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American History 
 

DATABASES PERIODICALS
Search Social Science databases (includes History).
 
History Videos:
 
Films on Demand - History: Includes videos on American, European, and World History.
 
VAST Academic Video Online: Thousands of video titles from a wide range of disciplines including American History.
Find Journals in American History.
 
Search by journal name:
  • american indian quarterly
  • american historical review
  • journal of american culture
NEWS REFERENCE BOOKS / E-BOOKS
(For more, search the Library Catalog)
History News Network: Online magazine with articles by historians who discuss current events in a historical perspective.
American Civil War reference library (2000), Gale Virtual Reference eBook.

American Revolution reference library (2000), Gale Virtual Reference eBook.

American social reform movements (2005), Gale Virtual Reference eBook.

Encyclopedia of American studies EAS. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (2010), Credo ebook.
 
Routledge Atlas of American history (2006), EBSCO ebook.
WEBSITES
Archives.gov: National Archives & Records Administration site includes hundreds of thousands of images of historical documents, figures, and events.

Chronicling America: Historic American newspapers--includes the Memphis Daily Appeal.

Early Americas Digital Archive: Texts originally written in or about the Americas from 1492 to approximately 1820. Published and supported by the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH).

France in America: Bilingual digital library explores history of the French presence in North America from the early 16th century to the end of the 19th century.

Harvard Open Collections Program: Digitized collections of primary sources from Harvard University Library include Women Working, 1800-1930 and Emigration and Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930.

Jews in America: Devoted to the experience of American Jews from 1654 - present, includes video minidocumentaries and short historical essays.

Making of America: Primary sources in American social history from antebellum period through reconstruction.

New Deal Network: Site from Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (FERI) is devoted to the public works and arts projects of the New Deal.

African-American Migration Experience: Site from New York Public Library Schomburg Center offers essays, books, articles, and manuscripts, 8,300 illustrations, 100 lesson plans, and 60 maps to aid in understanding peoples, places, and events that shaped African America's migration over the past four hundred years.

American Slave Narratives: Narratives transcribed verbatim from interviews collected by Works Progress Administration writers in the late 1930s.

The African-American Mosaic Exhibition (Library of Congress): "A Library of Congress resource guide for the study of Black History and Culture."

Voices of Civil Rights (Library of Congress): Archive of selected stories submitted by people from every corner of the country. Includes essays, interviews, and special reports.

Documenting the American South: Texts, images, and audio files related to Southern history, literature, and culture, from the Colonial Period thru the early 20th century.
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