links & resources
Resources & Links

US History Sites

A History Teacher's Bag of Tricks
(Area 3 History and Cultures Project)

Africans in America
(PBS Online)

American Memory (Library of Congress)

The Avalon Project
(Yale Law School, International Relations and Security Network)

The Digital Classroom
(National Archives and Records Administration)

Do History
(Film Study Center, Harvard University)

Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920
(Duke University Digital Scriptorium)

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
(Steven Mintz, Sara McNeil)

The Great Chicago Fire and the Web of Memory
(Chicago Hist. Soc. & Northwestern Univ.)

History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course
on the Web (CHNM, George Mason University)

Making of America (University of Michigan)

The New Deal Network
(Roosevelt Institute and Institute for Learning Technologies)

Remembering Jim Crow
(American RadioWorks)

The Story of Virginia
(Virginia Historical Society)

Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War (University of Virginia)

Wright American Fiction, 1851-1875
(Indiana University Digital Library Program)

Introduction to Post-1945 US History Websites
American Culture The Literature and Culture of the American 1950s
(Al Filreis, Univ. of Pennsylvania)

Fifty Years of Coca-Cola Television Advertisements
(American Memory, Library of Congress)

Herblock's History: Political Cartoons from the Crash to the Millennium (Library of Congress)

Civil Rights
The Central High Crisis: Little Rock 1957
(Little Rock Newspapers, Inc.)

Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
(Univ. Southern Mississippi, Center for Oral History)

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

The Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers Project
(Stanford University)

Voices of the Civil Rights Era

Foreign Policy and Relations
The American Experience: Vietnam Online
(PBS and WGBH)

Korea + 50: No Longer Forgotten
(Truman and Eisenhower Presidential Libraries)

National Security Action Memoranda of John F. Kennedy
(John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library)

The Real Thirteen Days: Hidden History of
the Cuban Missile (National Security Archive)

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

Politics and Presidents
Gerald R. Ford Library and Museum
(University of Texas)

History and Politics Out Loud
(Jerry Goldman, Northwestern University)

The Living Room Candidate:
A History of Presidential Campaign Commercials,
(American Museum of the Moving Image)

Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum

Project Whistlestop
(Truman Digital Archive Project)

Watergate 25
(Washington Post)

Social Reform
Documents from the Women's
Liberation Movement (Digital Scriptorium, Duke University)

Free Speech Movement: Student Protest,
U.C. Berkeley, 1964-65 (UC, Berkeley, Bancroft Library)

The Whole World Was Watching: An Oral History of 1968
(South Kingston School, Brown Univ.)

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