HISTORY RESEARCH - AMERICAN
|American History in Video|
This database of online videos has been made available for the study of American history. More than 5862 videos and more than 1513 hours of footage, including documentaries, newsreels, archival footage, and public affairs footage.
|Decades in American History|
Reference work of the history of the United States and Canada in the twentieth century.
|Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800|
Millions of images of documents and books printed in America between Jamestown and 1800.
Using the acronym for “journal storage”, this collection contains complete back issues of 241 scholarly journals in a wide range of disciplines. Issues from the most recent five years for each title are not included in the collection.
|Milestone Documents in American History|
Analysis and text of key documents in American history.
|ProQuest Research Library|
Contains the citations and abstracts of over 1,000 titles in the broad areas of social sciences and law. Of those 1,000 titles, 710 provide users with full-text, images and graphics online. Indexing and full-text coverage begins in the early 1990s for most titles.
|American Memory from the Library of Congress|
Growing collection of full-text documents, photographs, movies and sound recordings as cataloged by the Library of Congress. Includes materials from the Continental Congress, the papers of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln,19th century books and periodicals, and September 11th materials, among others.
|American Studies @ The University; of Virginia|
Collection of topical maps that address territorial expansion, sectional conflict, slavery, and other topics. Also includes important literary and historical texts (many with hypertext links) such as Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia, the Lewis and Clark Journals and Parkman's Oregon Trail.
|American Women Through Time|
By annotated timeline, this links to significant texts, portraits, lectures, biographies, and more on the lifestyles and rights of women in America from pre-history through the present.
|Avalon Project at the Yale Law School|
Hundreds of original documents drawn from U.S. political legal and diplomatic history, with hypertext links to definitions and related texts.
|Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation - American Memory|
U.S. congressional documents and debates from 1774-1873.
|Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers|
"This site allows you to search and read newspaper pages from 1900-1910 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP)."
|Civil Rights Digital Library|
"Documenting America's Struggle for Racial Equality" Holds primary sources on the subject, including news film, from libraries, archives, and public broadcasters.
"Using new technologies to enhance teaching and research" The site uses audio and video in the Multimedia section to educate and explore American History. The site also has primary source documents and modules for teachers to use in the classroom.
|Documenting the American South|
Documenting the American South (DAS) is a collection of sources on Southern history, literature and culture from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century. It is organized into the following projects: First Person Narratives of the American South, Library of Southern Literature, North American Slave Narratives, the Southern Homefront 1861-1865, and The Church in the Southern Black Community. The site is keyword searchable and has author, title, and subject indexes.
|From Revolution to Reconstruction: A Hypertext on American History|
The main body of this work comes from An Outline of American History. This is a publication of the United States Information Agency. Counterparts have also been published on Government, Geography, Economy and Literature.
|Gilder Lehrman Center|
for the study of slavery, resistance, and abolition
|Historical Maps of the United States|
Map collection that traces U.S. history from pre-colonial times to the current century. Map topics include patterns of Indian settlement, territorial growth dating back to the 16th century, and exploration and settlement of Europeans during the 18th and 19th centuries.
|Making of America|
"Making of America is a digital library of primary sources in American social history primarily from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The book collection currently contains approximately 10,000 books with 19th century imprints."
|Making of America|
Making of America (MOA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 1,600 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.
|New Nation Votes: American Election Returns, 1787-1825|
"Searchable collection of election returns from the earliest years of American democracy." Returns from all levels of office from federal presidential elections to local city clerks. Includes returns from all 25 states and territories in existence at that time.
|OSSHE Historical and Cultural Atlas Resources|
Series of maps that trace American history through such themes as territorial expansion and slavery. Many require the Shockwave plug-in for interactivity.
|Veterans History Project|
Collecting and preserving the stories of wartime service from World War I through the present. The project focuses on U.S. veterans, but also includes stories from those actively supporting the war efforts.
Full Text Available - These electronic resources offer the full text of some (if not all) items.
Restricted Access - These electronic resources may only be used by PHC students, faculty, and staff.