The United States Census Bureau Data Repository is hosted by ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research). It was created as a result of recommendations arising from the 2017 Report of the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking and will preserve survey instruments, specifications, data dictionaries, codebooks, and other materials provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. […]
To celebrate the arrival LGBT History Month view this collection on which features primary source documents and teaching materials relating to the impact of the 1969 Stonewall violence on the Gay liberation movement in the USA. It includes photographs interviews and materials on changing attitudes towards the gay community.
Art of the March is an online archive and interactive presentation of protest signs and posters collected from the activists in the aftermath of the historic Boston Women’s March on January 21, 2017. There will be over 6,000 that can be sorted by concern, strategy and keyword. Topics covered include an insight into concerns raised […]
Recently Dartmouth college analysed the extent of election news manipulation in the 2016 USA presidential election. They concluded that approximately 1 in 4 Americans visited a fake news website from October 7th to November 14th, 2016. Trump supporters visited the most fake news web-sites, which were overwhelmingly pro-Trump. As a result of this continuing concern […]
View the recordings from Senate committee hearings into Russian interference in the 2016 elections via C-Span video library.
A great site from the Council on Foreign Relations which has data on female participation from 1990 onwards. It also has full-text reports on the importance of women in these processes and various case studies from the Women and Foreign Policy program which analyse how elevating the status of women and girls advances U.S. foreign policy objectives.
… now available on GPO’s govinfo. Great news for students of American political history, as part of an on-going digitization programme issues of the Congressional Record which cover the First World War are now freely accessible on govinfo. Find a link to govinfo and other sources on our US Government Information page. The Congressional Record is the […]
A large batch of JFK assassination classified documents has been released by the USA government to supplement The President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records collection.
This great site provides free access to a wealth of images drawn from the collections of VCU Libraries, Union Presbyterian Seminary Library, Beth Ahabah Museum & Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries, Simmons College Library, University of Mary Washington Libraries, Baylor University Libraries and The Valentine. They are of great value for historians of American civil […]
A new project which aims to create an online archive of official US documents about Taiwan, The materials obtained from the US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) will construct a history of Taiwan from a US perspective, they will include declassified CIA documents, economic surveys and diplomatic reports. Materials mainly in Chinese. The site […]