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Harlem Renaissance

Harlem Renaissance

Multimedia resource dedicated to the exploration of the period in the 1920s and 1930s known as the Harlem Renaissance. The story is told through illustrated articles, original film clips, audio recordings, photographs and links to additional resources.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Earth

Earth

Links to reference resources related to the planet Earth and the oceans and continents. Includes links dealing with climates and meteorology, agriculture, the environment, and more. Also includes several kinds of maps.
Subject: Reference–Geography; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences; Science & Technology–Astronomy–Solar System (Planetary)

Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada

As Canada???s foremost geomatics and geoscience organization, NRCan provides public geoscientific and geospatial expertise, knowledge and technology…” Site includes information about Canada’s geology, mineral resources, forests, environment, and mapping. Available in both English and French.”
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Geosciences (Geology & Geophysics)

Cost-Of-Living Calculator by AIER

Cost-Of-Living Calculator by AIER

This calculator from the American Institute for Economic Research allows you to convert dollar values between any two years from 1913 to present, adjusting for inflation. Conversion data is based on the Consumers Price Index from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Business & Economics; Business & Economics–Economics; Reference–Calculation & Conversion Tools

Citizens Party Vote Citizens.org

Citizens Party Vote Citizens.org

The Citizens Party of the United States (Citizens Party) is a contemporary political party in the United States. Founded by Michael Thompson in Wayne, Pennsylvania in 2004 as the New American Independent Party (NAIP), the first meeting took place in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania on the day of the general election in 2004. The New American Independent …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States)

Realms of the Sacred: Early Written Records of Mesoamerica

Realms of the Sacred: Early Written Records of Mesoamerica

This site contains pictures and descriptive explanations of codices from the major ancient Mesoamerican civilizations. Analysis focuses on texts from the Maya, Aztec, and Mixtec civilizations, with additional information on architecture, culture, landscape, and learning. There is also some treatment of codices from the colonial era. This is an o …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Mexican History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Central American History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Persian Mirror

Persian Mirror

An e-zine about Persian culture with stories on Iranian art and culture. It invites individual participation and purports to be non-political and non-religious. They also include information on events relating to Persian culture, arts or music.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Middle Eastern

Literacy.org

Literacy.org

“Literacy.org at the University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education, is comprised of” National Center on Adult Literacy (NCAL) and the International Literacy Institute (ILI).
Subject: Education–Adult Education; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Literacy–Functional Literacy

Resources for Nonprofit Organizations

Resources for Nonprofit Organizations

Grants Information Collection website provides links to funding and other resources relevant to philanthropy and nonprofit organizations. Also includes a link to funding resources for individuals.
Subject: Education–Higher Education–Financial Aid, Scholarships & Fellowships; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Business & Economics–Non-Profit Organizations

Life in Ancient Egypt

Life in Ancient Egypt

Visit this Carnegie Museum of Natural History exhibition on ancient Egypt and pick from several categories including “Daily Life,” “Gods and Religion,” and “Funerary Customs” to tour the virtual gallery of artifacts, maps, and general information.
Subject: Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History–Antiquity; Social Sciences–Archaeology

The Whole Family Center

The Whole Family Center

This site is aimed at understanding and improving all kinds of family relationships. Produced by experienced psychologists and includes articles on marriage, parenting, kids and teens, families, problems, coping with daily life. Deals with such topics as infertility, anorexia, divorce, suicide as well as everyday family problems.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

Popular Hispanics

Popular Hispanics

This resource provides stories on trends, entertainment, fashion, fitness, sports, food, and travel related to the Hispanic community. It explores Hispanic culture and it promotes Hispanic values by featuring high-profile Hispanics.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Latin American/Hispanic; Entertainment & Leisure–Entertainment & Leisure News

Women In Photography International

Women In Photography International

“Women In Photography International… promotes the visibility of women photographers and their work, through exhibitions, awards, scholarships, educational programs, juried competitions and lecture programs, non-profit website with Quarterly f2-eZine for women photographers around the world.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Archaeology Magazine

Archaeology Magazine

An official publication of the Archaeological Institute of America, this online version has selected articles from the print magazine as well as special online features, archives of recent issues (arranged by date), and links to other archaeology sites.
Subject: Social Sciences–Archaeology

Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

“The Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET) is a refereed academic journal publishing research and review articles in educational technology, information and communications technologies for education, online and e-learning, educational design, multimedia, computer assisted learning, and related areas.”
Subject: Computers & Internet; Education

Poder 360?? – Intelligence for the Business Elite

Poder 360?? – Intelligence for the Business Elite

PODER is about Latinos in power – influential, innovative and collaborative leaders in the global effort to create prosperity, increase job opportunities and achieve sustainable development in their own communities, across Latin America, and beyond.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Latin American/Hispanic; Business & Economics

Oak Island

Oak Island

“This is the story of Oak Island, Nova Scotia, one the most frustrating and intriguing mysteries of all time.” See this site for details on the intriguing mystery of Oak Island, details on all the attempts to uncover what lies at the bottom of the Money Pit, and theories about its elaborate construction.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

The National Archives of Ireland

The National Archives of Ireland

This site includes research guides about family history, the Great Famine, Transportation to Australia, and others; it also includes searchable databases of indices of government papers (the documents themselves can only be viewed on-site). A small section of the site is in Irish.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Ireland; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

U.S. Government Printing Office — Federal Register

U.S. Government Printing Office — Federal Register

“Published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Executive Branch

FDsys: GPO’s Federal Digital System

FDsys: GPO’s Federal Digital System

“GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.” For U.S. government publications, come here!
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–On The Job–Law & Government Documents Libraries; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government

Columbus Navigation Page

Columbus Navigation Page

This site provides information about the voyages of Christopher Columbus: how he navigated his ships, what the crew was like, and where he first landed. It also has maps and a timeline.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–15th Century History; Our World–History & People

U.S. Government Printing Office — Economic Report of the President

U.S. Government Printing Office — Economic Report of the President

“The Economic Report of the President is an annual report written by the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. It overviews the nation’s economic progress using text and extensive data appendices.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Statistics

U.S. Government Printing Office — Supreme Court Decisions, 1937 – 1975

U.S. Government Printing Office — Supreme Court Decisions, 1937 – 1975

“The full text of Supreme Court Decisions issued between 1937 and 1975, containing 7,407 Decisions from volumes 300 through 422 of U.S. Reports, has been provided to the U.S. Government Printing Office through efforts of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Judicial Branch (Courts); Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents

U.S. Government Printing Office — The Compilation of Presidential Documents

U.S. Government Printing Office — The Compilation of Presidential Documents

“The Compilation of Presidential Documents collection consists of the Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents and the Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents which are the official publications of materials released by the White House Press Secretary.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Executive Branch

U.S. Government Printing Office — Core Documents of Our Democracy

U.S. Government Printing Office — Core Documents of Our Democracy

Texts of historical and current government documents, including: Declaration of Independence, Constitution of the U.S., Articles of Confederation, Gettysburg Address, Supreme Court Decisions, Economic Indicators, Government Manual, Statistical Abstract of the United States, and the federal budget.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government

Lawyers.org

Lawyers.org

A web directory for finding information on laws, finding a lawyer, and discovering legal news and legal information. Areas covered include the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Law–Non-U.S. & International; Law, Government & Political Science–Law–United States

Who Was Blogging the Democratic National Convention (in July 2004)?

Who Was Blogging the Democratic National Convention (in July 2004)?

Cyberjournalist.net provides a list of people credentialed as bloggers in attendance at the DNC. A good list of important political bloggers.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science Blogs–Politics Blogs; Law, Government & Political Science Blogs–Politics Blogs

Traditions of Magic in Late Antiquity

Traditions of Magic in Late Antiquity

A catalog of “magical” artifacts from the collections of the University of Michigan collected “in the Mediterranean basin and the Near East from the 1st to the 7th centuries A.D.” These items were believed by their cultures of origin to possess supernatural power when employed in ritual use or daily life.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Occultism; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Folklore–Incantations And Magic; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Michigan Quarterly Review

Michigan Quarterly Review

This is “The flagship journal of the University of Michigan,” and it “seeks to combine the best of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction with outstanding critical essays on literary, cultural, social, and political matters.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Education–Higher Education–School Publications

History Through Deaf Eyes

History Through Deaf Eyes

This covers a description of the “Through Deaf Eyes” film and exhibition project. Also includes book suggestions and snippets about Deaf History.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Deaf & Hard Of Hearing Culture

Government, Politics & Law – Research & Technology Guides

Government, Politics & Law – Research & Technology Guides

This site offers a variety of local, state, federal and international government resources. It also includes links to information about Patents & Trademarks, Afro-Americans and the Military, European studies (some divided into regions) and more.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Other National Governments; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government

The Green Papers

The Green Papers

The Green Papers provides historical and current data on the U.S. elections process, including articles on the history of the political parties and the evolution of the primary system.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States)–History

Ladies Auxiliary VFW

Ladies Auxiliary VFW

Members are “wives, widows, mothers, foster and stepmothers, grandmothers, daughters, granddaughters, foster and stepdaughters … of persons who were or are eligible for membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.” Site includes news, a calendar, and information on scholarships, legislative action, and cancer research.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–US Military; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women

The Canadian West

The Canadian West

An online exhibit centered around primary source material relating to the Canadian Westward expansion from the 18th century to the early 1900s.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

Treaty of Westphalia: Peace Treaty between the Holy Roman Emperor and the King of France and their respective Allies

Treaty of Westphalia: Peace Treaty between the Holy Roman Emperor and the King of France and their respective Allies

Also referred to as “Peace of Westphalia,” the document is regarded as the beginning of the nation-state system and is heralded as an important part of international relations theory.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents

The Middle English Compendium

The Middle English Compendium

“The Middle English Compendium has been designed to offer easy access to and interconnectivity between three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse based on the MED bibliographies, and an associated network of electronic resources.” Th …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

Chicago Landmarks

Chicago Landmarks

This is the official website from the city of Chicago on Chicago’s landmarks. Take virtual tours of Chicago’s buildings, learn about some of Chicago’s architects, find out about Chicago’s architectural styles, and more!
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism; Our World–North America–USA–50 States–G-K–Illinois; Art, Music & Museums–Buildings & Cities (Architecture); School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography

History of the American West, 1860-1920: Photographs from the Collection of the Denver Public Library

History of the American West, 1860-1920: Photographs from the Collection of the Denver Public Library

“Over 30,000 photographs, drawn from the holdings of the Western History and Genealogy Department at Denver Public Library, illuminate many aspects of the history of the American West.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–American West; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Mountain States (Western)

Nobel Women’s Initiative

Nobel Women’s Initiative

Founded by six female Nobel Peace Laureates, this foundation promotes non-violent efforts for peace, human rights, and a sustainable future.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Peace; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–War; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

Ocracoke Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Ocracoke Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

The Ocracoke Light was built in 1823 and is located in Ocracoke, North Carolina. It is the oldest lighthouse in operation along the coast of North Carolina. This lighthouse replaced the lighthouse that was built on Shell Castle Island in 1798.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Ancient Technologies and Archaeological Materials

Ancient Technologies and Archaeological Materials

A resource into the field of archeological science, or archaeometry, which “helps scholars reconstruct the history of the objects and the people who made them” through dating of ancient objects and analysis through cultural and archaeological perspectives.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Points of Light Foundation HandsOn Network Volunteer Centers

Points of Light Foundation HandsOn Network Volunteer Centers

This locator service allows users to find designated “Points of Light” volunteer centers in each of the 50 states of America. Volunteer Centers are mostly independent non-profit organizations that work to bring “people and community needs together through a range of programs and services.” They provide a variety of programs and services such as “p …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

AfricaWrites

AfricaWrites

AfricaWrites is an independent, non-governmental African organization. Their mission is “the complete and total redefinition of African history and culture through proper observation, documentation and representation of African culture from local indigenous African perspective.” Please note: click on images to begin website navigation.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Playground Dad

Playground Dad

Connects fathers “with the events and products that help them spend better time with their newborn to grade school aged kids.” Includes advice for dads.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life; Social Sciences Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs

Famine in Somalia – Photographs – NYTimes.com

Famine in Somalia – Photographs – NYTimes.com

The New York Times features two slide shows about the famine in Somalia: “Fleeing to Kenya (July 2011)” and “Dangers Hinder Aid (August 2011).” Thousands of Somalis are fleeing to refugee camps in Kenya every day. Many people, particularly children, die along the way; malnutrition puts them at increased risk for contracting deadly diseases. Insurge …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Famine

Putting out the hare, putting on the harvest knots – Irish Culture and Customs

Putting out the hare, putting on the harvest knots – Irish Culture and Customs

Ireland’s fascinating harvest is described in this resource. Ireland’s harvest customs are a good example of the types of traditions that were common when harvesting was done by hand and entire communities took part in harvest time and the celebration that followed.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore

Native American Nations

Native American Nations

Web directory. This site “contains links to pages that have either been set up by the nations themselves, or are pages devoted to a particular nation, and are alphabetical by tribal name.” Pages maintained by Indian nations or individuals specially marked as such. Some individuals may not be experts or authorities on the subject they are writing on …
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American

The Origins and Ancient History of Wine

The Origins and Ancient History of Wine

The history of wine and its effects on the cultures that used it.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History–Antiquity; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Material Traditions; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History

Homelessness Resource Center

Homelessness Resource Center

“An interactive community of providers, consumers, policymakers, researchers, and public agencies at federal, state, and local levels.” The website offers information for agencies for the homeless including training and best practices. It also features fact sheets for various types of people who are homeless, and a library of articles that can be b …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Social Work; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Homelessness

World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day

August 19, 2011, was World Humanitarian Day. This resource describes the crisis in the Horn of Africa and tells the story of a humanitarian aid worker there. People interested in supporting the relief effort can learn about how they can help and connect with reliable aid organizations.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

Costs of War

Costs of War

This website presents findings from research by the nonpartisan Eisenhower Research Project at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies. The Project found that the U.S. wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan cost as much as $4 trillion and that 225,000 people have been killed.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars

Closing Guantanamo?

Closing Guantanamo?

Since 2002, the United States has used Guant??namo Bay as a location for detaining suspected terrorists. A “succinctly explained” overview of this controversial consequence of the War on Terror is provided by author Jonathan Masters in this Backgrounder from the non-partisan Council on Foreign Relations.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Terrorism

The Fire this Time

The Fire this Time

The Los Angeles riots of 1992 were caused by the interaction of police and a citizen. In LA, police were videotaped beating a man during a traffic stop. The city rioted for six days after three of the officers were acquitted, and the jury failed to reach a verdict about the fourth officer. This is a Time Magazine article by GEORGE J. CHURCH, Sylves …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

Disposable Army: Civilian Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan

Disposable Army: Civilian Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan

This website contains a collection of articles and graphics on the civilian workers involved in the U.S’s wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The site is from the non-partisan, non-profit journalism organization ProPublica.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars

Civil Rights Division Initiative to Combat Post-9/11 Discriminatory Backlash

Civil Rights Division Initiative to Combat Post-9/11 Discriminatory Backlash

This initiative from The United States Department of Justice is an effort to reduce “bias-related assaults, threats, vandalism and arson” on “Arab, Muslim, Sikh, and South-Asian Americans, and those perceived to be members of these groups.” The website provides information about the initiative, how to file a complaint, and other related information …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government

Mappy

Mappy

Sito che permette di trovare l’itinerario fra due punti geografici in Italia (e in Europa), oltre a visualizzare la mappa di una data localit??. Permette di calcolare, inoltre, le spese di viaggio, e di trovare informazioni utili come uffici del turismo, bancomat e uffici postali nelle vicinanze della localit?? richiesta. In Italiano e inglese.
Subject: Reference–Italian Ready Reference–Geografia / Geography

Archimedes Home Page

Archimedes Home Page

A collection of Archimedean miscellanea under continual development; includes descriptions of some of his inventions, biographical information, and at least one logic problem.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Engineering; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Science & Mathematics; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Greater Greece

Flight 93 National Memorial (U.S. National Park Service)

Flight 93 National Memorial (U.S. National Park Service)

This is the National Park Service’s website for the memorial in the Shanksville, PA, field where Flight 93 crashed is still being built. This website offers information about the memorial and plans for future construction.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–21st Century United States History

The History Guy’s New and Recent Conflicts of the World

The History Guy’s New and Recent Conflicts of the World

This is the History Guy’s chronicle of wars and conflicts around the world. This site contains sections devoted to major conflicts, minor conflicts, recently concluded or suspended conflicts and major acts of terrorism.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–Military History

Civil War 150th Anniversary

Civil War 150th Anniversary

Join the Civil War Trust as they commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the U.S. Civil War with reenactments, exhibit, lectures, news information on historical events from 150 years ago and links to other 150th anniversary websites. The Civil War Trust is dedicated to the preservation of the nation’s endangered Civil War battlefields and promotes edu …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–Military History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–Civil War

National Foster Care & Adoption Directory Search

National Foster Care & Adoption Directory Search

A federally-funded one-stop resource for information on all aspects of adoption and fostering related issues. In addition, “The National Foster Care & Adoption Directory (formerly the National Adoption Directory) offers adoption and foster care resources by State.
Subject: Social Sciences–Parenting & Family Life–Adoption

The Civil War Discovery Trail

The Civil War Discovery Trail

Learn about over 600 Civil War sites in 32 states, the District of Columbia and even three international locations. Use this site to plan a visit to these historic sites as part of your next family vacation.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–Military History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–Civil War

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure addresses legislation related to the Coast Guard, federal emergencies and disasters, flood control, inland waterways, navigation and navigation laws, public and federal buildings, public works like bridges and dams, boats, roads, railroads, aviation, water power, and water pollution.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Committees

Armed Services Committee

Armed Services Committee

The Armed Services Committee has jurisdiction over legislation related to the Department of Defense, the selective service, interoceanic canals, miltary applications of nuclear energy, and the “pay, promotion, retirement, and other benefits and privileges of members of the armed forces”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Committees

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy

This resource, found within the University of Virginia’s Children’s Medical Center, is a tutorial for children and parents. It provides information about what cerebral palsy (CP) is, what the causes of CP are, different types of CP, problems people with CP may encounter, equipment used by people with CP, and therapy techniques.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Neurological & Neuromuscular Disorders

ifeminists.com

ifeminists.com

“This site is an all-inclusive online center where people looking for a new way to approach feminism can gather online, learn, and access a wealth of information. ifeminists.com offers in-depth resources and portal-like tools for everyone: activists and scholars, experts and beginners, women and men.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Feminism

