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American History Print Page

Selected Library Resources

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Battle Hymns: the power and popularity of music in the Civil War - Christian McWhirter
Call Number: Main 781.640973 M257b
ISBN: 0807835501
Publication Date: 2012-03-19

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Ethan Allen : his life and times - Willard Sterne Randall
Call Number: Main 973.331092 AL534r
ISBN: 0393076652
Publication Date: 2011-08-22

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Showdown at the 1964 Democratic Convention : Lyndon Johnson, Mississippi and civil rights - John C. Skipper
Call Number: Main 973.923 Sk36s 2012
ISBN: 0786461616
Publication Date: 2012-03-20

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The Columbia Guide to Religion in American History - Paul Harvey (Editor); Edward J. Blum (Editor)
Call Number: Main 200.973 C723h 2012
ISBN: 0231140207
Publication Date: 2012-02-14

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The Idea of America : reflections on the birth of the United States - Gordon S. Wood
Call Number: Main 973.3 W85i
ISBN: 1594202907
Publication Date: 2011-05-12

American History on the Web

  • American Memory
    Primary source and archival materials relating to American culture and history from the Library of Congress, as part of the National Digital Library. Research tools, educational resources, and related LOC collections provided.
  • Documenting the American South
    Details the rise of Southern secessionism using first-hand written accounts, literature and narratives from the time period.
  • Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
    Founded in 1994 by Richard Gilder and Lewis E. Lehrman, the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is a nonprofit organization devoted to the improvement of history education.
  • History Matters
    Designed for high school and college teachers and students,
    History Matters serves as a gateway to web resources and offers other useful materials for teaching U.S. history.
  • National Women's History Project
    Official web site of the National Women's History Project: Originator of Women's History Month.
  • Our Documents
    Features 100 milestone documents of American history from the National Archives. Includes images of original primary source documents,
  • World War II Poster Collection
    The Government and Geographic Information and Data Services Department at Northwestern University Library has a comprehensive collection of over 300 posters issued by U.S. Federal agencies from the onset of war through 1945.

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