many older history books and maps were getting harder
for the public to access. SharingHistory.com
was formed to offer CDs containing scanned images of public-domain publications.
We located and scanned
hard-to-find books, maps, and images, and put them on CDs as HTML webs,
so that you can view them with a web browser.
inventory of scanned books focuses on:
the Sierra Nevada counties,
the events and industries that shaped their early history,
California Gold Rush, and gold mining technology in general,
water and power development,
scenic regions and parks,
"picturesque" travel books of the late nineteenth century,
and travel guides for the US and the UK,
local histories and city guides, and