This site contains over 13,000 audio and video files from public television and radio programs from the last 60 years. Tip: select Browse the Collection or Curated Exhibits. The exhibits on presidential elections and the civil rights movement are highly recommended.
The Avalon Project will mount digital documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government. We do not intend to mount only static text but rather to add value to the text by linking to supporting documents expressly referred to in the body of the text.
Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop critical thinking skills by exploring topics in history, literature, and culture through primary sources. Drawing online materials from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States, the sets use letters, photographs, posters, oral histories, video clips, sheet music, and more.
A collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly for educational use located at the history department of Fordham University.
Easy to use reference catalog for accessing the collections of the Library of Congress. Tip: under Refine your Search, scroll to Access Condition. Select Available Online. If you are focusing on a specific event or person from a certain time period, narrow results by century, then decade, then year.
LIFE photo archive hosted by Google
National Archives online directory of U.S. Federal records.
User-friendly site from the world's largest museum complex and research organization.
A collection of over 14,000 items from libraries, museums, and other institutions from across the world. Representing 193 countries and spanning 10,000 years, the sources are rich and diverse. Tip: use the Explore button in the upper-left of the page.