Arts & Culture | BusinessCareer | Computer & Internet | Consumer Information | Education | Entertainment & Recreation | E-Mail | Family | Genealogy | Government & Law | Health | History | House & Home | Local Information | Reference | Travel | TV & Radio | Weather


Ad Access
Images of and database information from advertisements in magazines and newspapers, 1911-1955

American Civil War Homepage 
Hypertext links to the most useful identified electronic files about the American Civil War

American Currency Exhibit
Online tour of the Federal Reserve Bank’s exhibit of the history of American money

American History (Library of Congress)
Selected online collections from the Library of Congress.

American Presidents Life Portraits
Site created by C-Span provides biographical information about each president; also includes lesson plans for teachers

Battlefield Vietnam
PBS site which gives a short but concise history of the war in Vietnam in photos and text

Charters of Freedom
Digital images and transcripts of the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights and other documents from the National Archives and Records Administration

Colonial Hall
Biographies of the signers of the Articles of Confederation, Declaration of Independence (and their wives), and the U.S. Constitution

Eyewitness to History
History through the eyes of those who lived it
The Great Seal of the United States of America
History and symbolism of the national emblem

Holocaust Chronicle
After the book of the same title, this site provides a broad range of data about the events leading up to and of the Holocaust; includes numerous photographs

National Register of Historic Places
A database of more than 77,000 districts, sites, buildings, structures and objects that are significant in American history, architecture, engineering, and culture

National Trust for Historic Preservation
Homepage for the organization whose mission is to “preserve America’s diverse historic places”

Places Where Women Made History
Introduces travelers and researchers alike to the wide range of historical places associated with women’s history

Salem Witch Trials
A documentary archive and transcription project that includes primary source materials

Seeking Michigan
Search for photographs, maps, spoken histories, and documents

Statue of Liberty
Comprehensive information about the Statue and the people involved in its creation; photos, specifications and details

Thomas Jefferson (Library of Congress)
Very well organized collection of information on this extraordinary man; extensive digital images of primary source material