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- African American History
A research guide to primary and secondary sources for African American history.
- American Institute of Physics Online
Exhibits and other online resources for history of physics and allied fields.
- American Journeys
American Journeys contains more than 18,000 pages of eyewitness accounts of North American exploration, from the sagas of Vikings in Canada in AD1000 to the diaries of mountain men in the Rockies 800 years later
- American Women's History - A Research Guide
American Women's History provides citations to print and Internet reference sources, as well as to selected large primary source collections. The guide also provides information about the tools researchers can use to find additional books, articles, disse
- Ancient Mesopotamia
Chosen from the Mesopotamian collection of the Oriental Institute Museum of the University of Chicago, this website tells the story of ancient Mesopotamia now present-day Iraq — a story shared by all humans.
- Ancient Web
- Archive of Americana
The Archive of Americana provides unprecedented online access to historical books, broadsides, newspapers, government publications and more. This growing family of fully searchable printed materials puts tens of millions of pages of primary documents at r
- Art Think
ArtThink is the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's curriculum site, which provides theme-based activities in visual arts, language arts, history and social studies.
- Authentic History Center
The Authentic History Center is comprised of artifacts and sounds from American popular culture. It was created to teach that the everyday objects in society have authentic historical value and reflect the social consciousness of the era that produced the
- Best of History Websites
Best of History Web Sites is an award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 1200 history web sites as well as links to hundreds of quality K-12 history lesson plans, history teacher guides, history activities, history games, history quizzes
- British History Online
British History Online is the digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles. Created by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust,
An Online Newsletter Celebrating Native America
- Center for Black Music Research
A research unit of Columbia College Chicago devoted to research, preservation, and dissemination of information about the history of black music on a global scale.
- Center for History and New Media
CHNM uses digital media and technology to preserve and present history online, transform scholarship across the humanities, and advance historical education and understanding.
- Digital History
Using new technologies to enhance teaching and research.
- Documenting the American South
Documenting the American South (DocSouth) is a digital publishing initiative that provides Internet access to texts, images, and audio files related to southern history, literature, and culture. Currently DocSouth includes fourteen thematic collections of
Welcome to eHistory! The Department of History at The Ohio State University is proud to be the home of eHistory. All of the wonderful historical resources of the older eHistory site are on the site for you to use, as well as new content like our MultiMedi
- Encyclopedia Smithsonian
Art to Zoology - a huge compendium of learning resources.
A project of The Claremont Institute, Founding.com is dedicated to making the documents and principles of the American Founding accessible to educators and students of all ages.
- Free Documentaries.org
Freedocumentaries.org streams full-length documentary films free of charge, with no registration needed. For several films, we even offer the ability to watch trailers or to download the actual film.
- From Revolution to Construction
The main body of this hypertext project, which was started in 1994, comes from a number of USIA-publications: An Outline of American History, An Outline of the American Economy, An Outline of American Government, and An Outline of American Literature. The
- Geocaching in Education
Geocaching is a cross-curricular activity that educators, leaders and facilitators are incorporating into their programs with great success. Geocaching combines outdoor play with team-building, problem-solving and other valuable educational outcomes.
- Gilder Lehrman Institute of American Histor
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is a nonprofit organization supporting the study and love of American history through a wide range of programs and resources for students, teachers, scholars, and history enthusiasts throughout the nation
- Google Historical Voyages and Events
This site is dedicated to the explorers, voyages, events, and historical backgrounds of countries throughout the World.This project is open to schools all over the World. We invite a "global community" of schools to share this site with us. We can learn a
- History Matters
Designed for high school and college teachers and students, History Matters serves as a gateway to web resources and offers other useful materials for teaching U.S. history
- History of Nations
This site has a history of every nation in the world as well as many non-sovereign territories. Each country is covered by a brief essay which gives the highlights of each nation's history. All information is based on content from the US State Departmen
- Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930
A web-based collection of historical materials from Harvard's libraries, archives, and museums that documents voluntary immigration to the United States from the signing of the Constitution to the onset of the Great Depression.
- International Museum of Women
The mission of I.M.O.W. is to value the lives of women around the world.
- International World History Project
World History From The Pre-Sumerian Period To The Present A Collection Of World History Related Essays, Documents, Maps and Music
- Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
The Internet Ancient History Sourcebook is a companion to the Internet Medieval Sourcebook and the Internet Modern History Sourcebook. The Ancient History Sourcebook also includes links to visual and aural material, since art and archeology are far more i
- Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP) (ISSN 2161-0002) was founded in 1995 as a non-profit organization to provide open access to detailed, scholarly information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy.
- Internet History Sourcebooks Project
The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or excessive layout) for educational use.
- Internet Jewish History Sourcebook
- Internet Medieval Sourcebook
- Internet Modern History Sourcebook
- Library of Congress American Memory Project
American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and
- Mark Twain Project
Mark Twain Project Online applies innovative technology to more than four decades' worth of archival research by expert editors at the Mark Twain Project. It offers unfettered, intuitive access to reliable texts, accurate and exhaustive notes, and the mos
- Metropolitan Museum of Art
Search the entire online collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
- Museum of the African Diaspora
The Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) showcases the history, art and the cultural richness that resulted from the dispersal of Africans throughout the world. By realizing our mission MoAD connects all people through our shared African heritage.
- Museum of Underwater Archaeology
The online MUA helps underwater archaeologists and maritime historians present their research on shipwrecks and other sites to the public.
- New York Public Library Digital Collection
- NY Public Library Digital Collection
NYPL Digital Gallery is The New York Public Library's image database, developed to provide free and open online access to hundreds of thousands of images from the original and rare holdings of The Library. Spanning a wide range of historical eras, geograp
- Odin's Castle of Dreams and Legends
An award winning history site covering "The Dawn of Man" through the 20th Century.
- Picture History
Picture History is an on-line archive of images illustrating more than 200 years of American history.
- Talking History
Our mission is to provide teachers, students, researchers and the general public with as broad and outstanding a collection of audio documentaries, speeches, debates, oral histories, conference sessions, commentaries, archival audio sources, and other aur
- Teaching History
Teachinghistory.org is designed to help K–12 history teachers access resources and materials to improve U.S. history education in the classroom. With funding from the U.S. Department of Education, the Center for History and New Media (CHNM) has created Te
- The Victorian Web
Literature, history and culture in the age of Victoria.
- USF Africana Heritage Project
Our mission is to rediscover precious records that document the names and lives of former slaves, freedpersons and their descendants, and share those records on this free Internet site.
- USPS Community Connections
As documentarians of American culture for more than 160 years, our archive is vast and we are committed to delivering to teachers all the history and heritage we have to offer.
- Web Gallery of Art
The Web Gallery of Art is a virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture of the Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassicism, Romanticism periods (1000-1850), currently containing over 27.000 reproductions.
- Women in World History
This unique site is full of information and resources to help you learn about women’s history in a global context.
- Women Working 1800-1930
Women Working is a digital exploration of women's impact on the economic life of the United States between 1800 and the Great Depression. Working conditions, workplace regulations, home life, costs of living, commerce, recreation, health and hygiene, and
- World Digital Library
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.
- Zinn Education Project
Zinn Education Project's goal is to introduce students to a more accurate, complex, and engaging understanding of United States history than is found in traditional textbooks and curricula. Students learn that history is made not by a few heroic individu