Ad Access, Duke University
site presents images and database information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in US and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955
concentrating on five main subject areas: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty and Hygiene, and World War II.
African American Odyssey - The exhibition, The African American Odyssey: A Quest for
Full Citizenship, showcases the incomparable African American collections of the Library of Congress.
American Memory - American Memory is a gateway to the primary source
materials of the Library of Congress relating to the history and culture of the United States.
American Social History Project - Among other things, this site
includes a database of primary documents and resources with the goal of making the past, the working people, and ordinary Americans who shaped it,
vivid and meaningful.
The CIA's World Factbook
- This site is a great source of reference information because it has some of the most up to date information about just about everything - essentially a very advanced almanac and then some.
The Gilder Lehrman Institute for American History - Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is a nonprofit organization devoted to the improvement of history education. Geared mostly to teachers, their website offers everything from primary document collections to lesson plans other opportunities to improve History education.
The History Channel - The History Channel site pulls together a plethora of information about History Channel
Programming and other supplemental and educational historical information.
History Matters: The American Social History Project - Designed for high school and college teachers of US History survey courses, this site serves as a gateway to Web resources and offers some first-person primary
documents and strategies for the study of history.
The History Net - "Where history lives on the net," this site has a plethora of history links,
with an emphasis on what history is in the news and on TV, and many of which focus on military history.
The History Place - Another clearinghouse for history links aimed at students and teachers of history,
this time primarily centered around 20th century American History.
History and Politics Out Loud
- HPOL is a searchable multimedia collection of invaluable audio materials capturing significant
political and historical events and personalities of the twentieth century. The materials range from formal addresses delivered in public settings to
private telephone conversations conducted from the innermost recesses of the White House.
Landmark Supreme Court Cases - Designed for teachers, though potentially useful for others this site provides a wide range of resources about supreme court cases.
LIFE Magazine Homepage - Offers access to many of LIFE Magazine's most famous photographs from the 1930s to the 1990s.
Making of America - The Making of America is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the
antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history,
sociology, religion, and science and technology.
The National Park Service: History and Culture -This site allows for the exploration of America's cultural resources - buildings, landscapes, archeological sites,
ethnographic resources, objects and documents, structures and districts, providing information about people from the past and establish important
connections to the present.
The Smithsonian- The Smithsonian's site provides access to the abundant historical, scientific and cultural information of the Smithsonian itself, but also a plethora
of other associated American Museums.
Times Machine - The New York Times - This site can take you back to any issue from Volume 1,
Number 1 of The New-York Daily Times, on September 18, 1851, through
The New York Times of December 30, 1922.