Making of America

Searchable repository of monographs, journals, and imprints from 1840-1900 from Cornell University Library.

Louisiana Digital Library

Online library of over 84,000 digital materials about Louisiana's history, culture, places, and people.

Lost Museum

This museum is a fascinating, interactive 3-D look at what was once the United States’ most visited museum – until it mysteriously burned to the ground in 1865. Visitors can explore the virtual reconstruction and embedded resources, which can be used with classroom lessons, along with clues to the mystery of who set the fire.

Lost and Found Sound (NPR's "All Things Considered")

An online treasure of recordings that were thought lost or obscure which covers almost the whole spectrum of the American experience since the beginning of recorded sound.

Livius, Articles of Ancient History. A website on ancient history written and maintained since 1996 by the Dutch historian Jona Lendering.

Eisenhower and Wife watchin tv during Republican Convention, 1952

Living Room Candidate (Museum of the Moving Image)

The Internet is no longer a novelty but rather a necessary campaign tool. See how campaigns have learned how to operate in an increasingly complex online ecology and get their messages across through a variety of means.

Lire les Femmes Écrivains et les Littératures Africaines

Bilingual collection of material on Francophone African literature written by women since the 1970s.


Lincoln/Net presents historical materials from Abraham Lincoln's Illinois years (1830-1861), including Lincoln's writings and speeches, as well as other materials illuminating antebellum Illinois.

Lincoln Institute

The Lincoln Institute concentrates on providing support and assistance to scholars and groups involved in the study of the life of American's 16th President and the impact he had on the preservation of the Union, the emancipation of black slaves, and the development of democratic principles which have found worldwide application.

Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution

Provides an accessible and lively introduction to the French Revolution as well as an extraordinary archive of some of the most important documentary evidence from the Revolution.