Database – African American Student Project University of Michigan resource covering 1853-1970 which documents and maps black students enrolled at the university. It is searchable by year subject and name. There are also interesting infographics showing where the students lived, data on statistics for enrolment by year and for male and female students .
From the US National Archives and Records Administration To mark the 50th anniversary of the break-in on June 17, 1972 which led eventually led to the resignation of American President Richard Nixon a new website has been created where you can browse evidence from the Watergate trial. They Include images of telephone taps, photographs of accused. […]
Slavery, Abolition, Emancipation and Freedom Primary Sources from Houghton Library Houghton Library, Harvard University’s largest rare books and manuscripts repository, is home to hundreds of thousands of materials relating to African American history in North America. This wonderful website is being developed to provide free access to a range of digitised primary source items – manuscripts, photos, […]
The latest edition of this factual reference book from the US Government includes total numbers and names of women in Congress and their roles. Previous editions are also available via the website.
Trump Twitter archive has stored tweets from September 2016 until the account was suspended in January 2020. Items can be downloaded in csv files.
US newspaper front pages from events of historical and educational significance, from 9/11 to the Women’s March and School Walkout to firsts in politics.
US senate has a list of dates off all ceremonies. Many examples have links to digitised images of official photographs or paintings plus ephemera such as tickets. U.S. Presidential Inaugurations: “I Do Solemnly Swear…”A Resource GuideFrom the Library of Congress: This Web guide includes diaries and letters written by presidents and those who witnessed the […]
The Digital Verification Corps is a network of volunteers from 6 universities worldwide trained to verify social media videos and photos of potential human rights violations. The website includes a report documenting police violence during the American Black Lives Matters protests.
Recently added are: Papers of President Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) Papers of President William Howard Taft (1857-1930) Papers of President Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) Papers of President Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933) All collections include letters, diaries, manuscripts. Links to the individual collections (including all those already digitised) can be viewed here .
The latest Congressional research service report now has updated data. It incudes total numbers, data on each congress and party affiliations. There are also essays giving overviews of trends in representations and biographies of all members.