Explore history through print advertisements, from the first half of the Twentieth Century.
American Cultural History: 18th. and 19th. Century
Kingwood College Library starts the section on each decade of the Twentieth Century by Decades with some brief facts. More detailed information is then provided, including facts about the arts, books, fads, education, music, and more.
The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia sponsors this site which includes Presidential speeches, recordings, and oral histories.
American War and Military Operations Casualties: Lists and Statistics
This report from the Congressional Research Service offers statistics for American military casualties through mid-May 2008.
Archives and Special Collections of the University of Mississippi Libraries
The Libraries of the University of Mississippi have assembled collections that illustrate life in the historical southern United States. The Civil War, racial integration, music, cartoons and photography are among the collections included.
Best of History Websites
Best of History Websites links the user to websites, recommended by a teacher of history and technology in education, for the study of history.
City of Troy
Learn about the ancient city of Troy through this website.
Civil War Women
Diaries, memoirs, and other papers of women who played parts in the Civil War are available here
Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection
View images from historic issues of selected Colorado newspapers.
Discovering American Womens History Online
Discovering American Womens History Online has links to many websites offering information about women.
Learn about famous trials dating back to 399 B.C. Summaries, photos, transcripts, and more are included for many of the cases.
Frank and Jesse James Court Documents from Daviess County
View images of surviving court records from Daviess County, Missouri, concerning the notorious outlaw brothers, Frank and Jesse James.
George Grantham Bain News Photo Archive
This photo archive offers a fascinating look at the early Twentieth Century history of the United States.
HarpWeek distills United States history originally covered by Harpers Weekly from the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth century. HarpWeek is a valuable source of information about Civil War history. Some information is available only by subscription, but much is available free of charge.
Historic Government Publications from World War II: A Digital Library
This site offers many images of government publications distributed during World War II.
Historical Listing of Missouris State and Federal Officials
Names and dates of service for those who held office in Missouri are included, with some records dating back to 1820.
Historical Publications of the United States Commission on Civil Rights
The Thurgood Marshall Law Library at the University of Maryland School of Law offers this resource for the study of civil rights in the United States.
History- Its Happening
Students can use this site to help learn about history.
Home Economics Archive: Research, Tradition and History
Experience domestic life from the 1800s to early 1900s through this collection of books.
James Madisons Notes of Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787
View full text notes of Madisons notes from the convention.
Jewish Survivors of the Holocaust/ Archival Sound Recordings
The British Library offers these recordings describing the experiences of survivors of the Holocaust.
Jewish Women, a Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia
The Jewish Women’s Archive offers this rich source of information about the history of Jewish women.
Missouri Digital Heritage
The Missouri Digital Heritage is a collection of items illustrating the history of the state. Examples are contributed by agencies from across the state.
Missouri Historical Review
The State Historical Society of Missouri offers access to the archived journals Missouri Historical Review, from 1906 to 2001.
Missouri Supreme Court Historical Database
Fascinating facts about Missouris history can be found in this database containing information about old court cases.
Presidents of the United States
C-Span’s American Presidents provides information about Presidents of the United States, including portraits, rankings, their grave sites, lesson plans for teachers, and more.
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database
This site offers information about the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. The site offers searching by voyage, and individual name. Also offered are estimates of the extent of the trade, and a database of “scanned documents, maps, and illustrations.”
Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War
Trace the effects of the American Civil War on two counties, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, and Augusta County, Virginia. A wide variety of resources are included.
Vietnam Era Prisoner of War/ Missing in Action Database
The Library of Congress offers access to this database, which contains references to and in some cases, full images of documents relating to those who served in the Vietnam War.
We Shall Overcome
The National Park Service provides this service, a National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary for those who would like to visit places associated with the civil rights movement in the United States.
What is a Dollar Worth?
What is a Dollar Worth, from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, lets you trace the rate of inflation in the United States.
World Digital Library
The World Digital Library offers a look online at the cultures of countries across the globe. Examples of art, photographs, film, maps, and books are included, along with descriptions.
Year by Year 1900 – 2005
Year by Year offers fascinating facts about U. S. and world events,including economics, sports, entertainment, science, deaths, and more.