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

Zooniverse is a platform where researchers can build projects and solicit the help of volunteers to process data.
Poster for solidarity with South Africa features a profile of a face with an outline of Africa

African Activist Archive

This archive serves as a general reference place for primary sources, as well as a starting point for focused research projects into specific organizations, as well as examinations on how activism is documented.
Black and white photograph of what appears to be a black family from what appears to be the antebellum period, with several children and a few adult men and women, standing in front of a white house with a chimney. Behind the house is a wooded area.

Saving Slave Houses

The author [discusses things] such as preservation and documentation, to show the relevance and impact of work that deals with the history of enslavement.
Image of a map showing the east coast of the United States

Running Reality

This site is great for teaching students about geographical analysis and how historical events affect the physical environment and territories of people and groups.
Black and white photograph of six school girls

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

One of the key features of the website are the digital collections related to women’s lives during the Qajar period with sources and collections from both private family collections as well as archival holdings.
Image of a trefoil tracery in the cathedral ceiling at Sainte-Chapelle

Paris Past and Present

This site works as a supplement to classroom discussions about urban architecture in medieval France, or even for [those] who want to see visual reconstructions of the historical buildings.
Photograph of the Khafre pyramid

Digital Giza: The Giza Project at Harvard University

The website itself has 3D reconstructions...a glossary which gives brief descriptions of people and places, terms, and acronyms... [and links to] NEH lesson plans, Egyptology videos, blogs, and other related sources.
Vintage illustration of a woman plucking fruit, with the words Works for Victory, 1945 below in italicised font

Historic Government Publications from World War II

Easy to use, chockful of useful content, and easy to access even when offline, Historic Government Publications from World War II shows that repositories do not need to be overly complicated to achieve good things.
Drawing of two men, with a white man that is presumably Thomas Clarkson in the foreground, and a black man in the background. They are both dressed in colonial-era clothing.

The Abolition of Slavery Project

By breaking up the site into different areas of focus, such as enslavement itself and abolition, it allows itself to be easily navigable by students and scholars alike.
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Chinese Text Project

largest database of pre-modern Chinese text digitally available...[which] focuses specifically on pre-Qin and Han dynasty works, as well as post-Han dynasty texts.

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