literary texts in the Heath Anthology and primary and secondary materials online
The Gilded Page is an index of major works on-line published between 1866 and 1901.
American Variety Stage; Vaudeville and Popular Entertainment 1870-1920 includes sound recordings, playbills, Yiddish and English playscripts, motion pictures, and material on Houdini (from American Memory).
The Life of a City: Early Films of New York, 1898-1906 is a collection of downloadable motion pictures from New York City (from American Memory).
Before and After the Great Earthquake and Fire: Early Films of San Francisco, 1897-1916 provides views of San Francisco from the turn-of-the-century (from American Memory).
The Evolution of the Conservation Movement 1850-1920 is a collection of electronic images, primary sources and descriptive material on various aspects of the conservation movement (from American Memory)
Anti-Imperialism in the United States, 1898-1935 provides primary materials from opponents of imperialism, including essays, speeches and pamphlets, major literary works, platforms of political parties and other resources.
On the Lower East Side: Observations of Life in Lower Manhattan at the Turn of the Century provides excerpts from primary sources on the Lower East Side on a range of topics (like Russian Jewish immigrants, the tenement problem, and child labor).
Metropolitan Lives; The Ashcan Artists and Their New York showcases the work of six major ashcan artists of the 1890s as well as information and primary source material on various aspects of life in New York during the period (from the Smithsonian Institute).
The Great Chicago Fire and the Web of Memory uses primary source materials to describe the Chicago fire and its aftermath as well as the various myths and contextual stories of the fire (from the Chicago Historical Society and the Trustees of Northwestern University).
Documenting the American South includes an index of on-line slave narratives.
The African-American Mosaic Exhibition: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture surveys the full range of the Library of Congress' African American collections.
The Britannica Guide to Black History is chronological index, spanning two hundred years of the African American experience, and contains essays on major figures, events, and groups from early slavery through abolition.
The Valley of the Shadow; Two Communities in the American Civil War provides material from Virginia and Pennsylvania during the Civil War, including diaries, newspapers, and public, church and military records.
Black History provides primary source material on slavery in Seacoast, New Hampshire
Connections: A Culturally Historical Prospective of West African to African American includes descriptive material and electronic images of primary sources on the history of West Africans, running from the kindoms of Mali, Ghana, and Songhay, through the Middle Passage and into slavery.
Distinguished Women of Past and Present provides biographical essays on many women authors and figures in American history.
19th Century American Women's Writers Web contains material on and by many women authors, as well as links to other pages on these authors; this extended electronic library is scheduled to go off-line in May.
Women in America, 1820-1842 includes texts by eighteen female travelers to answer the question of how accurately drawn is the picture of women in America in Beaumont's and de Tocqueville's Democracy in America.
Lesbian Poetry is a selection of poetry containing lesbian themes.
A Celebration of Women Authors is an index of important female authors with links to electronic texts of their works.
One Hundred Years toward Suffrage: An Overview is a timeline of suffrage history.
Gender Matters: An Overview provides descriptive material on Victorian gender issues and other fields that relate to gender issues.