Last Updated: Jan 11, 2013
- American Decades Primary Sources
Cross-disciplinary source spanning the 20th century. Each volume in the set includes full or excerpted primary sources representing the seminal issues, themes, movements and events from a decade. Includes oral histories, songs, speeches, advertisements, TV, play and movie scripts, letters, laws, legal decisions, newspaper articles, cartoons, recipes, and more.
- American Inaugurals: The Speeches, The Presidents, and Their Times
Presents the inaugural addresses of each of the 43 United States Presidents. Each entry includes a brief biography, a list of important events during that president's term of office, the actual text of the speech, and notable quotes. Illustrated with portraits and reproductions of period paintings, photos, and engravings.
- American Folklife Center
Digital collection of images, sounds, and written accounts of American cultural and traditional life.
- American Memory from the Library of Congress
Digital collection of images, maps, photos from American History.
- New York Times Historical
This database is available from Shoreline Community College library. You can access it from home with your Shoreline email address. The New York Times is available from 1857.
- Smithsonian Institute
Search over 6.4 million records with 536,000 images, video and sound files, electronic journals and other resources.