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Women Working, 1800-1930 image
Women Working, 1800-1930 image
Women Working, 1800–1930
Explore women's roles in the US economy between 1800 and the Great Depression. Working conditions, costs of living, recreation, health and hygiene, and social issues are all documented by original source materials.

Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930 image
Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930 image
Immigration to the United States, 1789–1930
Books, manuscripts, maps, photographs, and other historical materials that document voluntary immigration to the United States from the ratification of the Constitution in 1789 to the Great Depression.
Contagion: Historical Views of Diseases and Epidemics image
Contagion: Historical Views of Diseases and Epidemics image
Contagion: Historical Views of Diseases and Epidemics
Contributes to the understanding of global, social-history, and public-policy implications of diseases, and offers historical perspectives, from 1493 to 1922, on the science and the public policy of epidemiology today.
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Expeditions and Discoveries: Sponsored Exploration and Scientific Discovery in the Modern Age NEW!
Field notes, letters, maps, photographs, and published materials relating to a range of worldwide expeditions from 1626 to 1953.

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The Authentic History Center: Primary Sources from American Popular Culture
Colorado Resources:
Colorado's Historic Newspapers
Colorado Historical Society
Colorado State Archives
Colorado State Publications Library
Colorado State University Libraries Achieves and Special Collections
Denver Public Library/ Western History/Geneology Department
Denver Public Library/ Blair/Caldwell Africian American Research Library
Museum of Western Colorado: Grand Valley History
Museum of Western Colorado
National Archives - Rocky Mountain Region
University of Colorado at Boulder/ Archives
Other Resources:
Ad Access - Advertisments - the Duke Endowment "Library 2000" Fund
American Journeys
  • More than 18,000 pages of eyewitness accounts of North American exploration, from the sagas of Vikings in Canada in AD1000 to the diaries of mountain men in the Rockies 800 years later.
Bodleian Library Broadside Ballads
  • The Bodleian Library has unparalleled holdings of over 30,000 ballads in several major collections. The original printed materials range from the 16th- to the 20th-Century. The Broadside Ballads project makes the digitised copies of the sheets and ballads available to the research community.
Godfrey Memorial Library - Lots of vital records and more (Colorado included)
Making of America Project, Cornell University
National Archives and Records Admin. (NARA)
The New York Public Library Digital Library Collection
Our Documents (100 key documents in U.S. History)
U.S. Census (complete data from Census 2000)
White House Historical Association
  • Everything you ever wanted to know about the history of the White House. This site is also an excellent classroom and reference tool.
Yale Avalon Project
British Museum Children's Compass
http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/compass
Links to educational materials on items in their collections.