Illinois in the Gilded Age, 1866-1896: The Panic of 1873, 1873-1876
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This video concerning the topic of the Panic of 1873, 1873-1876, comes from the "Illinois in the Gilded Age, 1866-1896" website, which is a creation of Northern Illinois University Libraries' Digital Initiatives Unit: http://www.ulib.niu.edu/DigitalInitiatives/DigitalInitiatives.cfm The "Illinois in the Gilded Age" (http://dig.lib.niu.edu/gildedage) site brings together primary source materials from a number of libraries, museums and archives, including the Newberry Library, the Chicago Historical Society and the Illinois State Library. While the site uses Illinois as its focal point, it also examines larger themes in the history of the United States during the Gilded Age, and can support the study of the period with rich materials details events of national significance.
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