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WEST VALLEY COLLEGE
DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY
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LINKS AND RESOURCES

U.S. Government Resources (Archived photos, artifacts, and documents)

bullet LIBRARY OF CONGRESS -- Images and artifacts from American History
bullet NATIONAL ARCHIVES -- Historical pictures and documents in their On-Line Exhibit Hall.
bullet NATIONAL PARKS SERVICES -- Historical sites maintained by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
bullet FIRST.GOV -- The U.S. government's web portal to government web pages throughout the Net.
bullet THE LEARNING PAGE -- Vast collection of historical topics from the Library of Congress' American Memory Project.

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U.S. Capitol, 1824


Historical Documents

bullet AVALON PROJECT -- 20th Century historical documents from Yale University's web collection.
bullet HISTORICAL TEXT ARCHIVES -- high quality articles, books, essays, documents, historical photos, and links, screened for content, for a broad range of historical subjects.
bullet HISTORY MATTERS -- Designed for high school and college teachers of U.S. History courses. This site serves as a gateway to Web resources and offers useful materials for teaching U.S. history.
bullet INTERNET ARCHIVE -- a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.
bullet INTERNET MODERN HISTORY SOURCEBOOK -- An excellent collection of documents on a wide range of historical topics.
bullet VOICE OF THE SHUTTLE -- American history web site with primary documents and essays.


Photos, Cartoons, and Sounds

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bullet EARTH STATION -- Collection of photos and sounds from American history.
bullet HARPWEEK -- Cartoons and articles from the 19th Century issues of Harper's. A GREAT site!!!
bullet HISTORY AND POLITICS OUT LOUD -- A searchable archive of politically significant audio material.
bullet PICTURE HISTORY -- Online archive of images and film footage of more than 200 years of American history.
bullet PICTURING THE CENTURY -- 100 years of 20th Century photography from the National Archives.

bullet MUSIC FROM HISTORICAL PERIODS -- No actual music here, but some good reference articles.
bullet THOMAS NAST -- A site devoted to analyzing this famous cartoonist's work from the 19th century.


Historical Associations and Organizations

bullet AMERICAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
bullet ASSOCIATION OF ANCIENT HISTORIANS
bullet ASSOCIATION FOR ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES
bullet COMMUNITY COLLEGE HUMANITIES ASSOCIATION
bullet JOURNAL OF BLACK STUDIES AND RESEARCH
bullet LABOR AND WORKING CLASS HISTORY ASSOCIATION
bullet LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION
bullet NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR ETHNIC STUDIES
bullet NATIONAL HISTORY DAY
bullet ORAL HISTORY ASSOCIATION
bullet ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN HISTORIANS
bullet PHI ALPHA THETA
bullet THE SOCIETY FOR HISTORIANS OF FOREIGN RELATIONS
bullet SOUTHWEST LABOR STUDIES ASSOCIATION
bullet URBAN HISTORY ASSOCIATION
bullet WESTERN HISTORY ASSOCIATION
bullet WORLD HISTORY ASSOCIATION

bullet ADDITIONAL LINKS -- The American Historical Association also provides a comprehensive list.


Local College/University History Programs

bullet CSU SACRAMENTO
bullet CSU SAN JOSE
bullet CSU SAN FRANCISCO
bullet MILLS COLLEGE
bullet ST. MARY'S COLLEGE
bullet SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY
bullet UC BERKELEY
bullet UC DAVIS
bullet UC SANTA CRUZ

 

 
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