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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

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Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Central American History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

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

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 — 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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Infancy of Printing

The Infancy of Printing

Online exhibit created by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Golda Meir Library featuring their collection of incunabula (books printed before 1501). Includes both descriptive text and scanned images of the books themselves.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology

Humanitas

Humanitas

“Explores issues of moral and social philosophy, epistemology, and aesthetics, and the relations among them, such as the moral and cultural conditions of knowledge.”
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics; Arts & Humanities–Philosophy–Western; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism; Social Sciences–Sociology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities; Social Sciences–Psychology

The Tapestries Called Sheldon

The Tapestries Called Sheldon

Provides information on the group of 16th Century tapestries called “Sheldon.” Includes the history and background of the tapestries. Also includes biographical information on the artist William Sheldon.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–16th Century History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities

Lincoln at 200

Lincoln at 200

Contains two Web exhibitions focusing on the legacy of Abraham Lincoln using primary sources. The first focuses on Lincoln’s involvement with westward expansion. The second focuses on his leadership during the Civil War.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–19th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Law, Government & Political Science

The Witchcraft Bibliography Project

The Witchcraft Bibliography Project

This site provides an extensive bibliography of works covering the history of witchcraft in early modern Europe and America. Also includes links to related sites. Compiled by professional historians. An excellent starting point for research on this topic.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities; Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Pagan, Wiccan & New Age

Calculating Machines

Calculating Machines

“Site deals mainly with the mechanical calculating machines from a collector’s point of view” Provides historical information, interactive computing programs and related links to references on calculating machines.
Subject: Science And Technology–Mathematics–Calculators And Tables; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology

History of Plumbing

History of Plumbing

“In ancient Rome, rich people’s bathrooms were like small, heated, marble swimming pools; in ancient Greece, real men took cold showers because warm water was for sissies. Queen Elizabeth I may have bathed only monthly, but she did have the first flush toilet in England. Still, it took the British a long time to get their – um – sewage together. Ev …
Subject: Science & Technology–Engineering–Civil And Environmental Engineering; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology

Alcatraz: The Warden Johnston Years

Alcatraz: The Warden Johnston Years

Resource on the infamous American prison, Alcatraz. Site hosts a wealth of information including a detailed timeline, searchable database of prisoners, and a collection of maps.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Law Enforcement; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Law, Government & Political Science

The World War I Document Archive

The World War I Document Archive

“This archive of primary documents from World War I has been assembled by volunteers of the World War I Military History List (WWI-L). The archive is international in focus and intends to present in one location primary documents concerning the Great War.” Documents include conventions, treaties, official papers, memorials, personal reminiscences …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–20th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Bad Fads

Bad Fads

This site describes popular fads of the past and present in fashion, collectibles, activities, and events.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Fashion; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Popular Culture; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Entertainment & Leisure; Entertainment & Leisure

Internet Medieval Sourcebook

Internet Medieval Sourcebook

Directory of primary source material for medieval studies available on the Internet. Many sources are available in full text. Browse by type of source or search. Includes special sections for different countries, economic life, the Medieval Church, Jewish life, maps and images, films about medieval life, and more.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–Middle Eastern History; Arts & Humanities–History–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Medieval (Middle Ages) History

Coding Horror

Coding Horror

Coding horror looks at the world of programming and digital culture from a users perspective. Who are the people behind the coding and how do humans interact with software.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Programming; Computers & Internet–Cyberculture; Computers & Internet–Computers & Internet News; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Computers & Internet; Computers & Internet–Computer Software; Computer & Internet Blogs

Compare Parking Rates – Bestparking.com

Compare Parking Rates – Bestparking.com

Free service for locating the cheapest parking in New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and all major airports. Interactive maps enable searching for neighborhood parking, while rate quotes come directly from parking operators.
Subject: Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism; Reference–Search Engines

Searchable Ornithological Research Archive

Searchable Ornithological Research Archive

Historical archives of ornithological research published by thirteen scholarly journals and bird-watching societies based in North America. The literature is international in scope and covers the late 19th-20th centuries. Articles can be downloaded in PDF or DJVU format.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology

