Subject Guides History

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Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/
This site allows you to search and read newspaper pages from 1900-1910 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

History Channel
http://www.history.com/
Although this is a site about the History television channel, it also has plenty of history information. Find out what happended on a particular day in history, including your birthday; play history games, listen to history podcasts, or browse through the interactive timeline. There is also a section for classroom resources.

Best of History Websites
http://besthistorysites.net/
This award-winning portal site is a gateway to carefully selected other websites on all periods and types of history. History buffs could get lost in here forever!

The Avalon Project
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/default.asp
Yale has created this online collection of primary documents from all periods of history, relating to law, history, or diplomacy. This site also links to the Diana Project, a similar archive of primary documents in human rights.

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
http://www.ushmm.org/
Search or browse the Holocaust Encyclopedia, and learn about the history of the Holocaust. Read personal histories.

YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe
http://www.yivoencyclopedia.org/
Includes audio, maps, videos, art, manuscripts, and the complete contents of the print edition of the encyclopedic Yale publication on 1000 years of Jewish history.

Mass Humanities
http://www.masshumanities.org/
This organization, based in Northampton, explains on their website: "Mass Humanities supports programs that use history, literature, philosophy, and the other humanities disciplines to enhance and improve civic life throughout Massachusetts".

The National Security Archives
http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/
From George Washington University, the National Security Archives collects and publishes declassified documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act.

 
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