History-United States Resources

Abraham Lincoln: The Lincoln Institute 
This is a resource for those interested in the life of Abraham Lincoln. Included are sections about freedom, his friends, New York, and the Whitehouse.

Subject: History--History by Region--North American History--United States History--Presidents

African-American Mosaic 
Resource guide to the Library of Congress's African-American Collection. "Covering the nearly 500 years of the black experience in the Western hemisphere, the Mosaic surveys the full range size, and variety of the Library's collections, including books, periodicals, prints, photographs, music, film, and recorded sound."

Subject: History--History by Region--African History; Ethnicity, Culture, and Race--African/African-American; History--History by Region--North American History--United States History--African-American History

America in the 1930s print resources
This site provides a directory of links to print resources of the 1930s in America from advertising, comics, newspapers, and photography from the years between 1929 and 1941

Subject: History--History by Region--North American History--United States History--United States History by Era--20th Century United States History; Ethnicity, Culture, and Race--United States Culture

The American President 
This informative website provides biographies, essays, key events, personnel, and multimedia resources for the current and all past Presidents of the United States. Recent additions to the website include biographies of each First Lady, biographies of each cabinet member, listings of presidential staff and advisors, and timelines.

Subject: History--History by Region--North American History--United States History--Presidents

Archiving Early America 
Archiving Early America is a source of historical materials from 18th Century America. Collections include original newspapers, maps and writings of the time.

Subject: History--History by Region--North American History--United States History--Historical Documents; History--History by Region--North American History--United States History--United States Historical Maps

Black Facts Online 
A searchable database by date or by keyword of events in African-American history.

Subject: Ethnicity, Culture, and Race--African/African-American; History--History by Region--North American History--United States History--African-American History

Digital History 
This is an interactive site of multimedia history about the United States from the Revolution to the present.

Subject: History--History by Region--North American History--United States History

Foreign Relations of the United States 
The Foreign Relations of the United States series presents the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity. Select volumes from the Nixon, Johnson, and Kennedy administrations are available online.

Subject: History--History by Region--North American History--United States History--United States History by Era--20th Century United States History

From Revolution to Reconstruction 
This site contains information about American History from the colonial period until Modern Times. It has a collection of documents, biographies, essays and outlines covering American History (especially strong from the American Revolution until Reconstruction.) The large outlines are taken in great portion from USIA publications. The site provides a search function.

Subject: History--History by Region--North American History--United States History

Historical Maps of the United States 
University of Texas at Austin Library provides historical maps of the United States concerning Native American tribes, exploration, settlement, and territorial growth dating back to the 16th Century .

Subject: History--History by Region--North American History--United States History--Native American History; History--History by Region--North American History--United States History--United States Historical Maps

HistoryNet.com
This site contains daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles originally published in historical magazines published by World History Group, the world’s largest publisher of history magazines.

Subject: History--History by Region--North American History--United States History--United States History by Era--20th Century United States History

History Matters 
This site was designed for high school and college teachers of U.S. History survey courses. It serves as a gateway to Web resources and offers unique teaching materials, first-person primary documents and threaded discussions on teaching U.S. history.

Subject: History--History by Region--North American History--United States History

History of the American West, 1860-1920: Photographs from the Collection of the Denver Public Library 
This site has been incorporated into new presentations in the Library of Congress Collection but many of the photographs are reachable through the list provided here. These links show many aspects of the history of the American West.

Subject: History--History by Region--North American History--United States History--American West; History--History by Region--North American History--United States History--United States History by Region--Mountain States (Western)

The Literature & Culture of the American 1950s 
This site is a directory of alphabetical links and readings on the American 1950s and  Cold War sites.

Subject: History--History by Region--North American History--United States History--United States History by Era--20th Century United States History; Literature--Literature by Time Period; Ethnicity, Culture, and Race--United States Culture

The National Security Archive 
"The National Security Archive is an independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. The Archive collects and publishes declassified documents acquired through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)."

Subject: History--History by Region--North American History--United States History--Historical Documents; Government--US Federal Government; Political Science--Documents--Historical Documents

Native Culture 
A comprehensive portal site for Native American resources on the Internet, which annotated links to information about Tribes and Nations, Arts and Expressions, and other learning resources.

Subject: Ethnicity, Culture, and Race--Native American

Native American Indian Resources 
Very comprehensive resource with links to major Native American authored sites. Including: stories, herbal knowledge, art, astronomy, first nations, native schools, food, and a large page linking to other native sites on the web.

Subject: Ethnicity, Culture, and Race--Native American; History--History by Region--North American History--United States History--Native American History; History--History by Region--North American History--Canadian History 

United States Historical Census Data Browser 
The data presented here describe the people and the economy of the US for each state and county from 1790 to 1970. Each decade is searchable by various demographic and economic characteristics.

Subject: History--History by Region--North American History--United States History; Census Data & Demographics

Working Women, 1870-1930 
A digitized collection of manuscripts, books, pamphlets, photographs, and other print sources focusing on American women working from 1870 to 1930. Presented by Harvard Library's Open Collections Program.

Subject: Gender & Sexuality--Women--Women's History; History--History by Region--North American History--United States History--United States History by Era--20th Century United States History; History--History by Region--North American History--United States History--United States History by Era--19th Century United States History