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An historical atlas of the United States for the twenty-first century created by the Digital Scholarship Lab at the University of Richmond
Discovering American Women's History Online
Access digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States
The History Guide
An online textbook in western civilization, with special reference to the western intellectual tradition
Select content from a collection of history magazines, as well as web-exclusive content
Internet History Sourcebooks Project
A collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented for educational use from Fordham University.
Library of Congress
Historical documents, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, sheet music, and more that chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America
Access to videos and companion websites for
The Smithsonian Institution
Background information on historical topics, as well as digitized images of primary documents and other artifacts from the Smithsonian's collections
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