Large collection of archival and documentary streaming video. Search for videos by keyword or browse by time period, subject, people, places, and more. Each video includes a full transcript, can be browsed by viewing thumbnail images that can be adjusted to provide access at different timed intervals, and many include a detailed study guide.
This resource provides access to primary source materials related to the Early Republic of the United States. It contains searchable full-page images of documents, reports, maps, and statistics from the U.S. Congress and other federal government agencies.
Primary source materials from the 16th to 18th centuries relating to Britain's presence and activities in America, Canada, and the West Indies. Full-text is available for (CO1) Privy Council and Related Bodies: America and West Indies, Colonial Papers while the Calander of State Papers, Colonial: North America and the West Indies 1574-1739 provides descriptive bibliographic information.
This resource contains primary source materials related to American history, literature, culture, and more. Items include digital images of books (hymnals, literature, travelogues, diaries, cookbooks, maps, textbooks, and more), broadsides, and pamphlets published in the United States between 1639 and 1800.
This resource contains primary source materials related to American history, literature, culture, and more. Items include digital images of books (hymnals, literature, travelogues, diaries, cookbooks, maps, textbooks, and more), broadsides, and pamphlets published in the United States between 1801 and 1819.
Online access to results of public opinion polls. Includes public opinion polls social issues, public policy, international affairs, and elections since , as well as other polls. Dates vary but polls are available as far back as the 1930s.
This resource includes 370,205 full-text publications designated by the U.S. Congress for printing from 1817 - 1994, scanned from original print volumes of the Serial Set. Includes citation records for the Serial Set's 74,495 maps.
Searchable guide to locating American portraits from the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. Search by subject, artists, or biographical details. Searches can be limited to those items with online images.
The Library of Congress has digitized numerous collections of historical materials from their collections and from other institutions on a wide variety of topics.
Rights & Usage: Each image has a statement on Rights and Reproductions.
A digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection currently contains approximately 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.
This collection is " a digital collection of books and pamphlets that demonstrate the varying ideas and beliefs about slavery in the United States as expressed by Americans throughout the nineteenth century."
The Center for Digital Initiatives is a gateway to digital resources at the University of Vermont. These include materials such as photographs, letters, speeches, and documents, with a current emphasis on public policy and Vermont history.