From Duke University, presents images and
information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian
newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Covers five
subject areas: Beauty and Hygiene, Transportation, Radio,
Television, and World War II.
AMDOCS: Documents for the Study of American History
Presents primary source materials
arranged by century, time period, and event.
Provides over 7 million primary source
materials relating to the history and culture of the United States.
American Quarterly Access is provided to
the official publication of the American Studies Association, American
Quarterly (1949-1995), via the
database (access to GC community only). American Quarterly is listed
under Journal List: History.
American Studies Association
"The American Studies Association,
founded in 1951, exists to promote and encourage the study of American
culture--past and present."
Studies Crossroads Project "Crossroads is an international networking
and curriculum innovation project of the American Studies Association with
sponsorship from Georgetown University...Contains pedagogical, scholarly,
and institutional information for the international American Studies
Documenting the American South
Provides a collection of resources on
Southern history, literature and culture from the Colonial Period through
the early twentieth century. It is organized into the following
Narratives of the American South, Library of Southern Literature,
North American Slave Narratives, The Southern
Homefront, 1861-1865, The Church in the Southern Black Community
Maps of the United States From the Perry-Castaņeda Library, a collection
of maps that detail Early Inhabitants, Exploration and Settlement, U.S.
Territorial Growth, Military History, and Later Historical Maps is
provided. Also available is a link to U.S. Historical Maps on Other Web Sites.
Literature and Culture of the American 1950s
From the University of Pennsylvania, this
site provides an alphabetical list of web links about the 1950s that
includes information about everything from the atomic bomb to the Yalta
Smithsonian Museums and Research Centers
Historical Census Data Browser
Provides data that describe the people and the
economy of the United States for each state and county from 1790 to 1960.
Western History Resources Provides a multitude
of topical links to information about the American West. "Under
each topic heading, you will find collections of primary and secondary
documents, biographical and bibliographical resources, lists of hot links
to other sites of interest, and images."
Women and Social
Movements in the United States, 1820-1940 "Contains 28
editorial projects undertaken by undergraduate and graduate students at the
State University of New York at Binghamton... Each project poses an
interpretive question and provides a collection of documents that address
the question. Altogether the site includes almost 600 documents and nearly
Studies Section Links: Women and Art Sites
"Provides a selective, annotated list of links with information on
women in the visual arts." Links include: Collections,
Exhibitions and Museums, Education and Information, Organizations and
Associations, Regional/National, Women Artists.