Chicago Women’s Liberation Union Herstory Project

Chicago Women’s Liberation Union Herstory Project

Website dedicated to archiving and sharing the history of the Chicago Women’s Liberation Union (CWLU). Articles, essays, biographies, and memoirs document the “role of the CWLU in the movement for women’s liberation and social justice of the late 1960s and 1970s.” Includes bibliography of websites and books on feminism.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Feminism; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Internet Women’s History Sourcebook

Internet Women’s History Sourcebook

Covering many aspects of the history of women from ancient through modern times. Complete online full-text sources are organized by different countries. Each country’s section features great women, women’s oppression, the structure of women’s lives, women’s agency, feminism, and gender construction.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

The Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History, and Diplomacy

The Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History, and Diplomacy

The Avalon Project, located at the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale Law School, is a digital collection composed of law, history, economics, politics, diplomacy, and governmental documents from 4000BCE to the present.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Law, Government & Political Science; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

The Atari Museum

The Atari Museum

Multimedia museum on everything Atari – video games, computing, and the company itself. Archive of news stories about Atari, company memos and press releases, history of consoles and computers, and references to further reading online and offline.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Platforms–Other Platforms & Systems; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Computers & Internet; Entertainment And Leisure–Games–Computer/Video/Arcade–History Of Video Games

Halcyon Days: Interviews with Classic Video and Computer Game Programmers

Halcyon Days: Interviews with Classic Video and Computer Game Programmers

Interviews with game programming legends conducted in 1997, collected and distributed as a free book. The site retains the same look and feel as the original 1997 disk. Provides suggestions about where to start reading based on your interests, and includes an introduction by John Romero.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Computers & Internet; Entertainment And Leisure–Games–Computer/Video/Arcade–History Of Video Games

Atari Archives

Atari Archives

Archive of full-text versions of classic computing books on Atari, programming languages, graphics, machine language, and more. You can also find newsletter and newsgroup archives, and download old and new 8-bit software. Everything provided with permission of copyright holders.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Platforms–Other Platforms & Systems; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Computers & Internet; Entertainment And Leisure–Games–Computer/Video/Arcade–History Of Video Games

The Edsac Simulator

The Edsac Simulator

Cambridge University’s EDSAC was “the world’s first stored-program computer to operate a regular computing service.” This downloadable simulator mimics the computer as it existed in 1949-1951 and includes programs from the original EDSAC, including games. There is also a photo gallery of the original EDSAC.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Platforms–Other Platforms & Systems; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Computers & Internet; Entertainment And Leisure–Games–Computer/Video/Arcade–History Of Video Games

Lexicons of Early Modern English

Lexicons of Early Modern English

Collection of early English dictionaries and lexicons, searchable by keyword. Free public access includes basic keyword searching and bibliographic information on the lexicons, including author, date, publication, and edition information. Also includes citations for reviews and scholarly criticism of each lexicon.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–15th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–16th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–17th Century History; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–English; Reference–Dictionaries–English

Telecommunications History Group

Telecommunications History Group

“Welcome to The Telecommunications History Group (THG), where you can pursue scholarly or personal research, view museum exhibits or tour a historical telephone company building. THG collects, preserves, and interprets the unfolding history of telecommunications industry.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology

Telecommunications History Group

Telecommunications History Group

“Welcome to The Telecommunications History Group (THG), where you can pursue scholarly or personal research, view museum exhibits or tour a historical telephone company building. THG collects, preserves, and interprets the unfolding history of telecommunications industry.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology

Old Telephone Books

Old Telephone Books

“Possibly the world’s largest online collection of phone books.” View images of telephone books by the hundreds, or learn more about phone book art and advertising, calling areas and varieties of old directories.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Books, Magazines & Maps; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; Arts & Humanities–Culture–Pop Culture

4000 Years of Women in Science

4000 Years of Women in Science

Features biographical information of over 100 women inventors, scholars, writers, mathematicians and astronomers throughout recorded history.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Scientists & Inventors; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers

