History Websites
 American Civil War Home Page - An extensive set of links to Civil War information, including biographical information, images, rosters and regimental histories and state by state listings.
American Cultural History: the 20th Century - A series of web guides on the decades of the twentieth century prepared by reference librarians at Kingwood College (Texas). Also has link to new collection The 19th Century and the link to subject guides will bring up even more history related study guides.
American History Links - A collection of links to all major periods of American History, each with additional links. A good starting point for related searches.
American Memory: Historical Collections for the National Digital Library - A gateway to primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States.
American Rhetoric - Great source for text and audio of speeches with an index to over 5000 public speeches.
Avalon Project - Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy - A collection of primary source documents dating back to Ancient Greece but with emphasis on American and European history.
Battlefield: Vietnam - This PBS site gives a short history of the war, a timeline, a discusion of guerrilla tactics, the airwar and links to other web resources.
Civil War Generals - An index to generals who fought on both sides of the U.S. Civil War.
Digitized Primary American History Sources - A huge collection of links to digitized historic documents divided by categories such as general sources, topical sources, works of the presidents, and the like.
Discoverers Web - Provides links to web sites containing information on voyages of discovery and exploration. Sites are sorted by time period for ancient times and then by country of origin for later explorers.
Documents for the Study of American History (AMDOCS) - Links to over 400 key documents in American history going back to the 15th century. All are in full text but are provided by a variety of sources, so the formats vary widely.
Explorers - An extensive web guide to sites relating to world explorers through history. Includes general explorer sites as well as sites by country and by explorer's name, as well as links to a few general history resources.
Encyclopedia Mythica - Covers mythology, folklore and legend across the world. There is a subject list by nation or area, and then a full index of articles is listed on the left side under each subject.
The History Buff - Devoted to press coverage of a wide array of events from the 16th to 20th century. Articles are arranged by year or topic.
History Central Catalog - A huge compilation of links to history sites catagorized by topic, geography and era put together by the European University Institute, Florence, Italy.
History Timelines on the Web - Allows you to link to other sites relating to both American and world history.
HistoryNet - A great starting place for all kinds of events throughout history. it includes links to other pages as well as several on-line history periodicals.
HistoryWired - This is an experimental program through which you can take a virtual tour of selected objects from the collections of the National Museum of American History.
Hot Topics: Terrorist Attacks on the U.S., September 11, 2001 - A gallery of maps and photographs plus links to news and government information compiled by the Evergreen State College.
HyperWar: A Hypertext History of the Second World War - A compilation of mainly government texts including the official complete naval chronology and similar documents.
Instances of Use of U.S. Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2004 - This is a Congressional Research Service report listing hundreds of instances in which the United States has used its armed forces abroad in situations of military conflict or potential conflict or for other than normal peacetime purposes.
Internet History Sourcebooks Project - Collections of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly for educational use.
Our Documents - Includes text and images for 100 milestone documents in US History. An explanation and history of the document is provided along with links to additional information.
Rulers - Contains lists of heads of state and heads of government of all countries and territories going back to 1800.
20th Century Year by Year - Lists world and U.S. events, economic statistics, sporting championships, entertainment events and scientific breakthroughs for each year from 1900 into the early 21st century.
Victorian Web - "Literature, history and culture in the age of Victoria". Includes articles as well as links to various aspects of the Victorian age.
Wisconsin Electronic Reader - The Wisconsin Electronic Reader is an electronic database, developed by the General Library System of UW-Madison and the State Historical Society.
Wisconsin History Day by Day - Besides giving historical tidbits for each day, there is also biographical information on all of Wisconsin's governors, a chronology for the state and the University of Wisconsin, and links to historical newspaper archives, pictures, local historical societies and other web resources.
Wisconsin Historical Society - Official site of the state historial society. Includes links to online collections and historical images, information on historic buildings, state attractions and more.
Wisconsin History Links - A guide to Badger State history on the web compiled by a history professor at Queensborough Community College in New York.
Kenosha Public Library - PO Box 1414 - Kenosha, WI 53141-1414 - (262) 564-6100