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The homepage provides access though a navigation bar to various sections. The "Visual History Archive" section allows users to investigate the digital collection and view more than 55,000 audiovisual testimonies of survivors and witnesses of genocides and massacres throughout the world. Free registration users can access more than 3,000 testimonies.
The Plateau Peoples' Web Portal is a digitization project featuring content curated and managed by Native Americans from the high plateau region of the Northwest United States. The content is vetted by tribal leaders and includes tribal knowledge and metadata as well as "gives us the opportunity to use our own words to interpret our history."
The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia on the campus of Ferris State University houses the nation's largest collection of artifacts documenting Jim Crow and racist caricatures of African Americans. The website serves as an internationally accessible introduction to the museum's collection and mission, as well as an overview of Jim Crow racism.
American Battlefield Trust "preserves America's hallowed battlegrounds and educates the public about what happened there and why it matters." The site is organized into four main areas: information about various battles, material on visiting selected battlefields, current preservation initiatives, and a donor page.
Routledge Historical Resources - a growing suite of online products designed to aid students, researchers and academics with the study and teaching of a wide range of subjects. The resources offer users thousands of chapters of primary and secondary book content, hundreds of journal articles from a range of Taylor & Francis journals, specially commissioned thematic essays written by experts in the field, and much more.
The Florence Nightingale Digitization Project - Her letters are now available in digital format for researchers, hosted on the website of Boston University's Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center. To date, more than 2,000 letters handwritten or narrated by Florence Nightingale are available from this single source.
Historic American Buildings Survey - Resulting from a cooperative agreement between the National Park Service, the Library of Congress, and the private sector, the records of these multi-format surveys include over a half-million measured drawings, large-format photographs, and written documentation for over 38,000 sites that range in date from pre-Columbian era to the 20th century.
The California State University Japanese American History Digitization Project (CSUJAD), generated by California State University Libraries, tells the story of 20th-century Japanese Americans. Starting with their migration to the United States, the project follows their unjust incarceration from 1942 to 1946 through the re-dress movement. It's a comprehensive collection of primary source material, including documents, oral histories, photographs, and media.
George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum ... "serves as a resource for the study of the life and career of George W. Bush, while also promoting a better understanding of the Presidency, American history, and important issues of public policy." The site makes available digital copies of thousands of photographs and documents related the the younger Bush's presidency.