Archives, Museums, and Libraries
Other Links to Primary Sources
Hyper History On-line
Comprehensive site covering 3,000 years of world history using text, images, and web links to provide essential reference information for teachers and students.
Center for History and New Media
sponsors a variety of digital history projects incorporating primary sources for studying history.
Humanities Text Initiative
of the University of Michigan provides access to full-text editions of a wide variety of historical primary sources in many areas.
is an interactive website from the National Archives with more than 1,200 items, including official documents, personal accounts, images, and maps.
Archive of American Politics
at Rutgers University's Eagleton Institute of Politics includes a variety of electronic reproductions of primary sources from all eras of American political history.
Public Papers of the Presidency
includes a wide range of primary source material on the public communications of American presidents, as well as election data and statistical information.
Illinois History Resource Page
Explore the history of Illinois on this state website, with lots of links to related websites.
History Links for K-12 Educators
Best of History Web Sites
contains annotated links to over 1,000 history websites, as well as links to hundreds of quality K-12 history lesson plans, history teacher guides, and history activities, games, and quizzes.
Designed for high school and college teachers of U.S. History survey courses, this site serves as a gateway to Web resources and offers unique teaching materials, first-person primary documents, and threaded discussions on teaching U.S. history.
National History Education Clearinghouse
includes access to a wide range of teaching materials, teaching strategies, and historical web sites of interest to secondary school teachers.
National Council for History Education
is a non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting the importance of history in schools and in society.
Moments in American History
includes a variety of on-line historical mini-documentaries produced with a Teaching American History grant.
National Park Service "Teaching With Historic Places"
includes materials and ideas for using the nation's historic sites as foci for units and lesson plans.
Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History
offers a variety of American history teaching resources, including teaching modules and lesson plans.
National Constitution Center
offers a variety of methods and materials to aid history and social studies teachers in their mission to inspire active citizenship in their students.