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Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Central American History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources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

The National Archives of Ireland

The National Archives of Ireland

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

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

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

The Middle English Compendium

The Middle English Compendium

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

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)

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

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

thisisFINLAND – things you should and shouldn’t know

thisisFINLAND – things you should and shouldn’t know

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

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

Polynesian History and Origin

Polynesian History and Origin

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

Chinese in Guyana: Their Roots

Chinese in Guyana: Their Roots

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

New Zealand History

New Zealand History

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

Evita Peron Historical Research Foundation

Evita Peron Historical Research Foundation

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

Frontline : The Gulf War

Frontline : The Gulf War

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

Ambush in Mogadishu

Ambush in Mogadishu

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

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 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

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

The Online Medieval and Classical Library

The Online Medieval and Classical Library

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

Medieval 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

Medieval and Early Modern Data Bank

Medieval and Early Modern Data Bank

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

Azerbaijan International

Azerbaijan International

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

The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy

The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy

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

A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust

A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust

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

A Boke of Gode Cookery

A Boke of Gode Cookery

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

The National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery

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

The American Experience

The American Experience

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

Academic Info: Canadian History

Academic Info: Canadian History

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

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

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

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

Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies

Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies

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

This online textbook for medieval studies …

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

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

History Matters

History Matters

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

World War I: Trenches on the Web

World War I: Trenches on the Web

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

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

Normandy: 1944

Normandy: 1944

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

Medieval and Renaissance Instruments

Medieval and Renaissance Instruments

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

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

This Day in North American Indian History

This Day in North American Indian History

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

51 Highland Division

51 Highland Division

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

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

Patrin

Patrin

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

TudorHistory.org

TudorHistory.org

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

Library of Congress Guide to the War of 1812

Library of Congress Guide to the War of 1812

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

Library of Congress Guide to the Mexican War

Library of Congress Guide to the Mexican War

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

The Medieval Bestiary: Animals in the Middle

The Medieval Bestiary: Animals in the Middle

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Holocaust Genocide Project

Holocaust Genocide Project

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

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

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

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

Quetzalcoatl – the Man, the Myth, the Legend

Quetzalcoatl – the Man, the Myth, the Legend

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

World History Archives: Central America

World History Archives: Central America

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

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

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

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

Canadian Military History Gateway

Canadian Military History Gateway

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

Our Roots: Canadian Local Histories Online

Our Roots: Canadian Local Histories Online

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

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

Ancient Britain

Ancient Britain

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

Cybrary of the Holocaust

Cybrary of the Holocaust

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

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

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

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

Digital History

Digital History

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

Arild Hauge’s Runes and Viking Page

Arild Hauge’s Runes and Viking Page

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

NetSERF: The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources

NetSERF: The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources

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

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

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

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

Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies

Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies

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

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

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

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

Images Canada

Images Canada

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

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

Castles on the Web

Castles on the Web

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

Indian Peoples of the Northern Great Plains

Indian Peoples of the Northern Great Plains

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

The Dred Scott Case

The Dred Scott Case

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

The American Experience: D-Day

The American Experience: D-Day

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

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

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

The Elizabethan Costuming Page

The Elizabethan Costuming Page

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

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

Bodleian Library Manuscript Images

Bodleian Library Manuscript Images

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

Brehon Law Project

Brehon Law Project

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

The Holocaust Chronicle

The Holocaust Chronicle

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

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

The Axis History Factbook

The Axis History Factbook

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

The Aerodrome: Aces and Aircraft of World War I

The Aerodrome: Aces and Aircraft of World War I

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

Medieval/Renaissance Food Homepage

Medieval/Renaissance Food Homepage

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

Medieval/Renaissance Brewing Homepage

Medieval/Renaissance Brewing Homepage

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

African-American Mosaic

African-American Mosaic

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

National Gallery of the Spoken Word

National Gallery of the Spoken Word

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

Meeting of Frontiers

Meeting of Frontiers

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

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

Renaissance, The Elizabethan World

Renaissance, The Elizabethan World

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

The Battle of Verdun

The Battle of Verdun

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

Battle of Hastings 1066

Battle of Hastings 1066

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

From Revolution to Reconstruction

From Revolution to Reconstruction

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

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

Soviet History Internet Archive

Soviet History Internet Archive

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

The Russian Revolution

The Russian Revolution

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

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

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

Revelations from the Russian Archives

Revelations from the Russian Archives

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

Behind the Mask: The IRA and Sinn Fein

Behind the Mask: The IRA and Sinn Fein

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

The Gate of Heavenly Peace

The Gate of Heavenly Peace

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

Spanish American War Centennial Website

Spanish American War Centennial Website

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

