Cornelius Van Vorst, ca.1620; 
Jersey City Free Public Library; Grover Cleveland Political Cartoon; 
Grover Cleveland Birthplace Historical Site Collection Peter Lee, former slave, ca.1880; 
Hoboken Historical Photographs Collection; Farm Map of Hillsboro, Somerset County, 1860; 
Historical Maps of New Jersey Collection; Bathing Beauties, 1890-1930; 
American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark Collection; Flag Salute, 1950; 
Seabrook Farms Collection;
Introduction to METS
METS, the Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard, is another standard important to the New Jersey Digital Highway. METS provides a way to package together all the critical components of a digital object. For example, a simple photograph, when digitized and stored as a resource in the NJDH, requires the creation of a master or archival file for preservation, several additional files in various formats for display to the public, a package of metadata, some information about the METS package itself, and a kind of digital table of contents called a structure map. METS-again, an XML standard--provides a framework to keep all these parts together within the computer storage system.

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