Site includes 3,162 English poems by 500 poets from Caedmon, in the Old English period, to the work of living poets today.
Children’s section offers imaginative ways to incorporate poetry in children’s lives, interviews with poets, and more. Includes an interactive poetry tool for searching through poems.
The site presents a collection of searchable texts, including court records, Colony laws, 17th century texts, research and analysis of various topics, biographical profiles of colonists, probate inventories, wills, maps, town and fort plans, and architectural and material culture studies.
Maps, texts, translations, and commentary for students of the ancient world.
Digital library from the George Washington Archives, including historical materials on Washington's life and times, as well as a selection of Washington's papers.
Exhaustive list of text-encoded books available for free online through various sources. Also includes banned book feature.
Guided tour through the history of the American West, following in the footsteps of filmmakers Ken Burns and Stephen Ives.
Background on the women of the White House.
A richly documented portrait of the author of The Scarlet Letter.
Annotated guide to Shakespeare resources on the Internet, including links to primary texts, information on the Globe Theatre, and aspects of Shakespearean theatrical performance.