H-Net’s Job Guide for the Humanities & Social Sciences

H-Net’s Job Guide for the Humanities & Social Sciences

The H-Net Job Guide lists job openings in History, the Humanities and Social Sciences on a weekly basis. The site allows you to search for current job listings, submit job postings, or search an archive of past job listings. There is also a link to a companion site that covers job openings in the fields of Rhetoric and Communications.
Subject: Arts & Humanities; Business & Economics–Employment; Social Sciences

Ebony

Ebony

This the official website for Ebony magazine, with section on music & culture, entertainment, style, lifestyle, wellness, and politics.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research

Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research

“Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research strives to share HUD-funded and other research on housing and urban policy issues with scholars, government officials, and others involved in setting policy and determining the direction of future research. Cityscape focuses on innovative ideas, policies, and programs that show promise in re …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Executive Branch–Agencies; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Housing

CDC–Lead

CDC–Lead

The website, sponsored by the CDC, provides information and educational resources about lead poisoning. It includes literature, explanation of symptoms, screening information, and research and outreach news.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Public Safety; Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics

Native American Documents Project

Native American Documents Project

“This project was begun in 1992 by Prof. E.A. Schwartz to develop methods for making documents of federal Indian policy history accessible by computer.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History

U.S. Census Bureau – Foreign Trade

U.S. Census Bureau – Foreign Trade

This is “the official source for U.S. export and import statistics” and a great place to go for U.S. “import or export statistics, information on export regulations, commodity classifications, or a host of other trade related topics.”
Subject: Business & Economics–International Business; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Statistics; Law, Government And Political Science–Executive Branch–Agencies–Economic; Business & Economics–Statistics

Psyart

Psyart

“Psyart is a peer-reviewed, online journal focused on psychological studies of the arts: literature, film, visual arts, or music.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Culture–Criticism; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts; Social Sciences–Psychology

ipl Resources by Subject–Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History–Classical Military History

ipl Resources by Subject–Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History–Classical Military History

SEE ALSO: ipl Resources by Subject–Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History–Classical Military History
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–Military History–Classical Military History; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography–Classical Military History

Canada in the Making

Canada in the Making

A Canadian history site built around primary early government documents originally designed for use by Canadian teachers and students of history, government and law.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

From the CDC’s NCIPC website: “The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) works?? to reduce morbidity, disability, mortality, and costs associated with injuries.” Information available on this site includes: injury fact sheets, the Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS), injury maps, and downloadable …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Injuries

Senate Republican Conference

Senate Republican Conference

The SRC assists Republican senators with communicating “their priorities… to their constituents by offering a full range of communications resources, including television and radio capabilities, multimedia and online assistance, graphic design, and Spanish language services.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Parties (United States); Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Senate

Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Planning

Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Planning

A collection of CDC information resources for the public, as well as laboratory & public health professionals, on preparing for and responding to terrorist threats of biological, chemical or radiological origin. Site topics include: Preparation & Planning, Emergency Response, Lab Information, Surveillance, News & Media Relations, Training, Resourc …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Public Safety; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Terrorism

The Canadian Journal of Native Studies

The Canadian Journal of Native Studies

This “highly recognized journal in the field of Native Studies” publishes “anthropological, historical, sociological, political, legal, educational and cultural issues affecting First Nations people.” Most articles focus on Canadian Indigenous peoples, although some articles focus on other Indigenous peoples.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American

The Encyclop??dia Britannica Guide to Black History

The Encyclop??dia Britannica Guide to Black History

Major features include a timeline of important events, brief biographies of famous African-Americans, articles on Events and Institutions and Eras in Black History. Includes a study guide for teachers and students, a bibliography, and film clips and audio recordings. Also contains a separate section on the Harlem Renaissance.
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History

American FactFinder–U.S. Census Bureau

American FactFinder–U.S. Census Bureau

The American FactFinder “provides useful facts and information about your community, your economy, and your society.” Browse or search for information about states, cities, counties, and other communities of varying sizes. Find helpful maps, and check out the U.S. population clock!
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Reference–Census Data & Demographics

Freedmen’s Bureau

Freedmen’s Bureau

The site contains historical information about the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands. “The Freedmen Bureau, as it was commonly called, was to address all matters concerning refugees and freedmen within the states that were under reconstruction.” Site offers images, primary sources, and links to other resources.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Education; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Economic Conditions

Electronic Journal of Africana Bibliography

Electronic Journal of Africana Bibliography

“The Electronic Journal of Africana Bibliography (EJAB) is a refereed online journal of bibliographies on any aspect of Africa, its peoples, their homes, cities, towns, districts, states, countries, regions, including social, economic sustainable development, creative literature, the arts, and the Diaspora.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Africa; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

thisisFINLAND – things you should and shouldn’t know

thisisFINLAND – things you should and shouldn’t know

Learn about the people, culture and history of the country of Finland. Brought to you by Finland???s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Other National Governments; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Scandinavia; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Scandinavia; Our World–Our World Virtual Field Trips; Our World–Europe–Scandinavia; School And Homework Help–Virtual Field Trips

ipl Resources by Subject–Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents

ipl Resources by Subject–Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents

SEE ALSO: ipl Resources by Subject–Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Law, Government & Political Science–Historical Documents

U.S. Geological Survey–Earth Explorer

U.S. Geological Survey–Earth Explorer

I can see my house from up here! USGS’s satellite photos and maps show tons of information for anywhere in the United States. See topographic maps for your back yard, or find your latitude and longitude. It might be a little tricky to use, but most images are free to download or can be viewed online.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases

Electronic Plant Information Centre (ePIC)

Electronic Plant Information Centre (ePIC)

A major project of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, ePIC provides “a single point of search across all Kew’s major specimen, bibliographic and taxonomic databases on the Internet.” Includes digital images and electronic documents.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Specific Plants & Gardening Techniques; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Plant Biology (Botany)

U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Matters relating to the Archives of the United States, the census and the collection of statistics, Federal Civil Service, municipal affairs of the District of Columbia, and the Postal Service are within the legislative jurisdiction of the Committee on Governmental Affairs.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Senate Committees

The Office of the Democratic Whip

The Office of the Democratic Whip

The official site of The Whip, the second ranking position among House Democrats, who is charged with mobilizing the party vote and coordinating strategy within the Caucus. Features on this site include statements and speeches of the Whip and editorials on topics including fiscal responsibility and election reform.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Of Representatives

Extended Care Information Network

Extended Care Information Network

A searchable and browseable database which lists rehabilitation providers, caregiving centers and retirement homes for seniors all over the United States. The information provided about each center includes name, location, number of beds, and type of service provided.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Seniors

Ethnomusicology Online

Ethnomusicology Online

Ethnomusicology Online is a full text online scholarly resource on ethnomusicology. The articles are peer-reviewed and include graphics, audio, or video. They include reviews of audio, video or multimedia titles. The page also includes enhanced Ph.D. dissertations that have graphics, audio, and video. The scope of Ethnomusicology includes any …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music

Archaeology Data Service

Archaeology Data Service

“The aim of the Archaeology Data Service (ADS) is to collect, describe, catalogue, preserve, and provide user support for digital resources that are created as a product of archaeological research. The ADS also has a responsibility for promoting standards and guidelines for best practice in the creation, description, preservation and use of spatial …
Subject: Social Sciences–Archaeology

Internet Modern History Sourcebook

Internet Modern History Sourcebook

Covers modern European history and American history, as well as modern Western Civilization and World Cultures, covering the Reformation through present day. Offers links to a large number of online texts covering almost every aspect of modern history. Browsable by topic and searchable.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–17th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–18th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–19th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–20th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History

Mundo Amazonico (Amazon World)

Mundo Amazonico (Amazon World)

An open access serial publication of the Instituto Amaz??nico de Investigaciones IMANI of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Amazonia. It accepts original contributions in Spanish, Portuguese or English with an emphasis on Panamazonia.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South American History; Regional & Country Information–South America–South American Social Life & Customs; Social Sciences–Anthropology

Maya Art & Books

Maya Art & Books

The goal of this website “is to facilitate academic access to scholarly information about Maya daily life 1000 years ago in Guatemala, Belize, Mexico, and Honduras. We aspire to fulfill this challenge through utilizing the potential of extensive photographic recording of the facts and artifacts of ancient civilizations of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica. …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Mexican History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Central American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South American History

Environmental History of Latin America

Environmental History of Latin America

An extensive bibliography of resources on the environmental history of Latin America, including Central America, the Caribbean and Mesoamerica. Provided by researchers at Stanford University.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Mexican History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Central American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Caribbean History

Mesoweb: An Exploration of Mesoamerican Cultures

Mesoweb: An Exploration of Mesoamerican Cultures

Links and articles devoted to ancient Mesoamerica and its cultures: the Olmec, Maya, Teotihuacano, Zapotec, Mixtec, Toltec, Aztec and others. “We reserve the word Mayan for the language and the word Maya for the people and their culture, ancient and modern.” Hosts the Pre-Columbian Art Research Institute. Also has some information about Peru, an en …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Mexican History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Central American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South American History; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Polynesian History and Origin

Polynesian History and Origin

This website from PBS Online explores Polynesian history and how “Hawaiians, Tahitians, New Zealand and Cook Island Maori, and other Pacific Islanders have begun to reconstruct their ancient craft and sail them over the long seaways of the Pacific in order to rediscover their oceanic heritage.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South Pacific History

Chinese in Guyana: Their Roots

Chinese in Guyana: Their Roots

“This website presents information about the Chinese in Guyana, beginning with their introduction to Guyana (then called British Guiana) as indentured immigrants between 1853 and 1879.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South American History

The African Presence in the Americas: 1492-1992

The African Presence in the Americas: 1492-1992

“A photographic exhibit from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. This exhibit introduces the dynamics and dimensions of the 500 year history of African people in the Americas.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History

New Zealand History

New Zealand History

Authored by the History Group of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, Wellington, New Zealand, this site includes annotated links organized by subject and a gallery of exhibitions on NZ history subjects.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South Pacific History

Journal of Latin American Studies

Journal of Latin American Studies

Registration required. Tables of contents and abstracts of articles may be accessed free of charge by all users.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Mexican History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Central American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South American History

Evita Peron Historical Research Foundation

Evita Peron Historical Research Foundation

“The goal of the FIHEP is the recovery, historical investigation, and diffusion of the life and works of Senora Maria Eva Duarte de Peron and of her relevant contemporaries.” Photos and essays on the life of Evita Peron.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South American History

Frontline : The Gulf War

Frontline : The Gulf War

This is the companion website to the PBS Frontline documentary “The Gulf War”. It offers transcripts of interviews with participants in the war from both sides, as well as maps, a chronology of the conflict, and descriptions of the weapons employed during the war.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars

Ambush in Mogadishu

Ambush in Mogadishu

‘”Ambush in Mogadishu” tells the story of the most violent combat firefight since Vietnam. On October 3, 1993 elite units of the US Army’s Rangers and Delta Force were ambushed by Somali men, women and children armed with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades. The Rangers were pinned down in the most dangerous part of Mogadishu, Somalia a …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars

WW II Resources

WW II Resources

Searchable collection of government documents relating to World War II. Most are US documents concerned with the attack on Pearl Harbor, but there are European intelligence and diplomatic documents , and material on the conduct of the Pacific, some written by Japanese military sources.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–World War II; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Jews in the Civil War

Jews in the Civil War

This site looks at the Jewish experience during the Civil War, on both the Union and Confederate sides. It contains a collection of letters, first person accounts, biographies, photos, and excerpts from historical documents, along with links to related Websites.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Jewish; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–Civil War

An Anarchist FAQ Webpage

An Anarchist FAQ Webpage

A lengthy FAQ explaining anarchism and the beliefs often held by people who identify as anarchists. Includes two sections critiquing anarcho-capitalism and libertarianism. Essays include quotes and references to works by prominent political theorists.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Philosophy; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics; Reference–Encyclopedias–FAQ Archives; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Philosophical

ipl Special Collection: September 11 & Beyond

ipl2 Special Collection: September 11 & Beyond

A multifaceted collection of resources about the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001. Learn what led up to the attacks, the aftermath, reconstruction efforts, and more.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars

Japanese American Exhibit and Access Project

Japanese American Exhibit and Access Project

A site dedicated to University of Washington Libraries holdings on the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. It also features virtual exhibits of the Puyallup assembly center and Camp Harmony.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–World War II; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American–Japanese

Learn Out Loud Politics Podcasts

Learn Out Loud Politics Podcasts

“In these uncertain times, it is more important than ever to keep track of the shifting political landscape in order to learn what’s happening, why it’s happening, and how it affects you. If network and cable news just aren’t enough, then you’ve come to the right place. Here at LearnOutLoud.com, we have assembled a listing of the best political pod …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics; Politics

A Guide to World War I Materials

A Guide to World War I Materials

This site is an excellent resource for students and researchers interested in the history of World War I. The Library of Congress provides a list of links to materials that appear on their website that pertain to this historic event. There are links to photos, recordings, newspaper articles, online exhibitions and a bibliography for further reading …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–World War I; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources; Our World–Our World Resources For Parents & Teachers; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Native American Indian Resources

Native American Indian Resources

Very comprehensive resource with links to major native american authored sites. Including: stories, herbal knowledge, art, astronomy, first nations, native schools, food, and a large page linking to other native sites on the web.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

Korean War: Remembering Our History

Korean War: Remembering Our History

The official U.S.A Korean War Commemoration website has chronologies, glossary, fact sheets, images, maps, and biographies.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–Korean War; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Korean History

Suffering Under a Great Injustice : Ansel Adams’s Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar

Suffering Under a Great Injustice : Ansel Adams’s Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar

“In 1943, Ansel Adams (1902-1984), America’s best-known photographer, documented the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California and the Japanese Americans interned there during World War II. In “Suffering under a Great Injustice”: Ansel Adams’s Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar, the Prints and Photographs Division at the Lib …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–World War II; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American–Japanese

Buffalo Soldiers & Indian Wars

Buffalo Soldiers & Indian Wars

History of the Buffalo Soldiers. Includes text, photos, and video from the Library of Congress (RealPlayer required). A story in five parts.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Military; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–American West; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–19th Century United States History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars

African American History and the Civil War

African American History and the Civil War

Contains information about African-Americans in the Civil War as well as a summary of their service throughout American history.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Military; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–US Military; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–Civil War; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Civil War Women

Civil War Women

“On-line archival collections featuring scanned pages and texts of the writings of women during the American Civil War. Includes the 1864 diary of Alice Williamson, a 16 year old girl from Gallatin, Tennessee, the papers of Rose O’Neal Greenhow, a renowned Confederate spy, and the papers of Sarah E. Thompson, a spy for the Union.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–Civil War

American Women in Uniform, Veterans Too!

American Women in Uniform, Veterans Too!

This somewhat cynical but extremely informative site gives a detailed history of women in the military. It breaks the information down by conflict/war and names the famous women involved in each.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–US Military; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars

Civil War Maps

Civil War Maps

“The Civil War Map collection of the Geography and Map Division consists of reconnaissance, sketch, coastal, and theater-of-war maps which depict troop activities and fortifications during the Civil War. Part of this selection contains maps by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss, a topographical engineer in the Confederate Army. Hotchkiss made detailed battle …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States Historical Maps; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–Civil War

National Atlas of the United States

National Atlas of the United States

“If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a map is worth ten thousand.” Explore hundreds of United States maps, including dynamic maps of invasive species and volcanoes. View and print maps for agriculture, biology, boundaries, climate, environment, geology, government, history, people, transportation and water, or make your own map!
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Regional & Country Information–North America–United States; Law, Government & Political Science–Government; Science & Technology–Life Sciences; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States Historical Maps; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Geosciences (Geology & Geophysics); Social Sciences–Sociology

Virtual Nebraska

Virtual Nebraska

Where Nebraska’s past meets its future! Read about Nebraska history with Our Towns, a “compilation of histories of all incorporated municipalities in the state”, and learn more about the role of space data “to stimulate and challenge K-12 students to acquire and use scientific, mathematical, and other skills.”
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Science & Technology–Agriculture & Aquaculture; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–West North Central States (Midwest)

Slave Movement During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Slave Movement During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Provides access to raw data and documentation on slave trade topics from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Also provides links to related Web resources.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Slavery; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–18th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–19th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–19th Century United States History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–Colonial Period And Revolution (1600-1783)

Colonists and Native Americans

Colonists and Native Americans

This Website offers historical documents: “Texts and Archives: First Thanksgiving Proclamation (MS State)/ Secondary Sources/ New Meet Old Americans (Knowledge Adventure)/ History of Jamestowne (Jamestowne Society)/ The Real Pocahontas by Jessica Ronky (Times)/ The Chicora Indians (Pride Net)// Resources: Pride Net: Native American Resources/ Nat …
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–Colonial Period And Revolution (1600-1783)

Encyclopedia of Chicago History

Encyclopedia of Chicago History

The Encyclopedia of Chicago is a web site run by the Chicago Historical Society, the Newberry Library, and Northwestern University. It is filled with a deep and exhaustive look at the history of Chicago, and includes numerous photos and authentic documents available for perusal by users. There is also a listing of historical sources, maps, and sp …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–East North Central (Midwest); Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Historical Society of Southern California

Historical Society of Southern California

This website specializes in the history of Los Angeles, but there is also an excellent section of biographies of men and women who have made significant contributions to the history of Southern California.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Pacific States (Western)

Historical Museum of Southern Florida

Historical Museum of Southern Florida

“The Historical Museum of Southern Florida is dedicated to telling the story of South Florida and the Caribbean, in order to create a better quality of life by understanding the past, linking it to the present and building a better future.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–South Atlantic States (Southern); History

Missouri History Museum

Missouri History Museum

Includes online exhibitions as well as information about the museum itself.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–West North Central States (Midwest); History

Historical Maps of the United States

Historical Maps of the United States

Here you can find historical maps of the United States concerning Native American tribes, exploration, settlement, and territorial growth dating back to the 16th Century.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States Historical Maps

State Historical Society of Missouri

State Historical Society of Missouri

“Founded in 1898 by the Missouri Press Association and a trustee of the state since 1901, the State Historical Society of Missouri is the preeminent research facility for the study of the Show Me State’s heritage.” The site provides links to the Society’s art collection; a directory of local historical societies, museums, and genealogical societie …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–West North Central States (Midwest); Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–United States Culture

Middle East Virtual Library

Middle East Virtual Library

“An information portal for Middle East and Islamic Studies. It provides access to online information and to digital records of printed and other offline media and thus supports the concept of a hybrid library for Middle East and Islamic Studies.” Featured are the following types of resources: * Special Subject Guide for electronic resources relevan …
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Middle Eastern; Regional & Country Information–Middle East; Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Islam

