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1893 World's Fair
- This hypertextual thesis explores the World's Columbian Exposition through a virtual tour, investigates visitors' reactions to the fair and analyzes the social, political and cultural legacies.
- Collection of information about American History in the 1920s.
- Presented by the Library of Congress, a site with information about American people and historical events, and each of its states.
- Companion to the PBS history series; includes features on a range of people and events in American history, from Hawaii's last queen to Joe DiMaggio.
American History Listings
- From About.com. Listings follow historic topics from the full spectrum of America's past, with subjects ranging from the Civil War, to Edison's first phonograph.
American History Resource Page
- Links to reference sites for American history topics dealing with people, politics, events and literature.
- True tales of life, death and other adventures in US history.
- Primary source and archival materials relating to American culture and history from the Library of Congress, as part of the National Digital Library. Research tools, educational resources, and related LOC collections provided.
American Memory from the Library of Congress
- Primary source and archival materials relating to American culture and history.
An American Time Capsule
- Collection of printed ephemera documenting more than three centuries of daily life in America and elsewhere. Including broadsides, posters, programs, handbills, menus, and proclamations.
American Treasures of the Library of Congress
- Permanent exhibition of the "rarest, most interesting or significant items relating to America's past". Exhibit divided into three sections covering History, Philosophy, and Fine Arts.
A Biography of America
- Includes key events, maps, video transcripts, and related links for each era in American history.
Classification of American Wealth
- History and genealogy of the wealthy families of America, from colonial times until present.
CLIO Visualizing History
- Dedicated to developing innovative American history projects, exploring how historians, photographers, journalists and artists enhance and deepen our knowledge of the past by engaging history from a variety of perspectives.
Dr. James B. Calvert: History
- A collection of essays about U.S. history.
Early American Digital Library
- A wealth of rare and hard-to-find images featuring the people, places and events of early America's historic past.
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
- Promotes the study and love of American history. Their website serves as a portal for American history on the Web; offers educational material for teachers, students, historians, and the public; and provides current information about the Institute's programs and activities.
Gold Rush Gallery
- Documentation of the discovery of gold in the southern Appalachians, the history of the US Branch Mint at Dahlonega, Georgia, and a large collection of US gold coins (minted from 1796-1933).
The Great Seal of the United States of America
- Offers information about the origin, relevance, and meanining of this symbol.
History Buff's Home Page
- Devoted to press coverage of events in American history; containing an extensive, searchable library. Categories include the Civil War, baseball, journalism hoaxes, old west characters, crime figures, and the Inaugural Addresses of all U.S. Presidents.
The History Place
- Informative website focussing on American history from the Colonial period to present-day. Many on-line exhibits include timelines, photographs and famous speeches.
- Unusual and little known facts on American History.
HistoryWired: A few of our favorite things
- Images of diverse objects from the National Museum of American History include famous, unusual, and everyday items with interesting stories to tell.
Jewish-American History on the Web
- An online archive of original documents, journals, books and literature on the subject of Jews in 19th-Century America.
Lectures on American History
- The events that shaped the thinking of the American people.
- Classic and unpublished photos of the 20th century's major events and public figures from LIFE magazine.
- Focusing on the logging industry especially the time from 1900 to 1940. Also pictures and descriptions of the Lindsey Eight Wheel Log Wagon.
National Security Archive
- Document compilations dealing with U.S. foreign policy, military and intelligence, political events, and nuclear technology. Located at the George Washington University.
New York World's Fair
- Experience this great 1960's World Exposition in text and graphics. Descriptions and feature presentations on each pavilion or exhibit.
The Real History Archives
- Documents, articles and links to resources exploring alternative views of the Kennedy Assassination, Watergate, the CIA and other issues.
- A 30-minute weekly radio show produced by the Organization of American Historians. Podcast available. The show is available to more than four hundred stations nationwide on the Public Radio Satellite System and internationally on the Voice of America.
The Time Page
- William Murray's examination of cycles in United States history.
Today in History
- Each day, an event from American history is illustrated by digitized items from the Library of Congress American Memory historic collections.
Touring Turn-of-the-Century America
- Photographs from the Detroit Publishing Company, 1880-1920. Includes over 25,000 glass negatives and transparencies as well as about 300 color photolithograph prints, mostly of the eastern United States.
U.S. History Research Links
- Links to sites that cover a broad range of topics from the Revolutionary War to Reconstruction. Includes information databases, such as The Smithsonian Institution and the American Treasures of the Library of Congress.
U.S. History Resources
- A resource site for high school students in American history with outlines, quizzes, chronologies, and terms.
United States of America 223
- Includes history of the flag, text of the Declaration of Independence, and tributes to popular Presidents.
United States of America and the Netherlands
- Site with a focus on shared Dutch-American history. Answers many questions about colonization, trade and commerce, modern migration, and the other ties between the two countries.
US History Resources
- Indexed directory of online resources for American history along with suggested lesson plans and curricula.
- Spartacus Internet Encyclopedia, about the history of the United States, but from Britain.
VL: United States History
- Extensive collection of links sorted by topic and historical perdiod and maintained by George Laughead, Jr., from the Virtual Library History Network.
With Americans of Past and Present Days
- Collection of seven essays published by Jean Jules Jusserand in 1916 tracing French-American relations by biographical vignette.
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