History and Genealogy
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Click here for "Today
in History" on the American Memory
Page of the Library of Congress website.
History - Links to sites related to African American history.
A Mining Company Guide.
Mosaic - A Library of Congress resource guide for the study
of black history and culture.
Slave Narratives: An Online Anthology - A collection of interviews
with former slaves who discus their lives before and after freedom.
The narratives were transcribed verbatim from the interview transcripts
collected by writers of the Works Progress Administration
(WPA) in the late 1930s.
The American West: A Celebration
of the Human Spirit - A gateway to links related to the history
and development of the American West, from frontier and pioneer
days to today's modern West.
Women's History: A Research Guide - State, regional, national
resources to women's history and biography.
Bleed - Select a date and get a list of events for that day
in world history. Links to related resources.
- The Dead People Server
A list of interesting celebrities who are, or who might plausibly
be, dead. Not sure? Check here.
of British History: 1700-1950 - More than 2,000 entries including
narrative, illustrations, primary sources and bibliography.
- Heraldry on the
Internet - Arms and armor, clan plaids, insignia, and more
colorful accourtrements of genealogy are gathered here in what
is mostly a directory of links to various sources of heraldic
of Congress Maps - A collection of panoramic maps of cities
and towns, as well as old railroad maps and Civil War maps.
Technology - Information on technological innovation and
related subjects in western Europe during the Middle Ages.
NativeWeb - Ancient teachings
and modern technology combine in a remarkable collection of sites
covering Native American subjects.
Valley of the Shadow - The Civil War as seen by two communities
in Pennsylvania and Virginia, separated by a few hundred miles
and the Mason-Dixon Line. Includes primary source documents.
Biographical Index - Short biographical entries for 2.4 million
prominent individuals worldwide.
- World War I: Trenches
on the Web - An Internet history of the Great War. Contains
information on the people, places and events that comprised one
of the worst calamities of modern history. Includes a WWI discussion
Vietnam: Yesterday and
Today - Gateway to many Vietnam-related links.
FamilySearch Internet Genealogy
Service - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
genealogical site has a search engine that looks through records
of 35 million names in its Ancestral File and over 360 million
names in the International Genealogical Index for Britain, North
America and Finland.
Home Page - Another good site with links to lots of online
Sources of German Genealogy - Includes Frequently Asked Questions
(FAQs) for beginning researchers.