Indiana Historical Society

Indiana Historical Society

“Since 1830, the Indiana Historical Society — an independent, nonprofit membership organization — has worked to collect, preserve, research and interpret the unique heritage of our state. Please explore the Society’s programs, collections and activities, as well as our mission statement.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States–Midwest -Eastern (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–East North Central (Midwest); Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–United States Culture

Conservation and Environmental Maps

Conservation and Environmental Maps

“The historic and more recent maps contained in this category show early exploration and subsequent land use in various areas of the United States. These maps show the changes in the landscape, including natural and man-made features, recreational and wilderness areas, geology, topography, wetland area, vegetation, and wildlife. Specific conservati …
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States Historical Maps

Oregon Historical Society

Oregon Historical Society

“For over 120 years, the Oregon Historical Society has provided a place for history–a home for our heritage, our culture, our beginnings, and our future. The Programs of the Oregon Historical Society, while diverse, share a mission to extend the aims of the Society into the state of Oregon and engage its people through professional services, organ …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States–Pacific States (Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Pacific States (Western); Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–United States Culture

Louisiana Digital Library: Louisiana Maps

Louisiana Digital Library: Louisiana Maps

“Historic maps from the French Colonization of Louisiana and Louisiana Purchase Map Collection” following the exploratory voyages of Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville (1661-1706).
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States Historical Maps; Our World–North America–USA–50 States–L-M–Louisiana; Our World–North America–USA–History & People; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Pilgrim Hall Museum

Pilgrim Hall Museum

“Pilgrim Hall Museum is a gallery museum in the center of historic Plymouth, Massachusetts. Through its exhibition of Pilgrim possessions and Native American artifacts, Pilgrim Hall tells the stories of America??s founding and traditions in stirring detail.” The museum’s web site includes articles on the Pilgrims and the history of Thanksgiving, a …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–17th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–New England States (Northeast); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–Colonial Period And Revolution (1600-1783); Art; History

Southern Mosaic: The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip

Southern Mosaic: The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip

“Covering a three-month period in 1939, the John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip documents a wide variety of musical styles from eight different states.” This online presentation provides access to over 600 audio recordings of folksongs, related photos and other graphic images, as well as transcribed, searchable text for all the …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–West South Central (Southern); Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–South Atlantic States (Southern); Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–East South Central States (Southern)

Medieval English Towns

Medieval English Towns

“Historical information about English cities and towns in the Middle Ages, with emphasis on medieval boroughs of East Anglia and on social, political and constitutional history. Includes primary material.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents

The Online Medieval and Classical Library

The Online Medieval and Classical Library

“The Online Medieval and Classical Library (OMACL) is a collection of some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization.” The site is searchable or browsable by title, author, genre, and original language (all works translated save for those in Middle English).
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Classical Literature; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Classical Literature; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

Medieval and Early Modern Data Bank

Medieval and Early Modern Data Bank

“The Medieval and Early Modern Data Bank is a project established at Rutgers University and originally cosponsored by the Research Libraries Group (RLG), Inc. Its aim is to provide scholars with an expanding library of information in electronic format on the medieval and early modern periods of European history, circa 800-1815 C.E. MEMDB contain …
Subject: Business & Economics–Economics; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Reference–Calculation & Conversion Tools

Azerbaijan International

Azerbaijan International

“Azerbaijan International is an independent magazine published since 1993 and committed to the discussion of issues related to Azerbaijanis around the world.” In addition to magazine articles, this site contains information on other topics of interest, including music, art, and international business. Also contains personal accounts written by Az …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History; Regional & Country Information–Middle East

The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy

The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy

Outline and history of the Renaissance in Italy. Each section is chronological and has chapter headings to the detailed information about this specific time and place within history. Brings in both literary sources and historical documents for concrete and definitive sources.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Renaissance

A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust

A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust

A comprehensive overview of Holocaust for eudcators and others. Features include timelines; information on both victims and perpetrators; a guide to art, music, and literature about the Holocaust; resources for teachers; and suggested classroom activities.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–World War II

Byzantium: Byzantine Studies on the Internet

Byzantium: Byzantine Studies on the Internet

An extremely thorough website that has been prepared as a WWW gathering point for Byzantine studies. Information is divided into categories: News; Academic and Teaching Resources; Texts, Images and Sounds; And Links to other resources. Also has links to sourcebooks for other areas of history.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Imperial Rome–Rome & Christianity

The National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery

This reference tool helps find useful images – painting, sculpture, and photography – of people of historical interest in the United States. The images give a good representation of what presidents and other historical figures actually looked like, along with short citations of historical note. Look for ongoing exhibits of social history, portrai …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts

The American Experience

The American Experience

“The American Experience Online premiered in November of 1995 and has since won accolades from viewers and critics alike. To date The American Experience Online has produced over 25 features sites,” which are based on films displayed on PBS television. Among the features are the “D-Day, Guts and Glory, Influenza 1918, and the Presidents.” Each fe …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

Academic Info: Canadian History

Academic Info: Canadian History

This is an annotated directory of internet sites dealing with Canadian history. The sites are divided into Meta-Indexes & General Directories, the Reference Desk, Online Documents & Texts, Women in Canadian History, Local & Area Studies, Online Exhibits & Images, Special Collections & Print Archives, and Historical Societies & Museums.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

American Memory: Library of Congress Map Collections, 1544-1996

American Memory: Library of Congress Map Collections, 1544-1996

“The Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress holds more than 4.5 million items, of which Map Collections represents only a small fraction, those that have been converted to digital form. The focus of Map Collections is Americana and Cartographic Treasures of the Library of Congress. These images were created from maps and atlases an …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States Historical Maps

A Boke of Gode Cookery

A Boke of Gode Cookery

“A collection of authentic Medieval recipes translated & redacted for the modern kitchen, with other historical recipes, articles on Medieval history, graphics, photographs, & many other resources.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Exotic/Unusual; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies

Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies

“ORB is an academic site, written and maintained by medieval scholars for the benefit of their fellow instructors and serious students. All articles have been judged by at least two peer reviewers. Authors are held to high standards of accuracy, currency, and relevance to the field of medieval studies.”

This online textbook for medieval studies …

Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

Online Resources for Canadian Heritage

Online Resources for Canadian Heritage

Contains educational Internet resources about Canadian heritage. Covers the fields of archaeology, ethnology, history (including military history and postal history), and folk culture.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race; Social Sciences–Archaeology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

Jerusalem in Old Maps and Views

Jerusalem in Old Maps and Views

“We love history. We love maps. And we think Jerusalem’s kinda nifty, too. Imagine how delighted we were to find the Israeli government’s Jerusalem in Old Maps and Views page. From the earliest known image of the city – a sixth-century mosaic – to a 1905 mizrach (a wall decoration indicating east), these maps depict Jerusalem with flair and symboli …
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

History Matters

History Matters

“Designed for high school and college teachers of U.S. History survey courses, this site serves as a gateway to Web resources and offers unique teaching materials, first-person primary documents and threaded discussions on teaching U.S. history. We emphasize materials that focus on the lives of ordinary Americans and actively involve students in an …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

World War I: Trenches on the Web

World War I: Trenches on the Web

A comprehensive site covering the popular culture, high politics, and battlefield minutiae surrounding the Great War. Maps, pictures, text, and sounds of the conflict are presented thematically. An excellent reference library is offered, as well as a search facility and site map.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–World War I; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–20th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–World War I

USA.gov

USA.gov

The U.S. Government’s official web portal providing links to key information for citizens, businesses and nonprofits, government employees and visitors to the U.S. Includes a government agency index and topical list of available resources.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Science & Technology; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US State & Regional; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Seniors; Business & Economics–Non-Profit Organizations; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–US Elections; Education–Higher Education–Financial Aid, Scholarships & Fellowships; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Statistics; Law, Government And Political Science–Executive Branch–Agencies–Economic; Money And Work–Consumer Information; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Earth Sciences; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Space; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology; Money And Work–Student Aid; Health And Sexuality–Nutrition; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Travel; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences

The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences

This helpful site contains profiles of past and present African American men and women scientists in the fields of science and engineering. The areas of biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, medicine, and general inventors are just some of the fields of study included. This site contains biographies, photographs, and bibliography lis …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Science; Reference–Biographies–Scientists & Inventors; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Biography; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

The Psychedelic ’60’s

The Psychedelic ’60’s

Produced by the University of Virignia Library, this resour ce offers a wealth of historical information on 1960’s America. Site focuses on “literary tradition and social change” with narratives and images of the Vietnam War, Beat poets, rock music, civil rights movement, Woodstock and more.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History

Documenting the American South: Beginnings to 1920

Documenting the American South: Beginnings to 1920

“‘Documenting the American South’ (DAS) is a full-text database of primary resources on Southern history, literature and culture from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century. Currently, DAS includes three digitization projects: slave narratives, first-person narratives, and Southern literature. A fourth, based on Confede …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–Civil War

The National Security Archive

The National Security Archive

“The National Security Archive is an independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. The Archive collects and publishes declassified documents acquired through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).” View selected documents at this site on topics ranging from the Cuban Mis …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents

Normandy: 1944

Normandy: 1944

Encyclopedia Britannica resource on the Allied invasion of Normandy during WWII. Highlights the buildup of troops, invasion, ensuing battles and the lasting memory of this historic event. Site includes useful links within the text to relevant topics and provides documentary footage and copies of war documents.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–World War II

National Museum of American Jewish History

National Museum of American Jewish History

The National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadephia offers a view of “American Jews in the social, cultural, economic and political life” of the United States. View descriptions and photographs of current and past exhibits or check out the site’s “three side-by-side timelines of American history, American Jewish history, and World Jewish …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Jewish; Persons; History

United States Historical Census Data Browser

United States Historical Census Data Browser

“The data presented here describe the people and the economy of the US for each state and county from 1790 to 1970.” Each decade is searchable by various demographic and economic characteristics.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Reference–Census Data & Demographics

Medieval and Renaissance Instruments

Medieval and Renaissance Instruments

This site showcases Musica Antiqua’s large replica instrument collection by supplying photos, descriptions, original quotes, additional sources, and sounds of the instruments used in performing early music.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Renaissance

This Day in North American Indian History

This Day in North American Indian History

“This site lists over 3000 historical events which happened to or affected the indigenous peoples of North America. It also has Tribal name meanings and alternative names, Indian ‘moon’ names, and links to thousands of other sites.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History

How Cyber-Pragmatism Brought Down Mubarak

How Cyber-Pragmatism Brought Down Mubarak

This article in The Nation describes how “cyber-pragmatism,” or dissemination of historical examples of nonviolent social activists such as Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King and organization of protests, through social media influenced the revolt in Egypt.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History

Facebook Officials Keep Quiet on Its Role in Revolts

Facebook Officials Keep Quiet on Its Role in Revolts

New York Times reporter Jennifer Preston takes a look at Facebook’s response — of lack thereof — to the revolution in Egypt.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics; Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History

City of Toronto Archives

City of Toronto Archives

Offers “a wealth of archival resources about Toronto” including government and other records and digitized photograph collections available online. Searchable database.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Archives & Records Management–Resources For Users; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

51 Highland Division

51 Highland Division

Online museum documenting the English 51st Highland Division. Provides descriptions and documents illustrating the division’s campaign’s during World War II.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–World War II

Canku Ota (Many Paths)

Canku Ota (Many Paths)

An online newsletter devoted to “celebrating Native America.” Includes news, traditional stories, a kids’ page, and links to related information.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History

IPL Exhibit: Pueblo Pottery

IPL Exhibit: Pueblo Pottery

Displays a wide range of Native American Pueblo pottery from the Southwestern United States. Full screen, full color images are accompanied by detailed descriptions.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art

The Journal of American History

The Journal of American History

Provides original scholarly articles focusing on American history. They strive for “excellence in the scholarship, teaching, and presentation of American history.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

Encyclopaedia of the Orient

Encyclopaedia of the Orient

A reference tool allowing searches on anything concerning the Arabic World, “built on the idea that improved knowledge between the Muslim world and the countries of Europe and North America was extremely important both for the people suffering from misunderstandings and artificial distance, and for helping to avoid the crisis predicted by scholars …
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Middle Eastern; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History; Regional & Country Information–Middle East; Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Islam

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online

Biographical encyclopedia of notable Canadians from the year 1000 through the 1930s. Browse or search by last name, identity and profession, or geographic location. Most entries are 1-2 pages long and include references.
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute’s website offers free online resources related to the political and social history of the United States from 1493 to the present. Their vast database presents thousands of historical documents for searching. Designed for students, teachers and historians. Includes primary source documents, lesson plans and electronic ex …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies

Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies

Read about the current presidential administration, former U.S. presidents, and the election. Have a question about a president? Ask Gleaves ??? ???The Nation???s First Presidential Q and A.??? Need primary sources? Try the Founders??? Blog.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents

Westward Exploration Collections

Westward Exploration Collections

“Early volumes related to westward exploration before and after the Meriwether Lewis and William Clark’s Corps of Discovery. Many of the volumes are extensively illustrated.” Includes works by George Catlin and John Woodhouse Audubon.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–American West; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–19th Century United States History

Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery

Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery

Featuring “two editions of the Journals of Lewis and Clark; the published journal (1810) of Patrick Gass, a member of the Corps of Discovery; and the catalog of George Catlin’s “Indian Gallery” (1837), painted on his travels with William Clark from 1830-1834.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–American West; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–19th Century United States History

Shmoop: Study Guides, Teacher Resources

Shmoop: Study Guides, Teacher Resources

Find comprehensive and fun study guides for major works of literature, poetry and major events in US History. Also includes lesson plans and ideas for teachers.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism; Education–Teachers & Administrators–Lesson Planning; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Internet Islamic History Sourcebook

Internet Islamic History Sourcebook

Covering many aspects of Islamic history from ancient India through modern times. Complete online full-text sources are organized by different eras. Also includes a collection of maps.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Patrin

Patrin

Patrin is a learning resource and information centre about Romani culture, social issues, and current events. This web site has articles, links to other resources, a history of the Romani people, and information on language, culture, and arts.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–European/European-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

Civil Rights Digital Library

Civil Rights Digital Library

The CRDL is a digital collection based on the Civil Rights Movement in Georgia, featuring newspapers, letters, videos, photographs and other archival materials. A very comprehensive sight who’s focus it to bring awareness to the subject, and to provide access points for education.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–United States Culture

Bear Flag Museum

Bear Flag Museum

All you ever wanted to know about California’s state flag and the “Bear Flag Revolt.” Check out historic documents, a bear flag chronology, laws about the bear flag and suggested reading.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Flags; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–American West; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–19th Century United States History

Mystery of the Maya

Mystery of the Maya

Presents information about the Mayan civilization from the point of view of the IMAX film, Mystery of Maya, a film co-produced by the Canadian Museum of Civilization. Also presents information on the exhibits displayed at the museum in 1995.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Central American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History

TudorHistory.org

TudorHistory.org

A history of the Tudor monarchs of England, featuring biographies, images, a blog, FAQ, details about life in Tudor times, other reference information, and links to other resources.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–15th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–16th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Renaissance

Library of Congress Guide to the War of 1812

Library of Congress Guide to the War of 1812

Relive the war of 1812! This site offers first hand accounts of wartime and more information than you can shoot a cannon at! Follow the external links for more about the war of 1812, and check out the bibliography to find more sources.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

Library of Congress Guide to the Mexican War

Library of Congress Guide to the Mexican War

Start here for some detailed information about the Mexican War: speeches from Presidents Lincoln and Polk, a copy of the treaty between Mexico and the United States, helpful maps and more. Check out the bibliography for more great Mexican War sources.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Mexican History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars

The Medieval Bestiary: Animals in the Middle

The Medieval Bestiary: Animals in the Middle

Beasts! Creatures both fictional and real are the topic of the Medieval Bestiary site. See pictures and read text from the ancient books of beasts and birds. Link to the Bestiary Blog or find articles about fantastic creatures and the people who wrote about them.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Science Fiction & Fantasy; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Medieval (Middle Ages) History

California Indian Library Collections

California Indian Library Collections

“The California Indian Library Collections (CILC) was funded with the aim of returning unique cultural materials to California’s Native Americans and making the collections available to all citizens through their local libraries. Archived sound recordings, photographs, and textual materials (such as books, journal articles, unpublished manuscripts …
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Pacific States (Western)

NativeTech – Native American Technology and Art

NativeTech – Native American Technology and Art

“NativeTech is an educational web site that covers topics of Native American technology and emphasizes the Eastern Woodlands region. The web site is organized into categories of Beadwork, Birds & Feathers, Clay & Pottery, Leather & Clothes, Metalwork, Plants & Trees, Porcupine Quills, Stonework & Tools, and Weaving & Cordage. I provide simple instr …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Africa South of the Sahara: Selected Internet Resources

Africa South of the Sahara: Selected Internet Resources

This comprehensive directory of African resources covers many topics including: Current Events/News (including African newspapers), Art, Culture, Education, History, Maps, Music, Politics, Religion, Travel, and more. Country information is also included, as is regional information for Central, East, Southern and West Africa, as well as the Indian O …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Education; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Regional & Country Information–Africa; Arts & Humanities–Archives & Records Management–Online Catalogs–Africa; Reference–Web Directories; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Africa Travel & Tourism; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Civil Rights; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Women; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Arts And Music; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Government And Politics

Archiving Early America

Archiving Early America

Archiving Early America is a source of historical materials from 18th Century America. Collections include original newspapers, maps and writings of the time.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States Historical Maps

The American Presidency Project

The American Presidency Project

Created at the University of California, Santa Barbara, it contains presidential documents starting with George Washington. Read FDR’s fireside chats and compare the number of words in presidential inauguration addresses.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents

McKinley Assassination Ink: A Documentary History of William McKinley???s Assassination

McKinley Assassination Ink: A Documentary History of William McKinley???s Assassination

MAI is dedicated to collecting full-text primary resources relating to William McKinley and his assassination. Also included are resources concerning Roosevelt???s succession, materials on the assassin, Leon Czolgosz, and various quotes concerning the time period. Documents are searchable by title, author, type and keyword allowing for better ac …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Polar Bear Expedition Digital Collections

Polar Bear Expedition Digital Collections

University of Michigan faculty and students at the School of Information in collaboration with the Bentley Historical Library created this site that provides virtual access to the largest collection of primary source and published materials related to the “Polar Bear Expedition,” the U.S.’s military intervention in northern Russia near World War I’ …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–World War I; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–East North Central (Midwest); Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Thomas More Studies

Thomas More Studies

This comprehensive site features a biography and a chronology of More’s life in addition to teaching resources and full-text of much of More’s writings. Find out more about his role as a statesman in 16th-century England, his trial and his political philosophy at this site.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–16th Century History; Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–History; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Renaissance

