United States (1861-1877): Specialized Collections
Digitized books, manuscripts, images, magazines, and catalogs from Harvard University libraries and museums on women in the U.S. economy from 1800-1930.
Collection of primary and secondary sources related to the history of Pittsburgh and the surrounding region from the 18th century to the early 20th century. The site, from The University of Pittsburgh, includes over 300 books, nearly 600 maps, census schedules, and a timeline.
Contains approximately 2,000 items (16,000 images) relating to Douglass's life as an escaped slave, abolitionist, editor, orator, and public servant. The papers span the years 1841 to 1964, with the bulk of the material from 1862 to 1895.
Collection of 351 pamphlets by African Americans and others from the Library of Congress's Daniel A. P. Murray Collection, 1818-1907. The bulk of the material was published between 1875 and 1900 and includes public orations, organization records, personal narratives, legal documents, and literary works. Topics covered include segregation, voting rights, violence against African Americans, and the colonization movement.
Collection of primary sources about Chicago during the period before and after the great fire of 1871.
Full text of eleven decisions reflecting the Supreme Court's changing attitude toward race, from Scott v. Sanford to Brown v. Board of Education.
Compilation of U.S. treaties, laws, and executive orders pertaining to Native American Indian tribes from 1778 to 1971.
Collection of primary sources on Southern history, literature and culture from the late colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century. Includes collections of slave narratives, Southern literature, and materials related to the church in the black community.
Records of the Continental Congress, the Constitutional Convention, and the 1st-43rd United States Congresses.