U.S. History in Context
One-stop source for U.S. history, including primary documents, full-text articles, images, maps and more.
Smithsonian Collection Online: Trade Catalogs & Merchandising
The evolution of business is inextricably linked with American and international history and identity. You can now explore this aspect of American and international life via catalogs, pamphlets, advertising materials, … Continued
Sanborn Digital Fire Insurance Maps 1867 – 1970 – Pennsylvania
Sanborn fire insurance maps are the most frequently consulted maps in both public and academic libraries. Sanborn maps are valuable historical tools for urban specialists, social historians, architects, geographers, genealogists, … Continued
This resource is available to CLP cardholders only. Salem History provides full-text digital access to primary source documents and reference resources from prehistory through the present day. Historical fields covered … Continued
Biography in Context
Full text biographical information on a wide variety of people ranging from historical figures to present-day newsmakers.
AP Multimedia Archives/AP Images
Current and historic photos and graphics from the Associated Press.
This site contains over 12,000 tracks (with more added regularly) that illustrate our country’s history through music. Songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children and many others are included.
African American Experience
Full text information on African American history and culture.