The Negroponte File

The Negroponte File

This site contains recently de-classified documents from John Negroponte???s tenure as Ambassador to Honduras in the 1980s, an era of Central American civil wars and controversial U.S. foreign policy in the region. Negroponte is currently the U.S. ambassador to Iraq. Documents and site are maintained by the National Security Archive at George Was …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Central American History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

US Historical Documents

US Historical Documents

This site includes a chronology of US historical documents from pre-colonial era to the present. There are links to text-only versions of the documents and speeches.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

National Constitution Center

National Constitution Center

The National Constitution Center is a non-profit organization that works to increase understanding of the U.S. Constitution. The site includes the full text of the Constitution, including a variety of interactive tools designed to explain the document. Also includes links to information about other U.S. historical documents, resources for teacher …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Black Education: From Charleston to Harlem

Black Education: From Charleston to Harlem

Hosted by “North by South,” the final product of a year long seminar researching the migration of African Americans from south to north. Black Education explores the educational philosophies of Booker T. Washington and WEB DuBois. Review illustrated text essays and bibliographies and link to and explore other topics such as music, art, health, and …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Education; Education; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Slaves and the Courts: 1740-1860

Slaves and the Courts: 1740-1860

Part of the Library of Congress American Memory Project, this website has pamphlets and books (published between 1772 and 1889) about the “experiences of African and African-American slaves in the American colonies and the United States.” It allows you to view the actual text and images from historical documents of this era.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Slavery; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Legislation

African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship

African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship

African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship explores black America’s quest for equality from the early national period through the twentieth century. Showcasing the African American collections of the Library of Congress, the site tells “the story of the African American experience through nine chronological periods- primarily through ph …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History

Index of African-American Women Scientists

Index of African-American Women Scientists

The Index of African American Scientists is a sub-collection of “The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences,” resource. The index is broken down into the different science research areas. Typically, each profile includes a photo, bibliographic information, and links to other web sources.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Women

PBS: Civil Rights Era Timeline

PBS: Civil Rights Era Timeline

PBS offers a timeline that traces the Civil Rights Era starting in 1954 and ending in 1971. Timeline presents historical information in the form of essays, photos, and many hypertext links to other sources, like interviews or broadcasts with National Public Radio (NPR). Some resource links may require special media software.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Civil Rights

Slavery: The Peculiar Institution

Slavery: The Peculiar Institution

This online exhibit from the Library of Congress American Memory Project contains primary source materials related to the African slave trade and the history of slavery in America.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Slavery

Trailtribes.org: history with a tribal perspective

Trailtribes.org: history with a tribal perspective

This site looks at the culture of Native American tribes along the Missouri and Columbia Rivers as told from the perspective of various Native American tribes along the path. This site was created by the University of Montana Lifelong Learning Program. This site includes digital video of current native residents telling their ancestors??? stories, …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History

Hurricane Hazel

Hurricane Hazel

This site chronicles the history of Hurricane Hazel, a hurricane that struck southern Ontario in 1954. It includes comments from survivors and numerous facts about the effects of the storm, the path of the hurricane and the number of lives lost. This site provides a historical look at this event in Canadian history and offers extensive information …
Subject: Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Meteorology/Climatology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

The History of Jim Crow

The History of Jim Crow

This website is intended to give a historical overview of a series of racist legislation called “Jim Crow Laws,” that are responsible for the disfranchisement, segregation, and brutal violence experienced by Blacks in the South. The site is an extensive, extremely organized, and graphically stimulating resource that provides historical essays, pers …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Slavery; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Legislation

Congressional Black Caucus

Congressional Black Caucus

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) was formed in 1969 when the 13 black members of the U.S. House of Representatives joined together to strengthen their efforts to address the legislative concerns of black and minority citizens. Today, there are 43 members of the Congressional Black Caucus representing many of the largest and most populated urban …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Government And Politics; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Legislation

African American Women Writers of the 19th Century

African American Women Writers of the 19th Century

African American Women Writers of the 19th Century is a digital collection of some 52 published works by 19th-century black women writers. A part of the Digital Schomburg, this collection provides access to the thought, perspectives and creative abilities of black women as captured in books and pamphlets published prior to 1920. A full text databas …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Women

Negro Periodicals in the United States

Negro Periodicals in the United States

“The Negro Periodicals In the United States” was published in 1970. It deals with “early serialized publications on the African American as a subject.” While it does not contain the contents of these publications, this web resource provides an annotated bibliography of each journal and facilitates locating historical information and primary sources …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Education

Congress of Racial Equality

Congress of Racial Equality

“Founded in 1942, CORE is the third oldest and one of the “Big Four” civil rights groups in the United States. From the protests against “Jim Crow” laws of the 40’s to the “Sit-ins” of the 50’s and the “Freedom Rides” of the 60’s; through the cries for “Self-Determination” in the 70’s and “Equal Opportunity” in the 80’s to the struggle for communit …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Government And Politics

The History Makers

The History Makers

Contains biographies of African-Americans from a variety of different sports including small personal profiles, substantial biographical information, and hypertext links to timeline information.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Sports

Brown Foundation for Educational Equity, Excellence and Research

Brown Foundation for Educational Equity, Excellence and Research

The site of the Brown Foundation presents information related to the “Brown v. Board of Education” case. The website contains an online photo and text exhibit, an online tour of Brown family historic sites, timelines, legal case descriptions, research resources, and a bibliography list for further learning.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Education; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Civil Rights; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Legislation

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

This is the website for The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, which is a “living and learning center in Cincinnati offering lessons and reflections on the ongoing struggle for freedom.” This museum traces the story of how slaves escaped from slavery and celebrates the historic efforts of the Underground Railroad. The Freedom Center also …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Museums–African-American Museums; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–African-American Museums; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Slavery; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Hispanic America USA

Hispanic America USA

Highlights the contributions of Hispanics to American and world history. Includes biographies of astronauts, military heroes, athletes, and politicians.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Latin American/Hispanic; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–US Military; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History

The War of 1812

The War of 1812

This site gives a very detailed description of many aspects of the War of 1812 through government documents. It includes illustrations, documents and contextual information. This exhibit focues on the impact of the war on those living in Upper Canada at the time of the conflict.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

Holocaust Genocide Project

Holocaust Genocide Project

The Holocaust/Genocide Project (HGP) is an independent, international, nonprofit, telecommunications project focusing on study of the Holocaust, genocides, and current events. Schools from all over the world, students ages 12 and up and teachers are invited to participate.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Jewish; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–World War II; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Ontario History Quest

Ontario History Quest

This website focuses on the history of Ontario, including the city of Toronto. There are two main sections: The Learning Site, for students and teachers, and the Digital Collections, a searchable database of over 3000 images from the collections of several Canadian Archives.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

Canadian Archival Information Network

Canadian Archival Information Network

Attempts to capture history from the perspectives of all the people involved and present it from a neutral postion, and by providing greater access to Canada’s documentary heritage.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

EASE History

EASE History

This site allows users to “learn about US History through the prism of US presidential campaign ads, better understand the complexities of campaign issues and their historical context by looking at historical events, and explore the meanings of core values.” Features historical videos and photographs, including presidential campaign videos.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

Primary Documents in American History

Primary Documents in American History

This site offers a list of some of the most important documents in American history from 1763 to 1877. Each document has a page with background information, links to digital material associated with the documents, and bibliographies for both adult and young readers.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Arirang: An Interactive Classroom on the Korean American Experience

Arirang: An Interactive Classroom on the Korean American Experience

This resource presents an overview of the history of Korean Americans. It includes a timeline and lesson plans suitable for high school students.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American

Ancient Aztec, Olmec, and Mesoamerica – by History Link 101

Ancient Aztec, Olmec, and Mesoamerica – by History Link 101

Information on these ancient civilizations, compiled by an American world history teacher. Includes images, maps, and information on daily life and art. Useful for general interest, teachers and students.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Mexican History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Central American History

Quetzalcoatl – the Man, the Myth, the Legend

Quetzalcoatl – the Man, the Myth, the Legend

A wealth of information about the Aztec and Mesoamerican deity of Quetzalcoatl. Includes the background history, chronology, and cosmology surrounding the legend of Quetzalcoatl. A list of bibliographical references is provided.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Mexican History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Central American History

World History Archives: Central America

World History Archives: Central America

This website has “documents to support the study of world history from a working-class and non-Eurocentric perspective.” Most of the documents are news articles gathered from Associated Press, Reuters, InterPress Services, and various left-wing news publications, and can be browsed by topic or geographic area.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Central American History

Our Roots/Nos Racines: Canada’s Local Histories Online

Our Roots/Nos Racines: Canada’s Local Histories Online

This bilingual Canadian site offers a “coast-to-coast record” of local histories. The site is searchable using keywords, dates, subjects, or authors. The site is filled with multimedia tools, and offers much to Candians and other nationalities.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

Canadian Military History Gateway

Canadian Military History Gateway

“An online service that provides access to websites and digitized resources about Canada’s military history. The goal of the CMHG is to provide the public with free access to the collective military history resources of Canadian museums, libraries, archives and other heritage organizations through a single gateway.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

Our Roots: Canadian Local Histories Online

Our Roots: Canadian Local Histories Online

Our Roots aims to make Cnadian local history accessible to everyone. This “online, coast-to-coast record” of Canadian local histories reflects the breadth and depth of the country’s heritage, and celebrates the diverse landscapes, resources, and people that have contributed to sculpting its rich and ever-evolving character.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

Ibn Battuta on the Web

Ibn Battuta on the Web

Annotated web directory to information on the 14th century Muslim traveler Ibn Battuta. Includes descriptions of his travels, translations, information by region, maps and pictures.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Medieval (Middle Ages) History

Online Searchable Death Indexes & Records

Online Searchable Death Indexes & Records

This website gathers links to online death indexes by state and county. Included are death records, death certificate indexes, obituaries, probate indexes, and cemetery and burial records. Information about searching the Social Security Death Index online is also included.
Subject: Reference–Genealogy; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents

A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates

A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates

“A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation consists of a linked set of published congressional records of the United States of America from the Continental Congress through the 43rd Congress, 1774-1875. It includes the Journals of the Continental Congress (1774-89); the Letters of Delegates to Congress (1774-89); the Records of the Federal Convention …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents

Ancient Britain

Ancient Britain

Map and descriptions of prehistoric sacred sites around Britain. Features such highlights as Avebury (site of King Arthur) and Stonehenge as well as many lesser known sites. You can click on the area of the map you are interested in or go to the sites by name. Site information is extensive and inludes historic information as well as a photo.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Prehistoric Europe; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Mathematicians of the African Diaspora

Mathematicians of the African Diaspora

This website is intended to exhibit the accomplishments of the peoples of Africa and the African Diaspora within the Mathematical Sciences.It includes an array of information ranging from famous mathematician profiles, women’s history, database of computer scientists, astronomers, and physicists. It also provides educational statistics regarding th …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Science; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Science And Technology–Mathematics–Mathematicians

Cybrary of the Holocaust

Cybrary of the Holocaust

Remember victims of the Holocaust with historical perspectives, images and personal accounts. Find books by Holocaust survivors, and information about family and friends who were lost or found.
Subject: Germany; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–20th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–World War II

The Oriental Institute of the Unviersity of Chicago: Who Was Who Among the Royal Mummies

The Oriental Institute of the Unviersity of Chicago: Who Was Who Among the Royal Mummies

Through the presentation of x-rays of the skulls of royal mummies in the Cairo Museum, this article by noted Egyptologist Edward Wente suggests that the traditional identification of several of the Eighteenth Dynasty mummies may be incorrect.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History–Antiquity; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Land Use History of the Colorado Plateau

Land Use History of the Colorado Plateau

Environmental history; summary of a vast body of research from multiple disciplines in an easily accessible format.
Subject: Science & Technology–Agriculture & Aquaculture; Reference–Geography; Regional & Country Information–North Americ–United States–Mountain States (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Geosciences (Geology & Geophysics); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Mountain States (Western); Social Sciences–Archaeology; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Earth Sciences; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Black Facts Online

Black Facts Online

A searchable database of events in African-American history. You can search by date or by keyword.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History

Digital History

Digital History

“An interactive, multimedia history of the United States from the Revolution to the present.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

Arild Hauge’s Runes and Viking Page

Arild Hauge’s Runes and Viking Page

Brief introductions to Norse/Germanic runes and the people who used them.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Romanization; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Medieval (Middle Ages) History

NetSERF: The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources

NetSERF: The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources

NetSERF is an extremely thorough and extensive database of information on any and all aspects of medieval society and its culture. It includes search engines and a fantastic glossary for obscure medieval terminology. It also includes an extensive bibliography of sources divided up by specializations. This includes everything from history to lite …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

Working Women, 1870-1930

Working Women, 1870-1930

A digitized collection of manuscripts, books, pamphlets, photographs, and other print sources focusing on American women working from 1870 to 1930. Presented by Harvard Library’s Open Collections Program.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–19th Century United States History

The Aerial Reconnaissance Archives (TARA)

The Aerial Reconnaissance Archives (TARA)

The Aerial Reconnaissance Archives at Keele University created this website to make Internet-accessible more than 5.5 million aerial photographs taken by the UK Ministry of Defence over occupied Western Europe during World War II. These photos were deposited at the TARA, an official place of deposit for the National Archives. Visitors may register …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–20th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–World War II

Uysal-Walker Archive of Turkish Oral Narrative

Uysal-Walker Archive of Turkish Oral Narrative

This site gives users access to the Archive of Turkish Narrative created by its three founders, located in the Special Collections section of Texas Tech University Library. It includes audio-taped narratives of the citizens of the Turkish Republic, guides, images, translations and music.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Middle Eastern; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History; Regional & Country Information–Middle East

Negro League Baseball: Out of the Shadows

Negro League Baseball: Out of the Shadows

“Out of the Shadows” is a study project being conducted by the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group. Content includes lists of Negro League umpires, armed service veterans, two-sport stars, and bibliographies for further research.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Baseball & Softball–Negro Leagues Baseball; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Sports; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–20th Century History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Ohio Memory Online Scrapbook

Ohio Memory Online Scrapbook

The Ohio Memory Online Scrapbook is a digital library of primary source materials related to Ohio history. The collection’s 25,000 images cover the period from pre-history to the present. Users can search or browse the collection, and the site includes special exhibits and resources for teachers and students.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States–Midwest -Eastern (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Living the Legacy: The Women’s Rights Movement 1848 – 1998

Living the Legacy: The Women’s Rights Movement 1848 – 1998

Living the Legacy contains numerous articles about the history of the women’s movement and current issues, a timeline, and list of relevant women’s organizations. The website was created by the National Women’s History Project, an educational nonprofit organization, for the 150th anniversary of the Women’s Rights Movement.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–19th Century History

Elizabeth I

Elizabeth I

“It is the purpose of this site to provide interesting as well as educational information on the life and times of Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603). It is intended to be suitable for web-users of all ages and academic ability.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–16th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Renaissance

The American President

The American President

This informative website provides biographies, essays, key events, personnel, and multimedia resources for the current and all past Presidents of the United States. Recent additions to the website include biographies of each First Lady, biographies of each cabinet member, listings of presidential staff and advisors, and timelines.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents

African American History

African American History

This site on African-American history contains the text of significant speeches. There’s also biographical information about famous African-Americans.
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History

Ohwejagehka Iroquois Earth Songs

Ohwejagehka Iroquois Earth Songs

A discussion of the social songs of the Iroquois community complete with recorded examples. Examples include the Standing Quiver, the Moccasin Dance, and the Smoke Dance.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World

American Folklife Center, Library of Congress: Omaha Indian Music

American Folklife Center, Library of Congress: Omaha Indian Music

???Omaha Indian Music features traditional Omaha music from the 1890s and 1980s. The multiformat ethnographic field collection contains 44 wax cylinder recordings collected by Francis La Flesche and Alice Cunningham Fletcher between 1895 and 1897, 323 songs and speeches from the 1983 Omaha harvest celebration pow-wow , and 25 songs and speeches f …
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–West North Central States (Midwest)

USPTO Web Patent Databases

USPTO Web Patent Databases

“This page is the starting point for the USPTO’s free searchable patent databases, which cover the period from 1 January 1976 to the most recent weekly issue date.” There are both full text and bibliographic databases that can be searched by using boolean operators, patent numbers, or other advanced search features.
Subject: Science & Technology; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Executive Branch–Agencies; Law, Government And Political Science–Law–United States–Patents

Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies

Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies

A comprehensive resource for Medieval Studies: bibliographies, European cultural studies, pedagogical resources, professional information and organizations, electronic texts, music.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

US Patent Office: What Are Patents, Trademarks, Servicemarks, and Copyrights

US Patent Office: What Are Patents, Trademarks, Servicemarks, and Copyrights

From the United States Patent and Trademark Office, offering clarification between patents, trademarks, servicemarks and copyrights.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Law–United States–Intellectual Property; Law, Government And Political Science–Law–United States–Patents

Literature & Culture of the American 1950s

Literature & Culture of the American 1950s

A collection of online readings relating to the literature and culture of the United States in the 1950s.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Arts & Humanities–Culture–Pop Culture; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period

First World War.com: A Multimedia History of World War One

First World War.com: A Multimedia History of World War One

Includes many original articles and online exhibits relating to World War I from many perspectives, including military, political, and social history. Includes “The Causes of World War I”, a timeline, “The Battles”, memoirs, prose and poetry, and more.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–World War I; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–World War I

African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920

African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920

“This collection consists of 1,305 pieces of African-American sheet music dating from 1850 through 1920. The collection includes many songs from the heyday of antebellum black face minstrelsy in the 1850s and from the abolitionist movement of the same period. Numerous titles are associated with the novel and the play Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Civil War pe …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Arts And Music; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–19th Century United States History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

From Slavery to Freedom: The African-American Pamphlet Collection, 1824-1909

From Slavery to Freedom: The African-American Pamphlet Collection, 1824-1909

“Presents 397 pamphlets from the Rare Book and Special Collections Division, published from 1824 through 1909, by African-American authors and others who wrote about slavery, African colonization, Emancipation, Reconstruction, and related topics. The materials range from personal accounts and public orations to organizational reports and legislativ …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Slavery; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–19th Century United States History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

American Studies Crossroads Project

American Studies Crossroads Project

“Provide[s] a rich resource in American Studies which includes a listing of: American Studies Programs; American Studies Curricula; Subject Maps to Fields of American Studies; Key American Studies Internet Sites; International American Studies; New Media and Technologies in American Studies.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–United States Culture

Images Canada

Images Canada

“Images Canada provides central search access to the over 65,000 images held on the websites of participating Canadian cultural institutions. Through Images Canada, you can find images of the Canadian events, people, places and things that collectively are our heritage.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

