Many primary sources documents have been digitized by libraries and other organizations and made available online. To find primary source materials on the Web:
This is a large, ongoing project by the Library of Congress to create digital copies of collections important for the study of American history and culture. It includes sound files and movies, photographs, manuscripts, documents and more. A document from an American Memory collection, "African American Odyssey", is shown in the illustration.
Making of America
A digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 8,500 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.
Explore 100 milestone documents of American history. Collaborative project from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration and others.
Best of History Web Sites - sites selected and rated by editors.
Yahoo! History: Web Directories - use this directory to find other directories.
Using Primary Sources on the Web
Use Best of History Web Sites to locate primary sources.
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