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Digital Collections Local History
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Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis

Mapping LGBTQ digital collection uses maps to explore the St. Louis' LGBTQ communities from 1945 to the passage of St….

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Philip Mills Arnold Semeiology Collection

The Collection is concerned with the history of communications and includes materials from 1490 to the present, ranging in subject…

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Digital Projects in Music

Include a number of digital projects, including exhibits, publications, and sheet music collections.

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East Asian Library Special Collections
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Robert S. Elegant Collection

The collection covers the period of the Chinese Cultural Revolution from 1966 to 1971.

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Film & Media Archive
The Harlem Hellfighters in peacoats with arms raised in a cheer.
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William Miles Collection

William Miles was a documentary filmmaker whose work highlighted stories of African American achievements in the military, the arts, sports,…

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