United States (General): Specialized Collections

August 15, 2008

American Rhetoric

Collection of full text, audio and video versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, and other recorded media events. The site also includes sections devoted to rhetorical devices, Christian rhetoric, 9/11 rhetoric, movie speeches, and political speeches.

August 15, 2008

CQ Voting and Elections Collection

Data and analysis on U.S. presidential, congressional, and gubernatorial elections, plus information on voter demographics and political parties. Includes biographical information on candidates and some election speeches.

August 15, 2008

Urban Planning, 1794-1918

Collection of primary source documents on urban planning. Includes 185 journal articles, conference reports, book excerpts, and government documents with brief introductions.

August 15, 2008

Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy

Collection of historical documents related to law, economics, politics, diplomacy and government.

August 15, 2008


Index of articles on women's history from history and women's studies journals. Emphasis on social history, particularly labor history. From the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam.

August 15, 2008

American Memory

Collection of primary sources relating to the history and culture of the United States from the Library of Congress.

August 15, 2008

Discovering American Women's History Online

Gateway to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States


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