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Popular Hispanics

Popular Hispanics

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

PopPolitics

PopPolitics

PopPolitics is an online magazine that blends popular and political cultures and covers the connections between them. It offers political news coverage coupled with historical analysis, cultural commentary and personal essays that relate the news to everyday life.” Every six weeks, their Culture Clash section addresses a new issue from a variety …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics; Arts & Humanities–Culture–Criticism; Arts & Humanities–Culture–Pop Culture

History Through Deaf Eyes

History Through Deaf Eyes

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

AfricaWrites

AfricaWrites

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

Native American Nations

Native American Nations

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

Native American Documents Project

Native American Documents Project

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

The Encyclop??dia Britannica Guide to Black History

The Encyclop??dia Britannica Guide to Black History

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

The African Presence in the Americas: 1492-1992

The African Presence in the Americas: 1492-1992

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

Jews in the Civil War

Jews in the Civil War

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

Japanese American Exhibit and Access Project

Japanese American Exhibit and Access Project

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

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

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

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

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

State Historical Society of Missouri

State Historical Society of Missouri

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

Middle East Virtual Library

Middle East Virtual Library

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

Indiana Historical Society

Indiana Historical Society

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

Oregon Historical Society

Oregon Historical Society

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

Online Resources for Canadian Heritage

Online Resources for Canadian Heritage

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

National Museum of American Jewish History

National Museum of American Jewish History

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