Forest History Society

Forest History Society

A non-profit research and education organization that “promotes and rewards scholarship in the fields of forest, conservation, and environmental history.” Search the database for photos and information on the world’s forests. Educational resources, fellowships, and award information are also available.
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology–Forestry; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology

The George C. Marshall Foundation

The George C. Marshall Foundation

Biographical information, interviews, essays and research materials about General George C. Marshall, World War I, and World War II.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Law, Government & Political Science; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–20th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic

Lisp History

Lisp History

This site traces the history of the development of the LISP computer programming language from its precursor FORTRAN by John McCarthy of MIT. Includes various references, a Lisp bibliography and a searchable database.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Computers & Internet

A History of Apple Computers

A History of Apple Computers

Apple-history.com is “intended to provide a broad history of Apple Computers, inc., from the invention of the Apple I in 1976 to the troubled times of the present… for both novice and expert computer users.” Includes bibliography, links to resources, and directory organized by computer model, processor type, and year.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Computers & Internet; Computers & Internet–Platforms–Macintosh

Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930

Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930

Photographs, books and pamphlets, maps, manuscripts, and other archival material drawn from the collections of Harvard University that document voluntary immigration to the United States ???from the signing of the Constitution to the onset of the Great Depression,??? and related quantitative data and contextual information.
Subject: Reference–Genealogy; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Social Sciences; Arts & Humanities–History–North American History–United States History–Historical Documents

MyLanguageExchange.com – Learn to Speak Hawaiian

MyLanguageExchange.com – Learn to Speak Hawaiian

Featured in The Wall Street Journal, PC World, and Yahoo! Internet Life Magazine, this innovative approach to learning Hawaiian allows you to practice –via e-mail, text chat, and voice chat– with native speakers of Hawaiian who are learning your native language.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–Hawaiian

Inland Marine Radio History Archive

Inland Marine Radio History Archive

This history of the radio in Great Lakes and Mississippi River shipping industry provides technical descriptions as well as personal recollections of retired radio operators. This site invites its audience to contribute knowledge and facts and is constantly growing as a result.
Subject: Science & Technology–Transportation–Water; Science & Technology–Communications; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; Science & Technology–Electronics

A Regency Repository

A Regency Repository

Collection of links to information about the fashion, music, art, politics, literature, and military history of the Regency era (1811-1820) in the United Kingdom. Includes a page devoted to Regency romances.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–19th Century History; Reference–Web Directories; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Romance & Gothic

Edward S. Curtis’s The North American Indian

Edward S. Curtis’s The North American Indian

Twenty volumes of photogravure images of native North Americans produced by Edward Sheriff Curtis between 1907 and 1930. Accompanied by narrative text.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type–Digital Libraries; Arts & Humanities–History–North American History–United States History–American West; Arts & Humanities–History–North American History–United States History–Native American History; Arts & Humanities–Archives & Records Management–Online Exhibitions; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

RFC Editor

RFC Editor

Requests for Comments (RFCs) are “a series of notes, started in 1969, about the Internet (originally the ARPANET).” RFC standards are very widely followed by both commercial software and freeware in the Internet and Unix communities. This website allows you to search for RFCs and read about their history.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet; Computers & Internet–System Administration; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Computers & Internet

Explore the Internet Now!

Explore the Internet Now!

This website by the National Museum of American History provides information about the birth of the Internet, the world wide web, the people and organizations that use the Internet, news and issues related to the Internet, and an Internet glossary.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Computers & Internet

Art History Resources on the Web

Art History Resources on the Web

This comprehensive Art History resource organizes links by civilization and then by subheadings, such as Prehistoric Art with Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic Art subheadings. It proceeds through Ancient Near East, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, Art in Early Europe, Art in the Middle Ages, into the Renaissance, and so on. It t …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities

Early Comic Strips, 1898-1916

Early Comic Strips, 1898-1916

Made available by Duke University, this online exhibit of early “funnies” includes “comic strips that figured in the bitter rivalry between Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst for supremacy in the New York newspaper market of the early 20th century.”

The comic strips in the exhibit were reproduced from bound volumes of newspapers in Duke’s …

Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Comics; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Entertainment & Leisure

Houdini in The New York Times

Houdini in The New York Times

Compiled by Pittsburgh magician Tom Interval, this Web site is a free resource for Houdini enthusiasts and researchers who might not otherwise have access to the hundreds of Houdini articles, features, and letters that appeared in The New York Times from 1910 to 1943.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Entertainers; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Entertainment & Leisure; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Inventive Women

Inventive Women

“Imagine, from the tasty chocolate chip cookie to computer programming, inventions by women are everywhere! And many of these inventions were created by Canadian women. This site begins to tell their impressive story.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; Math And Science–History & People; Math And Science–Technology & Industry

Nobel Laureates in Physics

Nobel Laureates in Physics

A listing of the Nobel Prize in Physics winners from 1901 to the present. Gives name(s) of the winners, their nationality, and words from the commendation for the award. Many have links to biographical sketches, photos, bibliographic citations, and text of speeches.
Subject: Reference–Biographies–Scientists & Inventors; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; Science And Technology–Physics–Physicists

Treasures from the Saxon State Library

Treasures from the Saxon State Library

In English. The Library of Congress hosts this site that includes short narrative histories interspersed with scans of materials such as letters, paintings, and books. The histories begin around medieval times and end around 1875.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Libraries By Type–Special Libraries–Fine Arts And Humanities Libraries; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Germany–German History; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts; Regional & Country Information–Europe; Arts & Humanities–Language & Linguistics–German–Literature

Public Health Foundation

Public Health Foundation

The Public Health Foundation (PHF)website states that the PHF is “a national, non-profit organization, is dedicated to supporting, convening, and advancing efforts of local, state, and federal public health agencies and systems to promote and protect the health of people living within their respective jurisdictions.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health

Christian History Institute

Christian History Institute

“Here you will find primary sources, study material, books and videos related to Christian history. You will also find helpful tools to use with the Torchlighters DVD series, bringing Christian heroes to children.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Christianity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities

Guide to the History of Science

Guide to the History of Science

“Search the Guide to learn about people, institutions, organizations, and publications pursuing science history. Learn about history of science graduate programs. Contact more than 5000 scholars of science around the world. Discover a list of good places to start reading about the history of science.” The Guide is easy to navigate and search. I …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology

The Media History Project

The Media History Project

Promotes “the study of media history from petroglyphs to pixels.” Includes an excellent timeline of media history covering art, music, television, the Internet, and video games from pre-history to today, along with an article archive on media resources.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Science & Technology–Communications; Arts & Humanities–Culture–Pop Culture; Business & Economics–Industry–Publishing & Media; Entertainment & Leisure–Television; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Computers & Internet; Entertainment & Leisure–Radio; Entertainment & Leisure–Movies; Sports, Entertainment And Arts–Comics; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Movies; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Music; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Television

Powys: A Day in the Life

Powys: A Day in the Life

This website organizes a digital history project in Powys, Wales, comparing life in Powys in 1891 to contemporary times. The Powys information and material was gathered from collections throughout the county. The contemporary information came from diaries kept on September 24, 2002. The site looks at such issues as communications, community and …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–19th Century History; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore; Arts & Humanities–History–European History; Arts & Humanities–Culture–General Interest; Our World–History & People; Our World–Europe–United Kingdom (includes England And Scotland); School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Sebastopol College Science Learning Area

Sebastopol College Science Learning Area

Sebastopol College in Victoria, Australia, provides this page to organize URL links for a variety of scientific disciplines. By selecting one of the science subject areas – general science, history of science, astronomy/space, biology, chemistry, environmental science, forensic science, geology/paleontology, investigations, physics, or weather/me …
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); Science & Technology–Physics; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Geosciences (Geology & Geophysics); Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Meteorology/Climatology; Science & Technology–Astronomy

