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CONTENTdm Featured Collections: February 2012

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 Web site. The featured collections for February are Morris Swett Digital Collections, the H. Ambrose Kiehl Photograph Collection, Kenneth S. Goldstein Broadsides and New Berlin Historical Society.


Morris Swett Digital Collections

Morris Swett Library

The Morris Swett Library has serviced the United States Field Artillery School for over 100 years. Throughout the years, our library as accumulated rare and valuable artillery related documents. With the Morris Swett Digital Collections, we are proud to make available these documents full of U.S. Army, artillery, and Fort Sill history.


H. Ambrose Kiehl Photograph Collection

University of Washington Libraries

Presented here is a selection of photographs from the H. Ambrose Kiehl Photograph Collection taken between 1890 and 1917. The photographs are typical of those found in many family albums of that period and illustrate everyday family life at the turn of the century. The collection traces the Kiehl family history as the family moves from Port Townsend to Seattle and reflect Mr. Kiehl's activities as a civil engineer working in various capacities in Washington State and Alaska.


Kenneth S. Goldstein Broadsides

University of Mississippi

18th through 20th-century British, Irish and Scottish broadside ballads documenting social and political life. These broadsides represent a large cross-section of contemporaneous printers. Ballad subjects include drinking, love, Irish home rule, identity, religion, the Napoleonic Wars, and much more.


New Berlin Historical Society

New Berlin Historical Society

The New Berlin Historical Society was founded in 1964 to preserve New Berlin's history. Artifact collections are displayed in six historic buildings located in Historical Park, 19765 National Ave. The archives contain a collection of images and documents donated by the Swartz family, whose large progressive farm was located in the NE corner of New Berlin. Many pictures were taken at the Cornfalfa farm by the Swartz family to document their best practices as the farm grew and rose to prominence in Wisconsin beyond.