The Great Chicago Fire and The Web of Memory

The Great Chicago Fire and The Web of Memory

Learn about the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 and how it was remembered over time.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–East North Central (Midwest); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–19th Century United States History

Who Was Blogging the Democratic National Convention (in July 2004)?

Who Was Blogging the Democratic National Convention (in July 2004)?

Cyberjournalist.net provides a list of people credentialed as bloggers in attendance at the DNC. A good list of important political bloggers.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science Blogs–Politics Blogs; Law, Government & Political Science Blogs–Politics Blogs

Landings

Landings

Huge aviation web directory with access to flying-related databases on regulations, reports, airports, flight plans, certifications, and aircraft registrations, as well as some useful aviation calculators.
Subject: Science & Technology–Transportation–Air

Acid and Base pH Tutorial

Acid and Base pH Tutorial

“This site contains notes and self directed exercises designed to help students with the fundamental concepts of acid-base chemistry.” The instruction is aimed at students with no previous knowledge or experience with acid-base chemistry.
Subject: Science & Technology–Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Chemistry

American Memory

American Memory

This resource is geared toward students and teachers. It provides links to sets of selected primary sources on a variety of topics in United States History. You can browse by topic, time periods, place and by what the collections contain (maps, prints, movies, etc).
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Government, Politics & Law – Research & Technology Guides

Government, Politics & Law – Research & Technology Guides

This site offers a variety of local, state, federal and international government resources. It also includes links to information about Patents & Trademarks, Afro-Americans and the Military, European studies (some divided into regions) and more.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Other National Governments; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government

History Through Deaf Eyes

History Through Deaf Eyes

This covers a description of the “Through Deaf Eyes” film and exhibition project. Also includes book suggestions and snippets about Deaf History.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Deaf & Hard Of Hearing Culture

W.T. Cox Subscriptions, Inc.

W.T. Cox Subscriptions, Inc.

This vendor site has information on their sales and support division, events and services, employment opportunities, an on-line catalog, and an e-mail address where they can be reached.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–On The Job–Acquisitions–Vendors And Distributors

Point Montara Light- ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Point Montara Light- ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located about 20 miles south of San Francisco, point Montara is a southern spur of Montara mountain which terminates in 60 foot cliffs with numerous out lying rocks. These rocks were especially hazardous to early mariners in bad weather as they sailed close to the coast approaching the Golden Gate. A fog signal station was first established here i …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Coquille River Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Coquille River Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 40 foot tall conical brick tower covered with stucco is attached to the station’s fog signal building. The light sits on the north bank of the river where it empties into the Pacific Ocean. It originally held a fourth-order Fresnel lens with a focal plane of 47 feet above sea level. Left abandoned for many years following its deactivation, it …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Nobel Women’s Initiative

Nobel Women’s Initiative

Founded by six female Nobel Peace Laureates, this foundation promotes non-violent efforts for peace, human rights, and a sustainable future.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Peace; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–War; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

Heceta Head Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Heceta Head Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 56 foot tall conical masonry tower was erected to guide ships along the Pacific coast, north of the Siuslaw River. Its first-order Fresnel lens, whose focal plane is 205 feet above sea level, casts a light 21 miles out to sea. It was built to light a dark area between Yaquina Head and Cape Arago, a distance of some 90 miles. Today, the histor …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Cape Meares Light (Restoration) – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cape Meares Light (Restoration) – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Cape Meares Light is a 38 foot tall octagonal brick tower sheathed in sheet iron and has a small attached workroom which was added to the structure in 1895. It had a focal plane 217 feet above sea level. Located at the southern exposure of Tillamook Bay, it resides in Cape Meares State Park. A modern structure was added on site in 1963, but the ol …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Cape Disappointment Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Cape Disappointment Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“Located on a headland on the north side of the Columbia River where it empties into the Pacific Ocean, this 53 foot tall conical, dressed stone tower and attached oil house has a focal plane of 220 feet above sea level. It originally housed a first-order Fresnel lens. That lens was moved to the newly established North Head Light in 1898, and Cape …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

West Chop Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

West Chop Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“When this present 52-foot tall, cylindrical brick tower with attached entry house was constructed, the station’s two 1847 keeper’s dwellings were renovated. The first light at this site was a 25-foot tall stone tower built in 1817. The second light, built of brick in 1838, had to be moved away from eroding cliffs in 1847 and again in 1891. This li …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism