- Links to the best information on the
internet regarding the Titanic.
History of the United States - Good
summary of US History.
Girls Professional Baseball League 1943-1954-
The league was the brainchild and social experiment of Philip K. Wrigley
the chewing-gum mogul who had inherited the Chicago Cubs major league
baseball franchise from his father. In 1943 American men were serving
in the armed forces during the second world war and it was then Mr.
Wrigley developed the idea of women playing professional baseball
which eventually grew into the All-American Girls Professional Baseball
Memory Exhibit" - Library of Congress-
American Memory consists of primary source and archival
materials relating to American culture and history. These historical
collections are the key contribution of the Library of Congress to
the National Digital Library. Most of these offerings are from the
Library's unparalleled special collections.
city of Athens -THE ANCIENT CITY OF
ATHENS is a photographic archive of the archaeological and architectural
remains of ancient Athens (Greece). It is intended primarily as a
resource for students of classical languages, civilization, art, archaeology,
and history at Indiana University who may wish to take a "virtual
tour" of the chief excavated regions and extant monuments.
Search- is pleased to make the following
databases available FREE to our visitors. What you see below represents
the largest collection of freely Searchable genealogy information
on the World Wide Web. Be sure to return often because new information
will be available here on a regular basis.
in the US, 1898-1935 -These pages introduce the first
organizations formed to oppose U.S. territorial and economic imperialism
and make available some of the otherwise hard-to-find documents they
produced. Among these is a large collection of anti-imperialist literature.
Much of it was written by authors whose works are still appreciated
and studied today but whose roles in the anti-imperialist movement
are not widely known.
Here you will find primary source material-- all
digitally displayed-- from 18th Century America. An array of original
newspapers, maps and writings-- authentic documents that form an historical
record of a significant time in the American experience.
HISTORY by Encyberpedia
- Complete listing
of the best aviation history sites and museums on the Internet. You
can fly through time with the famous aviators and their flying machines
on this site.
Dictionary- This dictionary contains biographical
information on over 18,000 people from ancient times to the present
day. These are the notable men and women who have shaped our world.
Information contained in the Dictionary includes birth and death years,
professions, positions held, literary and artistic works and other
& Medieval Studies Sites
-Red Hot & New- Links to lots
of informative Medieval sites.
CATACOMBS OF ROME-Red Hot & New-- History
of the Roman catacombs, discussion of their importance, notes on Christian
symbols from the period, a map and more. The site is presented in
a number of languages, including Italian, French, German and Polish.
Plan your 20th-Century Visit of the historic capital.
Learn what to see, where to stay, and what you can expect in a typical
day about town. Meet the people, experience colonial life, see the
places, and browse the colonial dateline.
History of AT&T Labs-
They pioneered the technologies that have brought together
computers and communication. To understand these technologies today,
it helps to know their history. These AT&T Labs innovations have
shaped -- and are shaping -- our information-driven world
of the United States
- The Federal Convention convened in the State House
(Independence Hall) in Philadelphia on May 14, 1787, to revise the
Articles of Confederation. Because the delegations from only two states
were at first present, the members adjourned from day to day until
a quorum of seven states was obtained on May 25. Through discussion
and debate it became clear by mid-June that, rather than amend the
existing Articles, the Convention would draft an entirely new frame
- Online Costuming Sources for Historical,
Science Fiction & Fantasy Costumes
Charters of Freedom
- This exhibit from the National Archives features
the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of
The exhibition examines the first sustained contacts
between American people and European explorers, conquerors and settlers
from 1492 to 1600. During this period, in the wake of Columbus's voyages,
Africans also arrived in the hemisphere, usually as slaves. All of
these encounters, some brutal and traumatic, others more gradual,
irreversibly changed the way in which peoples in the Americas led
Early Church On-Line Encyclopedia (Ecole)
Initiative is a cooperative effort on the part of scholars across
the Internet to establish a hypertext encyclopedia of early Church
history (to the Reformation) on the World-Wide Web
of Egypt This
is a good reference on Pharaonic history. It is well linked back to
other references and we will soon be adding comprehensive histories
of the Graeco-Roman and Islamic Periods, as well as expanding the
information on the Predynastic period. The site also includes Monuments
in Egypt, Rulers of Ancient Egypt, Ancient Egyptian Gods, Egyptian
Book of the Dead and Glossary of Term.
