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The Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature in the Department of Special and Area Studies Collections at the University of Florida’s George A. Smathers Libraries contains more than 130,000 books and periodicals published in the United…

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Commonwealth of Australia parliamentary debates presented in an easy-to-read format for historians and other lovers of political speech.

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On 9 and 10 November 1938, simultaneously in hundreds of towns and villages in Germany and Austria, thousands of Jews were terrorised, persecuted and victimised.
In the months following November 1938, Alfred Wiener and his colleagues at the JCIO in…

From the time of the arrival of the first members of the Team in 1962 almost 60,000 Australians, including ground troops and air force and navy personnel, served in Vietnam; 521 died as a result of the war and over 3,000 were wounded. The war was the…

The Vietnam War was the longest twentieth century conflict in which Australians participated ; it involved some 60,000 personnel and grew from a limited initial commitment of 30 military advisers in 1962 to include a battalion in 1965 and finally, in…

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Stalin's Soviet Union comes to life in full color with the discovery of a long-hidden collection of images.
Major Martin Manhoff spent more than two years in the Soviet Union in the early 1950s, serving as assistant army attaché at the U.S.…

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The U.S. conducted 210 atmospheric nuclear tests between 1945 and 1962, with multiple cameras capturing each event at around 2,400 frames per second. These are the declassified films of tests conducted by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

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The Media History Digital Library is a non-profit initiative, led by David Pierce and Eric Hoyt, dedicated to digitizing historic books and magazines about film, broadcasting, and recorded sound for broad public access.
We scan works that are no…

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Chronological listing of selected French primary historical documents that have been transcribed, reproduced in facsimile, or translated.

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The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented in easy to browse chronological lists. In addition to the ‘Selected Sources France’ page users are encouraged to explore the…

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The Bibliothèque nationale de France’s Gallica digital library includes a range of popularly requested fulltext historical French newspapers and newsletters out of copyright. Examples include Le Figaro (1826-1942), Le temps (1861-1939)…

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Gallica gives access to the extensive range of digitised holdings of the Bibliothèque nationale de France from the Middle Ages through to the early 20th century together with works from other French libraries, museums and organisations. Texts are in…

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Note: not all material is available digitally.

The Barack Obama Presidential Library is the 14th presidential library administered by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), a federal agency.

Presidential Libraries and Museums,…

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British History Online is a digital library of key printed primary and secondary sources for the history of Britain and Ireland, with a primary focus on the period between 1300 and 1800. We aim to support the learning, teaching and research of our…

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art creates, organizes, and disseminates a broad range of digital images and data that document the rich history of the Museum, its collection, exhibitions, events, people, and activities.

Images of artworks in the…

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Note: This resource is only available to staff and students of UOW.

China from Empire to Republic: Missionary, Sinology and Literary Periodicals is a collection of seventeen English-language periodicals published in or about China during a period…

History changed on October 4, 1957, when the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik I. The world's first artificial satellite was about the size of a beach ball (58 cm.or 22.8 inches in diameter), weighed only 83.6 kg. or 183.9 pounds, and took…

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A collection of documents and reports that have shaped the atomic age including those related to the Manhattan Project, the dropping of the atomic bombs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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The Eisenhower Presidential Library is home to a world-class research facility that caters to scholars and history enthusiasts from around the world. Located in Eisenhower's hometown of Abilene, Kansas, the vast holdings of the Library consist of…

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This collection focuses on the Truman Doctrine. The collection includes 67 documents totaling 574 pages covering the years 1946 through 1952. Supporting materials include photographs, oral history transcripts and an audio clip.

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This collection focuses on the Marshall Plan. The collection includes 52 documents totaling 441 pages covering the years 1946 through 1953. Supporting materials include photographs, oral history transcripts and online museum exhibits.

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This collection focuses on the Berlin Airlift. It includes 126 documents totaling 444 pages covering the years 1948 through 1952. Supporting materials include audio recordings and oral histories.

