History Fair

Here are the resources we spoke about in our history fair lesson:

www.loc.gov

The Library of Congress is the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution, and it serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with more than 162 million items. The collections include books, sound recordings, motion pictures, photographs, maps, and manuscripts.

 

www.floridamemory.com

Searchable collections of manuscripts, war records, historic images, vital statistics, audio and video recordings from the State Library and Archives of Florida.

 

newspapers.com

This is your gold mine for primary sources. Available only at school.

 

www.sjcpls.org

This is the link to your public library. You will need a library card to access the online materials.

 

Below are other sites to use:

http://www.archives.gov/

http://www.yale.edu/collections_collaborative/primarysources/

http://www.gilderlehrman.org/collections

http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/moagrp/