The Chicago History Museum stands at the crossroads of Americas past and its future. If you live in Chicago or visit here and are curious about the citys past present and future the Museum should be your first stop.
The home page for the American Memory Historical Collections from the Library of Congress. American Memory provides free access to historical images maps sound recordings and motion pictures that document the American experience.
From Revolution to Reconstruction and what happened afterwards. A project on American History containing outlines of American History & Culture sourcematerials essays biographies presidential information
The New Deal Network an educational guide to the Great Depression of the 1930s is sponsored by the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute. Development of the NDN was funded in part through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The Library of Congress. The Library of Congress is the nations oldest federal cultural institution and it serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world with more than 120 million items.
Mount Vernon is the most popular historic estate in America and is open 365 days a year. Mount Vernon does not accept grants from federal state or local governments and no tax dollars are expended to support its purposes
The Great Chicago Fire and the Web of Memory an online exhibition produced to mark the 125th anniversary of one of the most famous events in American history as well as the most formative event in the history of Chicago.