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New and notable highlights from our digital collections.

View of the San Francisco Woolen Factory, ca. 1860-1861
Carleton Watkins Glass Stereographs of John C. Frémont’s Mariposa estate, 1860-1861 The first major series of outdoor photographs by western photographer Carleton Watkins.
Cary Playing Card Database Distinguished collection of playing cards, card sheets, wood blocks, metal plates, ephemera, and prints.
Celebrating Italian Festivals Books from the 16th-19th centuries documenting religious, civic, and public festivals throughout Italy.
Children's Talk, English & Latin An English-Latin grammar book for children, from 1673. 
Codex Reese A mid-16th-century map of Mexico City, which records the architecture and landholdings of a section of the city
Dale Creek Bridge
Construction of the Union Pacific Railroad Photographs of the Construction of the Union Pacific Railroad by Andrew J. Russell.
Crawl Space An artist's book by Suzanne Heyd.
David Plowden Several thousand photographs depicting America's vanishing landscapes.
Detroit Photographic Company’s Views of North America, ca. 1897-1924 Over 1,000 photographic postcards taken throughout North America.
Drawings of the Amistad Prisoners, New Haven Sketched portraits of the Amistad captives as they awaited trial in New Haven.
The south part of New-England, as it is planted this yeare.... William Wood, London, 1634
Early American Maps A collection of 100 maps drawn from the Beinecke's collections.

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