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

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

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

Scottish Tartans – Scotland clans heritage from Scotland Online

Scottish Tartans – Scotland clans heritage from Scotland Online

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

The Face of Russia

The Face of Russia

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

The British Monarchy

The British Monarchy

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

The British Empire

The British Empire

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

Yangtze River Peaks in China

Yangtze River Peaks in China

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

BBC – History – A history of royal weddings

BBC – History – A history of royal weddings

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

Weddings – The Official Website of the British Monarchy

Weddings – The Official Website of the British Monarchy

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

Ten Royal Weddings to Remember

Ten Royal Weddings to Remember

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

Egypt News??? The Protests

Egypt News??? The Protests

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

BBC News – Egypt Unrest

BBC News – Egypt Unrest

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

European Address/Telephone Directories at the Library of Congress

European Address/Telephone Directories at the Library of Congress

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

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

Virtual Shanghai

Virtual Shanghai

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

Time Map Korea

Time Map Korea

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

Harappa.com

Harappa.com

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

Herodotus Project

Herodotus Project

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

AfroCubaWeb

AfroCubaWeb

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

World History Archives: The history of the Caribbean and Bermuda

World History Archives: The history of the Caribbean and Bermuda

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

Register of the National Estate

Register of the National Estate

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

PhotoSearch National Archives of Australia

PhotoSearch National Archives of Australia

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

History of Korea

History of Korea

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

Ancient Manuscripts from the Desert Libraries of Timbuktu

Ancient Manuscripts from the Desert Libraries of Timbuktu

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

History of Scotland

History of Scotland

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

Guide to Australia: Culture

Guide to Australia: Culture

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

Central Asia

Central Asia

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

Alexander Palace Time Machine

Alexander Palace Time Machine

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

The Thirty Years War

The Thirty Years War

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

Scottish History

Scottish History

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

Gateway to Korea: Library

Gateway to Korea: Library

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

The Victorian Web

The Victorian Web

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

History for Kids! — Ancient Greece

History for Kids! — Ancient Greece

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

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

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

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

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

Music Australia

Music Australia

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

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

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

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

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

Gamelan Sekar Jaya: Music & Dance of Bali

Gamelan Sekar Jaya: Music & Dance of Bali

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

Africa Focus: The Sights and Sounds of a Continent

Africa Focus: The Sights and Sounds of a Continent

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

Dandemutande Zimbabwean Music Worldwide

Dandemutande Zimbabwean Music Worldwide

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

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

Aspects of the Victorian Book

Aspects of the Victorian Book

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

Indigenous Australia

Indigenous Australia

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

In Search of Scotland

In Search of Scotland

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

Early Modern English Source

Early Modern English Source

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

Armenian National Institute

Armenian National Institute

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

The Armenian Genocide

The Armenian Genocide

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

Russian History Websites

Russian History Websites

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

The Scots at War Trust

The Scots at War Trust

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

Real Regency Clothing

Real Regency Clothing

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

Chris De Witt’s Berlin Wall Web Page

Chris De Witt’s Berlin Wall Web Page

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

The National Archives Virtual Museum

The National Archives Virtual Museum

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

Propaganda Postcards of the Great War

Propaganda Postcards of the Great War

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

Land Forces of Britain, the Empire and Commonwealth

Land Forces of Britain, the Empire and Commonwealth

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

Australian History on the Internet

Australian History on the Internet

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

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

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

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

PBS: Red Files

PBS: Red Files

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

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

GENUKI

GENUKI

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

The Carpathian Connection

The Carpathian Connection

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

The Forum Romanum

The Forum Romanum

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

Plato and His Dialogues

Plato and His Dialogues

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

De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors

De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors

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

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

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

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

Zoroastrianism and Avesta: Overview and FAQ

Zoroastrianism and Avesta: Overview and FAQ

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

Virtual Catalog of Roman Coins

Virtual Catalog of Roman Coins

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

Livius: Articles On Ancient History

Livius: Articles On Ancient History

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

The Asclepion

The Asclepion

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

The Theban Mapping Project

The Theban Mapping Project

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

The Christian Catacombs of Rome

The Christian Catacombs of Rome

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

Stone Pages

Stone Pages

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

Capitolium.org

Capitolium.org

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

Philadelphia Archaeological Forum

Philadelphia Archaeological Forum

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

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

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

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

Count Us In

Count Us In

These games can help kids learn math ideas such as counting, ordinals, next largest number, recognizing number words, time and others. Teachers and Parents: Click on ???Other activities??? for lesson plans.
Subject: Math And Science–Math–Projects & Puzzles; Math And Science–Math And Science Resources For Parents & Teachers

You’ve Got Braille

You’ve Got Braille

Arthur???s friend Marina can help you translate messages into Braille. Learn facts about Braille, look at the Braille key of letters, numbers and punctuation, or type a message and Marina will translate it into Braille for you. Then you can print it, put a drop of glue on the dots, and learn how to read a little with your fingers!
Subject: Reading Zone–Braille

Feeding America

Feeding America

Feeding America is the leading hunger-relief charity in the country, supporting a network of food and hunger related agencies across local communities. Provides links and information for becoming involved in the fight against domestic hunger.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Philanthropy & Social Service; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Hunger

O.A.S.I.S.: Online Asperger Syndrome Information & Support

O.A.S.I.S.: Online Asperger Syndrome Information & Support

Information and links about Asperger Syndrome for parents, educators, and professionals. This information is also useful to people who have the disease.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities–Developmental And Learning Disorders/Disabilities–Autism–Asperger’s Syndrome; Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents

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

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

18th Century Costume Resources Online

18th Century Costume Resources Online

Internal and external links about the history of costume in 18th century Europe. Information on styles, hair and wigs, shoes, fabrics and many more. Profusely illustated.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–18th Century History; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore–Etiquette, Dress, And Social Customs–Clothing And Dress; Arts & Humanities–History–European History