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19th Century, General

The Buffalo Barracks Historical Web Site
An extremely well constructed web site where visitors can search for ancestors who served in the U.S. Army, here on the Niagara Frontier, between1836-1846. An oustanding resource of information for students and historians provides much insight to this period of American History.

The Education of Henry Adams: An Autobiography
Digitized version by the University of Virginia American Studies Program. (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1918)

The Great Chicago Fire and the Web of Memory
Chicago Historical Society and Northwestern University.

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Harriet Beecher Stowe House and Library. Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. Hartford, Connecticut.

Lesson Plan for The Age of Imperialism
"The Age of Imperialism" represents one chapter of An On-Line History of the United States, a new program that combines an engaging narrative with the broad resources available to students on the Internet.

The Lost Museum
This is the first stage of an ambitious 3D Exploration and Archive project to recreate one of the most intriguing places in American history. The Lost Museum is an intellectual and spatial exploration of P. T. Barnum's American Museum. For almost a quarter-century the American Museum epitomized popular entertainment and education in the U.S. It also articulated, sometimes in unusual ways, the major issues confronting American culture, society, and politics.

Making of America
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. This site provides access to 267 monograph volumes and over 100,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints. Cornell University Library.

The Newport Mansions
Newport Mansions of The Preservation Society of Newport County in Newport, Rhode Island.
The Preservation Society, a non-profit, educational organization, welcomes more than 800,000 visitors annually to The Breakers, The Breakers Stable and Carriage House, Chateau-sur-Mer, The Elms, Green Animals Topiary Garden, Hunter House, Kingscote, Marble House, Rosecliff, Chepstow and the Isaac Bell House.

The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Home, museum, manuscripts, diary and letters, and biography. Fremont, Ohio.

U.S.-Mexican War (1846-1848)
A series of conversations with and essays by historians and other experts, a timeline that illustrates war-related events and a discussion arena. PBS Online.

Ulysses S. Grant Network
The Most Comprehensive Site on the Internet for Students and Those Interested in Learning About the Famous Civil War General and 18th President of the United States.

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
Frederick William Vanderbilt's Mansion in Hyde Park, New York. National Park Service.

Women in America 1820-1842

The World's Columbian Exposition
Chicago's World's Fair of 1893.

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln Assassination
This website has 3 main sections: Abraham Lincolnís Assassination, the Abraham Lincoln Research Site, and the Mary Todd Lincoln Research Site.

Abraham Lincoln Research Site

The Lincoln Legal Papers
A Documentary History of the Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln, 1836-1861. Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.

Lincoln/Net presents historical materials from Abraham Lincoln's Illinois years (1830-1861), including Lincoln's writings and speeches, as well as other materials illuminating antebellum Illinois. Northern Illinois University.

Mary Todd Lincoln Biography

Portrait of Lincoln
Recently discovered daguerreotype of young Abraham Lincoln.

Robert Todd Lincoln's Hildene
Manchester, Vermont

Civil War

24th Michigan Regimental Website

3rd Missouri Infantry Volunteers (German Living History Group 1848)

48th Alabama Infantry

49th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Company F
Reenactment Unit

54th. Mass. Volunteer Infantry, Co. I
Portraying the experience of the African American soldier in the American Civil War in South Carolina.

Cassie & Tom's Gettysburg Trips
Personal photo collection of Gettysburg, then and now section, original painting of the field of Pickett's Charge and an epilog on Fort Delaware and Finn's Point Cemetery. Requests for additional photos taken.

Civil War @ Charleston
A site devoted to the history and heritage of the American Civil War in and around the City of Charleston, South Carolina.

Civil War Lesson Plan

Civil War Reference Manual

Connecticut Comptroller Records 1862 April 1-1863 March 31
Although not a collection of soldier letters, per se, this set of records from the office of the Comptroller of the State of Connecticut document a range of activities on the part of the state government on behalf of its soldiers.

Diaries from Pennsylvania and Virginia

Eighth Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry
A Union Civil War Living History and Reenactors Group.

First Kansas Civil War Reenactors

Gettysburg Address Exhibit
Library of Congress.

The Harvard Regiment: The 20th Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

The Irish Brigade Association

Letters from an Iowa Soldier in the Civil War

Letters to and From Civil War Participants

Louisiana Native Guards
The first black soldiers in the Union Army during the Civil War.

Maps of Pennsylvania and Virginia

Pennsylvania 61st Volunteers

Pennsylvania and Virginia Newspapers

Schoff Civil War Collections
Contains manuscript, photographic and printed materials relating to all phases of the American Civil War.

Selected Civil War Photographs Collection
The Selected Civil War Photographs Collection contains 1,118 photographs. Most of the images were made under the supervision of Mathew B. Brady, and include scenes of military personnel, preparations for battle, and battle after-effects. The collection also includes portraits of both Confederate and Union officers, and a selection of enlisted men. Library of Congress.

Ulysses S. Grant Network
The Most Comprehensive Site on the Internet for Students and Those Interested in Learning About the Famous Civil War General and 18th President of the United States.

United States Civil War Center
Louisiana State University

USS Monitor: History and Legacy
This site offers an overview of the development and career of the USS Monitor.

