Databases: Making of America (MOA)

Making of America (MOA)

Presents a digital library of books and journals related to the development of United States social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction (1850-1877). Offers online access to scanned images of the pages in the books and journals. Explains that the Making of America (MOA) is a collaborative project between the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Notes that the MOA consists of primary materials from the Michigan and Cornell libraries. Contains a site search engine and a FAQ section.