The Quest for Immortality: Treasures of Ancient Egypt

The Quest for Immortality: Treasures of Ancient Egypt

This online exhibit includes a virtual tour inside a full-scale tomb, the exhibition film, and multimedia slideshows of specific objects. To use these multimedia resources, you must have QuickTime or RealPlayer installed on your computer.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History; Social Sciences–Archaeology; Our World–Our World Virtual Field Trips; Our World–The Ancient World–Ancient Egypt; School And Homework Help–Virtual Field Trips; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Invention History at the Lemelson Center – Smithsonian Institute

Invention History at the Lemelson Center – Smithsonian Institute

The Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the study of Invention and Innovation was founded in 1995 at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History. It provides information about invention and innovation, encourages innovative creativity for young people, and documents the role of innovation and invention in the history of the U …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Democracy at War: Canadian Newspapers and the Second World War

Democracy at War: Canadian Newspapers and the Second World War

An online searchable collection of over 144,000 newspaper articles relating to all aspects of the Second World War. Most newspapers are Canadian, and each article can be downloaded using Adobe Acrobat. The site also contains fifty-five short historical articles about key topics.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–20th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources; Arts & Humanities–History–North American History–Canadian History

Other Women’s Voices: Translations of women’s writing before 1700

Other Women’s Voices: Translations of women’s writing before 1700

This website compliles translations of over 125 women writers, “women who produced a substantial amount of work before 1700.” Each entry contains background on the author and that particular work, useful secondary sources and Internet sites. The site also offers information on how to obtain translations of these writings.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts

The File Room

The File Room

“The File Room is an illustrated archive on censorship that you can browse, as well as add cases to.” You can browse the archive by date, location, grounds for censorship, or medium. Each case includes a picture, a description of the artwork, of the incident, and the result. The website also provides a bibliogaphy and list of anti-censorship res …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Law, Government & Political Science; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities

Worlds Intertwined: Greeks, Romans, and Etruscans

Worlds Intertwined: Greeks, Romans, and Etruscans

Virtual gallery from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Covers many aspects of ancient Roman life, including religion, trade and industry, domestic life, and death and burial.
Subject: Prehistoric Europe; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Religion; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Social Life & Customs; Social Sciences–Archaeology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Arts; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Rome; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Arts & Humanities–History–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Sculpture; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Material Traditions

The Influence of Roman Engineering and Architecture

The Influence of Roman Engineering and Architecture

An article on the effect Roman engineering (particularly of roads and water) had on its conquests and neighbors.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Arts; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Engineering; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–History, Biography & Geography–Classical Military History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Arts & Humanities–History–European History–Antiquity; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Prehistoric And Ancient History

Roman Law: Homepage

Roman Law: Homepage

“The Roman Law branch of the Law-related Internet Project at the University of Saarbr??cken, dedicated to Roman Law.” Provides historical legal writings and documents, mostly in Latin, by influential Roman statesmen and scholars.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Topic–Law & Government; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Law, Government & Political Science; Arts & Humanities–Classics–By Region–Rome

The Maritime History Virtual Archives

The Maritime History Virtual Archives

Extensive maritime historical information, including information on seamen, officers, ships, ship building, and images of maritime events, ships and people.
Subject: Reference–Biographies; Science & Technology–Transportation–Water; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology

The Colonial Music Institute

The Colonial Music Institute

A source for a variety of resources related to American colonial music including instructions on how to dance a Country Dance, a Minuet, a Cotillion, or a Reel. Essays about American colonial music are also featured.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Folk; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Entertainment & Leisure; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–United States Culture

The History of Women and Science, Health, and Technology: a Bibliographic Guide to the Professions and the Disciplines

The History of Women and Science, Health, and Technology: a Bibliographic Guide to the Professions and the Disciplines

Offers extensive bibliographies about women in science, including bibliographies of biographies, scientific views of women, feminist critiques of science, and works on women in every scientific discipline. Other topics include women’s health, the history of home economics, and the impact of technology on women. Searchable.
Subject: Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Women’s History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers; Health & Medical Sciences–History Of Medicine