Some Enchanted Evenings: American Picture Palaces

Some Enchanted Evenings: American Picture Palaces

This site explores the history of American movie houses through out the first half of the 20th century.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History

Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Collection

Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Collection

“655 photographs from the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Collection document the fair held on the campus of the University of Washington during the summer of 1909. Images include depictions of the buildings, grounds, entertainment, and exotic attractions at the fair.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Pacific States (Western); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History

Today in History

Today in History

Discover events from American history that happened today illustrated by items from the Library of Congress collection, or search the archive for other dates.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources; Our World–North America–USA–History & People

Elbow Creek Magazine

Elbow Creek Magazine

“Elbow Creek Magazine features fiction, poetry, and articles about the American West during the golden age of the cowboy.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–American West; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

Asian-Nation

Asian-Nation

This site dedicates itself to “Exploring the historical, political, social, economic, and cultural elements and issues that make up today’s Asian American community, ‘Asian-Nation’ provides provocative, useful, and interactive content about the Asian American community, concisely but comprehensively — in-depth research, a few statistics, and a cas …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American

Wild West

Wild West

“Chronicling the American Frontier. The authoritative magazine covering the true history of the people, places, battles and events that led to the taming of the great American frontier. Articles, artwork and picture essays examine life and times of settlers, cowboys, Indians, gunmen, lawmen, and all of the fascinating characters and aspects of West …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–American West

Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies

Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies

“The Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies is devoted primarily to the publication of research in Arabic language and linguistics, medieval and modern Arabic literature, and Islamic culture.” Articles are avaiable in HTML and PDF formats.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Middle Eastern; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History; Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Islam

ReadWest

ReadWest

Read West is an online magazine promoting Western Literature and authors who write about the American West.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–American West; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts–Contemporary Fiction

about…time

about…time

“Reflecting the african american experence for over 25 years.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

The Early America Review

The Early America Review

“The Early America Review focuses on 18th century America– its people, issues and events. The quarterly journal offers academic papers, articles, book reviews and commentaries in an interactive format. Readers can listen to a ballad from the Revolutionary War spoken aloud…and can hear personal introductions from authors appearing in the current …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

Common-place: The Interactive Journal of Early American Life

Common-place: The Interactive Journal of Early American Life

“Common-place is a common place for exploring and exchanging ideas about early American history and culture (before 1900). Common-place is a common place for all sorts of people to read about all sorts of things relating to early American life–from architecture to literature, from politics to parlor manners. And it’s a place to find insightful an …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

American Historical Review

American Historical Review

The oldest scholarly journal of history in the United States focuses on “scholarship from every major field of historical study.” The official journal of the American Historical Association publishes quarterly.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

American History

American History

“The Magazine of the American Experience. There’s an adventure with history awaiting in each issue of American History, where the people, places and events of America’s past come to life.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

Women in American History

Women in American History

An encyclopedia exploring the history, social conditions, and contributions of women in the United States. This resource can be explored in several ways. A series of timelines provides brief coverage of important events and people, beginning in the 1600’s and continuing to the present day. There are also 2 Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

Women, Enterprise, and Society

Women, Enterprise, and Society

Provides a guide to primary sources related to women entrepreneurs and women and work available at Baker Library at Harvard Business School, with particular focus on the 19th century. Includes a bibliography and links to web sites related to the history of women in business.
Subject: Business & Economics–Businesspeople–Businesswomen; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers

Foreign Relations of the United States

Foreign Relations of the United States

“The Foreign Relations of the United States series presents the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity.” Select volumes from the Nixon, Johnson, and Kennedy administrations are available online.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History

Digital Archive of American Architecture

Digital Archive of American Architecture

Extensive site providing timelines and chronologies of American architecture from the 17th century onward. Includes images of buildings, biographies of architects, lists of exemplary buildings and types, and a visual glossary of styles.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Artists & Architects; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture

Castles on the Web

Castles on the Web

Tours, collections, images and information about castles around the world. Offers an “ask us” area where castle-related questions may be submitted. Additional information is included about heraldry, medieval studies, myths and legends, and various other medieval building types.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns

Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns

The online counterpart to Ken Burns’ documentary Jazz includes extensive biographical profiles and discographies of major jazz musicians, a chronology of the development of jazz, essays about jazz and its place in American culture, and audio clips of jazz compositions.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Reference–Biographies–Musicians & Composers; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Arts And Music; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Jazz

Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project, 1936-1938

Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project, 1936-1938

“Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project, 1936-1938 contains more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves. These narratives were collected in the 1930s as part of the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and assembled and microfilmed …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Slavery; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Indian Peoples of the Northern Great Plains

Indian Peoples of the Northern Great Plains

“Images of the Indian Peoples of the Northern Great Plains is a searchable online photograph database created with grant support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services National Leadership Grant Program. The digital collection was created in consultation with Native Americans, educators, librarians, and historians. The collection consis …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History

The Dred Scott Case

The Dred Scott Case

“In 1846, Dred Scott and his wife Harriet filed suit for their freedom in the St. Louis Circuit Court. This suit began an eleven-year legal fight that ended in the U.S. Supreme Court, which issued a landmark decision declaring that Scott remain a slave. This decision contributed to rising tensions between the free and slave states just before the A …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents

The American Experience: D-Day

The American Experience: D-Day

Produced as a companion to the PBS-TV series, this site has a brief history of D-Day, text of news reports from the front, information on the paratrooper experience (including what they carried in their packs and what they faced when they landed), letters home written by soldiers involved in the invasion, maps and a bibliography.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–World War II; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–World War II

Africans In America

Africans In America

Africans in America is a site based on the documents provided in a PBS special of the same name. The site offers perspectives on slavery through four major eras, ranging from 1470 to 1865. For each era, historical narrative, a Resource Bank of images, documents, stories, biographies, and commentaries, and a Teacher’s Guide is provided.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Slavery; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Early Canadiana Online

Early Canadiana Online

“A full text online collection of more than 3,000 books and pamphlets documenting Canadian history from the first European contact to the late 19th century. The collection is particularly strong in literature, women’s history, native studies, travel and exploration, and the history of French Canada.” Contains documents in English and French, which …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

America from the Great Depression to World War II: Photographs from the FSA and OWI, ca. 1935-1945

America from the Great Depression to World War II: Photographs from the FSA and OWI, ca. 1935-1945

“The images in the Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Collection are among the most famous documentary photographs ever produced. Created by a group of U.S. government photographers, the images show Americans in every part of the nation. In the early years, the project emphasized rural life and the negative impact of the Great D …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History

Pioneering the Upper Midwest: Books from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, ca. 1820-1910

Pioneering the Upper Midwest: Books from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, ca. 1820-1910

“Portrays the states of Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century through first-person accounts, biographies, promotional literature, local histories, ethnographic and antiquarian texts, colonial archival documents, and other works drawn from the Library of Congress’s General Collections and Rare Books an …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–American West; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–East North Central (Midwest); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–West North Central States (Midwest); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–19th Century United States History

Documents from the Women’s Liberation Movement

Documents from the Women’s Liberation Movement

“The materials in this on-line archival collection document various aspects of the Women’s Liberation Movement in the United States, and focus specifically on the radical origins of this movement during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Items range from radical theoretical writings to humourous plays to the minutes of an actual grassroots group. The …
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Feminism; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History

Canadian Heritage Gallery

Canadian Heritage Gallery

Mission statement: “To promote the accessibility, knowledge and research of Canadian Heritage by publishing via the Internet an extensive collection of historical photos, original documents, Canadian artwork, maps, and illustrations, fully documented and researched for historical authenticity, and presented in a “user friendly” format; And to advan …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History; Regional & Country Information–North America–Canada

Dining Through the Decades

Dining Through the Decades

An entertaining overview on popular trends in American cuisine from the 1900s through the 1990s. Includes recipes from each decade.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Material Traditions; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–United States Culture

African-Americans in Military History

African-Americans in Military History

A detailed bibliography of print resources on African Americans and their service in the United States Armed Forces.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Military; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–US Military; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars

The Tuskegee Airmen

The Tuskegee Airmen

A history of the Tuskegee Airmen maintained by the National Park Service.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Military; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History; Science & Technology–Transportation–Air; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–East South Central States (Southern)

A Biography of America

A Biography of America

A companion Web site to the video series of the same name, this covers site covers the history of the United States from pre-Columbian civilizations to the present. The series is divided into 26 programs.
“For each program you’ll find an interactive feature related to the subject or the time period of the program. In addition, you’ll find a li …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

The Elizabethan Costuming Page

The Elizabethan Costuming Page

The website is devoted to all facets of 16th century Elizabethan and Tudor costumes, dress and fashion. It includes instructions for making stockings, corsets, shoes, and other articles of clothing. This is a good resource for Elizabethan costume history and has links to other fashion history sites.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Etiquette, Dress, And Social Customs–Clothing And Dress; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Renaissance

Costumes of the Levant

Costumes of the Levant

The site provides an overview with photographs of historical Lebanese, Syrian, Bedouin and Kurdish clothing.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Middle Eastern; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Etiquette, Dress, And Social Customs–Clothing And Dress; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History

Historic Context for the African-American Military Experience

Historic Context for the African-American Military Experience

A lengthy and detailed account of African-American military history and service through the present. Created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Construction Engineering Research Lab, Champaign, IL (.pdf file, requires Adobe Acrobat reader).
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Military; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–US Military; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

National Museum of the American Indian

National Museum of the American Indian

“The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian is dedicated to the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, languages, literature, history, and arts of Native Americans.” This site presents the museum’s collections, exhibitions, and provides additional Internet-based information about Native Americans.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; History

Great Canadian Places

Great Canadian Places

“Inspired by the HistoryLands television series, you can now take a multimedia virtual tour of some of Canada’s most fascinating National Historic sites.” Video, graphics, and descriptive text of 12 historic sites, including the original Viking settlement in North America and several maritime towns. Videos in QuickTime format.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History; Regional & Country Information–North America–Canada

North By South

North By South

North by South is the result of a National Endowment for the Humanities seminar at Kenyon College. “This web page is the final product of a year long seminar researching the migration of African Americans from south to north. This seminar was the first part of a three year process to explore the reasoning, experiences, and contributions African Ame …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Archive of “letters, diaries, and scrapbooks of artists, dealers, and collectors; manuscripts of critics and scholars; business records of museums, galleries, and associations; photographs; works of art on paper; and oral history interviews.” Digital collections can be browsed by theme or searched by keyword.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Artists & Architects; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Arts & Humanities–Archives & Records Management–Online Exhibitions; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities

Bodleian Library Manuscript Images

Bodleian Library Manuscript Images

Manuscript images from Oxford University’s Bodleian Library. More than 1000 images from important works in the collection. Period represented: 8th to 19th century. Contries represented: England, France, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands. Images arranged according to text and period. Each image contains extensively cataloging, and and are availabl …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

Brehon Law Project

Brehon Law Project

“The Brehon Law Project, a loose volunteer coalition of individuals and organizations who are interested in the study of Brehon Law, the indigenous law of Ireland.” Introduction to medieval Irish law and society, along with explanation of status of ancient Irish law to current legal practice. Full-text documents in Irish and English translation and …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Other National Governments; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Ireland; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

The Holocaust Chronicle

The Holocaust Chronicle

“The Holocaust Chronicle Web site contains every word and a generous selection of images from the companion book of the same title. Whether you browse this Web site, page through it, or search for specific, cross-referenced information, you’ll find dramatic information grounded in rock-solid scholarship, complemented by a wealth of im …
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Jewish; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–World War II

The Arapaho Tribe

The Arapaho Tribe

This page has historical information on the Arapaho Tribe and their allies.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

This site contains information on programs, events, history and governance of the Choctaw Nation.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–West South Central (Southern); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History

Canadian Geographic: Historical Maps

Canadian Geographic: Historical Maps

Maps depict the evolution of the Canada’s international, provincial and territorial boundaries, beginning in the 1700s. Brief historical summaries accompany each map.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

Canadian Confederation

Canadian Confederation

This Library and Archives Canada site traces the history and development of the Canadian Confederation, from 1867 through the present. Much of the content from the original site, focusing on the influence of the American Civil War on Canadian history, can still be found under the section “Towards Confederation.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History

The Axis History Factbook

The Axis History Factbook

Information on all aspects of Germany and her allies during WWII. Includes military and political organizations, statistics, names and membership of various organizations, and some biographical information.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–German History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–World War II

Muscogee Creek Nation

Muscogee Creek Nation

Official site of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma. Includes information about history, current events (festivals) and important people and events. Also has links to other Native American sites and information.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History

Citizen Potawatomi Nation

Citizen Potawatomi Nation

This is a site dedicated to the history and current status of the Potawatomi Tribe. There are also contacts for the various heads of tribal organizations
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–East North Central (Midwest)

Oneida Indian Nation – Oneida Nation Homelands

Oneida Indian Nation – Oneida Nation Homelands

This site has information on the Oneida Tribe, its current status and history. Includes annual reports and employment information.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Middle Atlantic States (Northeast)

Alaskan Native Knowledge Network

Alaskan Native Knowledge Network

“The Alaskan Native Knowledge Network is designed to serve as a resource for compiling and exchanging information related to Alaska Native knowledge systems and ways of knowing. It has been established to assist Native people, government agencies, educators and the general public in gaining access to the knowledge base that Alaaska Natives have aq …
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Pacific States (Western)

American Women’s History: A Research Guide

American Women’s History: A Research Guide

“American Women’s History is designed to assist serious researchers, such as history professors, independent scholars, graduate students, and possibly upper-division undergraduates. Librarians who assist these researchers may also want to become familiar with the guide. American Women’s History provides citations to print and Internet reference sou …
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Reference–Biographies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

Historic Asylums of America

Historic Asylums of America

This web site catalogs historic state hospitals founded in the latter half of the 19th century, focusing on–but not limited to–facilities built on the “Kirkbride plan.” Included are hospitals still in operation, hospitals still standing though closed, and those that no longer physically exist. Most of the pages include photographs or images from …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Health & Medical Sciences–History Of Medicine; Social Sciences–Psychology

Architecture and Interior Design for 20th Century America (1935-1955)

Architecture and Interior Design for 20th Century America (1935-1955)

“This Gottscho-Schleisner Collection is comprised of over 29,000 images primarily of architectural subjects, including interiors and exteriors of homes, stores, offices, factories, historic buildings, and other structures. Subjects are concentrated chiefly in the northeastern United States, especially the New York City area, and Florida. Included a …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Graphic Arts & Design

The Aerodrome: Aces and Aircraft of World War I

The Aerodrome: Aces and Aircraft of World War I

In-depth information on World War I aces and aircrafts. Includes biographical information on all the major aces of the war, organized by nationality. This includes rank, squadrons, victories, medals awarded, a photo, and a short account of their war service. In addition, the site has a listing of aircraft used in the war, organized by country of …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–World War I; Science & Technology–Transportation–Air; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–World War I

The Oyez Project

The Oyez Project

“The OYEZ Project contains many hundreds of hours of audio materials…” and “…dozens of panoramic images of the Supreme Court Building. The Project provides abstracts and other materials for leading cases in constitutional law decided by the Supreme Court of the United States.” Cases are searchable by citation, title, subject or date.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Judicial Branch (Courts); Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents

We Shall Overcome – Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement

We Shall Overcome – Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement

Contains photographs, essays, travel maps, history of individuals and sites about and along the Underground Railroad. Covers paths taken through 20 U. S. States. References include links to other Civil Rights sites, documents, speeches and biographies.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Civil Rights; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–United States Culture

African-American Mosaic

African-American Mosaic

Resource guide to the Library of Congress’s African-American Collection. “Covering the nearly 500 years of the black experience in the Western hemisphere, the Mosaic surveys the full range size, and variety of the Library’s collections, including books, periodicals, prints, photographs, music, film, and recorded sound.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History

Diversity – Black History Month

Diversity – Black History Month

Contains bibliographies, publications, speeches and remarks, articles and websites commemorating “the rich and varied contributions of African-Americans to the culture and history of the United States and the world.”
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History

Harlem Renaissance

Harlem Renaissance

This site portrays the “Harlem Renaissance as a cultural movement that allowed African-Americans to show their creative abilities to the world.” It includes visual, theater, music and performing arts displays. Contains links to other Harlem Renaissance sites.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History–Arts And Music; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Middle Atlantic States (Northeast)

National Gallery of the Spoken Word

National Gallery of the Spoken Word

“The NGSW is designed as an expansive repository of aural resources.” It contains “a significant, fully searchable, online database of spoken word collections that span the 20th century”. Oral history collections include News and Newsmakers, 20th Century Inventors and Scientists, American Life, Chicago Neighborhoods, Folk Life and Lore, History and …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

Meeting of Frontiers

Meeting of Frontiers

“Meeting of Frontiers is a bilingual, multimedia English-Russian digital library that tells the story of the American exploration and settlement of the West, the parallel exploration and settlement of Siberia and the Russian Far East, and the meeting of the Russian-American frontier in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.” Maps, photographs, and origi …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Russia–History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–American West; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Pacific States (Western); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Medieval/Renaissance Food Homepage

Medieval/Renaissance Food Homepage

This site contains rich information on Medieval and Renaissance food such as “A Renaissance Food Bibliography”, “Medieval/Renaissance Food Clip Art”, “Viking Food”, “An article on medieval famine,” and much more.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Exotic/Unusual; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Renaissance

Medieval/Renaissance Brewing Homepage

Medieval/Renaissance Brewing Homepage

This site provides information on Medieval and Renaissance Brewing such as “Honeys, and their affects on mead,” “Alcoholic Drinks of the Middle Ages,” “Brewing on the Dark Side,” “Early Medieval Brewing,” “Medieval Wines: How sweet were they?”, etc.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Drink; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Renaissance

Black History Month Center

Black History Month Center

“Discover culture, heritage and pride through profiles of some of the most significant people, places and events in African-American history.” Includes biographies, a timeline, a quiz, and other activities.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–African-American History

The Star-Spangled Banner

The Star-Spangled Banner

A site dedicated the actual flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the poem that became the U.S. national anthem. The site includes information on the making of the flag and efforts to preserve it. It also traces the history of the U.S. flag as a patriotic symbol. Classroom resources and ideas for teachers accompany the material presented …
Subject: Reference–Geography–Flags; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

The Flags of the Native Peoples of the United States

The Flags of the Native Peoples of the United States

Pictures, history, and explanations of over 60 Native American flags and the increasing use of flags among Native tribes. Scroll down the page to get to the list of flags available.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Flags; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Native American History

Renaissance, The Elizabethan World

Renaissance, The Elizabethan World

A meta site of resources related to Elizabethan England. Includes A Compendium of Common Knowledge (1558-1603), a book about Elizabeth culture and life for Writers, Actors, and Re-enactors; Elizabethan Heraldry; and a Transcript of the Trial of the Earl of Essex (1601). Also has links to other Renaissance sites.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Renaissance

