Diverse site with links to anything imaginable.
Depending on the topic, it can find interviews with authors or artists,
original documents from history, or pictures of antiques.
Digital Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Digital Commonwealth of Massachusetts is a portal to the rich cultural heritage held in museums, historical societies, colleges, libraries and other cultural repositories in Massachusetts. Browse or search the digital collections of 35 cultural institutions throughout MA for manuscripts, images, historical documents, and sound recordings.
-- Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
Check out links to primary documents as well as photos.
The Archive contains over 10 billion web
pages archived from 1996 to the present. Special Television and Movie Archives as well as a Usenet and Arpanet archive.
History Sourcebooks Project
"Internet History Sourcebooks are collections
of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly
(without advertising or excessive layout) for educational use." Excellent
for Ancient, Medieva, and Modern history research. Special sourcebooks
on topics: African, east Asian, Indian, Islamic, Jewish, Women, Global,
Incredible portal for research on American
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
"NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 700,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photgraphs and more."
of Primary Sources
Over 47000 websites with collections of
manuscripts, archives, rare books, historical photographs, and other primary
Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image
"Over 12,000 images from various collections of rare books, manuscripts, papyri, photographs and sheet music are available for your viewing. Each collection has its own web site that is unrestricted in the interests of knowledge and learning."
Diverse collection ranging from history
to literature from UC Berkeley.