Alexander Hamilton Exhibition

This NEH-funded exhibit offers a look at founding father Alexander Hamilton. The site features historical artifacts, virtual tours of Hamilton's life in New York and New Jersey, a document database, and a comprehensive timeline.

For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Through a host of media—including photographs, television and film, magazines, newspapers, posters, books, and pamphlets—the project explores the historic role of visual culture in shaping, influencing, and transforming the fight for racial equality and justice in the United States from the late-1940s to the mid-1970s.

National Hispanic Heritage Month

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Mexican poet Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz born

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American journalist and critic H. L. Mencken, of American born

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The Pueblo Revolt begins in New Mexico

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West Virginia Encyclopedia

This collection of free, authoritative source information about the history, politics, geography, and culture of the state of West Virginia is updated regularly to ensure that its contents are accurate and accessible. The editors are continually adding new entries, photographs, and maps so check back frequently to see what's new.

Encyclopedia Virginia

This collection of free, authoritative source information about the history, politics, geography, and culture of the state of Virginia is updated regularly to ensure that its contents are accurate and accessible. The editors are continually adding new entries, photographs, and maps so check back frequently to see what's new.

Handbook of Texas Online

This collection of free, authoritative source information about the history, politics, geography, and culture of the state of Texas is updated regularly to ensure that its contents are accurate and accessible. The editors are continually adding new entries, photographs, and maps so check back frequently to see what's new.

Dorothy Parker, American writer, poet, critic and wit, born

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