The Sports Page

The Sports Page

“The Keystone-Mast Collection, preserved at UCR California Museum of Photography, holds a vast resource of stereoscopic images made all over the world in the decades around the turn of the century. Among its many treasures are images depicting the exhilarating world of sports.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Entertainment & Leisure

Medieval Manuscript Leaves

Medieval Manuscript Leaves

Medieval manuscripts from 12th-16th centuries. From the Cary Collection, “one of the country’s premier libraries on the history and practice of printing.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–15th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–16th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Medieval (Middle Ages) History

The Tax History Project

The Tax History Project

“Welcome to the Tax History Project, established by Tax Analysts in 1995 to provide scholars, policymakers, students, the media, and citizens with information about the history of American taxation.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Business & Economics

Chronology of Personal Computers

Chronology of Personal Computers

A timeline covering the evolution of computers from 1947-present. “This list is a collection of product announcements and delivery dates from various sources, mainly computer magazines and newspapers. References are indicated in [brackets], which are listed at the end of this document. A [number.number] format gives the page within that reference. …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Computers & Internet

Eh.Net History of Economics

Eh.Net History of Economics

“The History of Economics web site provides online access to resources for teaching, scholarship and research in the history of economics and the history of economic thought.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Business & Economics

The History of Computing Project

The History of Computing Project

Comprehensive account of computing history. Includes biographies of key figures, and information about computing companies, hardware, software, and a history of video and computer games. You can also view a timeline of computing history, and access a list of historic papers available online in full text.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Computers & Internet; Entertainment And Leisure–Games–Computer/Video/Arcade–History Of Video Games

IPL FAQ: What were the names of everyone on the Mayflower?

IPL FAQ: What were the names of everyone on the Mayflower?

What were the names of everyone on the Mayflower? Find out from this IPL Frequently Asked Question site.
Subject: Reference–Trivia; Arts & Humanities–History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–17th Century History; Reference–Trivia; Arts & Humanities–History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–17th Century History

IEEE History Center

IEEE History Center

“The mission of the IEEE History Center is to preserve, research and promote the history of information and electrical technologies.” Online resources include Historical FAQs, Historical Articles, Oral Histories, a Bibliography, Newsletters, and a threaded bulletin board.
Subject: Science & Technology–Engineering–Electrical Engineering; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology

The Jewish History Resource Center

The Jewish History Resource Center

“The Jewish History Resource Center is a project of the Dinur Center for Research in Jewish History. Over 6000 links to websites in over 30 categories dealing with Jewish History have been visited by our team and have been found to be of value to those interested in Jewish History.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Judaism; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities

World War II

World War II

“The Second World War in all its aspects is examined in World War II magazine–an exciting read for those with all levels of historical knowledge, ranging from experts on the subject to those with only a limited knowledge. Each issue covers well-known and little-known military strategies, battles, personalities, weaponry, espionage and more.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military

Universitas: Newsletter of the International Centre for the History of Universities and Science

Universitas: Newsletter of the International Centre for the History of Universities and Science

“UNIVERSITAS is the newsletter of the International Centre for the History of Universities and Science (CIS) at the University of Bologna. It is an occasional publication, with at least one issue a year. Its aim is to circulate news of work in progress in the fields of the history of universities and the history of science and technology. UNIVERSIT …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History; Science & Technology; Education–Higher Education

Military History

Military History

“The history of warfare from ancient times into the 20th century comes to life in Military History. Authoritative features on military strategies, philosophies, campaigns, battles, personalities, weaponry and intrigue are accompanied by classical works of art, illustrations, photography and maps.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military

Falling Leaf

Falling Leaf

“Since its inception in 1958 the Psywar Society has published a quarterly magazine, The Falling Leaf, which is an invaluable source of news, articles, and information about aerial leaflet propaganda” from WWI to Kosovo and Serbia. For example, you’ll be able to see the first German leaflet dropped over Paris during The First World War.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military

