Online Exhibits Notable collections showcased by Stanford librarians, archivists, and other curators
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Secret Service: Old and Young King Brady, Detectives

Secret Service: Old and Young King Brady, Detectives

A Dime Novel Series

This collection of Dime Novels provides scholars the complete text of a selective sample from one of Stanford Libraries collection's series, Secret Service.

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The Bob Fitch Photography Archive

The Bob Fitch Photography Archive

Movements for Change

Movements for Change contains iconic images of the movements for civil rights and social justice by Watsonville, California photographer Bob Fitch, spanning the period

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The American Enlightenment

The American Enlightenment

Treasures from the Stanford University Libraries

This exhibition tells the story of how New World discoveries and ideas contributed to the Enlightenment and illustrates the transatlantic debates over issues of governm

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Chinese Railroad Workers Project

Chinese Railroad Workers Project

Between 1865 and 1869, thousands of Chinese migrants toiled at a grueling pace and in perilous working conditions to help construct America’s first Transcontinental Rai

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Preventing Genocide

Preventing Genocide

Pioneers in the prevention of mass violence

Genocide need not happen ever again. This documentary explores three different genocides -- the Holocaust, the Armenian genocide, and the more recent Rwandan genocide

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"The First Hebrew City"

"The First Hebrew City"

Early Tel-Aviv through the Eyes of the Eliasaf Robinson Collection

The Jewish settlement that became the city of Tel Aviv was established in 1909. Almost everything in this collection dates from before 1948, the year that the State of

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Copyright Renewals

Copyright Renewals

A searchable index of the copyright renewal records for books published in the US between 1923 and 1963.

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Stanford Prison Experiment

Stanford Prison Experiment

Materials documenting the 1971 Stanford Prison Experiment conducted by psychology professor Philip G. Zimbardo.

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Joint Committee on Atomic Energy

Joint Committee on Atomic Energy

The Joint Committee on Atomic Energy was established by the Atomic Energy Act of 1946 and existed from 1946 to 1977. It was created to "make continuing studies of the a