Valley of the Shadow: Living the Civil War in Pennsylvania and Virginia
The Valley of the Shadow Project takes two communities, one Northern and one Southern, through the experience of the American Civil War. The project is a hypermedia archive of thousands of sources for the period before, during, and after the Civil War for Augusta County, Virginia, and Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

The William Wing Loring World Wide Website
Explores the amazing and restless life of this veteran of the U.S., Confederate, and Egyptian armies.

Spanish American War

Crucible of Empire
The Spanish-American War. PBS.

Spanish American War Centennial Web Site

A War in Perspective, 1898-1998: Public Appeals, Memory, and the Spanish Conflict
An exhibit developed by the New York Public Library provides a fresh approach to understanding the Spanish-American War and its consequences beyond traditional military political diplomatic perspectives.

The West

Billy The Kid Outlaw Gang

Discovering Lewis and Clark

End of the Oregon Trail
A library of historical resources on the Oregon Trail and the early period of settlement in the Pacific Northwest. Oregon Trail Foundation.

Interactive Santa Fe Trail (SFT)

Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
PBS Online

Lewis & Clark Archive
A comprehensive list of web sites (URLs) that are related in some manner to the Lewis & Clark expedition.

Lewis and Clark In The Rockies
This web site tells the story of this epic journey in the Rocky Mountains. It traces the day to day decisions and challenges that confronted the 33-member expedition.

Meeting of Frontiers
Bilingual, multimedia English-Russian digital library that tells the story of the American exploration and settlement of the West, the parallel exploration and settlement of Siberia and the Russian Far East, and the meeting of the Russian-American frontier in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.

Mountain Men and the Fur Trade
This home page is an on-line Research Center devoted to the history, traditions, tools, and mode of living, of the trappers, explorers, and traders known as the Mountain Men.

Oklahoma Lawmen and Outlaws

William McKinley

The Era of William McKinley
The Era and Presidency of William McKinley. Ohio State University.

The Last Days of a President: Films of McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901
Library of Congress.

20th Century, General

American Truck Historical Society

Border Revolution
This paper, by Cindy Baxman, looks at the contrasts and conflicts between the U.S. and Mexico during the Mexican Revolution between 1910 and 1920.

Carter Presidential Library

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library & Museum

Eleanor Roosevelt Historic Site
Eleanor Rossevelt's Val-Kill in Hyde Park, New York.

Ford Presidential Library

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum

Kenfour the May 4th Task Force Home Page
Kent State

Kent State May 4, 1970
Department of Special Collections & Archives at Kent State University.

Korean War Project Home Page
Providing a service to veterans, families, researchers, and students of military history.

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum

The National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Books
Online access to critical declassified records on specific issues, inlcuding U.S. national security, foreign policy, military history, intelligence policy, and more.

The Popular Culture Library
The largest and most comprehensive research facility in the United States dedicated exclusively to the acquisition and preservation of primary research materials on 19th and 20th century American popular culture. Bowling Green State University.

Project WhistleStop - Harry S. Truman Digital Archive on the Web

Red Scare (1918-1921)
An image database created by Leo Robert Klein that seeks to document, not only as it related to what variously were called "Reds", "Anarchists", "Outside Foreign-Born Radical Agitators" and the like (though of course they play an important role here), but rather the whole breadth of experiences from this period of which the anti-red hysteria was one symptom.

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

The Sixties Project
Loads of resources for Scholars, Sixties Survivorrs and Casual Surfers.

The Theodore Roosevelt Association
Chartered by Act of Congress in 1920, The Theodore Roosevelt Association provides authoritative information on the life and ideals of Theodore Roosevelt.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, Museum and Digital Archives

Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site
The F.D.R. home in Hyde Park, New York. National Park Service.

Internment, World War II

Documents and Photographs Related to Japanese Relocation During World War II
This is a Constitution Community lesson plan from the National Archives and Records Administration.

The Internment of German Americans in the U.S. During WWII
A resource for documents and articles.

War Relocation Authority Camps in Arizona, 1942-1946
This Exhibit features images from approximately forty photographs taken for the War Relocation Authority and vividly depicts life in Arizona's two camps. University of Arizona Library.

John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy Library and Museum

The Sixth Floor Museum

Richard M. Nixon

Nixon Presidential Project
The Nixon Presidential Materials Staff (the Nixon Project) is part of the National Archives and Records Administration's Office of Presidential Libraries. The Nixon Project is the custodian of the historical materials created and received by the White House during the administration of Richard Nixon, 1969-74.

Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace

The Great Depression

Life Histories - Oral History Collection from the 1930's
These life histories were written by the staff of the Folklore Project of the Federal Writers' Project for the U.S. Works Progress (later Work Projects) Administration (WPA) from 1936-1940. Library of Congress.

Photographs from the FSA-OWI, 1935-1945
America from the Great Depression to World War II. The images in the Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Collection are among the most famous documentary photographs ever produced. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress.

WPA Life Histories from Connecticut
Mostly first-person accounts of life in Connecticut collected during the Great Depression.

Woodrow Wilson

President Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points
8 January, 1918. World War I Document Archive.

President Woodrow Wilson's War Message
World War I Document Archive.

Woodrow Wilson Birthplace and Museum
A look into Wilson's public life, from his Princeton study to his historic World War I peace efforts. Also, a computer archives presents 1850s newspapers, historic photographs, Civil War rosters, and more.

Woodrow Wilson House
Wilson lived here from 1921 until his death in 1924.

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