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U.S. History - General
  • AmDocs: documents for the study of American History
  • American Rhetoric
  • Authentic History Center: Primary sources from American Popular Culture
  • Basic Readings in U.S. Democracy (primary sources from U.S. State Dept. site)
  • Chronicling America: HIstoric American Newspapers (BETA)
  • Footnote: Wiki-based digital image collection Denotes
                                                    Digital Collection
  •  From Revolution to Reconstruction: Outline of American History
  • Historical Texts Archive
  • National Archives and Records Administration and National Archives Digital Vaults Denotes
                                                    Digital Collection
  • National Civil Rights Museum
  • New York City history
  • new itemNew York Heritage digital collectionsDenotes
                                                    Digital Collection
  •  New York State Digital Collections  Denotes
                                                    Digital Collection
  • Political Cartoons and Cartoonists
  • new itemSmithsonian Institution: Collections Search Center (search by subject) Denotes
                                                    Digital Collection
  • Women's History links (National Women's History Project)

  • 17th and 18th Centuries
  • Archiving Early America
  • Plimoth Plantation  and  Plymouth, MA - It's History & People
  • U.S.History.org:  "Congress" of Revolutionary War-era web sites
  • Williamsburg, VA: educational resources

  • 19th Century


    20th Century

    Holocaust Links

     World History  (many will also contain information on U.S. topics) 
    Ancient  & Medieval World
  • Ancient City of Athens
  • Ancient Egyptian History
  • Ancient World Web main index
  • Castles on the Web
  • Labyrinth: A WWW server for Medieval Studies
  • Medieval Life - links
  • Perseus Project:  Tufts University ancient history site

  • General
  • Avalon Project at Yale Law School: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy
  • Awesome Stories:  thousands of hand-selected and relevant links to pictures, slide-shows, videos, audio-clips, artifacts, manuscripts, documents and other primary sources linked, in context, within each story.
  • Best of history Web sites
  • Costume Site
  • Costume Web Ring
  • EMuseum (Minnesota State University)
  • Eurodocs: primary historical documents from Western Europe 
  • History and MultiCultural Resources  from (Facts on File): requires HWPL Library card
  • Historical Texts Archive
  • History Channel
  • History Departments Around the World History Index
  • HistoryNet: where history lives on the web
  • Info Service:  History links
  • Internet History Sourcebooks: primary sources/historical texts
  • Lives: the biography resource
  • The Making of the Western Mind:  short biographies/pictures/timelines of the lives of important figures in Western civilization
  • Mapping History: world history through maps, tables and photographs
  • National History Day:  research links to primary sources: U.S. and World
  • Paper of Record: digital archive of historical newspapers Denotes
                                                    Digital Collection
  • This Day in History
  • Voice of  the Shuttle


  • New itemJewish History





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