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History & Biography Websites

You can search our collection of History & Biography sites individually by clicking on the links on the left side of the page below, or you can search all the sites listed at once using the Google Search box.


American Memory Project
Library of Congress
The home page for the American Memory Historical Collections from the Library of Congress.

Provides a chronology of historical events from before 1600 through 1969, a chronology about blacks in the western United States, and a list of sources.

History Matters
American Social History Project Center for Media and Learning at CUNY and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University
Designed for high school and college teachers and students, this site serves as a gateway to web resources and offers other useful materials for teaching U.S. history.

Internet History Sourcebook Project
Fordham University
A collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts covering ancient, medieval and modern history as well as historical documents from many areas of the world.

National Women's History Project
Recognizes and celebrates the achievements of women throughout history.

PBS History
Directory of history-related broadcast series and programs produced by PBS: American Experience, American Masters, Frontline, Ken Burns's American Stories, NOVA, and P.O.V.

Primary Documents in American History
Offers a list of some of the most important documents in American history from 1763 to 1877.


Academy of Achievement
This site depicts the achievements of "extraordinary individuals who have shaped the twentieth century."

Part of the large site, this section boasts over 30,000 biographies of historical and contemporary figures.

Official site of A&E's Biography television series. Includes the searchable text of 15,000 entries from The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia.

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