Resources & Links

The Alabama Center for the Book

Alabama Department of Archives and History 

AMDOCS: Documents for the Study of American History - Provides links to the full-text of over 400 primary source documents relating to the study of American history arranged chronologically. 

American History Resources LibGuide 

The American Memory Collection - an incredible treasure from the Library of Congress with pages on topics from the African American Odyssey to Baseball Cards 

American Presidency Project (University of California, Santa Barbara) - provides an online archive of nearly 30,000 historical documents related to the presidency including public papers, state of the union and inaugural addresses, data, and portraits 

Augusta Evans Wilson - Augusta Jane Evans Wilson (1835-1909) was one of the most popular American novelists of the nineteenth century and certainly the most successful Alabama writer of her time. Her literary fame made her a prominent citizen of Mobile, where she spent most of her life. The Passion of Miss Augusta is a project which includes a film and an online museum based on the life and work of Augusta Evans Wilson (1835-1909), one of the most popular American writers of the nineteenth century, famous for the strong-willed female characters who often echoed her own life. 

Best of History Websites 

Documenting the American South - primary resources about the culture, literature and history of the American South 

The Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library - Includes an extensive manuscript, book and photography collections 

Encyclopedia of Alabama - A free, online resource on Alabama history, culture, geography, and natural environment. This site offers articles on Alabama’s famous people, historic events, sports, art, literature, industry, government, plant and animal life, agriculture, recreation, and so much more. 

Historic Mobile Preservation Society and Minnie Mitchell Archives

Historic Oakleigh House Museum

Historic Postcards of Alabama 

Mobile Carnival Museum 

The Mobile Public Library 

Presidents of the United States (POTUS) 

Richards DAR House Museum 

Roy Rosenzweig Center for History & New Media - an annotated guide to over 5000 US History sites 

Top 100 Speeches - text and audio 

The WWW-VL History Index