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 Online Museums Alaska-Virginia

  Online Museum Pages:  AL-VA, ZZ Only  
  Alaska
*****
Arctic Circle Museum of Art, Photography, and Anthropology
Address  U Connecticut
Phone
Web Site 
http://arcticcircle.uconn.edu/Museum/
Description  virtual museum, gallery, and forum on Arctic matters, based at University of Connecticut, large large collection
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Arts
Kind of Activity  Link List
Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum
Field of Study Science Facility  Anthropology
Collection N-Z  Photography

California
*****
Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum
Address
*****
Phone
Web Site
http://cprr.org
Description web-based collection of thousands of photos and drawings of the transcontinental railroad
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Railroad
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Online Museum
Collection N-Z Photography
New or Updated: 07/09/2003
 

  CA

  Long Beach

  American Museum of Straw Art

  2324 Snowden Ave

  Long Beach CA   90815    

  Phone  562 431-3540

  Web Site  http://www.strawartmuseum.org/amsahome.htm

  Description  presents the straw arts in online and touring exhibits

  Type of Resource Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum

  Collection  Crafts

  Collection  Baskets

  New or Updated:  4/7/2006

 

 
Colorado
Denver
Women of the West Museum
1536 Wynkoop Street, Suite 400B
Denver CO  80202
Phone 
303 446-8378
Web Site  http://www.wowmuseum.org/
Description  develops exhibits on the web, traveling shows, educational material for school programs, curates shows in other venues
Type of Resource  Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum
Group Identity  Women

 

 

  CT

  Farmington

  Lewis Walpole Library

  154 Main Street

  Farmington   CT       06032    

  Phone   860 677-2140

  Web Site  http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/

  E-mail  mailto:walpole@yale.edu

  Alt Web  http://www.library.yale.edu/Walpole/BAC/THOF_home.htm

  Description  research library for English 18th century history, centered on collection of letters & works of Horace Walpole, online art gallery

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Nature of Group   Online Museum

  Research /Reading  Library

  Era  18th

  New or Updated:             8/15/2005

 
 

  DC

  Washington

  Navy Art Gallery

  Washington Navy Yard

  Building 67

  Washington  DC   20374    

  Phone   202 433-3815

  Web Site  www.history.navy.mil/branches/nhcorg6.htm

  Description  13,000 items depicting ships, personnel and actions, gallery and

                    online exhibits

  Type of Resource  Gallery

  Primary Focus  Military

  Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum

  Industry /Profession Naval

  Collection  Drawings

  Collection   Paintings

  Owner/Operator:  Naval Historical Center

  New or Updated:   2/24/2006

 

 

Florida
Coral Gables
Creatibilitoys Museum of Advertising Icons
1550 Madruga Avenue
Fifth Floor
Coral Gables FL  33146
Phone 
305 663-7374
Web Site  http://www.toymuseum.com/
Description  located in PR firm office, on-line museum has photos of entire collection of advertising collectibles such as Jolly Green Giant dolls
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum
Industry /Profession  Media
Collection N-Z  Toys
 
 

  IL

  Arlington Heights

  Eastland Disaster Historical Society

  PO Box 2013

  Arlington Heights IL   60006    

  Web Site http://www.eastlanddisaster.org/contactus.htm

  Toll Free 877 865-6295

  E-mail  mailto:info@eastlanddisaster.org

  Description  to commemorate 1915 sinking of excursion boat with the loss of 814

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Kind of Activity  Online Museum

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  New or Updated:  11/24/2006


  IL

  De Kalb

  Heritage Square Historical Archives

  105 North 1st St

  De Kalb  IL   60115    

  Phone   815 756-1445

  Web Site  http://www.bios.niu.edu/heritage/

  Description  features collection of photographs of DeKalb area

  Type of Resource   Gallery

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Kind of Activity   Link List

  Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum

  Collection A-F Drawings

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Research /Reading  Archives

  New or Updated:         1/2/2006

 
 

