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Our Documents archive includes personal letters, newspaper articles, images, business documents and more. Documents are identified with a particular Topic, and are accessible through and used by our Views. This page shows users the most recently added and updated new documents in the collection. Our complete database search includes all documents and objects in the Railroads and the Making of Modern America collection from various archives and partners, public as well as private. The collection is refreshed and reindexed regularly to include new materials, usually at the beginning of every academic semester (August, December, May).

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  • | Book

    Democracy, An American Novel

    An excerpt from Henry Adams' Democracy, An American Novel.

  • | Book

    Leaves of Grass

    An excerpt from Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass. Whitman salutes the locomotive as a symbol of progress and writes of the hallmarks of a Western journey.