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History Content

This great site offers full versions of over 200 classic children's books. The collection itself ranges from classics like "Alice in Wonderland," to more obscure tales—such as Charlotte Herr's "How Punky Dunk Helped Old Prince." With its diverse collection of stories, tales, and nursery rhymes, the site is perfect for young readers. FIND OUT MORE »

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Images, Mary Musgrove from Stories of Georgia, 1896, Joel C. Harris, Rootsweb.

Learn about the contributions of women to colonial Georgia and the American [...] »

Illustration, Little Red Cloak, 1866, Harriet Burn McKeever, Library of Congress

Provides full-text transcriptions and page images of 1815–1865 Sunday [...] »

Screencap, index page, After Slavery

Does your textbook make Reconstruction sound simple? Explore the real pain and [...] »

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Lithograph, "The Singing Comedian, Andrew Mack. . . ," c. 1900, LoC

The Irish contributed more to the U.S. than shamrocks and folktales. [...] »

Photo, Victory Gardens […], Feb.-Mar., 1943, Ann Rosener, Library of Congress.

WWII Victory Gardens allowed citizens to raise food...and wage war! [...] »

Photo, Berlin Airlift airplane[...], August 18, 1948, Joint Export Import Agency

Think you're a post-WWII expert? Test your knowledge with this quiz on the [...] »

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Painting, John Brown, 1867, Thomas S. Noble, NYPL Digital Gallery

Did Northerners all respond the same way to Brown's infamous raid? Southerners? [...] »

Dry plate negative, approx. 1920-1930, Jewish colonies and settlements, LOC

Divided into two waves of immigration by textbooks, the continuity of cultural [...] »

Stereograph, U.S. Senator Huey Long, c.1933, Keystone View Company

How exactly did U.S. Senator Huey Long intend to end poverty across the U.S.? [...] »

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Charts, "Educational Attainment," Bureau of Labor Statistics

Is your grandfather more likely to be working now than he would have been in [...] »

Official poster, Veterans Day, 2008, United Staes Department of Veteran Affairs

Learn about the men who fought for American ideals and survived. [...] »

Screenshot, Census for Kids, U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census counts everyone! It creates a current image of the nation with [...] »

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