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The History Net
Don't miss this huge History site. It includes hundreds of articles and images derived from past and current history magazines. Interviews, journals, features, profiles, homes, and much much more. Highly recommended!

Yahoo History Directory
Selected History sites, by subject.
History Buff's Reference Library
Interesting history project - newspaper format.
American Studies Web: Historical and Archival Resources
Huge collection of historical information and archives from Georgetown University.
ZIA History, American History Resources
Index to original sources and links on American History.
USA - Archives
From Mississippi State, original documents on line.
Home Page: American Memory from the Library of Congress
Library of Congress photo and essay archives.

Historical Maps of the United States

RECONSTRUCTION PERIOD

The Reconstruction Period
Good basic information, but who wrote it? A high school student?
From Revolution to Reconstruction and what happened afterwards
Several short entries from this period.
Abraham Lincoln
Miss State Archives, includes papers, speeches, plans for reconstruction.
Abraham Lincoln Online
Interesting page with timeline and other information about Lincoln.
Titanic
The Virginia Newspaper Project examines the news; covering the sinking of R.M.S. Titanic,

April 14, 1912.

 

INDUSTRIAL AGE 1880-1910

Courthouse Square 1880 - City of Brownwood, Texas
Photo.
Expansion and Reform
Chapter 6 discusses "The Era of Expansion and Reform," Industry, Cities and their Problems, Machines, Populists, Reform, and Roosevelt Saving Resources.
Anti-Imperialism in the United States, 1898-1935
Includes papers and bibliography.
The Titanic Page

Pictures, stories, newspaper clippings.

 

THE TWENTIES

Calvin Coolidge
Picture and documents, 1923.
The Main Causes of the Great Depression
Essay.
The Price of Civilization: A History of American Taxation
The Great Depression - very good collection of original documents.
African-American Baseline Essay
Essay - The Roaring Twenties.
Renaissance History
The Harlem Renaissance.
ZIA History, American History, 20th Century, 1920s, Jazz Age, Harlem Renaissance Resources
Good information about Harlem Renaissance. Links and original writings. Photos.
ZIA History, American History, 20th Century, 1920s, Jazz Age Resources
The Roaring 20s and the jazz age.
American Prohibition
Links and original pages.
The Harlem Renaissance
A student project.
Swing Dance Styles
http://www.cs.cornell.edu/Info/People/aswin/SwingDancing/swing_dance_style

Forty-two dance styles from different time periods in history are discussed and dance step directions are given. Swing Dance Styles reviewed are Balboa of World War II, Bop, Hustle, Rock and Roll, Whip, Boogie Woogie, and Jitterbug, etc. 
The Progressive Era
Reform - Roosevelt. Links, etc.
Anti-Imperialism in the United States, 1898-1935

Essay against the acquiring of territories by US.

 

THE THIRTIES

Social Security Plan
Includes history through today's reform.
Voices from the Thirties:
Oral histories.
Radio
http://www.radioclassics.com
Radio information including Hopalong Cassidy, The Shadow, from 1932, and Sherlock Holmes.
WPA Life Histories--Home Page

From Library of Congress.

 

 THE FORTIES

The Civilian Conservation Corps
History and today.
Americana: Franklin D. Roosevelt
From Encyclopedia America.
The Forties
http://www.ornl.gov/swords/forties.html
War and Peace in the forties - a cultural essay.
Character Above All: Harry S. Truman Essay
Very good. Includes photos.
Marshall Plan
An Essay on the Marshall Plan
Harry S. Truman

The www.whitehouse.gov entry on Truman.

 

  WORLD WAR II

Battle of Bastogne Journal
http://www.nhmccd.cc.tx.us/lrc/kc/peniche.html
1944 Journals of 10 days at the Battle of Bastogne by Prof Edward Peniche, Kingwood College.
D-Day
http://192.253.114.31/D-Day/

Material collected by Patch High School in Stuttgart, Germany, on D-Day. Includes World War II, archives sties, famous speeches, maps and battle plans. 
Women's Land Army
WWII, photo-essay, etc. Women during WWII.
American Battleship Directory
http://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/academic/history/marshall/military/wwii/active_carriers.txt

Includes specific battleships, length, speed, class, armament, etc. Covers March and April, 1943. 
Combat Chronology U.S. Army Air Forces
http://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/academic/history/marshall/military/wwii/chrono_1938-41.txt

