Latin America and Caribbean

CONTENTdm Featured Collections: April 2014

Organizations worldwide are using CONTENTdm digital collection management software to create thousands of outstanding digital collections and to provide easy access to their unique holdings.

This month, four collections from the CONTENTdm Collection of Collections are featured on the OCLC website. The featured collections for April are the Shannon County Film Collection, Home Economics and Nutrition Pamphlets, Albert Einstein, and 19th Century Actors and Theater Photographs.

Shannon County Film Collection

Missouri State University Libraries

This digital collection consists of links to over 100 digitized camera rolls. Each roll is seven to ten minutes long and consists of the original outtakes from the PBS documentaries Shannon County: Home and Shannon County: Hearts of the Children. Topics include politics, education, lost skills, timberwork, hunting, religion, isolation, journalism, law, health, the significance of place, and the role and importance of kinship.

Home Economics and Nutrition Pamphlets

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University Libraries

The Home Economics and Nutrition Pamphlets Collection consists of government and commercial publications on the subjects of home management and nutrition, and includes educational materials, recipes, household hints, and other materials.

Albert Einstein

Institute for Advanced Study Libraries and Archives

Images of and related to Albert Einstein, Institute for Advanced Study Faculty member from 1933 until his death in 1955.


19th Century Actors and Theater Photographs

University of Washington Libraries

The 19th Century Actors and Theater Photographs collection consists of over 600 photographs, including cartes-de-visite and cabinet card studio portraits of entertainers, actors, and actresses who performed on the American stage in the mid to late 1800s.