Your gateway to the vast holdings of this repository.
Archiving Early America
Primary source material from 18th century America
US Census Data Browser
Data about the people and economy for every census year from 1790 through 1960.
Census Research for Genealogists
Helping family historians unlock the secrets in census records.
Historical collections from the National Digital Library. American Memory is a gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States.
Making of America
A digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum through Reconstruction.
A digital library of written accounts from the 1700s and 1800s. The Archive Library contains complete works for original research. The Topical Archives are the product of other people's research.
A non-profit organization devoted to providing free primary source material. This site focuses on how news of major, and not-so-major, events in American history were reported in newspapers of the time.
National Park Service History &
Learn more about history and how the National Park Service works to preserve it.
A digital library of high-quality images illustrating more than 200 years in American history.
Presented by the Smithsonian Institution, this timeline covers U.S. history from the colonial period to the present day. The timeline provides links to articles with more details about each period.
American Centuries - A View
from New England
Learn about daily life in 1700, 1800, and 1900 by searching the more than a thousand artifacts and documents from the museum's collection.
Year by Year: 1900-2008
World, U.S., economic, sports, entertainment, and science milestones from each year from 1900-2008.
History Research Books
Hammond Atlas of United States History
Timetables of American History
by Laurence Urgand (editor) and Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr. (Author)
Great Maps of the Civil War: Pivotal Battles and Campaigns Featuring 32 Removable Maps
by William J. Miller
Eyewitness to the Civil War
by Steve Hyslop
Historical Atlas of the United States
by Derek Hayes
Frontiers: A Short History of the American West
by Robert V. Hine and John Mack Faragher