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U.S. History (broad)
|Library of Congress
|National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
||100 Milestone Documents: Documents in the National Archives and Records Administration that chronicle the history of the United States from 1776 to 1965
||DocsTeach, which provides thousands of documents and images from the National Archives as well as learning activities and lessons
|National Park Service
||National Register of Historic Places, "Teaching with Historic Places"
|National Museum of African American History and Culture
||A museum that seeks to teach American History through the lens of the African American Experience
||Smithsonian Institution website
||Pages for educators
|Making of America (University of Michigan and Cornell University)
||A digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.
||Medicine and Madison Avenue
|University of California, San Francisco
||Legacy Tobacco Documents Library (LTDL): this digital library contains more than 13 million documents (70+ million pages) and 7,600 video and audio recordings created by major tobacco companies related to their advertising, manufacturing, marketing, sales, and scientific research activities.
|American Museum of Natural History
||Resources for learning
|Museum of the Moving Image
||The Living Room Candidate: Presidential Campaign Commercials, 1952-2008
||AdAccess: advertisements from the J. Walter Thompson Company Competitive Advertisements Collection
Northeast Regional History
Other Resources for Finding and Evaluating Online Primary Sources
- EDSITEment — the Best of the Humanities on the Web: (National Endowment for the Humanities)