Historical Statistics of the United States--Millennial Online Edition This thoroughly revised five-volume reference work, available in both print and electronic editions, reflects thirty years of new data and scholarship. Topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America are each placed in historical context by a recognized expert in the field. The fully searchable and downloadable electronic edition permits users to graph individual tables and create customized tables and spreadsheets reflecting their own particular areas of interest.
PAIS International with Archive Public Affairs Information Service contains references to more than 553,300 journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more. The PAIS Archive provides retrospective coverage of the PAIS Annual Cumulated Bulletin.
Holt Labor Library for Labor Studies and Radical History Includes their library catalog, links to other labor sources, and a monthly feature that has full text, graphics, and links on topics related to class struggles in the advanced industrialized world in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Making of America offers primary sources in American social and cultural history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. Topics include education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. There are two similar projects available online:
Cornell's project includes 267 books and 22 journals published between 1840-1900.
the University of Michigan's project includes approximately 1600 books and 10 journals published between 1850-1877.
NYPL Picture Collection Covers African Americans, American history, costumes, fashion, drawings, dragons, animals, and other subjects, dating from the 1700s through the 1st quarter of the twentieth century.
Oral histories feature interviews with people who have participated in important poilitical, cultural, economic, and social developments. There are some excellent interviews available online.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Provided by the New York Public Library, this is a national research library devoted to collecting, preserving, and providing access to resources documenting the experiences of peoples of African descent throughout the world.