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Harlem Renaissance

Harlem Renaissance

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Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

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Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Central American History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

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By Region–European History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–20th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History

WW II Resources

WW II Resources

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By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–World War II; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

A Guide to World War I Materials

A Guide to World War I Materials

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War I; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Military–Military History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources; Our World–Our World Resources For Parents & Teachers; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Encyclopedia of Chicago History

Encyclopedia of Chicago History

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

Jerusalem in Old Maps and Views

Jerusalem in Old Maps and Views

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

City of Toronto Archives

City of Toronto Archives

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

Internet Islamic History Sourcebook

Internet Islamic History Sourcebook

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

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

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

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

Polar Bear Expedition Digital Collections

Polar Bear Expedition Digital Collections

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

The Negroponte File

The Negroponte File

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

US Historical Documents

US Historical Documents

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

National Constitution Center

National Constitution Center

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

Primary Documents in American History

Primary Documents in American History

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

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

Today in History

Today in History

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

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

Revelations from the Russian Archives

Revelations from the Russian Archives

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

Internet African History Sourcebook

Internet African History Sourcebook

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

Internet Indian History Sourcebook

Internet Indian History Sourcebook

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

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

DScriptorium

DScriptorium

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

The Learning Page…especially for teachers

The Learning Page…especially for teachers

Presents lesson plans and other resources for teachers that incorporate the Library of Congress’s extensive American Memory collection. Search lesson plans by theme, topic, discipline, or era. “Features and activities” includes interactive activities to engage students’ attention.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature; Education–Teachers & Administrators–Lesson Planning; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Free Shared Masonic E-library

Free Shared Masonic E-library

A digital Masonic library which includes e-books, documents and communications dealing with Freemasonry. These documents are search-able and available for downloading. This resource is available to view in English, Spanish, and French.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Expeditions and Discoveries: Harvard University Collection

Expeditions and Discoveries: Harvard University Collection

Online collection providing maps, photographs, field notes, letters, and manuscripts from “nine major expeditions as they are reflected in the holdings of Harvard’s libraries, museums, and archives.”
Subject: Reference–Geography; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources; Social Sciences–Archaeology

The New York State Digital Collections

The New York State Digital Collections

Contains “photographs, textual materials, artifacts, government documents, manuscripts, and other materials” about the state of New York.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Archives & Records Management–Online Exhibitions; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Yale University Map Collection

Yale University Map Collection

“The Map Collection has the largest collection of maps in Connecticut and one of the largest university collections in the United States. Its collections are geographically comprehensive and consist of over 200,000 map sheets, 3,000 atlases, and 900 reference books. The Collection also houses approximately 15,000 rare (pre-1850) sheet maps. ” Sit …
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

The World War I Document Archive

The World War I Document Archive

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

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

Chicago Women’s Liberation Union Herstory Project

Chicago Women’s Liberation Union Herstory Project

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

Internet Jewish History Sourcebook

Internet Jewish History Sourcebook

Covering many aspects of Jewish history from ancient through modern times. Complete online full-text sources are organized by different eras and topics; this site also contains links to many other websites.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Judaism; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Internet Women’s History Sourcebook

Internet Women’s History Sourcebook

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

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

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

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

Comparative Stamp Forgery Identification Site

Comparative Stamp Forgery Identification Site

Shows “philatelic stamp fakes and forgeries”, organized by country and by year. Images of genuine stamps are displayed side-by-side with forgeries. Some bibliographic references are included.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting–Stamps; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Documents of Diplomatic History

Documents of Diplomatic History

Electronic texts connected with history, international relations, and diplomacy. Scope ranges from ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia to early twentieth century Mongolia, Austro-Hungary, and Finland. Also has links to World War I resources and international relations theory.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Turning the Pages on the web

Turning the Pages on the web

The British Library has digitized important historical works, such as Lindisfarne Gospels, Da Vinci’s notebook, Sherborne Missal among others. User can “turn the pages of rare books or manuscripts in a highly realistic way. They can zoom in on the high-quality digitized images and read or listen to notes explaining the significance of each page.” …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Literature–Online Texts; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Democracy at War: Canadian Newspapers and the Second World War

Democracy at War: Canadian Newspapers and the Second World War

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

The Avalon Project: World War II Documents

The Avalon Project: World War II Documents

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