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Discover quality websites on a range of topics and time periods.

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Fine Arts in Hungary

A handy feature of this site is the Guided Tours, designed to help users 'discover the territory of Hungarian fine arts.'
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COLLAGE The London Picture Archive

Reproductions of paintings, watercolors, drawings, and sculptures provide more than a glimpse into the history of London and London life from the 15th century to the present.
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LacusCurtius: Into the Roman World

Initiated in 1995, this site has developed into an impressive array of primary and secondary resources on ancient Rome
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The Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures

The collection calls attention to the way in which the emergence of the American Empire coincided with—and was in important ways shaped by—the birth of the cinema.
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Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy

The site is most valuable where it has gathered together extensive sources about a specific historical theme or event.
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Internet Medieval Sourcebook

The great advantage of this site is that primary sources have been assembled and categorized by a trained medievalist and active teacher, so that they are appropriate for a wide range of introductory history courses.
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Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature

the collection is arguably made more valuable and useful by its focus on a limited cultural and historical context and by its presentation of texts that are less well known and more difficult to locate.
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Vindolanda Tablets Online

This website offers a complete archive of the tablets including text images, transliterated texts, English translations, historical and archaeological background, and student exercises.
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Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center

The museum Yad Vashem is one of the foremost research centers for holocaust studies in the world.
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South Texas Border, 1900-1920: Photographs from the Robert Runyon Collection

These images represent a valuable visual record of life in the south Texas borderlands during the 1910s and 1920s, as well as an important window onto a relatively understudied phase of the Mexican Revolution.
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Epistolae: Medieval Women's Latin Letters

Epistolae presumes an already developed understanding among its readers of the medieval context in which these sources were generated.
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African American Women Writers of the 19th Century

Students might examine how the inclusion of African American women's perspectives alters more standardized narratives of American history.
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Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive

This archive houses a fantastic collection of source materials pertaining to the 160 women and men accused of witchcraft in the late 17th century in the Massachusetts Bay colony.
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Jewish Women's Archive

The Jewish Women’s Archive (JWA), a national non-profit organization, seeks to collect and promote the 'extraordinary stories of Jewish women.'
Thumbnail of a photo of women working in a factoryThere is also a great deal of material on the foundation of female education and on the women’s suffrage movement.

Canadian Women's History

There is also a great deal of material on the foundation of female education and on the women’s suffrage movement.
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Emory Women Writers Resource Project

The subjects covered are diverse and include commentaries on such topics as nature, native-white relations, emancipation, imperialism, social and sexual mores, wet nursing, Christianity, and women’s suffrage.
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Louisa's World

[Instructors] might invite students to reconstruct Collins’s expectations and attitudes towards various topics, tracing perspectives that she noted as exceptional.
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Mapping Margery Kempe: A Guide to Late Medieval Material and Spiritual Life

This website is a collection of resources, particularly strong in visual content, that examines the social context in which Kempe produced her narrative.
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New York Public Library Digital Collections

The NYPL Digital Collection provides access to over 755,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities, including illuminated manuscripts, vintage posters, illustrated books, and printed ephemera.
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Robert E. Williams Photographic Collection

These arresting images document telling elements of African Americans' daily lives in Georgia during this period.