Covers Jan., Feb., Mar., April, and Dec. of 1943. 
George Rarey's World War II Air Force Cartoon Journals
Personal journals and drawings of a World War II Air Forceman, killed after D-Day. Placed on the Web by his son.
Women Come to the Front
The story and pictures of 8 women journalists, broadcasters, and photographers during WWII. Exhibit from Library of Congress.
4 Freedoms Speech - Roosevelt<
Speech given by F.D. Roosevelt on the sixth of January in 1941.
FDR
Links to biographical information, speeches, and more.
World War II Resources
Links to WWII sites. Archives from Mississippi State U.
World War II Classifieds
Just thought this was interesting. Classifieds for people wanting WWII memorabilia.
Postwar Estrangement
Post WWII, includes a telegram to Truman.
Salzburg 1945 - 1955:
Subtitle: everyday life in occupied Austria.
Japanese Surrender and other Documents
Terms of surrender, offer of surrender, Potsdam Declaration, and Instrument of Surrender
Sunsite's collection of Military WWII documents WWII documents - gopher menu. Download or print.
The Warsaw Uprising
Although still under construction, the Warsaw Uprising (8/1/44-10/2/44) page includes background information before the uprising, the aftermat, and maps & photos.
Pearl Harbor
Memory page. Includes letters, photos, essays, information.
Holocaust Subject Guide

Holocaust Subject Library Guide, Kingwood College.

 

THE FIFTIES

Elvis' Record History - The Fifties
Just for fun - Elvis albums.
The Fifties' Thirties
A generational thing.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Eisenhower Center
Includes photos, bio info, links.
eye-witness
A North Korean remembers. With photos.
Korean War (1950-1953)
"The American 1950s"
The #1 page for the 1050's.
Joe McCarthy
A brief excerpt from Richard Rovere's Senator Joe McCarthy
Senator Joseph McCarthy -- A Multimedia Celebration
Includes audio clips.
Rosa Parks or  Award winning Rosa Parks

Essay with small photo.

 

KOREA

Korean War Project Home Page
http://www.onramp.net/hbarker/index.html
New page dedicated to those who died in the Korean War.
 Korean War MIA/POW
http://www.kimsoft.com/korea/mia-kr.htm

HelpDesk for MIA/POWs of the Korean War.

THE SIXTIES

Jim Crow Oral History Project
Interviews - memories of segregation.
Flashback: 1955
Flashback to segration on public buses.
Martin Luther King
Includes "I have a dream" speech.
The Malcolm X Interview
1965 Malcolm X was shot. This is an interview with Alex Haley.
Brown v. Board of Education
An interactive experience.  Includes an audio of the U. S. Supreme Court Decision.
Sixties
List with some good sites. Links to music, art, etc. from the 60s.
Sixties Related Web Sites
Great collection of 60s sites.
John F. Kennedy
Whitehouse = official biography.
John F. Kennedy Library Home Page
The Library - archives.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th President of the United States
Speeches, literary influences, family, legacy, sound recording, and photos.
Hippies - Haight-Ashbury
Haight-Ashbury in 1967. Text and photographs.
The Sixties Project
Collection of sites.
Bobkirk's Deadhead Family Page
Peace and love - and about being real hippies.
The Digger Archives
The Diggers were a Haight-Ashbury hippie group. Made history during '66-68. Hippie movement.
Best of Kennedy Assasination Web Sites
Links to collected JFK sites.
Cuba
The Cuban Missile Crisis: The British Response to the Cuban Missile Crisis. Includes an introduction, chapters 1-3, a conclusion, and a select bibliography of sources.
The King Papers Project

Mrs. Coretta Scott King introduces the section by stating that the information has not been published previously. Includes reviews of publications, a list of scholarly articles, and student involvement.

 
 

VIETNAM

Hanoi Hannah Text
Text from Hanoi Hannah, radio celebrity, giving mixed messages and misinformation to American soldiers.
POW / MIA
Archives including documents MIA/POW papers. - a gopher menu.
Citations
A list of United States servicemen who received the nations highest military award during the Vietnam War.
E. Kenneth Hoffman - Vietnam Portfolio
Portfolio of 80 photographs taken in Vietnam (1969-70). Includes captions.
IMAGES OF MY WAR
Personal journals of the war.
Vietnam Era Documents

Vietnam War: 1965 - 1975. Senate Select POW-MIA Affairs Report, State Department White Paper on Vietnam, Tonkin Gulf Message and Resolution, Two letters from Ngo Dinn Diem, and Vietnam Fets Against the War Statement.

THE SEVENTIES

Seventies Sites Page
Movies, cars, music, events... mostly photos but worth a look.
The Seventies
Great overview of the decade.
Watergate
Good site - journal. From Australia.....
Nixon
Another good collection on Nixon - speeches, etc.
Richard M. Nixon
Official White House biography.

SPACE HISTORY

Apollo-11
http://www.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo

Apollo II includes the crew, milestones, and the launch. 
Historical Archive
http://www.ksc.nasa.gov/history/history.htm.

Historical Archive - Space History. Includes unmanned missions, unmammed missions, Gemini, Project Apollo, and the Space Shuttle. 
Project Skylab
http://www.ksc.nasa.gov/history/skylab/skylab

Project Skylab includes goals,station, summary, manned and unmanned missions.

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