American Memory Project Need a primary source for a research paper? Browse maps and manuscripts, listen to folk songs, and even watch very old movies. Check out “Today in History” for historic events for every day of the year!
Chicago Historical Society Online Exhibits These are really cool. Try the one called "Wet With Blood."
Chicago History from the Chicago Public Library Want to know about Chicago history? Check out the History Fair, Chicago Timeline and Digital Collections. Start there, and then head to NPLD for further information!
Digital Vaults Take a journey through time with the National Archives Experience.
Eyewitness to History Ringside seat to history from ancient times through today; includes articles, images and video. Check out actual film footage of World War I combat.
History Channel What happened today in history? Find out here. You can also explore a wide range of topics, watch videos, and play games.
Holocaust Encyclopedia A-Z articles about the Holocaust, groups persecuted by the Nazi, and ID cards for family history research.
Library of Congress on Flickr 3000+ news photos from the 1910s and color photos depicting life during the Great Depression and World War II. These pictures aren’t copyrighted, so use them as you like. Just remember to give props whenever due!
On This Day In History Find headlines, popular songs and TV shows, consumer prices and more from your birthday (or any other day from 1800-2002).
Shmoop History A new resource for U.S. History that includes timelines, images, and extensive citations. Graduate students at “top universities” are responsible for the content.
Triangle Factory Fire An online exhibit of original documents and secondary sources on the Triangle Fire.
What Happened When Nixon Met Elvis? Find out from the National Archives!