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100 Milestone Documents (opens in new window)
This site contains 100 milestone documents compiled by the National Archives and Records Administration, and drawn primarily from its nationwide holdings. The documents chronicle United States history from 1776 to 1965 and include the Bill of Rights, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the Marshall Plan.
The Emma Goldman Papers (opens in new window)
Emma Goldman was a major figure in the history of American radicalism and feminism. This is a collection of her papers and includes exhibitions and memorabilia.
Internet Modern History Sourcebook (opens in new window)
The Internet History Sourcebook Project is a collection of public domain and copyright-permitted historical texts. Online resources include speeches, letters, reports, and journal articles.
The Making of America (opens in new window)
The Cornell University Library Making of America Collection is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.
The Valley of the Shadow Project (opens in new window)
The Valley of the Shadow is a digital archive of primary sources that document the lives of people in Augusta County, Virginia, and Franklin County, Pennsylvania, during the era of the American Civil War. Here you may explore thousands of original documents that allow you to see what life was like during the Civil War for the men and women of Augusta and Franklin.
Library of Congress American Memory Project (opens in new window)
The American Memory Project is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.
American Slave Narratives (opens in new window)
The American Slave Narratives contain interviews with slaves from Ohio to Mississippi, including North and South Carolina. Click on Race and Ethnicity and then African American Studies to access these materials.
Credo Reference (opens in new window)
Credo Reference is a great place to start your research by using encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference resources.
JSTOR (opens in new window)
Offers scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated (PDF files). JSTOR covers a vast area of disciplines, including literature, science, history, foreign languages, and education.
History Study Center (opens in new window)
Contents include reference primary source documents, books, essays, journal articles, historical newspaper and magazine articles, maps, rare books, government documents, transcripts of historical speeches, images, and video clips.
NC LIVE (opens in new window)
NC LIVE is a consortium of North Carolina libraries, providing digital content and services to public and academic libraries statewide. NC LIVE covers a wide variety of topics including, but not limited to, history, health, literature, nursing, science and technology.