links & resources
Resources & Links


US History Sites

A History Teacher's Bag of Tricks
(Area 3 History and Cultures Project)
http://marchand.ucdavis.edu/index.shtml

Africans in America
(PBS Online)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/

American Memory (Library of Congress)
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/amhome.html

The Avalon Project
(Yale Law School, International Relations and Security Network)
http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/avalon.htm

The Digital Classroom
(National Archives and Records Administration)
http://www.archives.gov/digital_classroom/index.html

Do History
(Film Study Center, Harvard University)
http://DoHistory.org/

Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920
(Duke University Digital Scriptorium)
http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/eaa/

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
(Steven Mintz, Sara McNeil)
http://www.gliah.uh.edu/index.cfm

The Great Chicago Fire and the Web of Memory
(Chicago Hist. Soc. & Northwestern Univ.)
http://www.chicagohs.org/fire/index.html

History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course
on the Web (CHNM, George Mason University)
http://historymatters.gmu.edu

Making of America (University of Michigan)
http://moa.umdl.umich.edu/

The New Deal Network
(Roosevelt Institute and Institute for Learning Technologies)
http://newdeal.feri.org/

Remembering Jim Crow
(American RadioWorks)
http://www.americanradioworks.org/features/remembering/

The Story of Virginia
(Virginia Historical Society)
http://www.vahistorical.org/sva2003/introduction.htm

Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War (University of Virginia)
http://valley.lib.virginia.edu/

Wright American Fiction, 1851-1875
(Indiana University Digital Library Program)
http://www.letrs.indiana.edu/web/w/wright2/

Introduction to Post-1945 US History Websites
American Culture The Literature and Culture of the American 1950s
(Al Filreis, Univ. of Pennsylvania)
http://dept.english.upenn.edu/~afilreis/50s/home.html

Fifty Years of Coca-Cola Television Advertisements
(American Memory, Library of Congress)
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ccmphtml/colahome.html

Herblock's History: Political Cartoons from the Crash to the Millennium (Library of Congress)
http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/swann/herblock/

Civil Rights
The Central High Crisis: Little Rock 1957
(Little Rock Newspapers, Inc.)
http://www.ardemgaz.com/prev/central/

Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
(Univ. Southern Mississippi, Center for Oral History)
http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/crda/oh/index.html

Civil Rights in U.S. and Virginia History
(Virginia Center for Digital History)
/reHIST604/

The Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers Project
(Stanford University)
http://www.stanford.edu/group/King/

Voices of the Civil Rights Era
(Webcorp)
http://www.webcorp.com/civilrights/index.htm

Foreign Policy and Relations
The American Experience: Vietnam Online
(PBS and WGBH)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/vietnam/index.html

Korea + 50: No Longer Forgotten
(Truman and Eisenhower Presidential Libraries)
http://www.trumanlibrary.org/korea/

National Security Action Memoranda of John F. Kennedy
(John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library)
http://www.jfklibrary.org/nsam.htm

The Real Thirteen Days: Hidden History of
the Cuban Missile (National Security Archive)
http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/nsa/cuba_mis_cri/

Legal History
The Oyez Project: U.S. Supreme
Court Multimedia Database (Jerry Goldman,
Northwestern University) http://oyez.nwu.edu/

Politics and Presidents
Gerald R. Ford Library and Museum
(University of Texas)
http://www.ford.utexas.edu/

History and Politics Out Loud
(Jerry Goldman, Northwestern University)
http://www.hpol.org/

The Living Room Candidate:
A History of Presidential Campaign Commercials,
1952-2000
(American Museum of the Moving Image)
http://www.ammi.org/livingroomcandidate/

Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum
http://www.lbjlib.utexas.edu/

Project Whistlestop
(Truman Digital Archive Project)
http://www.trumanlibrary.org/

Watergate 25
(Washington Post)

Social Reform
Documents from the Women's
Liberation Movement (Digital Scriptorium, Duke University)
http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/wlm/

Free Speech Movement: Student Protest,
U.C. Berkeley, 1964-65 (UC, Berkeley, Bancroft Library)
http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/FSM/

The Whole World Was Watching: An Oral History of 1968
(South Kingston School, Brown Univ.)
http://www.stg.brown.edu/projects/1968/

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