United States (1877-1929): Specialized Collections
Collection of primary documents on World War I from national libraries in Europe as well as members of the public. Includes diaries, letters, photos, films, documents and postcards.
Database documenting the experiences in North America of immigrants from across the globe. The collection can be searched by facets such as 'age when writing', 'point of departure', and 'occupation', etc. or can be browsed by place ('where written', 'where sent', 'discussed'), nationality, and personal events experienced.
Online reference work on World War One with contributions from historians and researchers from many countries.
Hundreds of primary source documents, photographs, drawings, maps, and other American history materials drawn from the holdings of the National Archives. Large collections on aviation and space, civil rights, Civil War, founders and founding documents, presidents, and World War II. Images can be used in papers and presentations.
Primary sources on the history of the social settlement movement and Hull-House, immigrant communities in Chicago, and reformer Jane Addams. From the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1836-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. From the Library of Congress.
Harvard University Library digital collection of primary source materials (books, pamphlets, photographs, maps, manuscripts, diaries, etc.) providing a window into the lives of ordinary immigrants to the United States. Focus is on voluntary immigration in the 19th century.
Full text of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle (1841 – 1955) and Booklyn Life (1890 – 1924).
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 oral histories documenting the activities of leaders and participants in the women's suffrage movement in the United States. From the University of California, Berkeley.