First Ladies of the United States A
portrait and biographical sketch of each First Lady
FOUNDING FATHERS - Delegates to the
U.S. Constitutional Convention
and Indian War Dedicated to the French Soldiers
who came to Canada from 1755-1763 to fight in the French and Indian
Egypt Homepage - Introduction to ancient Egypt
America - USA World and United States History-Americans
of Hispanic Heritage have a sophisticated ancestry which dates back
hundreds of years, exploring and settling our Country before the War
of Independence. These web sites are a view of the contributions of
Hispanics to the United States of America.
Channel If history is your passion you'll love
the official History Channel home page. These folks know history and
they want you to know it too! You'll find plenty to keep you amused
and entertained here, from games (including Uncover the Secrets of
the Pharaoh), the History Events Calendar (a listing of historical
events) and This Day in History, where you can find out... what happened
any day of the year. And don't forget to drop into the Great Speeches
archive and the History Store, where you can find books, videos and
of Europe, Russian and Eastern Europe Part of the
History/Social Studies Web Site for K-12 Teachers
Maps of the United StatesThe Perry-Castañeda Library
Map Collection - University of Texas at Austin
History of the Mystery- An interactive journey through
the mystery, with information, pictures, links to websites, original
stories, and more. A detailed evolution of the mystery from Poe to
the present day, with links to expanded Topic Areas
Speeches heard using real audio- Short speeches
by Amelia Earhart, Anwar Sadat, Babe Ruth, Betty Ford, Big Ben, CF
Kettering, Edwin Booth, GW Carver, Isaac Asimov, Ray Eliot, Robert
Taft, and Will Rogers. You need to download Real Audio
to hear this.
Presidential Speeches heard using real audio-
Bush, Carter, Cleveland, Clinton, Coolidge,
Eisenhower, Ford, Harding, Hoover, Johnson, Kennedy, McKinley, Nixon,
Kerstein, Reagan, Roosevelt, Taft, Truman and Wilson. You need to
download Real Audio
to hear this.
of Money History of Money from Ancient Times to
the Present Day
on the Internet -New-
Includes links to Introduction and chronology Agencies for Time (National
and International), Books and Journals on Clocks and Watches, Clockmaking
& Watchmaking, Commercial Firms for Clocks and Watches, Data Archives:
File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Discussion: Mailing Lists / Newsgroups
/ Bulletin Boards, Education in Clockmaking and Watchmaking, History
of Horology, Home Pages and Indexes Museums of Clocks and Watches,
Hindenburg Disaster - Red
Hot & New-recorded May 6, 1937 (39:04) - Real Audio
recording of the Hindenburg Disaster - You need to download Real Audio
to hear this.
Text Archive, The
of Science, Technology and Medicine
History Net -The National Historical Society's
History Net brings online interesting facts about movers and shakers
who have been. Several text articles each week feature various high
points of history, written in a fun accessible style. Follow a teaser
about the Battle of Tewksbury to the full-text version. Use the nice
search engine to find your facts about aviation's past, the Civil
War, Vietnam, or any other topic of the more than 160 entries online
already. Browse through this date's memorable events or test your
history prowess with the daily quiz. It's a painless way to learn
about where our world has been.
Resource for Historians This Index is maintained
jointly by the Department of History of the University of Kansas and
the Lehrstuhl für Ältere deutsche Literaturwissenschaft der Universität
Hot & New- Washington, DC
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is America's national
institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust
history, and serves as this country's memorial to the millions of
people murdered during the Holocaust.
History Online-Red Hot & New-The
design of HyperHistory is based on the World History Chart and covers
3000 years of World History.
Surfing Museum located in Huntington Beach, California
is home to a collection of some of the most significant artifacts
in the history of surfing. With surf music and videos playing in the
background, you'll be in the mood to view the many fine exhibits.
Assassination Home Page, The
Carta - King John of England agreed, in 1215, to
the demands of his baronsand authorized that handwritten copies of
Magna Carta be prepared on parchment, affixed with his seal, and publicly
read throughout the realm.Thus he bound not only himself but his "heirs,
for ever" to grant "to allfreemen of our kingdom" the
rights and liberties the great charter described. With Magna Carta,
King John placed himself and England's future sovereigns and magistrates
within the rule of law.
