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Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

Enhancing access to America's historic newspapers. This site allows you to search view, clip, and save newspaper pages from 1836 through 1922, as well as find information about American newspapers published between 1690 and the present.

China Historical GIS

A database of populated places and historical administrative units for the period of Chinese history between 222 BCE and 1911 CE. CHGIS provides a base GIS platform for researchers to use in spatial analysis, temporal statistical modeling, and representation of selected historical units as digital maps.

Children in Urban America

An online archive funded by Marquette University and the National Endowment for the Humanities that shows the many ways children experienced city life during the last century and a half.

Center for the Liberal Arts

Maintained by the University of Virginia, this site provides educators with a wealth of humanities resources for their classrooms and help in using technology effectively.

Center for History and New Media

The center uses digital media and computer technology to democratize history—to incorporate multiple voices, reach diverse audiences, and encourage popular participation in presenting and preserving the past.

U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission

This website, established to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ flight, has a “comprehensive collection of outstanding educational essays, multimedia and links regarding the history of flight.”

Cave of Lascaux

Sponsored by the French Ministry of Culture, the site contains captivating images and information about the cave of Lascaux. Links included are to other archaeological sites, the history of the discovery of the cave, and interactive exercises for teachers and students.

CampSilos: The Grout Museum Excursion

Activities designed to help students understand, interpret and appreciate the story of immigration to the Midwest.

C-SPAN Classroom

Video clips on the three branches of government and the Constitution, accompanied by discussion questions for the classroom.

Building Community: Medieval Technology and American History

Collection of short essays and scholarship on early Americans’ transport and subsequent use of Old World technologies in building up America.