Selective Southwestern Ontario And Southeastern Michigan Free Online Historical Resources

Online Newspapers

OurOntario.ca Community Newspaper Collection
http://ink.scholarsportal.info

Google News Archives
http://news.google.com/newspapers

Chronicling America (Library of Congress)
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov

Michigan Digital Newspaper Portal (Central Michigan University)
http://libforms.cmich.edu/condor/newspaper_portal.php
 

Online Books/Directories

Google Books (can limit to full view only; can also limit by publication date)
http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search

Internet Archive
http://www.archive.org

Early Canadiana Online
http://www.canadiana.org/ECO

Canadiana Discovery Portal
http://search.canadiana.ca

Chatham Kent Public Library's Digital Collection
http://vitacollections.ca/ckpl/search

MLibrary Digital Collections  (University of Michigan et al.)
e.g. Digital General Collection
http://quod.lib.umich.edu/lib/colllist

Detroit Area Library Network Digital Projects
http://www.dalnet.lib.mi.us/projects.php

Online Images

Google Images
http://www.google.com/images

Southwestern Ontario Digital Archive (University of Windsor)
http://swoda.uwindsor.ca/swoda

Windsor Public Library: Digital Exhibits
http://projects.windsorpubliclibrary.com/digi/index2.php

Windsor Community Museum: ContentDM
http://heritage.windsorpubliclibrary.com/index.php

Windsor Then, Windsor Now (Elaine Weeks)
http://windsorthenwindsornow.wordpress.com

International Metropolis (Andrew Foote)
http://www.internationalmetropolis.com

Walkerville Times Archive Site
http://www.walkervilletimes.com

Windsor Star: From The Vault
http://blogs.windsorstar.com/category/photos/from-the-vault

Chatham Kent Public Library's Digital Collection
http://vitacollections.ca/ckpl/search

Archives Of Ontario Visual Database
http://ao.minisisinc.com/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/IMAGES?DIRECTSEARCH

Archives Of Ontario Online Exhibits
http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/en/explore/online/online_exhibits.aspx

Canadiana Discovery Portal
http://search.canadiana.ca

Archives Of Canada Image Search
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/lac-bac/search/images                    

Detroit News Photo Galleries: Detroit History
http://apps.detroitnews.com/apps/multimedia/index.php?type=rvmgallery&title=Detroit%20History

Library Of Congress: Prints & Photographs
http://www.loc.gov/pictures

Marsh Historical Collection: Gallery
http://www.marshcollection.org/gallery

Flickr
http://www.flickr.com

MLibrary Digital Collections (University of Michigan et al.)
e.g. Bentley Image Bank; Early Detroit Images; Great Lakes Maritime Database
http://quod.lib.umich.edu/lib/colllist

Detroit Area Library Network Digital Projects
http://www.dalnet.lib.mi.us/projects.php

Digital Collections (Wayne State University)
http://www.lib.wayne.edu/resources/digital

Michigan State Archives
http://seekingmichigan.org

Updated: July 2014 by Katharine Ball