AMDOCS: Documents for the Study of American History
Arranged by historical century, this portal links to primary sources covering history from the 800s to the present.
Archiving Early America
Primary source material from 18th Century America. Scenes and portraits from original newspapers, maps and writings.
Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History, and Diplomacy
Digital documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government. Includes constitutions, statutes, treaties, and other primary source documents from 4000 BCE to the present.
Digital History: Using New Technologies to Enhance Teaching and Research
Includes e-lectures, videos, primary source documents, research guides, online exhibitions, an online textbook, and music. U.S. History.
EDSITEment: History and Social Studies Websites
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence: Teaching and Learning Resources from Federal Agencies: History and Social Studies
This site has been retired. However, many resources remain archived.
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
More than 60,000 manuscript letters, diaries, maps, photographs, printed books and pamphlets (1493-present), detailing the political and social history of the United States. Also check out their periodical, History Now: American History Online
Historic Video Footage: Multiple Resources
- FedFlix: Videos of the National Technical Information Service
- National Archives: 101 Historic Videos in the Archival Research Catalog
- Prelinger Archives: Historic American Video Footage
History.com: U.S. History
Audio, video, and multimedia.
History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the Web
Teaching materials, primary documents, and guides to analyzing historical evidence. Also check out their annotated list of resources !
The Library of Congress: American Memory
Written and spoken-word, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience.
University of Washington: Digital Collections
Photographs, maps, newspapers, posters, reports and other media from the University of Washington Libraries, University of Washington Faculty and Departments, and organizations that have participated in partner projects with the UW Libraries. The collections emphasize rare and unique materials.
WWW-VL: History: United States
Contains links to primary sources arranged by era and subject, including chronological periods (The Gilded Age, Colonial Era, etc) and by decade through the 20th century.