From The Library of The University of Illinois
I enjoyed The Life of P.T. Barnum, Written By Himself, including his Golden Rules For Money-Making.
Featuring news and highlights of the large scale digitization initiatives at the Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. As a member of the Open Content Alliance, UIUC Library is digitizing and contributing to the Internet Archive books and serials from its collections that focus on Illinois history, literature, and natural resources; rural life and agriculture; railroad history and engineering; and works in translation. UIUC Library is a member of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), which has recently joined the Google Library Project. Visit the Illinois Harvest web portal to find more digital content from the UIUC Library. Description from the blog profile.
Also check out the Internet Archive listed in the blog's description above; another great place for books.
At the end of that time, after exhibiting in all sections of the country, we sold out the entire establishment – animals, cages, chariots, and paraphernalia, excepting for one elephant, which I retained in my own possession two months for agricultural purposes. It occurred to me that if I could put an elephant to plowing for a while on my farm at Bridgeport, it would be a capital advertisement for the American Museum, which was then, and always during my proprietorship of that establishment, foremost in my thoughts.
Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, [reproduction number, LC-USZC4-13262]