“IBDB was created by the Research Department of The Broadway League, the national trade association for Broadway. The League has collected relevant Broadway information and statistics for many years. In 1996, the Research Department began to organize and expand the League’s data collection in order to produce a website that would serve as a comprehensive history of Broadway for the benefit of League members, press, theatre professionals and enthusiasts. … IBDB provides a comprehensive database of shows produced on Broadway, including all “title page” information about each production. IBDB also offers historical information about theatres and various statistics and fun facts related to Broadway.”–From the website.
“The Crisis of the Union enables students and other researchers to use primary documents in their study of political, economic, social, religious, racial and gender issues from the Jacksonian Era to the Gilded Age. The collection is comprised of pamphlets, books, broadsides, cartoons, clippings, paintings, maps, and other print memorabilia about America from circa 1830 to 1880.”–From the website.
“The Avalon Project will mount digital documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government. We do not intend to mount only static text but rather to add value to the text by linking to supporting documents expressly referred to in the body of the text.”–From the website. Documents are included from ancient times to the present.
“ECHO (Exploring and Collecting History Online) is a directory to 5,000+ websites concerning the history of science, technology, and industry. You can search it, browse it according to category, or even look at the tag cloud we’ve generated. Every website contains a brief description … and occasionally, a review”–From the website.
“History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the Web was first developed in 1998 by the American Social History Project/Center for Media & Learning, City University of New York, and the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, with initial funding from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation. Over the past several years, it has become a highly regarded gateway to web resources as well as a repository of unique teaching materials, first-person primary documents, and guides to analyzing historical evidence”–From the websites.
“Changes in the value of money over time. A frequent question is “how much would a specified amount of money at a certain period of time be worth today?” The sources [on this website] listed below are useful in attempting to answer this question.”–From the website. A very comprehensive site that includes sources to help find the value with money from countries around the world, including American money.
“Welcome to the BlackPast.org website. This 10,000 page reference center is dedicated to providing information to the general public on African American history in the United States and on the history of the more than one billion people of African ancestry around the world.”–From the website.
“The American Civil War Homepage gathers together in one place hypertext links to the most useful identified electronic files about the American Civil War (1861-1865). The page opens a gateway to the Internet’s multi-formatted resources about what is arguably the seminal event in American history. “–From the websites. This site is the winner of numerous awards and honors.
“View the electoral votes, popular votes, electors, and certificates of past presidential elections.”–From the NARA Electoral College web page.
“The OldMapsOnline Portal is an easy-to-use gateway to historical maps in libraries around the world. It allows the user to search for online digital historical maps across numerous different collections via a geographical search. Search by typing a place-name or by clicking in the map window, and narrow by date. The search results provide a direct link to the map image on the website of the host institution.”–From the website. It is free.
“The data and terminology presented in the Historical Census Browser are drawn directly from historical volumes of the U.S. Census of Population and Housing.”–from the website. You can find historical data, going back to the 1790 census, from such categories as General Population, Literacy and Education, Ethnicity/Race/Place of Birth, and others. You cannot find information about individuals here.