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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Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–African/African-American

Cost-Of-Living Calculator by AIER

Cost-Of-Living Calculator by AIER

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

Realms of the Sacred: Early Written Records of Mesoamerica

Realms of the Sacred: Early Written Records of Mesoamerica

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Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–Central American History; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Oak Island

Oak Island

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

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

Columbus Navigation Page

Columbus Navigation Page

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The 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)

Ancient Technologies and Archaeological Materials

Ancient Technologies and Archaeological Materials

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

The Origins and Ancient History of Wine

The Origins and Ancient History of Wine

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

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

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

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

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

Civil War 150th Anniversary

Civil War 150th Anniversary

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