Plan - As the war-torn nations of Europe faced
famine and economic crisis in the wake of World War II, the United
States proposed to rebuild the continent in the interest of political
stability and a healthy world economy.
Medieval Castle Page Welcome to my web page on
medieval British castles. This page is the culmination of a humanities
project researching the development of the castle. I have included
sections on the history of the castle in Britain and details on several
common types. There is also a page on siege warfare, one of the factors
that greatly influenced castle development. Enjoy!
Cristo(tm) Gold Mine - The history of the Famous
Monte Cristo(tm) Gold Mine lies well up on the chaparral-coated slopes
of Roundtop Mountain, around Mill Creek and Ootsark canyon in the
San Gabriel Mountains.
Exhibits in Women's History
American Navigator-Red Hot & New-The
Native American Navigator is an interface for geographical, historical,
topical and keyword-based student inquiry on topics related to Native
American history and culture in the United States. Clickable maps,
an extensive timeline, a web of topics pages and a site & network-wide
search page make the four corners of the Navigator's Medicine Wheel.
for Documents on Nazi Gold - During the past 14
months NARA's Textual Reference Division at College Park has directly
assisted more than one hundred researchers interested in records relating
to Nazi looted gold, Jewish assets in Swiss banks, and a variety of
League Baseball Leagues-Red
Hot & New-
The Official Site of the Negro Baseball Leagues. Imagine modern-day
baseball without the likes of the Birmingham Black Barons' Willie
Mays, or the the Kansas City Monarchs' Jackie Robinson and Ernie Banks,
or the Indianapolis Clowns' Hank Aaron, or the Baltimore Elite Giants'
Roy Campanella, or the Newark Eagles' Monte Irvin. These men were
products of the Negro Leagues and are now enshrined in baseball's
most hallowed memorial -- Cooperstown's National Baseball Hall of
this day in History-New- Information
of HISTORIC EVENTS & BIRTH-DATES
Desert Storm Briefing Book
- dedicated to Romani (Gypsy) culture and
history and to extending awareness of the continuous Roma struggle
to achieve and maintain dignity and freedom. The Patrin is a
learning resource and information center about Romani culture, social
issues, and current events. To Roma the world over, we send the message
... We Will Remember!
Forum - University of Virginia
Inaugural Addresses INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE
PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES
of the United States of America - A portrait and
biographical sketch of each President
from the Dead Sea an Exhibit at the Library of
Congress, Washington, DC. The exhibition Scrolls From the Dead Sea:
The Ancient Library of Qumran and Modern Scholarship brings before
the American people a selection from the scrolls which have been the
subject of intense public interest.
Wonders of the Ancient World, The
- Middle East History
St. Louis World's Fair -The World's Fair of 1904 celebrated
the Centennial of the Louisiana Purchase, an event in American history
having an importance secondary only to the Declaration of Independence.
The Territory acquired from France by this purchase embraced all the
land lying between the Mississippi River and the crest of the Rocky
Mountains, and its ownership by the United States made possible the
extension of the nation's boundaries to the Pacific Ocean
- The Alamo - Texas, Texans, and the Alamo-
An Online Exhibit of The Barker Texas History collection which contains
books, manuscript collections, maps, newspapers, and other materials
that document the historical development of Texas from Spanish colonization
to the present day. Among its holdings are these items relating to
Anglo-American settlement, the Texas Revolution, and the Texas Republic.
Day in History - Red Hot & New-The
History Channel Time Machine has brought you to...today! You see,
this is a very important day in history...Or, use the controls to
travel to the date that means the most to you.
States History seeks to help those who have history
projects, answer questions you may have, or even pose new questions
History Archives are a repository for documents that support an understanding
of world history and the struggle for social progress. They are associated
with a collection of resources for the study of world history called
Gateway to World History.
pages contain information on the people, places, and events that comprised
one of the worst calamities of modern history.
History This exhibit highlights the contributions
of the thousands of Americans, both military and civilian, who served
their country during World War II. Documents from the National Archives
and Records Administration's (NARA) National Personnel Records Center
in St. Louis form the core of the exhibit. For those who lived through
the Second World War, this exhibit may help them recall their experiences.
For those who did not, it is hoped they will gain a deeper understanding
of the sacrifice and commitment of those Americans who, after almost
4 years, were "A People at War."