The Battle of Verdun

The Battle of Verdun

A summary of one of the worst battles of World War I. Contains casualty figures, eye witness accounts, sound files, strategy, historical backdrop, maps, literature and links. Site features a good multi-media slideshow of the battle.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–World War I

Battle of Hastings 1066

Battle of Hastings 1066

Detailed treatment of the Battle of Hastings. Includes information about the major figures and armies, events leading up to the battle and its aftermath, interactive timelines, a photographic tour, a glossary, and bibliography.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval)

From Revolution to Reconstruction

From Revolution to Reconstruction

“A Hypertext on American History from the colonial period until Modern Times.” A collection of documents, biographies, essays and outlines covering American History (especially strong from the American Revolution until Reconstruction.) The large outlines are taken in great portion from USIA publications. The site provides a search function.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History

ThisNation.com

ThisNation.com

ThisNation.com offers a free online American government & politics “textbook,” a historical & political documents archive and other resources for students, teachers and those generally interested in “this nation.” The site includes a library of such items as the text of presidential inaugural addresses, important documents in US political histo …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government

National Archives Online Exhibit Hall

National Archives Online Exhibit Hall

Multimedia features from our nation’s past! The National Archives publishes historic documents like the Louisiana Purchase, Nixon’s resignation letter, posters from World War II, Portrait of Black Chicago (a photo exhibit), and lots more!
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents; Arts & Humanities–Archives & Records Management–Online Exhibitions; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents

International Council for Canadian Studies

International Council for Canadian Studies

“The International Council for Canadian Studies (ICCS) is a federation of twenty national and multi-national Canadian Studies associations, governed by an Executive Council and an elected four-member Executive Committee. Its mandate is to promote and support research, education and publications in all fields of Canadian Studies and in all countries …
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History; Regional & Country Information–North America–Canada

Red Scare

Red Scare

“Red Scare is an image database about the period in the history of the United States immediately following World War I. The dates are approximately from the Armistice in November of 1918 to the collapse of hyper-inflation in mid-1920. It was a time then of great upheaval, of right-thinking men–in the words of Walter Lippman–‘scared out of their w …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History

American Presidents: Life Portraits

American Presidents: Life Portraits

This site presents brief facts about each United States President. You can also search by state or President for landmarks–birthplaces, gravesites, museums, etc.–associated with each President.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Presidents; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers

Canadian Studies: A Guide to the Sources

Canadian Studies: A Guide to the Sources

“A guide to more than 200 print and electronic sources. Covers all aspects of Canadian Studies. Also provides links to the leading online resources for Canadian Studies in Canada and internationally.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Canadian History; Regional & Country Information–North America–Canada

America in the 1930s

America in the 1930s

“The 1930s in America were a time of unparalleled contradiction and complexity. Encapsulated loosely on one end by Black Tuesday of the Great Depression and on the other end by the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the years between 1929 and 1941 were characterized by what Terry Cooney calls ‘Balancing Acts,’ a dance between big government and various regio …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Era–20th Century United States History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–United States Culture

Internet Ancient History Sourcebook

Internet Ancient History Sourcebook

Provides a large amount of online texts covering a wide range of ancient civilizations beginning with the origins of man and including Ancient Greece, the Near East, the Roman Empire, and the origins of Christianity. Organized geographically.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History

Soviet History Internet Archive

Soviet History Internet Archive

A valuable collection of primary source documents concerning the early history of the USSR. Also includes pictures, maps, and links to related sites.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Russia–History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

The Russian Revolution

The Russian Revolution

Browsable list of links to a large number of online texts and articles, primary documents, maps, and images dealing with the Russian Revolution.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Russia–History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Ancient Egypt: the Mythology

Ancient Egypt: the Mythology

“Ancient Egypt: the Mythology is a web site dedicated to supplying information about the religious beliefs of ancient Egypt.” The site also provides information on the land and culture of ancient Egypt, a chronology of its history, FAQs section, links, as well as detailed information on Egypt’s deities.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History–Antiquity; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology

Diotima

Diotima

“Diotima serves as an interdisciplinary resource for anyone interested in patterns of gender around the ancient Mediterranean and as a forum for collaboration among instructors who teach courses about women and gender in the ancient world.” Contains extensive searchable bibliographies on various subjects, essays, suggestions for course materials, …
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Social Life & Customs; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality

The Triumph of Evil

The Triumph of Evil

This is the companion website to the PBS Frontline documentary of the same name that discusses the West’s reaction to the 1994 crisis in Rwanda. It includes interviews with U.S. and United Nations officials, a chronology of the events under discussion, readings about the Rwandan crisis, and material for educators.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History

Vietnam War Bibliography

Vietnam War Bibliography

Extensive bibliography of the Vietnam War, organized by topic and frequently annotated. Includes a listing of microfilmed document collections and links to a number of relevant sites. An excellent starting point for research on the conflict compiled by a professional historian.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Vietnamese History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–Vietnam War

Revelations from the Russian Archives

Revelations from the Russian Archives

An online exhibit of actual documents from the archives of the former Soviet Union, including translations and accompanying text. Offers sections on Soviet internal affairs and US-USSR relations.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Russia–History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Internet African History Sourcebook

Internet African History Sourcebook

Covering many aspects of African history from human origins until modern times. It links to both pages within and outside of the site. Sources are organized by various different subject areas, countries, and eras.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Behind the Mask: The IRA and Sinn Fein

Behind the Mask: The IRA and Sinn Fein

This is the companion website to the PBS Frontline documentary of the same name, offering an account of the history of the Irish Republican Army and its struggle against British rule in Northern Ireland. It includes interviews with people from both sides of the conflict, a chronology of the IRA, and readings and special reports about the Northern …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

The Gate of Heavenly Peace

The Gate of Heavenly Peace

“THE GATE OF HEAVENLY PEACE is a documentary about the protests at Tiananmen in 1989, and the resulting Beijing Massacre of June 4. The film explores the history of the demonstrations and comments on the “deep structure” of political habits and attitudes that have informed public life in China over the past century. The filmmakers present a wide r …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History

Spanish American War Centennial Website

Spanish American War Centennial Website

This site offers a comprehensive history to the Spanish American War. It provides information on both the US and Spanish navy, weapon profiles, military personnel profiles, and the war in Cuba, Phillipines, and Puerto Rico. It also offers music of the period, re-enactment groups, exhibits and events, as well as providing information on war sites …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars

Croatia, an Overview of its History, Culture, and Science

Croatia, an Overview of its History, Culture, and Science

This site gives an overview of Croatian history and culture, including information on Croatian language and dialects, and also a section on Croatian scientists and scientific history. The historical and cultural overview section includes photographs of relics and artifacts from Croatian history.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Scottish Tartans – Scotland clans heritage from Scotland Online

Scottish Tartans – Scotland clans heritage from Scotland Online

“Scotland on Line have teamed up with the Scottish Tartans World Register to bring you the complete Register of all Publicly Known Tartans online, which includes details and images of over 2800 tartans. You’ll also find a wealth of information here on Scotland’s national cloth no matter what your tartan.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

The Face of Russia

The Face of Russia

Explore who the Russian people are, their character, conflicts, art, culture, and more through this PBS site’s timeline of Russian history and reference section, which includes a bibliography and a history of the Cyrillic alphabet.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Russia–History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

The British Monarchy

The British Monarchy

The official online home of the British Royal Family, this searchable site includes information on the history of the monarchy and members of the current family as well as a gallery of the Royal Collection, castle factsheets, and information about accession, coronation and succession. Includes current and vintage video footage of the Royal Family.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Other National Governments–United Kingdom; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

The British Empire

The British Empire

Site devoted to the history of the British Empire. Categories to browse include timelines, art and culture, armed forces and bibliographies. Also offers a resources section that includes a glossary of terms and links to related information.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Other National Governments–United Kingdom; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library

Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library

Part of the WWW Virtual Library, this is a global collaborative project which provides access in bibliographic and in hypertext terms to networked scholarly documents, resources and information systems concerned with or relevant to Asian Studies. Areas covered are divided into: Middle East, Caucasus, Southeast Asia, South Asia, Central Asia, Pacifi …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Asia; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American

Yangtze River Peaks in China

Yangtze River Peaks in China

From History.com’s “This Day in History” resource, this webpage offers an account of August 18, 1931, the day on which China’s Yangtze River peaked during a devastating flood that was responsible for the deaths of 3.7 million people. This flood is considered one of the worst natural disasters in modern history.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Chinese History

BBC – History – A history of royal weddings

BBC – History – A history of royal weddings

This page from the BBC will get you caught up on 100 years of royal weddings. This site offers timelines, video clips, links to the latest news and links to other sites on the Internet that highlight royal weddings.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Weddings – The Official Website of the British Monarchy

Weddings – The Official Website of the British Monarchy

The Official Website of the British Monarchy maintains this page. It summarizes the important details, locations and traditions of many Royal Weddings, including the most recent ones. This page also links to other British Royal traditions, Royal household information and biographies of Royal family members.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Ten Royal Weddings to Remember

Ten Royal Weddings to Remember

“Royal marriages, in particular, are special and the Brits’ and have run the gamut from fairy tale to bigamy to beheading.” Brought to life by the Smithsonian, this page details the reasons behind 10 memorable unions, whether the motive be love, alliance, or duty.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Egypt News??? The Protests

Egypt News??? The Protests

This resource is an aggregate page of all of the New York Times coverage of the protests in Egypt since Jan. 25, 2011. Resource includes a detailed time line of the events, interactive maps, slide shows, and all print articles relating to the protests.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History

BBC News – Egypt Unrest

BBC News – Egypt Unrest

This resource is a collection of the BBC’s coverage of the situation in Egypt. Includes print articles, profiles of Egyptian government leaders, eyewitness accounts, interactive maps and video reports.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History

BBC News – South Sudan Referendum

BBC News – South Sudan Referendum

Coverage of the voting, latest information, background on the referendum, and editorials. From the British Broadcasting Company (BBC).
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics

BBC World Service – Pakistan Floods

BBC World Service – Pakistan Floods

This BBC World News page features several articles and photo essays about recent floods in Pakistan. It includes articles about how the floods are still claiming lives, Pakistani villagers’ stories, and Pakistan’s cycle of natural disasters. Find information and resources on the subject from the BBC World Service.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Meteorology/Climatology; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Oceanography/Hydrology; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Hunger; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Housing

European Address/Telephone Directories at the Library of Congress

European Address/Telephone Directories at the Library of Congress

The site provides indexes of address and telephone directories of many countries in Europe, with each arranged by city or region and in chronological order. There are links from the country page to other sites for more information as well as a few digitized directories.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Journal of Pan African Studies

Journal of Pan African Studies

JPAS is a quarterly journal focusing on scholarly, peer-reviewed articles on ???African world community studies and research???, current and historical, and the issues surrounding these communities. No registration required.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Allama Mashraqi (Founder of the Khaksar Movement)

Allama Mashraqi (Founder of the Khaksar Movement)

Provides information on Allama Mashraqi (Founder of the Khaksar Movement), including his works, correspondence, the Khaksar Movement, photos and funeral.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Business & Economics; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Indian History

Internet Indian History Sourcebook

Internet Indian History Sourcebook

Covering many aspects of Indian history from ancient India through modern times. Complete online full-text sources are organized by different eras. Also covers Pakistan, Bangladesh, Burma, and Sri Lanka.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Indian History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Sidney D. Gamble Photographs

Sidney D. Gamble Photographs

This site holds Duke’s collection of Sidney D. Gamble’s photographs of China from 1908 to 1932. It also contains photographs of Korea, Japan, Hawaii, San Francisco, and Russia. The collection seems to focus on people of buildings, though it includes social and cultural events as well.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Japanese History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Korean History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–20th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Chinese History

Exploring Ancient World Cultures

Exploring Ancient World Cultures

Online course supplement for students and teachers of the ancient and medieval worlds, featuring its own essays and primary texts. Covers eight areas of interest: “The Near East, India, Egypt, China, Greece, Rome, Early Islam and Medieval Europe”. Associate site of the Argos Project (http://argos.evansville.edu/about.htm).
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–Classics; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History; Social Sciences–Archaeology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Medieval (Middle Ages) History

Australian Heritage Database

Australian Heritage Database

A searchable database that “contains information about more than 20,000 natural, historic, and Indigenous places.” Includes a shipwreck database and “places in the World Heritage list, the National Heritage list, the Commonwealth Heritage list, the List of Overseas Places of Historic Significance to Australia, and the Register of the National Estat …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Australian History

Akhet Egyptology

Akhet Egyptology

Information about ancient Egypt including mythology, mummification, kings (with biographies), and art. Also includes an annotated guide to Egyptology sites and interactive “Clickable Mummy” and “Clickable Coffin” exhibits.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History

Uganda 1963

Uganda 1963

Features a photo index of rural Ugandan villages and maps of corresponding areas. The photos were taken from low flying aircraft to document the rural settlements of Uganda in 1963.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History

Recording the Grandeur of the Qing: Nanxuntu

Recording the Grandeur of the Qing: Nanxuntu

This site produced by Asia for Educators, Columbia University presents information about the Kangxi and Qianlong emperors, the Qing state system, the Qing economy, the art during the Qing, and the Southern Inspection Tour Scrolls.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Chinese History

The Song Dynasty in China (960 – 1279)

The Song Dynasty in China (960 – 1279)

This site produced by Asia for Educators Columbia University provides economic growth, commercialization, urbanization, the spread of printing, and the social changes by analyzing the Beijing Qingming Scroll from 12th century.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Chinese History

Virtual Shanghai

Virtual Shanghai

This site provides a large collection of photographs of Shanghai in pre- and post-Revolutionary China that visualize the past, as well as postcards, maps, and bibliographic resources.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Chinese History

Time Map Korea

Time Map Korea

This is the Korean History Animation Map which shows the historical time line with the geographical map.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Korean History

Harappa.com

Harappa.com

This website has a wealth of historical photographs, archaeological images, postcards, sounds and movies related to ancient Indus Valley civilization, along with the British Raj. “Harappa.com is a media spigot to South Asia’s past.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Indian History

Herodotus Project

Herodotus Project

The focus of this educational website is to document and translate the works of Greek historian Herodotus. In addition to the text of his works, you can also find extensive photography of the locations and artifacts mentioned in the book. In keeping with the interests of Herodotus in ethnography and history, there are also field recordings and ex …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Greece; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

First Person Plural Adoption History

First Person Plural Adoption History

Timelines of Korean history in the twentieth century and the “political, social and economic events that have shaped Korea and its people,” as well as histories of international adoptions in general and adoptions from South Korea in particular.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Korean History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American–Korean

Korean History: A Bibliography

Korean History: A Bibliography

A searchable scholarly bibliography divided into mostly chronological sections, with a few others such as Music, Women, and Martial Arts. With History, General, and Topical indexes.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Korean History; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Korean; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American–Korean

AfroCubaWeb

AfroCubaWeb

A website devoted to Afro-Cuban history, culture, and politics. “There is a wealth of culture for those discerning enough to look. Our aim is to help you do that by putting up as much material as we can” in areas like Festivals, News, Music, Authors and Teachers, Organizations, Conferences, Films and Photos, and Ancestors.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Caribbean History

World History Archives: The history of the Caribbean and Bermuda

World History Archives: The history of the Caribbean and Bermuda

This website has “documents to support the study of world history from a working-class and non-Eurocentric perspective.” Most of the documents are news articles gathered from Associated Press, Reuters, InterPress Services, and various left-wing news publications, and can be browsed by topic or geographic area.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Caribbean History

Register of the National Estate

Register of the National Estate

The Register of the National Estate is a list of significant natural, historic, and indigenous places in Australia. Use the Advanced Search drop-down menu to choose the Register of the National Estate, or other Australian heritage designations.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Australian History

PhotoSearch National Archives of Australia

PhotoSearch National Archives of Australia

“An online catalogue containing a selection of image descriptions and digital images from the National Archives’ photographic collections. Several thousand images are added to PhotoSearch each month.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Australian History

History of Korea

History of Korea

Radio Korea International’s history of the Republic of Korea from “Life and Culture in the Prehistoric Age” to “A Flourishing Modern Culture.” Available in English, Korean, Chinese, Indonesian, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, and Russian.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Korean History

Ancient Manuscripts from the Desert Libraries of Timbuktu

Ancient Manuscripts from the Desert Libraries of Timbuktu

“Dating from the 16th to the 18th centuries, the ancient manuscripts presented in this exhibition cover every aspect of human endeavor and are indicative of the high level of civilization attained by West Africans during the middle ages.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History–Antiquity

History of Scotland

History of Scotland

This site provides historical information on Scottish social and military history. It is part of Electric Scotland, which provides historical information and “details on present day business, culture and tourism” in Scotland.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Digital Egypt for Universities

Digital Egypt for Universities

A learning and teaching resource for higher education aimed to assist teaching across all disciplines. Contains 3000 pages created by Wolfram Grajetzki; 300 pages by Stephen Quirke and invited contributors; 3d reconstructions of 14 archaeological sites by Narushige Shiode.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Middle Eastern; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History–Antiquity; Regional & Country Information–Middle East; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Central Asia

Central Asia

This site contains links to extracts of the author’s papers and to web sites concerning Central Asia. Included is a two-part outline of the region’s history: History of Central Asia up to 1600 and History of Central Asia since 1600.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History

Alexander Palace Time Machine

Alexander Palace Time Machine

Originally a virtual tour of the home of the last Tsar and his family, the site has evolved into a general resource for information on the last years of Imperial Russia. “Here you can browse from a wide range of options – from rare online books, to palaces, recipes, antique cars and travelogues.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Russia–History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–19th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–20th Century History

The Thirty Years War

The Thirty Years War

This informative website “provides summaries, in varying degrees of detail, of the military and diplomatic developments of the Thirty Years War.” In addition, the site includes an extensive annotated bibliography and political maps of Europe during the time of the Thirty Years War.
Subject: Germany; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–German History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–17th Century History; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Guide to Australia: Culture

Guide to Australia: Culture

This site has links to information on Australian culture in sections like Art, Film, Dance, Festivals, Food and Drink, Literature, Music, Sports, and Religion.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Culture; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Australian History

Scottish History

Scottish History

The BBC’s website on Scottish history includes Scotland on Film, a collection of clips from film, television and radio, In Search of Scotland, articles about important people and historical moments in Scottish history, and Scottish Roots, a resource for geneologists.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Gateway to Korea: Library

Gateway to Korea: Library

A collection of downloadable resources about Korean culture, history, food, religion and more. Includes videos, slides and publications from the Korean Overseas Information Center
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Korean History