Architecture on the Web

Architecture on the Web

Highly extensive resource for all things architecture on the Web. Contains information on competitions, historic periods and styles (with images), CAD drawings and models, a list of Pritzker Prize winners, biographies of “the masters”, educational resources, and links to significant architectural monuments alphabetically by city. A very good star …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities

The Avalon Project: World War II Documents

The Avalon Project: World War II Documents

This site collects electronic, full text versions of important political documents from the World War II era. Included are Germany’s declaration of war, papers on the Yalta and Quebec Conferences, the Potsdam Declaration, the Master Lend-Lease Agreement, and many more. Documents are provided in HTML format.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–20th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Pong-Story: the Site of the First Video Game

Pong-Story: the Site of the First Video Game

Detailed early history of video games, including the popular Pong game. Contains images of many different vintage video game systems, information about games and schematics, and articles about aspects of video game history in the USA and Europe.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Computers & Internet; Entertainment And Leisure–Games–Computer/Video/Arcade–History Of Video Games

American Landscape and Architectural Design, 1850-1920: a Study Collection from the Harvard Graduate School of Design

American Landscape and Architectural Design, 1850-1920: a Study Collection from the Harvard Graduate School of Design

“This collection of approximately 2,800 lantern slides represents an historical view of American buildings and landscapes built during the period 1850-1920. It represents the work of Harvard faculty, such as Frederick Law Olmsted Jr., Bremer W. Pond, and James Sturgis Pray, as well as that of prominent landscape architects throughout the country. T …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities

TVparty!

TVparty!

A nostalgic tribute to the history of television, from the advent of the medium until the present day. Read about and watch video clips of your favorite shows and commercials from the past, learn about TV-related scandals and mysteries, find out what happened to stars from the past, and discover interesting and little known facts. Covers all genr …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Culture–Pop Culture; Entertainment & Leisure–Television; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Arts & Humanities; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–United States Culture

The British Museum

The British Museum

Images of famous works owned by the British Museum are pictured here, along with the history of the museum and general information about collections, exhibits, departments, tours, and events. Educational materials about the cultures represented in the Museum’s collections are also available here.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–History; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Art

Punk77

Punk77

“A complete history of UK punk rock featuring fanzines, rare record sleeves, punk music, audio clips, fashion, punk rock lyrics, interviews, an A-Z of punk bands from Adam & The Ants to Eater to the Sex Pistols to X Ray Spex , punk girls, loads of pictures …” Extensive original biographies of British punk bands, original interviews, and sound sam …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–Punk & Hardcore; Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom–History; Arts & Humanities–Culture–Pop Culture

Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics)

Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics)

This site has “a mission to preserve and make known the history of modern physics and allied fields including astronomy, geophysics, optics, and the like.” Features include a newsletter, information on physics-related publications, syllabi on the history of physics, as well as exhibits on Einstein, the discovery of the electron, and more.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology; Science & Technology–Physics; Science And Technology–Physics–Physicists

Science Service Historical Image Collection

Science Service Historical Image Collection

“The Science Service historical image collection represents twentieth-century scientific research consisting of images and their original captions as they appeared in period publications. The captions were written by Science Service journalists and have been transcribed exactly. We are providing a 40-year sample of innovation and invention; which i …
Subject: Science & Technology; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology

The Computer Museum History Center

The Computer Museum History Center

Learn about the history of computing at this museum site that includes a rich timeline (with photographs) of five decades of computing and two online exhibits. Information about the museum is also provided.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Computers & Internet; Computers And The Internet–Computers

Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson Papers

“The complete Thomas Jefferson Papers from the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress consists of approximately 27,000 documents. This is the largest collection of original Jefferson documents in the world. Document types in the collection as a whole include correspondence, commonplace books, financial account books, and manuscript volumes …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Documents–Historical Documents

The History Guy: The War List

The History Guy: The War List

“Hello, and welcome to The History Guy Website! Here you will find links and content pages to use in researching politics and history. ” Includes sections on American Politics and Government, Historical Personalities, Governments of the World, Military History, and New and Recent Conflicts of the World.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Law, Government & Political Science; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science