  MO

  Kansas City

  Creatibilitoys Museum of Advertising Icons

  1550 Madruga Avenue

  Fifth Floor

  Kansas City  MO  33146    

  Phone  816 960-5658

  Web Site http://www.toymuseum.com/

  Description  now building a physical home to open in early 2008

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum

  Industry /Profession Media

  Collection N-Z  Toys

  New or Updated:  6/17/2006
 

  MO

  St Louis

  McCabe Powers Historical Museum

  Address

  St Louis  MO

  Web Site www.powers-online.com/mccabe-powers/

  Description  Body company that went from wagons to trucks

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum

  Collection N-Z  Trucks

  New or Updated:  8/23/2006

 
 

  MA

  Northampton
  Words and Pictures Museum

  Address

  Northampton  MA  01060     

  Web Site  www.wordsandpictures.org

  E-mail  mailto:info@wordsandpictures.org

  Description  comic book and fantasy art - physical museum closed, now online only

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum

  Collection  Cartoons

  New or Updated:  4/26/2006

 
  New Mexico
Albuquerque
FOOD Museum
9008 La Paz NW
Albuquerque NM  87114
Phone 505 898-0909
Web Site www.foodmuseum.com
E-mail mailto:hughes@foodmuseum.com
Description virtual museum of food from around the world by real-world exhibit designers
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Agricultural
Nature of Group or Site Online Museum
 
  New York
New York
Alternative Museum
594 Broadway
New York NY 10012
Phone 212 966-4444
Web Site http://www.alternativemuseum.org/
Description online only presentation of cutting edge works and ideas
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Nature of Group or Site Online Museum

  NY
 
New York
 
Museum of Public Relations
 
26 Broadway
 
22nd Floor
 
New York  NY  10004  
  Phone  212 943-5858
 
Web Site  http://www.prmuseum.com/welcome.html
 
Description  mostly online presence with biographies of PR Men, reference library in                         NYC available by appointment
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum
 
Industry /Profession  Advertising
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  07/14/2003

 
    OH
 
Dayton
  Wright Brothers Aeroplane Company
 
Dayton  OH
  Phone
  Web Site  http://www.first-to-fly.com/General/about%20us.htm
  E-mail  mailto:1rst2fly@megsinet.net
 
Description  Dayton based organization has online museum, is restoring six aircraft &                         attempting to build physical museum with working airplanes & recreated                         hangar & launching derrick
  
Type of Resource         History Related Organization
  
Primary Focus              Aviation
   Nature of Group or Site
    Online Museum
  
New or Updated:              07/16/2003 
 
  Ohio
Toledo
Toledo's Attic
Address
Toledo OH
Phone
Web Site
http://www.attic.utoledo.edu/att/about.html
Description
virtual museum of Toledo area history -- online exhibits & searchable database
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Local History
Nature of Group or Site
Online Museum
Research /Reading Library
 
  Tennessee
Arrington
National Museum of American Women
Address
Arrington TN
Phone
Web Site http://pages.whowhere.com/community/nmaw/welcome/html
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum
Group Identity Women
 
  Virginia
Charlottesville
Maps from Columbus to Lewis & Clark
Alderman Library
Charlottesville VA
Phone
Web Site www.lib.virginia.edu/exhibits/lewis_clark/home.html
Description online version of map exhibit at U VA Library in 1995 -- images of maps and all the descriptive text from the exhibit
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Nature of Group or Site Online Museum
Research /Reading Bibliography
 
  ZZ
*****
Apple II  History Museum
Address  *****
 
Phone
 
Web Site  http://www.apple2history.org/museum/museum.html
 
Description  pictures, text, advertisements, software -- all things related to early PC
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Technology
 
Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum
 
Collection A-F  Computers
 
Collection N-Z  Technology
 
New or Updated:  07/08/2003

ZZ
*****
American Museum of Photography
Address
*****
Phone
Web Site
http://www.photographymuseum.com/
E-mail
mailto:comment@photographymuseum.com
Description
virtual museum of photography with several exhibits
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Nature of Group or Site Online Museum
Collection N-Z Photography
New or Updated: 07/04/2003

ZZ
*****
American WideScreen Museum
Address  *****
  
Phone
 
Web Site  http://www.widescreenmuseum.com/index.htm
 
Description  what's the difference between Cinerama & CinemaScope?  Learn that and                         much more about the technology behind movie production at this large                         online museum
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Entertainment
 
Kind of Activity  Link List
 
Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum
 
Industry /Profession  Movies
 
Collection N-Z  Technology
 
New or Updated:  07/08/2003

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