Abraham Lincoln Presidental Library and Museum
Official Web site. brings together the world´s largest collection of documentary material related to the life of the 16th President. Discover why his memory is held in such high esteem around the world.
American Experience: Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter: The story of an ambitious peanut farmer who rose to become America´s thirty-ninth president. A failure in his single term in office, Carter turned to humanitarian work as an ex-president.
American Experience: Marcus Garvey
Look For Me in the Whirlwind.
American Memory, Library of Congress: Frederick Douglass
The papers of Frederick Douglass span the years 1841 to 1964, with the bulk of the material concentrated in the period 1862-95. The collection consists of correspondence, speeches and articles by Douglass and his contemporaries, a draft of his autobiography, financial and legal papers, and miscellaneous items.
Calvin Coolidge: 30th President of The United States
Site contains Virtual Museum, History, Educational Resources, and Research information.
Emile Berliner and the Birth of the Recording Industry
Although the focus of this online collection is on the gramophone and its recordings, it includes much evidence of Berliner´s other interests, such as information on his businesses, his crusades for the pasteurization of milk and other public-health issues, his philanthropy, his musical composition, and even his poetry.
Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum and Library
Truman Presidential Museum & Library hosts documents, photographs, virtual exhibits, audio files, oral histories, digital archives, kids page, educational information about President Harry S. Truman, and his Presidency.
Political cartoons from the Crash to the Millennium.
Jackie Robinson, Civil Rights Advocate
The National Archives Digital Classroom: Primary Sources, Activities and Training for Educators and Students.
Jefferson Digital Archive
Contains text, biographies, quotations, and other miscellaneous information.
John Muir Exhibit
Features extensive materials concerning the life and legacy of John Muir, naturalist, writer, conservationist, and founder of the Sierra Club.
The Legacy of Genghis Khan
This web site is a resource adjunct site supporting the (LACMA) Los Angeles County Museum of Art´s 2003 exhibition of Islamic Art, The Legacy of Genghis Khan.
Lewis & Clark
Lewis and Clark, the companion Web site to the Ken Burns film, "Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery."
Little Rock Nine WebQuest
Back in 1957, nine African-American students started going to Central High School, in Little Rock, Arkansas. Until that point, only white students had attended Central. What does the past have to do with you?
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum in Austin, Texas, houses papers from LBJ´s political career. The Museum presents aspects from his life: Lady Bird Johnson, JFK assassination, the Civil Rights Act, Vietnam war.
New Deal Network
The New Deal Network is an educational guide to the Great Depression of the 1930s.
Nuer Field Notes
A digital archive of fieldnotes recorded by Eleanor Vandevort in South Sudan between 1949 and 1963. It includes linguistic field notes, photographs, various letters, and a biographical sketch of her work.
The Papers of John Jay
An image database and indexing tool comprised of thousands of pages scanned from photocopies of original documents gathered by the John Jay publication project staff during the 1960s and 1970s under the direction of the late Professor Richard B. Morris.
Ralph J. Bunche, An American Odyssey
This African-American mediator and United Nations diplomat was the first person of color anywhere in the world to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace.
Samuel F. B. Morse Papers at the Library of Congress, 1791-1919
The online presentation of The Samuel F. B. Morse Papers at the Library of Congress comprises about 6,500 items, or approximately 50,000 images, that document Morse´s invention of the electromagnetic telegraph, his participation in the development of telegraph systems in the United States and abroad, his career as a painter, his family life, his travels, and his interest in early photography, religion, and the nativist movement.
Women's History Month
See more than 30 federal resources for teaching and learning about women pioneers and writers, the fight for women's rights, and events and individuals that shaped the course of women's history in the U.S.