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American Indian Experience
Offers articles as well as primary documents, including treaties, speeches, traditional tales, maps and photos. more info.

American Periodicals Series Online, 1740–1941
Digitized images of articles from 1740-1940 covering art, history, literature, politics, education and general news. Original typography, drawings, graphic elements, and article layouts. more info.

Available on Library workstations onlyAncestry Library Edition
An ever expanding collection of records, including U.S. Federal Census records, passenger lists, birth, death, marriage, and military records, family and local history collections, newspapers and directories. Also includes international records. Available only on library workstations. more info.

Discovering Collection
Content covers history, literature, biography, science, and social studies. Resources include primary sources, essays, critical analyses, biographies, creative works, and multimedia. more info.

HeritageQuest
American genealogical sources, primary sources, local and family histories, images, finding aids. Coverage from late 1700's. more info.

Historical New York Times, 1851–2009
Offers full page and article images with searchable full-text back to the first issue. See ProQuest Digital Microfilm for current articles. more info.

Readers' Guide Retrospective
Indexes general-interest periodicals published U.S. From 1890-1982. more info.

Salem History
Contents include primary sources, biographical resources, and information about U.S. and world history. Sources include Milestone Documents, The Decades, Great Lives from History, Great Events from History, Historical Encyclopedia of American Business, Musicians and Composers, Great Athletes, Weapons & Warfare, and American Immigration. more info.

Social Explorer
Create maps and reports to illustrate, analyze and understand demography and social change. Current and historical US Census, from 1790 to 2000, plus the first 2010 census data release. more info.

Student Resources in Context
Subjects include biography, literature, history, science, and multiculturalism. Includes full-text magazine and newspaper articles, primary documents, topical essays, biographies, critical analyses, timelines, photos and maps. more info.

U.S. History In Context
Primary documents, secondary sources, and journal articles covering all areas of U.S. history. Formerly titled History Resource Center: U.S. more info.

 

Websites

Library Subject Guide: U.S. History subtopic 
Websites and databases selected by librarians on United States History for this adult subject guide.

TeenLinks' U.S. History subtopic 
Websites and databases selected by librarians focused on United States history.

TeenLinks' U.S. Primary Sources subtopic 
Websites and databases selected by librarians focused on United States primary sources.



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