Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House Representatives – Election Statistics The Clerk of the U.S. House Representatives lists elections results from 1920 towards and includes the official vote counts for presidential electors, U.S. senators, and U.S. Representatives A New Nation VotesElection returns from 1787-1825 made available from The American Antiquarian Society and Tufts University Digital Collections and Archives American […]
An open-access archive of primary sources covering the following six topics: Slavery and abolition Civil war and reconstruction Jim Crow segregation 1878-1932 New Deal and WWII Civil Rights and Black Power Movements till 1975 Contemporary era Find links to the resource on our A-Z of Databases or Library Search
An online exhibition from the University of Utah It includes examples of 20th century pamphlets, posters and literary magazines from radical socialist and workers organisations.
Stanford-MIT Project on a Healthy Election A joint project to bring together resources about the conduct of the US 2020 presidential elections includes report cards and data on individual states as well as national resources. There are guides to postal voting , a Covid- 19 electoral litigation tracker and a section on election conduct and […]
New site from the Digital Public Library of America provides free access to thousands of primary source documents including letters, manuscripts and photos, political posters from the 19th century until the liberation movement of the 1960s. Includes: school segregation and black Panther collections the Ida B. Wells Barnett Papers from the University of Chicago Other features […]
Major archival project from the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America which is based at Harvard University. It is working on a large-scale project to comprehensively document the #metoo movement covering the legal, political and social impact. It is aiming to collect social media, news articles, legislation, lawsuits, statistical studies, Fortune 500 companies’ employment manuals, […]
The Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) is part of the Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University-New Brunswick. The database includes full historical listings for women who have held office at the congressional, statewide elected executive, and state legislative levels nationwide from 1895 onwards. For each woman officeholder, the database includes their geographic information, party identification, […]
US Crisis Monitor The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) and The Bridging Divides Initiative (BDI) at Princeton University have launched a joint project that provides the public with real-time data and analysis on political violence and demonstrations in the United States. It includes data on violence associated with Black Lives Matter demonstrations.
Latest annual reviews from the US state department. It is submitted to the Congress by the Department of State pursuant to Sections 116(d) and 502B(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. Apart from individual country reviews of protection which cover laws, and protection against discrimination on grounds gender, age, religion, there are also sections […]
Available to researchers from the Library of Congress Website. This collection of original manuscripts covers the period 1883-1925 and includes the correspondence of such key figures as Samuel Gompers. It provides insight into the development of trade unions in the USA, relations with the government, industrial action and more. Special emphasis is given to railways […]