Documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States Federal government.
"Best of History" Web SitesAward-winning portal containing annotated links to 1,000+ 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, and more.
Public affairs and public access to current political and legislative events.
Digital HistoryAward winning site containing American history online textbook, plus active learning activities utilizing primary documents. Dropping the BombDocuments on the decision to use atomic bombs on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during WWII, notes to and from President Harry Truman, press realease from President Truman on August , 1945 Ellis IslandGenealogy resource and historical documentation of emmigration to the United States; conduct search of Ellis Island/Port of New York records. Famous TrialsFamous trials in history from Socrates to present day by Douglas O. Linder from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. Fashion EraContains 655 content rich, illustrated pages of Fashion History, Costume History, Clothing, Fashions and Social History. Fifties WebPop culture site exploring everything Fifties (and Sixties). History.comHistorical topics covered on the History Channel - primary documents source. Holocaust Memorial Museum (United States)Located adjacent to the National Mall in Washington, DC, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country's memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust. International ViennaPortal offering access to comprehensive historical and present-day information and services for all areas of life in Vienna, Austria.
Contains events, court cases, articles/essays & primary documents on current issues relating to society, including gender, ethnicity; criminal justice, government/law/politics, environment, science, technology.
Information on the life and of one of modern history's most influential social and political leaders.
New DealInformation on FDR's New Deal from Britannica.com. Primary Documents: AdAccessImages and information for 7,000+ advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955--concentrates on five main subject areas: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty and Hygiene, and World War II--sponsored by Duke University. Primary Documents: American MemoryAmerican 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 creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America. Television HistoryHistory, including photo galleries, of TV-set design, development/production, and marketing.World History in Context (GALE)World History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience
World History in Context (GALE)
World History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.