Defining, Finding, Using
Click on "READING LISTS"
and then "PRIMARY SOURCES"
Alphabetical List - all Sites
SITES WITH MULTI TOPICS
See also Gateway
Library - The New York Public Library
Special collections of photographs:
Performing Arts in America 1875-1923,
A Hudson River Portfolio, Surveyors of the American West, Images of African
Americans from the 19th Century, African American Women Writers of the
19th Century, Afro-Cuban Culture, Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives, Dance
Heritage Coalition, Humanities Berg Collection of English and American
the American South
Southern history, literature and culture
from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century.
Collections include First-Person Narratives of the American South, Southern
Literature, Slave Narratives, Southern Homefront, 1861-1865, Church in
the Southern Black Community.
of Speech: Women's Speeches from Around the World
Browsable and searchable. Special collection
of Nobel Lectures and Top 100 American Speeches.
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,
Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture: Women's Liberation Movement, African American Women, Civil War Women
Diaries, letters, photographs and prints
relating to the lives of women.
Politics: Images of American Political History
A collection of over 500 public domain images, originally developed to support teaching of American political thought.
Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War
Valley of the Shadow Project takes two
communities, one Northern and one Southern, through the American Civil
War. It is an archive of newspapers, letters, diaries, photographs, maps,
church records, population census, agricultural census, and military records.
Women Artists of the American West
Although this is actually an online course,
it offers resources for the study of women, art, the west and the Native
and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000
Extensive collection, searchable.
Organized and Maintainted by
Ann B. Perham Ann_Perham@needham.k12.ma.us
Needham High School,
Updated: January 2012