Lincoln Papers at the Library of Congress -- a collection of
20,000 documents including speeches, correspondence, and digitized
images at the Library of Congress.
Africans in America
-- a PBS journey through history.
Centuries -- View From New England
-- an online digital exhibit of items from Memorial Hall Museum
from the 1700's up to the 1900's.
Civil War Homepage
Memory-- part of
the American Digital Library Project of the Library of Congress.
Digitized photographs, sound recordings, and more, including political
speeches from WW I, Mathew Brady Civil War photos, oral history from
the Federal Writers Project.
Women's History: A Research Guide -- provides tips on how to
research women's history, links to digital online collections, and
bibliographies of selected materials
- Center of Military History -- fulltext resources from colonial
times to the present. Click
Battles, be sure to scroll down.
Williamsburg Foundation-- Notable for its "Electronic
Field Trips," and highly recommended by our history faculty.
Gateway to African American History -- US State Departmentís
Bureau of International Information Programs (IIP)
United States Census Data Browser--for census data between
1790 and 1970.
Presidential Library--important files covering Hoover's
achievements, and early 20th century American history.
in the War of Independence -- history of the use of
intelligence by the United States during the Revolutionary War. From
the CIA, includes primary documents.
features primary source material from Lincoln's Illinois years, from
Northern Illinois University.
of America--a nice collection of primary documents full-text on subjects
as wide-ranging as agriculture, etiquette, yellow fever.
Collected by the University of Michigan Library.
Archive-- Includes exhibits, National Audiovisual Information
Locator (which searches NARA's huge collection of stills, motion
pictures, videos, audio recordings), and the government information
Register of Historic Places
Native American History sources -- 1700s through 1800s
of American Historians
and the Founding of the American
on the Nationís Civil War Battlefields -- contains
historical summaries of the 384 principal Civil War battles
Republic--an exhibit and
history lesson from the Library of Congress.
in American History--archives, too.
of the Shadow -- Civil war archive and multimedia
presentation. A good example of what the web can do.
Vietnam Project -- from Texas Tech University, contains the
virtual archives of documents relating to the Vietnam War and the oral
Yesterday and Today
Web--annotated set of sites addressing virtually every aspect
of the history and culture of the American West: agriculture and
ranching, the mining industries, the Hispanic west, settlement and
expansion, legal history, women in western history, and much more.
Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources
1745-1799 -- full text from University of Virginia's
Electronic Text Center. Includes 37 volumes of writings,
searchable by keyword.