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American South

Documenting the American South (slave narratives, first person narratives on life in the South, lots more.

The Valley of the Shadow Project

newspapers, maps, church records, military records, letter and diaries, and public records from Staunton, Virginia and Chambersburg, Pennsylvania in the years immediately preceding, during and immediately after the American Civil War.

American Memory Project

Library of Congress site containing more than 7 million digital items from 100 historical collections related to American history and culture

Cornwell University.

Digitized collection Duke University

Documents on Women's Liberation Movement, American Sheet Music and collection of American advertising


National Archives

Australian War Memorial- war records, POW records, Pictures, War crime trial records, diaries, more

University of Virginia Library

University of Virginia Electronic Text - 1800 publicly available ebooks such as legal documents, historical texts, religious texts, best sellers and more, includes copies of American Colony Charters

Virginia Heritage Collection includes collections held by College of William and Mary, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, George Mason University, James Madison University, Library of Virginia, Old Dominion University, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University and more.

Berkeley and University of California

Online Archive of California

American Heritage Virtual Archive

Museums and the Online Archive of California

Yale University Finding Aid Database