematic collections, and visitors can also browse the collection by document type, such as books, manuscripts, maps, and photographs. There are some real gems here including an eighteen-minute silent movie on Army football, a collection of college yearbooks from the academy (the yearbook is appropriately named the "Howitzer"), and audio lectures from the West Point Distinguished Lecture Series. Finally, the site also includes 40 Civil War maps and a 21-minute film titled, "The MacArthur Story".

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  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > State History
  • Social Studies > United States Government
  • Social Studies > United States History

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    Keywords:

    Social studies -- State history,Social studies -- United States government,NSDL,Social studies -- United States history,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928114629517T,Social studies,Social Sciences,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout

    Language:

    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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