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 […]
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.
William Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History Free access to the full text of the Detroit Jewish News 1942 – 2018 and the Detroit Jewish Chronicle 1916 – 1951. It also includes biographies of leading community figures offering insight into Jewish life and culture in a major US urban area, as well as a document of key […]
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 […]