United States (General): Other Suggested Resources

March 23, 2011

Readers' Guide Retrospective

Index of articles published in popular press magazines from 1890 through 1982.

August 15, 2008

American Periodicals Series Online

Digitized images from American magazines and journals that originated between 1741 and 1900. Includes general interest magazines, children's publications, women's magazines, and literary and professional journals.

August 15, 2008

Historical Census Browser

Contains data from the 1790-1960 US Housing and Population censuses. Browse by state or county by topic, produce tables, and/or create ratios. Also includes "Map it" feature which generates interactive maps at the national, state or county levels.

August 15, 2008

Historical Statistics of the United States

Demographic, economic, and social statistics of the United States from colonial times to the end of the 20th century. Data can be searched, downloaded, and graphed.

August 15, 2008

American Years: A Chronology of United States History

Year-by-year review of United States history with significant occurrences organized under the following headings: international, national, business/industry/inventions, transportation, science/medicine, education, religion, art/music, literature/journalism, entertainment, and sports.

August 15, 2008

American Eras

Multi-volume chronology of United States history from the period of European exploration to the end of the nineteenth century. Volumes are divided by time period and organized into chapters on world events, the arts, business and the economy, communications, education, government and politics, law and justice, lifestyles and social trends, religion, science and medicine, and sports and recreation.

August 15, 2008

American Decades

Multi-volume chronology of United States history during the twentieth century. Volumes are divided by decade and are organized into chapters on world events, the arts, business and the economy, education, fashion, government and politics, law and justice, lifestyles and social trends, media, medicine and health, religion, science and technology, and sports.

August 15, 2008

Dictionary of American History

Encyclopedic survey of American history in ten volumes. Signed essays explore the country's political, military, economic, social, and cultural history. Brief, annotated bibliographies are included for each entry.

August 15, 2008

AHA Guide to Historical Literature

Highly selective, annotated bibliography of books and articles in every field of historical scholarship. Bibliographies are organized geographically and further subdivided by time period and topic.

August 15, 2008

Encyclopedia of American Social History

Scholarly essays with annotated bibliographies surveying American social history. Topics include: periods of social change; processes of social change; ethnic and racial subcultures; regionalism and regional subcultures; space and place; patterns of everyday life; work and labor; popular culture and recreation; family history; social problems; science and technology; and education.

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