Selected Web sites compiled by Kathy Jones, Reference Librarian & Social Science Bibliographer 

For guides to printed information on this topic, see History and Black History.

General

History Gateway
History Guide: searchable guide to Internet sites.
History Place: dedicated to student's and teachers, this is a source for speeches and photos as well as timelines and text.
Index of Resources for Historians
Internet Modern History Sourcebook
National Center for History in the Schools to top of page

North America

Abraham Lincoln: A Resource Guide
African American Mosiac: "Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture."
American and British History Resources on the Internet
American Memory:  from the Library of Congress
American President
American Studies Web
American Women's History
Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy. Documents include pre-18th century - 20th century.
Civil Rights Digital Library
Civil War Page
Classics of American Colonial History: database of scholarly books and articles
Historic American Buildings Survey: Library of Congress Special Collections
Historical Flags of the United States
National Archives and Records Administration
National Park Service
Naval Historical Center: history of the United States Navy.
POTUS: Presidents of the United States: Provides information on Presidents and candidates, cabinet members, election results, administration highlights, and presidential trivia.
Taking the Train to Freedom: History and geography of the stops along the underground railroad from colonial times.
United States Historical Census Browser to top of page

State and Regional

Alabama Department of Archives and History
Alabama's Major Microform Collection: index to the sets held by Alabama libraries.
Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive
Center for the Study of Southern Culture
Center for the Study of the American South: "The Southern Studies Jumpgate is an annotated list of sites chosen either because they 1) provided useful tools and references for scholars of the South or 2) presented a critical perspective on the region, its culture and history."
Documenting the American South
Florida Digital Newspaper Library
Florida Heritage Collection
Freedmen and Southern Society Project: "Original and transcribed letters and documents written by slaves and freedmen/women about slavery and emancipation."
Georgia Official and Statistical Register: Covers Georgia's executive, legislative and judicial branches of government from 1923-1990.
Mobile Chamber of Commerce -- History
Mobile Convention and Visitors' Center -- Culture
Mobile Medical Museum
Valley of the Shadow/ Civil War :Story of the Civil War as seen by people in two communities: Franklin Co., Pennsylvania and Augusta Co., Virginia. to top of page

Latin America and South America

CLNET Home Page
Latin American Network Information Center
Political Database of the Americas: in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish.
WWW Virtual Library: Latin American Studies to top of page

Europe

American and British History Resources on the Internet
British Monarchy
Holocaust History Project
Institute of Historical Research
Office of Public Sector Information (United Kingdom) to top of page

World

Africa Guide
Africa South of the Sahara
African Journals Online: citations and abstracts
African Studies
Afrika.no: Index on Africa
Asia Source: Includes news stories, calendar of arts and cultural events, maps and statistics of Asian/Pacific countries.
Asian Studies World Wide Web Server
Global Connections: the Middle East
Holocaust History Project
Internet Indian Sourcebook: ancient, medieval and modern India
Internet Modern History Source Book -- Holocaust
Jewish Virtual Library
Looklex: formerly the Encyclopedia of the Orient: Searchable. Covers "all countries and cultures between Mauritania in west and Iran in the east, Turkey in the north and Sudan in south," but not countries such as China and Japan.
REESWeb: Russian and East European Studies World Wide Web Server to top of page

Ancient and Medieval

Byzantium: Byzantine Studies on the Internet
Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
Labyrinth
ORB--Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies : Website for teaching the Middle Ages
Perseus Digital Library: searchable. to top of page

Documents and Images

Alabama's Major Microform Collection: index to the sets held by Alabama libraries.
American Memory:  from the Library of Congress
Archiving Early America
Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy. Documents include pre-18th century - 20th century.
Civil Rights Digital Library
Documents from the Continental Congress & the Constitutional Convention
Documenting the American South
EuroDocs
Florida Digital Newspaper Library
Florida Heritage Collection
Freedmen and Southern Society Project: "Original and transcribed letters and documents written by slaves and freedmen/women about slavery and emancipation."
French Revolution
Georgia Official and Statistical Register
Historical Publications of the United States Commission on Civil Rights
Historical Text Archive
History: Works and links from the English Server.
History Place: dedicated to student's and teachers, this is a source for speeches and photos as well as timelines and text.
Holocaust History Project
Images from History
Making of America: a "digital library of primary sources in American social history, 1850 to 1877."
Presidential Recordings Program: listen to or read transcripts of conversations by presidents Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon
UK Official Publications on the Internet
World War I Document Archive
World War II Resources to top of page

Military

African Americans in Army History
American Civil War
Desert Storm
Medal of Honor Citations
Naval Historical Center: history of the United States Navy.
Portraits in Black: the Buffalo Soldier
Rutgers' Oral History Archive: World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and the Cold War
Statistical Summary: America's Major Wars
U.S. Army Center of Military History
U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center: a repository of documents from ancient times to the 20th century. to top of page

Women

For more Women's History sites, see Women's Studies. African American Women: Online Archival Collections
American Women's History
Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
Distinguished Women of Past and Present
National First Ladies' Library: includes brief biographies
ViVa: bibliography of women's history in Women's Studies and Historical Journals.
World Wide Web Virtual Library: Women's History
WSSLINKS: women and gender studies Web sites. to top of page