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History 290 Professor Donna Haverty-Stacke

19th Century American Civic Life

History Sites by Area



  • American Memory: Library of Congress site providing free and open access to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience.
  • Chronology of US Historical Documents: Provides full text of US historic legal documents from 1600 to present.
  • GeoStat Center: Housed by the University of Virginia Library this site provides historical census statistics from 1790-1960
  • Internet Public Library – United States History: (IPL) is a public service organization and learning/teaching environment founded at the University of Michigan School of Information and hosted by Drexel University's College of Information Science & Technology.
  • National Archive: National Archives and Records Administration preserves the records of our Government, ensuring that the people can discover, use, and learn from this documentary heritage.
  • Native American Studies: Provides access to home pages of Native American Nations, organizations and other sites that provide solid information about American Indians.
  • Duke University Digital Archives Digitized historic photographs, advertisements, texts & more from Duke's unique library collections 
  • Our Documents: 100 milestone documents of American history.a cooperative effort among National History Day, The National Archives and Records Administration, and USA Freedom Corps.
  • NYPL: Digital Gallery  Provides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library