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This collection focuses on the ideals that formed the basis of American policy toward the Soviet Union during the early years of the Cold War. The collection includes 57 documents totaling 681 pages covering the years 1945 through 1952. Supporting…

A United States collection documenting the history of social protest movements and marginalized political communities from the 19th century to the present.
In the 1930s, the U-M Library’s Joseph A. Labadie Collection — the oldest publicly…

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A fully searchable edition of the largest body of texts detailing the lives of non-elite people ever published, containing 197,745 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court. If you are new to this site, you may find the Getting Started…

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The Syrian Archive is an initiative launched by a collective of human rights activists dedicated to preserving open source documentation relating to human rights violations and other crimes committed by all sides during the conflict in Syria.


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NSW Archaeology Online is a sustainable digital archive of information about the archaeology and heritage of important cultural places in New South Wales. Stage 1 of the project (2009-2011) made a collection of previously unpublished consultancy and…

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Information on Black Australia's 240 year struggle for justice. A website designed, created and operated by Dr Gary Foley.

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The fifteen years from the late 1950s to the early 1970s was a time of unusual collaboration between black and white activists in Australia. Alliances were formed between Aboriginal Australians motivated to help their people and white Australians…

Documents about law and indigenous people, 1797 to 1840. Contains transcriptions and digital images of handwritten and printed material composed by government officials, judges and missionaries.

The Dawn and New Dawn digitised collection is the only complete online archive of these magazines which were issued between 1952-1975 by the New South Wales Aborigines Welfare Board.
If you are looking into family history, or researching for an…

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The University Recordings Collection showcases a selection of film and audio recordings of people, events and activities of the University of Wollongong (1975+) and its predecessor institution, the Wollongong University College (1962-74).

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This collection showcases a selection of historical ephemera produced over the years for official openings and other formal events, as well as a range of less formal social activities held in connection with the University of Wollongong (1975+), and…

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A collection of photographic images documenting more than than forty years of social history and key events that have taken place on the University of Wollongong campus. Albums include Ariel Views, Artworks, Buildings & Grounds, Clubs & Societies,…

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This is a Warlpiri story, a story about the Southern Tanami Indigenous Protected Area or IPA.
Based upon the English version of the IPA Plan of Management, it is intended to help all Warlpiri –
from elders to school children – to better…

Historical Censuses provides access to digitised census publications for the Commonwealth of Australia. Publications for the census years 1933 to 1971 are being progressively added to this portal.

The Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) series presents the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity.

Search within the volumes, or browse them by administration;…

Share in the unique culture and history of Victorian Aboriginal (Koorie) people.
Hear our Elders tell of their lives on missions and reserves. They are places full of contradictions. They are home.

Epistolae is a collection of letters to and from women dating from the 4th to the 13th century AD. These letters from the Middle Ages, written in Latin, are presented with English translations and are organized by the women participating.…

The personal diaries and letters documenting Australian’s experiences of the Great War are one of the great strengths of the Library’s World War I collections.

Many of these were acquired soon after the war ended. They capture the authentic…

The monthly letter of the Women's Political Association.

The Dawn: A Journal for Australian Women was an early feminist journal published monthly in Sydney, Australia between 1888 and 1905. It was first published 15 May 1888 by Louisa Lawson using the pen name of Dora Falconer. The subtitle was later…

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The Australian Worker is a newspaper produced in Sydney, New South Wales for the Australian Workers' Union. (from Wikipedia)

European History Primary Sources (EHPS) is a joint initiative of the Library and the Department of History and Civilization of the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.
EHPS contains the major national digital libraries and many smaller…


The Australian Abo Call was the first Aboriginal-focused publication printed in Australia. There were a total of six issues, all published in 1938. It was written and edited by John (Jack) Patten, co-founder of the Aborigines Progressive Association…

The Koori Mail digitised collection is the only complete online archive for the Koori Mail – Australia’s fortnightly national Indigenous newspaper.
It was launched by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies and…

The Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages is a digital archive of endangered literature in Australian Indigenous languages from around the Northern Territory.

Old Maps Online indexes over 400.000 maps from institutions around the World.

What was it like to live in the first million person city in modern Western Europe? Crime, poverty, and illness; apprenticeship, work, politics and money; how people voted, lived and died; all this and more can be found in these documents.

These 50 items from the State archives collection showcase the extraordinary richness and diversity of our holdings, from our founding documents; recording the convicts on the First Fleet to items from the time of the establishment of the Archives…
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