The Victorian Web

The Victorian Web

Includes information about authors from the Victorian era and background information about the society. Has contextual links for authors which provide information on those authors’ politics, religious beliefs, bibliographies, as well as symbolism and themes used in their literature.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature

History for Kids! — Ancient Greece

History for Kids! — Ancient Greece

A place for elementary and middle school students to learn about the history, culture, and achievements of Ancient Greece. Written in an entertaining and informative manner.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Greece; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Our World–The Ancient World–Ancient Greece

Kavals and Dzamares: End-blown Flutes of Greece and Macedonia

Kavals and Dzamares: End-blown Flutes of Greece and Macedonia

A history of the end-blown flutes of Greece and Macedonia. The making of kavals is depicted in a series of photos and instrument design and tunings are discussed in an appendix.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance–Instruments; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Airs, Anthems, Ballads, Canons, Ditties, Folksongs, Hymns and War Songs

Airs, Anthems, Ballads, Canons, Ditties, Folksongs, Hymns and War Songs

A database of folksongs of the world including the areas of Germany, England, France, Ireland, Austria, Scotland, and Wales. Both the lyrics and sound files (MIDI format) are available for many songs.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–European/European-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–European/European-American–Celtic

Music Archive for the Pacific

Music Archive for the Pacific

Music of the indigenous people of Australia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand and the nations of the Pacific Islands. Resources on this site will be of interest to those conducting research and include articles about musical styles, musical instruments, audio examples, and a bibliography.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–South Pacific History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Australian History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music

Latvian Folklore and Traditional Culture

Latvian Folklore and Traditional Culture

Find out more about Latvian Folklore groups, activities, traditional instruments and performance styles. Traditional performance groups are divided by location and alphabetically, and some include musical samples.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art

Music Australia

Music Australia

???A collaboration between the National Library of Australia, ScreenSound Australia, the National Screen and Sound Archive and other national cultural institutions and the wider Australian music community.??? This site contains ???more than 100 pieces of digitized sheet music, most dating from before 1930, more than 60 digital audio files, with mo …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Australian History

Gamelan Sekar Jaya: Music & Dance of Bali

Gamelan Sekar Jaya: Music & Dance of Bali

Gamelan Sekar Jaya ???is a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to the study and presentation of traditional and contemporary Balinese performing arts.??? This site features a library of sound files and encyclopedic entries on a variety of Balinese Gamelan ensembles including Gong Kebyar and Angklung.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History

Africa Focus: The Sights and Sounds of a Continent

Africa Focus: The Sights and Sounds of a Continent

???This online collection is maintained on the website of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries. It contains digitized visual images and sounds of Africa contributed over the years to the African Studies Program of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. These digital files are stored in an accessible database and provided for personal use or …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World

Chateau de Versailles

Chateau de Versailles

This museum is located near Paris and includes many masterpieces. This website describes the history of the chateau through the buildings, gardens and famous royalty that have lived there. Take a tour with the interactive map.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Museums; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–18th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Art; History; Art, Music & Museums–Museums–Art Museums; Our World–Europe–France; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts–Art; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Dandemutande Zimbabwean Music Worldwide

Dandemutande Zimbabwean Music Worldwide

A resource for Zimbabwean music including a magazine, a calendar of worldwide events, an e-mail listserve, and a resource guide to instrument makers, teachers, and performers. The embedded search engine allows you to limit searches for events to a particular city in many cases.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World

AsiaSource

AsiaSource

“AsiaSource is an online resource developed by the Asia Society to meet the need for timely, reliable, unbiased information and assistance regarding the cultural, economic, social, historical, and political dimensions of Asia.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American

Chinese Myths and Fantasies

Chinese Myths and Fantasies

This site is an introduction to Chinese culture through the country’s rich mythology. Links include more on modern culture, art and festivals.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Folklore–Legends And Myths–Myths; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Chinese History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American–Chinese

Internet East Asian History Sourcebook

Internet East Asian History Sourcebook

A hugely comprehensive sourcebook providing full text primary source materials available online for researching the history of China, Japan, and Korea from ancient to modern times.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Korean History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Taiwanese History; Regional & Country Information–Asia–Taiwan–Taiwanese History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Chinese History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

The American Museum of Natural History Congo Expedition 1909-1915

The American Museum of Natural History Congo Expedition 1909-1915

Materials relating to the 1909-1915 expedition of Herbert Lang and James Chapin to the Belgian Congo, including maps, photographs, watercolors and music. Also includes a collection of recordings made by the filmmaker Armand Denis in 1934-5. ???They were among the first recordings made of the sounds of the central Congo.???
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Natural History And Natural Science

Outlaws and Highwaymen: The History of the Highwaymen and Their Predecessors, the Medieval Outlaws

Outlaws and Highwaymen: The History of the Highwaymen and Their Predecessors, the Medieval Outlaws

The texts assembled on this site illustrate the history of the English highwaymen. Many are not easily available elsewhere. They include: street ballads; songs; extracts from pamphlet ???lives???; ???merry tales???; underworld expos??s; satires; letters.” Browse for materials by genre, chronologically, or by author; or explore contextually via a hi …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Aspects of the Victorian Book

Aspects of the Victorian Book

This site explains how the mechanization of the industrial revolution and increased literacy changed publishing during 19th-century England. This site discusses penny dreadfuls, yellow backs, children’s books, magazines, and novels.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Literature By Time Period; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

The Sarmatian Review

The Sarmatian Review

“The Sarmatian Review was conceived by a group of American Polish scholars who observed a dearth of scholarly journals that would allow the Polish-American points of view to be heard. Polish-Americans, and other Americans of Central European ancestry, will be able to speak for themselves in a scholarly publication that reflects Central European and …
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–European/European-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Vietnam

Vietnam

“Vietnam….The many complexities that made the war in Vietnam unique, including the people, battles, strategies, and weaponry are examined in each issue of Vietnam. Authoritative articles and first-hand accounts are accompanied by photography, illustrations and maps detailing battles and operations.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Vietnamese History; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–20th Century History

KACIKE: Journal of Caribbean Amerindian History and Anthropology

KACIKE: Journal of Caribbean Amerindian History and Anthropology

“The main purpose of this serial is to gather in one primary forum, ungoing research and writing on Caribbean Amerindians. It features an historical dimension to the study of Caribbean Amerindian society and culture, extending before 1492 and after. Looking through the challenging and complex lens of the Caribbean Amerindian presence, its aim is to …
Subject: Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Caribbean History

The Journal of African History

The Journal of African History

Registration required. Tables of contents and abstracts of articles may be accessed free of charge by all users.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History

Napoleon Series

Napoleon Series

“The Napoleon Series is an electronic, issue-less magazine dedicated to Napoleon Bonaparte and his times. It is a place where people interested in Napoleonic history can meet to exchange idea’s and knowledge or just to talk about their favourite subject.” This journal contains articles, links to other related pages, and autobiography area, calen …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Journal of Modern History

Journal of Modern History

“The Journal of Modern History is recognized as the leading American journal for the study of European intellectual, political, and cultural history. The Journal’s geographical and temporal scope???the history of Europe since the Renaissance???makes it unique: the JMH explores not only events and movements in specific countries, but also broader qu …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

British Archaeology

British Archaeology

“This magazine is used by the Council for British Archaeology to promote the study and safeguarding of Britain’s historic environment, to provide a forum for archaeological opinion, and to improve public interest in, and knowledge of, Britain’s past.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Social Sciences–Archaeology

African Studies Quarterly: The Online Journal of African Studies

African Studies Quarterly: The Online Journal of African Studies

“ASQ is an interdisciplinary, fully refereed, online journal dedicated to publishing the finest scholarship relating to the African continent.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–African History; Regional & Country Information–Africa; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Martial-Way : the martial arts portal

Martial-Way : the martial arts portal

Well-designed site that provides an introduction to many different martial arts. Also provides chat and forum functions.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports–Combat Sports

Indigenous Australia

Indigenous Australia

“Information on Indigenous Australia including Cultural Heritage, Spirituality, Family, Land and Social Justice… a Glossary and an Indigenous Australia Timeline. Stories of the Dreaming section features 20 stories from the cultures of Indigenous Australians, collected from all over Australia. They reflect an essential part of the life of Indigeno …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Australia; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Australian History

In Search of Scotland

In Search of Scotland

Web site based on “a ten-part BBC television series that questions the nature of Scottish national identity through an expansive and detailed historical investigation of the country??s history…The ‘In Search of Scotland’ website offers a full range of historical resources to complement and enhance your enjoyment of the programme, including inform …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Early Modern English Source

Early Modern English Source

“These pages are designed to assist historians (and others who have an interest in history) in locating information, principally from the Internet, for the history of early modern England and Britain. Among these pages you will find information regarding recent publications, resources for research, reviews and abstracts. Additionally, this site pro …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Internet For Libraries–Research-Oriented Material; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Kamat’s Potpourri: The History, Mystery, and Diversity of India

Kamat’s Potpourri: The History, Mystery, and Diversity of India

“A large searchable archive of documents, pictures, articles, and citations on the history, mystery, and diversity of India; includes a section on Gandhi, a photo archive and interesting trivia on the Indian subcontinent.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Asia–India; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Indian History; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American

Virtual City of Ani

Virtual City of Ani

An exhibit on the Armenian city of Ani, which reached the height of its prosperity in the 11th century. Maps, an extensive collection of images, and essays on the city, its religion, arts and central Asian culture of the time.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Asia; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Medieval (Middle Ages) History

Armenian National Institute

Armenian National Institute

“The Armenian National Institute (ANI) is a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., dedicated to the study, research, and affirmation of the Armenian Genocide. Its overarching goal is affirmation of the worldwide recognition of the Armenian Genocide.” This site contains a wealth of resources related to the genocide of Armenians by the …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

The Armenian Genocide

The Armenian Genocide

From 1915-1921, an estimated 1.5 million Armenians were killed by the Ottoman Turkish Empire. Using photographs, a timeline, and video interviews with survivors, this exhibit examines the first genocide of the 20th century.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Russian History Websites

Russian History Websites

A collection of 16 web exhibits on pre-Revolution Russian history. A romantic view of the lives of the Romanov family and court, palaces, Russian cities, and religious life. Essays, first-person accounts, and extensive graphics.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Russia–History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

The Scots at War Trust

The Scots at War Trust

Scottish Military History project, concentrating on the 20th century. Honor roll alphabetically lists birth, death, and military service information for those who served in the armed and civilian forces. Also includes historic images, veterans’ reminiscences, and five BBC radio programs available for download.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History; Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Real Regency Clothing

Real Regency Clothing

This website includes many images of fashion plates of the Regency period during the early 19th century. There is information on appropriate dress for the time of day and the occasion. Also, the site includes details on fashion accessories and shoes. This is a good resource for costume history during Jane Austen’s time.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Etiquette, Dress, And Social Customs–Clothing And Dress; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Chris De Witt’s Berlin Wall Web Page

Chris De Witt’s Berlin Wall Web Page

Chris De Witt’s Berlin Wall Web Pages are a great resource to students of history who want to learn more about Berlin’s divided past. This web site guides visitors on a virtual tour of Berlin’s past and present with loads of photos and essays about the city. The site provides its visitors a more intimate look into a city with a significant role in …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents

National Atlas of the United States

National Atlas of the United States

Interactive Layered maps of the United States providing sections on: elevation and terrain, exotic species maps, animated vegetation growth and interactive maps within your browser. Map layers can be downloaded from the USGS free via FTP. Maps have zoom function that allows users to examine over 2 million entries closely.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Regional & Country Information–North America–United States

The National Archives Virtual Museum

The National Archives Virtual Museum

The Virtual Museum of the PRO (The Public Record Office is the national archive of England, Wales and the United Kingdom) “provides a showcase for some of the treasures at the PRO???s new Education and Visitor Centre (opens in a new window) at Kew, including a host of landmark documents from the past 1000 years of British history. Many of these ite …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Renaissance; History

Propaganda Postcards of the Great War

Propaganda Postcards of the Great War

A collection of propaganda postcards, with historical background, on all facets of World War One and from all the warring nations. Also includes so called “mocking cards” from all these countries.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–World War I; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Land Forces of Britain, the Empire and Commonwealth

Land Forces of Britain, the Empire and Commonwealth

This site strives for comprehensiveness, bringing together all Internet resources pertaining to land forces that were at any time part of the British Empire or Commonwealth… There are several thousand links on these pages. The focus is generally on manifestations of the British regimental system throughout the world.” Links are divided into seve …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Australian History on the Internet

Australian History on the Internet

Links to Australian history institutions, organizations, journals, and other information sources, both in Australia and abroad. Includes information on Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History Sources. Part of the National Library of Australia Internet Subject Lists project.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Australian History

Sources for Building History: A Guide to Researching Historic Buildings in the British Isles

Sources for Building History: A Guide to Researching Historic Buildings in the British Isles

“This extensive web site provides a comprehensive introduction to useful information sources for researching architectural history in the British Isles. It covers small-scale and grand houses; castles; business buildings; public buildings; and buildings of charitable purpose. A large section considers how to research ecclesiastical buildings. There …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture

PBS: Red Files

PBS: Red Files

This website correlates with PBS’s RED FILES broadcast which includes stills of the original television programs, including “Secret Victories of the KGB,” “Soviet Sports Wars,” “Secret Soviet Moon Mission,” and the “Soviet Propaganda Machine.” Also includes updates on events, Russian Archives Online, and even an “Investigative Assets” section targe …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Russia–History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

The Carpathian Connection

The Carpathian Connection

“Premier independent genealogy and historial reference site for those researching ancestors from the Carpathian Mountain regions of Eastern Europe. A fantastic resource for students to gain information on the various heritages and cultures who inhabited these territories.” Contains information on Eastern European villages, customs and folklore, i …
Subject: Reference–Genealogy; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–European/European-American; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

ExLibris

ExLibris

“Surveys bibliographical materials concerning English dissenters who were active prior to the English civil war and during the Interregnum. ExLibris provides researchers with a variety of textual and bibliographical information both through these pages and by links to other Web sites.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

Tiananmen Square, 1989: The Declassified History

Tiananmen Square, 1989: The Declassified History

A National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book containing documents detailing “U.S. government accounts of the infamous military assault by the Chinese government on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square in Beijing in June 1989.” The previously classified documents also cover “the student demonstrations in late 1985 and …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Chinese History

GENUKI

GENUKI

Links to genealogical information and resources for Ireland and the entire United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Islands, and the Isle of Man). Information on accessing public records (divided by county). Help on getting started with genealogical research.
Subject: Reference–Genealogy; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History

De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors

De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors

Online encyclopedia containing short biographical essays of all the Roman emperors from Augustus to Constantine XI Palaeologus. “Each essay on this site, which is peer reviewed, is written by a scholar and is accompanied by a bibliography, illustrations, and footnotes.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History; Reference–Biographies–Politicians & Rulers; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Rome–Imperial Rome; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity

The Forum Romanum

The Forum Romanum

This award winning site was created by three high school students from the Netherlands. It covers information on the Roman Forum as well as interesting facts on Roman history and religion. The site provides biographical information on ancient Roman figures as well as covering aspects of daily life. It also provides users with a short quiz and an …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Rome; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture

Plato and His Dialogues

Plato and His Dialogues

Resource dedicated to the life and work of Greek philosopher Plato. Site includes a biography, listing of works, and links to dialogues on the Web.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Philosophy; Arts & Humanities–Philosophy–Western–Classic Greek And Roman; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity

Taiwan History

Taiwan History

This site shows maps, detailed history and FAQ about Taiwan in English, Chinese and Japanese. It also provides an interesting brief Taiwan history with music and photos and some Taiwanese folk music in Flash.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Taiwanese History; Regional & Country Information–Asia–Taiwan–Taiwanese History

Theoi Project Guide to Gods, Spirits and Monsters of Greek Mythology

Theoi Project Guide to Gods, Spirits and Monsters of Greek Mythology

The THEOI Project web site is a comprehensive collection of encyclopedia articles, maps, galleries, and guides for learning about Greek mythology. In particular, this site focuses on ancient Greek gods, spirits, and monsters.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History

Zoroastrianism and Avesta: Overview and FAQ

Zoroastrianism and Avesta: Overview and FAQ

Provides an overview of the major figures, tenets and scriptures of Zoroastrianism and forms a part of a larger site called ‘Avesta — Zoroastrian Archives’.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Zoroastrianism; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Middle Eastern History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity

Virtual Catalog of Roman Coins

Virtual Catalog of Roman Coins

A website created for students, teachers, and other enthusiasts to explore the world of Roman coinage. A searchable catalog allows users to browse photographs and descriptions of coins dating from 326-31 B.C. Coins are also collected according to issuing emperor.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Coins & Currencies; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity

The Theban Mapping Project

The Theban Mapping Project

Describes the Theban Mapping Project’s attempts to conserve the archaeological sites in the Thebes valley by developing detailed maps and databases of every archaeological, geological, and ethnographic feature. Provides articles, glossary, bibliography, time line, images and maps.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Livius: Articles On Ancient History

Livius: Articles On Ancient History

“Livius is a website on ancient history written and maintained since 1996 by the Dutch historian Jona Lendering.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–20th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History

The Asclepion

The Asclepion

Asclepion–a Greek healing temple. This site is devoted to the study of ancient medicine in a manner that is both accessible and useful to the general public and to students in the history of medicine courses at Indiana University Bloomington.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Medicine; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Health & Medical Sciences–History Of Medicine

The Christian Catacombs of Rome

The Christian Catacombs of Rome

“This site is intended for people who wish to deepen their knowledge of the Christian Catacombs of Rome and of the Church history in its origins. The site provides extensive material, in separate sections, dealing with this fascinating and largely unknown topic.” Available in English, Italian, German, Polish, French, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Chi …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Christianity; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Imperial Rome–Rome & Christianity; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Stone Pages

Stone Pages

“Stone circles, dolmens, standing stones, cairns, barrows and hillforts: welcome to the first and most comprehensive online guide to European megaliths and other ancient sites.” Megaliths and monuments of France, England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, and Italy. Text descriptions and images of hundreds of sites, glossary of megalith-related terminology …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Ioudaios Review

Ioudaios Review

Archive of the listserv IOUDAIOS-L, a discussion group for professionals in the field of Judaism in the Greco-Roman age. covers early Judaism and related fields, so some knowledge of classical Hebrew and hellenistic Greek is assumed.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Jewish

Capitolium.org

Capitolium.org

An official source of information on the archaelogical site of the Imperial Fora (forums) in Rome. A close look at the civilization of ancient Rome, including information about the emperors and daily life. Includes a virtual tour.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Rome–Imperial Rome; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Antiquity; Social Sciences–Archaeology

DisasterAssistance.gov – Flood

DisasterAssistance.gov – Flood

This U.S. government website provides information and a directory to other websites such as the CDC, Red Cross and FEMA for “information and services relating to … disaster management: preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Executive Branch–Agencies

FBI Handbook of Forensic Services

FBI Handbook of Forensic Services

“Provides guidance and procedures for safe and efficient methods of collecting, preserving, packaging, and shipping evidence and describes the forensic examinations performed by the FBI’s Laboratory Division and Operational Technology Division.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Law Enforcement; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Crime

Southern Sudan Referendum Commission – 2011 Southern Sudan Referendum Out-of-Country Registration and Voting (OCV)

Southern Sudan Referendum Commission – 2011 Southern Sudan Referendum Out-of-Country Registration and Voting (OCV)

Contains information from the SSRC for southern Sudanese living outside of Sudan on eligibility, how to register to vote, where to vote, voting guide, FAQs, and the English text of the Referendum Act of 2009 which set the legal basis for the 2011 referendum.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Africa; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics

disABILITY Information and Resources

disABILITY Information and Resources

A long list of articles about disability and links to disability resources on the Web, including databases, resource sites, events, products, services. Special page with numerous links to sources for information on accessible web page design.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities; Education–Special Education

English Literary History (ELH)

English Literary History (ELH)

“Since 1934 ELH has consistently published superior studies that interpret the conditions affecting major works in English and American literature. The importance of historical continuity in the discipline of letters remains a central concern for ELH, but the journal does not seek to sponsor particular methods or aims.” Full text of articles are on …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism

Kosher – The World Kosher Guide

Kosher – The World Kosher Guide

A “comprehensive database of everything Kosher.” Highlights of this site include a worldwide database of Kosher restaurants, companies, factories, and products; an international Kosher restaurant guide; and a directory of Kashrut authorities (each listing includes the authority’s Kosher sign and contact information). The Kosher Times, UKA’s Kashr …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Ethnic; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Jewish; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Restaurants

EZ/RC Address Locator

EZ/RC Address Locator

A map site provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. View a map of any U.S. zip code or city with information on population, income, ethnicity, housing, or community development programs.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Regional & Country Information–North America–United States; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Housing

Politics | C-SPAN

Politics | C-SPAN

The cable channel’s politics web page offers articles, video and web resources on U.S. electoral politics. Also offers archived speeches and interviews.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–US Elections; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Politics News

National Contact Center of the Federal Citizen Information Center

National Contact Center of the Federal Citizen Information Center

A US government site that leads to other commonly requested federal government sites. Contains links to Frequently Asked Questions, consumer help, federal phone numbers and kids.gov, the kids’ portal for the U.S. government.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government

DScriptorium

DScriptorium

“DScriptorium is devoted to collecting, storing and distributing digital images of Medieval manuscripts (D is for Digital)”. Browsable site containing links to a number of online exhibits featuring medieval manuscripts. Includes both descriptive text and images.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Multinational Monitor: The Hierarchy of Income Inequality in the United States

Multinational Monitor: The Hierarchy of Income Inequality in the United States

This is an interview with Jared Bernstein, a co-director of research at the Economic Policy Institute in Washington D.C., in which he is interviewed about income inequality in the U.S.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Working Poor

PowWows.com

PowWows.com

Discusses the history, etiquette, costumes, drums, and music of Pow Wow dancing. It has articles that describe specific women’s dances and men’s dances. It also features a calendar of events.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Dance

The Pontic Music Homepage

The Pontic Music Homepage

History and audio relating to the Greeks of Pontos who were settled mostly in Macedonia after the 1922 Treaty of Lausanne. Instruments including the kemenche, a type of lyra, and the tulum, a type of bagpipe, are discussed as well as dance forms including dipat, kochari, and serra.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Dance; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance–Instruments; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–European/European-American

Flamenco-world.com: La web del flamenco

Flamenco-world.com: La web del flamenco

Online magazine and other resources about the Spanish Flamenco culture–cante (song), dance, and guitar. It includes artist interviews, news, CD reviews, sample audio files, and video. There is an encyclopedia of flamenco artists, a dictionary of terms, and a ???cyberpe??a??? (cyber club) for flamenco enthusiasts. Available in both English and Span …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Dance; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Latin; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Folklore–Folk Songs And Rhymes

Irish Dancing Magazine

Irish Dancing Magazine

Irish Dancing offers “Irish dancing news, information, and entertainment.” One of its most prominent features is the results of national Irish step dancing competitions.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Dance; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–European/European-American–Celtic

Japan Echo

Japan Echo

“Presents translations of significant articles from the Japanese media about politics, business and the economy, society, culture, and other topics of current interest within Japan. We also translate and publish other periodicals and books about Japan for non-Japanese readers.” This is also available in French and Spanish.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Asia–Japan; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American–Japanese; Arts & Humanities–Culture–General Interest

World Desk Reference

World Desk Reference

“Each of the world’s nations is analysed in up to 19 subject areas…. An invaluable guide to … the world’s most important places, including alternative spellings and recent place-name changes; More than 5,000 illustrations, charts and diagrams, and over 600 maps, 25,000 facts and statistics.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information; Reference–Geography

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

The official homepage of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly the INS). This site provides “timely and accurate basic immigration information and forms to current and prospective immigrants. Equally, the site is designed to draw people into the details and issues of immigration, to provide them with general information, stimulate …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Law–United States–Immigration; Law, Government And Political Science–Executive Branch–Agencies–Information Services

Cafe Progressive

Cafe Progressive

“The place to start for progressive education reform, alternative politics, multicultural community, and a huge collection of progressive resources.” Site includes progressive on-line news resources, chat room, forums, and links to many other progressive Web resources.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

Europe Map Archive

Europe Map Archive

“A historical and cultural atlas resource, providing maps of Europe in subjects such as: Natural Resources & Trade, the Ancient Near East, Classical Greece, the Hellenistic World & Roman Republic, Principate & Empire, and Late Antiquity & Early Medieval.” Shockwave plug-in required for some maps.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases

United States Code

United States Code

An electronic version of the United States Code (USC) generated from the most recent publication made available by the US House of Representatives. Provides searching capabilities on Title and Section of the USC and a popular names table for finding laws by their more common names.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Legislation

The Literary Saloon at The Complete Review: A Literary Weblog

The Literary Saloon at The Complete Review: A Literary Weblog

The Literary Saloon is the weblog of The Complete Review, which reviews books and provides blurbs from other reputable book review sources, as well as news and commentary (which is definitely not restricted to items that can be found on the net).
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Blog from Martin Schwimmer, a lawyer who has represented some of the most famous trademarks in the world. Cases and legal news regarding trademark law are covered/discussed.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science Blogs–Law & Law Enforcement Blogs; Law, Government & Political Science Blogs–Law & Law Enforcement Blogs

DisasterAssistance.gov

DisasterAssistance.gov

“Provides information on how you might be able to get help from the U.S. Government before, during and after a disaster.” A joint website by 17 federal agencies that includes online federal disaster relief applications, as well as information on what to do during major domestic and foreign disasters, including floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, volca …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Executive Branch–Agencies

City Year

City Year

Online home of the City Year program through which young adults ages 17-24 dedicate an entire year of their lives to public service “as tutors and mentors, running after-school programs and leading youth leadership programs.” City Year serves 20 cities across the United States and has satellite affiliate programs in London and South Africa.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service

FactCheck.org: Annenberg Political FactCheck

FactCheck.org: Annenberg Political FactCheck

“A nonpartisan, nonprofit, ‘consumer advocate’ for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics.” Site monitors the “factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–US Elections; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Politics News

Hunting the Black Bear in New York

Hunting the Black Bear in New York

Covers New York bear hunting regulations as well as more general information on hunting black bears, including food habits, bear sign, hunting methods, selection of prey, butchering, skinning, and cooking bear meat, as well as bear hunters’ ethics.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals; Entertainment & Leisure–Outdoor Recreation–Hunting & Fishing

Committee on Ways and Means

Committee on Ways and Means

The House Committee on Ways and Means has jurisdiction over legislation related to customs, trade agreements, revenue measures, debt of the United States, public monies, transportation of dutiable goods, tax exempt foundations and charitable trusts, and national Social Security.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Committees

LawCrawler

LawCrawler

“A search tool specifically designed for legal research. The LawCrawler is powered by AltaVista(tm) Search and enables researchers to focus their searches on legal information and within particular domains.” Separate search engines are available for “USA & World”, “USA & Circuit Courts”, California, “Other US States”, and “Other Countries”.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Law

Sesame Street Parents

Sesame Street Parents

Sesame Street Parents offers expert advice on a variety of topics to help raise happy and healthy children. Interactive flash story books on topics like going to the doctor help kids and parents work through day to day problems in a fun way.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life; Fun Stuff–Fun Stuff Resources For Parents & Teachers

National Transportation Statistics

National Transportation Statistics

“Presents statistics on the U.S. transportation system, including its physical components, safety record, economic performance, the human and natural environment, and national security.” Updated quarterly.
Subject: Science & Technology–Transportation; Law, Government And Political Science–Executive Branch–Agencies–Information Services

ServiceLeader.org

ServiceLeader.org

The Virtual Volunteering Project provides resources to agencies that recruit and manage on-line volunteers, as well as to people who are on-line volunteers. Useful for anyone interested in utilizing technology to benefit their organizations.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Business & Economics–Non-Profit Organizations

Nelson Education – Political Science Discipline Home Page

Nelson Education – Political Science Discipline Home Page

Government and political science information for Canada and United States. Contains the Canadian Politics on the Web page where “you will find annotated links to literally hundreds of sites on the Internet that can help you with your research on Canadian politics and government. Many connections are provided to full-text documents as well as to u …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Other National Governments–Canada

Philadelphia Archaeological Forum

Philadelphia Archaeological Forum

PAF is a website dedicated to Philadelphia, PA’s rich archaeological heritage. Presents news, articles, industry reports, educational and reference materials, an events page, and links all pertaining to archaeology practice and history in the city of Philadelphia.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region; Social Sciences–Archaeology

Discover Navajo

Discover Navajo

Curious about Navajo culture or want to know where to visit on the Navajo Reservation? Discover Navajo, a site for the Navajo Nation Tourism Board, gives details about Navajo attractions, stories, maps and tours.
Subject: Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American; Regional & Country Information–North Americ–United States–Mountain States (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming); Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism

The Satellite Sentinel Project

The Satellite Sentinel Project

The war-torn African nation of Sudan remains (as of 2011) rife with potential for warfare between its Northern and Southern borders, and actor-activist George Clooney visualized a website that could monitor its borders so that action can be taken should battle – and the rampant human rights violations that accompany it – be reignited. Partnered wi …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Africa; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Foreign Policy & International Relations; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

“The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.” This site offers statistics and reports on the OECD’s key topics, including health, education, corporate governance and nuclear energy.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty; Business & Economics–International Business; Business & Economics–Economics; Business & Economics–Statistics

Feminism Index

Feminism Index

This comes from the soc.feminism newsgroup. Many of the questions pertain specifically to the newsgroup, but there is also information about feminism, and some sources for further research.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Feminism

Eclectic Homeschool Online Magazine

Eclectic Homeschool Online Magazine

This searchable online magazine is written by parents who homeschool. The magazine features articles about educational resources for parents, provides a forum to share teaching experiences, and details current issues in homeschooling. It has a Christian focus.
Subject: Education–Alternative–Homeschooling

Office of Women’s Business Ownership

Office of Women’s Business Ownership

The Office of Women’s Business Ownership and its website offer support to entrepreneurs, “especially women who are economically or socially disadvantaged.” Features include online training, counseling, directories, and links to other helpful resources.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Women Entrepreneurs; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers

Defense Budget Resources 2011 – Project on Defense Alternatives

Defense Budget Resources 2011 – Project on Defense Alternatives

This website, maintained by the Project on Defense Alternatives, offers analysis, criticism and opinion of Department of Defense spending.
Subject: Law, Government And Political Science–Executive Branch–Departments; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–US Military

The People’s Dictionary

The People’s Dictionary

A free English-Swedish dictionary that is downloadable and maintained by its users. Dictionary is maintained and edited in part through non-expert user contributions and ratings.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Swedish; Reference–Dictionaries–Translation–English Translation Dictionaries

Teamster Magazine

Teamster Magazine

Reporting on labor legislation that affects workers, and news on the actions of Teamsters unions around the United States. Includes sections on union organizing and navigating the judicial system.
Subject: Business & Economics–Labor & Workplace–Labor Unions–G Through M; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

Stately Knowledge

Stately Knowledge

Need to know the capital of Alabama? Want to know which hockey teams are in California? How about the size of Montana? You can find all of that information here. This Internet Public Library resource lists official state sites for state government, library, historical society, museum, archives, parks, travel and tourism, kids, and the most interest …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US State & Regional; Our World–North America–United States; Our World–North America–USA–50 States; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography

The Green Papers: United States Elections

The Green Papers: United States Elections

“This site is dedicated to the dissemination of facts, figures, tidbits and commentary on the campaigns leading to mid-term and presidential elections of the United States.” Extensive coverage of primaries & caucuses, national conventions, and the general election, with information on the Republican, Democratic, Libertarian, Green, and Reform parti …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–US Elections

Pambazuka News: “Solidarity: Opposing violence against women: International Women???s Action for Peace and Human Security”

Pambazuka News: “Solidarity: Opposing violence against women: International Women???s Action for Peace and Human Security”

This article provides a comprehensive overview of the main aims of the Million Women Rise (MWR) delegation of British women who attended the Third International Action of the World March of Women in Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of Congo.delegation, including why DR Congo was chosen and why women are being attacked in the DRC. Further, informa …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Crime; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women

Connection: The Journal of the New England Board of Higher Education

Connection: The Journal of the New England Board of Higher Education

Official site for the quarterly journal, “Connection: The Journal of the New England Board of Higher Education,” in publication since 1986. It contains PDFs of issues since summer, 1998. The journal offers, “expert analysis and hard-hitting commentaries on issues from faculty diversity to sustainable campus architecture.” The index of articles allo …
Subject: Education–Education News

Social Science Japan Journal: An International Journal of Social Science Research on Japan

Social Science Japan Journal: An International Journal of Social Science Research on Japan

“Social Science Japan Journal, a new English-language, internationally refereed journal of the Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo, will publish original papers on social science issues related to modern Japan, including comparative work and studies of international relations. All disciplines in the social sciences are represented in t …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Asia–Japan; Social Sciences; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Asian & Pacific/Asian-American–Japanese

NEA Today

NEA Today

“NEA Today Online (NEATO), the cyber-edition of the National Education Association’s flagship publication. NEATO picks up where the print version of NEA Today leaves off, presenting an interactive, collaborative exploration of today’s hottest teaching challenges and solutions. Throughout the month, we’ll be updating this site to continue the dialo …
Subject: Education–Teachers & Administrators

The Liberty Press

The Liberty Press

“The monthly lesbian and gay news magazine for the state of Kansas.” There is also a separate edition for the Kansas City area. “The Liberty Press and The Liberty Press KC keeps you informed of local, state and national issues, social happenings, theatrical events and much more.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States–Midwest -Western (Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota); Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender

Healing Magazine

Healing Magazine

Addresses needs of children in crisis. Offers “practical, clinical information for children’s professionals and parents.” Covers issues such as ADD, adoption, child abuse, grief/coping with death, parenting, self-harming behavior, teen pregnancy, and violence.
Subject: Social Sciences–Psychology; Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health

Red Gold: Innovators and Pioneers- Alexis Carrel

Red Gold: Innovators and Pioneers- Alexis Carrel

Alexis Carrel “received the 1912 Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology.” Learn about the man who was the first to successfully suture blood vessels together. Brief biography and list of resources for further study.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography; Health & Medical Sciences–Surgery

The Delphi Method: Techniques and Applications

The Delphi Method: Techniques and Applications

Free online version of the 1975 book consisting of various authors’ analysis of the Delphi method, a predictive technique relying on groups of experts. Includes PDF versions of all chapters.
Subject: Business & Economics; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science

LillyDiabeties.com

LillyDiabeties.com

LillyDiabetes.com provides information on diabetes itself and living with diabetes, including everything from risks for diabetes to recipes for those with diabetes. The site is extremely user-friendly, even including a handy dictionary of diabetes-related terms. Available in Spanish and English. This site uses Adobe Flash Player.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Nutrition; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Diabetes

Diamonstein-Spielvogel Video Archive

Diamonstein-Spielvogel Video Archive

“The Diamonstein-Spielvogel Video Archive features interviews Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel conducted…, documenting the arts world during the nineteen seventies and the nineteen eighties. This collection includes interviews from several programs [such as] American Architecture Now, About the Arts, Handmade in America, Inside Fashion,… and V …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities

Folklife Online Exhibitions

Folklife Online Exhibitions

Online exhibits based on the cultural research of the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. Exhibits include pictures and descriptions from various traditions and cultures.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore

Federal Courts Law Review

Federal Courts Law Review

Articles are from scholars, judges and distinguished practitioners. The editorial board, composed primarily of United States Magistrate Judges and law school professors. Publication of the Federal Magistrate Judges Association
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Judicial Branch (Courts); Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government; Law, Government & Political Science

The Info XChange

The Info XChange

A network of information for folks in the Victoria Region of Australia. Includes names, addresses and phone numbers of community outreach organizations dealing with housing, unemployment, and general human services. The site also includes a listing of employment opportunities.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare

World News: Congo

World News: Congo

News stories and background information on Congo, covering the civil war and rebel movement, international peacekeeping efforts, AIDS/HIV, violence against women, and related topics. Includes video clips, analysis, and related links. From the Guardian Unlimited, the online companion to the British newspaper The Guardian.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Africa; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–War; Africa; Congo, Democratic Republic Of The

ipl: Election and Voting Resources

ipl2: Election and Voting Resources

This is a selection of highly useful resources on upcoming Unites States elections. Find here assistance with voter registration, finding your ballot, finding your polling place or station, learning about issues and candidates, and more!
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–US Elections

explore

explore

The website “explore” is “a multimedia organization that documents leaders around the world who have devoted their lives to extraordinary causes.” This site includes short films and photograph collections of issues including environmental causes, education, human rights, public health, animal welfare, spirituality and disabilities.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities; Education–Teachers & Administrators–Lesson Planning; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Animal Rights; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

Gender Fair Language

Gender Fair Language

As culture changes, so does language. Reflect our changing ideas in your writing with gender fair language! This site provides an overview of the concept, as well as helpful examples for making your writing clear and direct regarding gender.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics; Reference–Style And Writing Guides; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality; Health And Sexuality–LGBTQ Interest; Schoo