Resources By Subject

Biographies

People Index
Eric Weisstein’s World of Scientific Biography
BBC – Historic Figures
Women in World History Curriculum
Infoplease Biography

History

General

American Archive
InfoPlease
NAACP
The History of the World in 100 Museum Objects
The Podcast History of our World

America in the 1920’s

The Arts:

Jazz Music
Cotton Club
Robert Frost
Mickey Mouse
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Alfred Stieglitz
Louis Armstrong
Prosperity and Thrift: The Coolidge Era & The Consumer Economy
Television
Radio

Government and Politics:

Ku Klux Klan
Crime
Coolidge
Hoover

General References:

1920’s Timeline
PBS: The Great War 
World War 1—Trenches on the Web

Trustworthy Searchable Sites for Further Information

Conservation movement
American Memory Collection

America in the 1930s

Sweet Search – A Search Engine for Students
Money & Inflation/Toys/Radio/Technology/Events
1930s History
AMERICA in the 1930s
Comics of the 1930s
 Superman
Farming in the 1930’s
1930-1939 World History

World War I

The Great War Digital
Modern History Sourcebook: WWI
BBC: WWI
First World War
WWI 1914-1918
WWI Naval Combat
The History Learning Site: WWI
West Point History Department – WWI
WWI Poetry Digital Archive:

World War II:

Modern History Sourcebook: WWII
West Point History Department – WWII 
WWII 1939-1942: Naval History:
The History Learning Site: WWII
WWII: The Most Widespread and Deadliest War in History
WWII: Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence, and Security

The Holocaust:

Echoes and Reflections:  The website offers dynamic classroom material and professional development about the Holocaust for middle and high school educators. 

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Type in your topic in the SEARCH BOX in the upper right corner. Learn about the Holocaust, remember survivors and victims, confront genocide and antisemitism.

Holocaust Education Resource Council: Provides educational programs, teacher training, survivor speakers, online resources, public programs, local writing and art contests, newsletters, and support for educators.

Remember.org: A People’s History of the Holocaust and Genocide: Holocaust community founded in 1995 to Remember: Remember.org offers contributors (survivors, liberators, historians, and teachers) a place to connect and share the best research resources and stories through art, photography, painting, audio-video, and remembrance.

ZACHOR: Holocaust Remembrance Foundation: The ZACHOR Holocaust Remembrance Foundation, founded in 2009, is dedicated to ensuring the remembrance of the Holocaust. Its mission is to preserve survivors’ stories, to make the past relevant today, and to educate and inspire future generations.

Web Genocide Documentation Centre: Resources on Genocide, War Crimes, and Mass Killing from Dr. Stuart D. Stein, University of the West of England.

A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust: An overview of the people and events of the Holocaust through photographs, documents, art, music, movies, and literature. Florida Center for Instructional Technology, College of Education, University of South Florida.

The Nizkor Project: Dedicated to 12 million Holocaust victims who suffered and died at the hands of Adolf Hitler and his Nazi regime. This site is intended for educational purposes to teach about the Holocaust and to combat hatred.

Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies:Yale University Library’s Holocaust Testimonies video archive.

Holocaust Memorial CenterZekelman Family Campus; Michigan’s Holocaust Museum.

Simon Wiesenthal Center: The Simon Wiesenthal Center is a global human rights organization researching the Holocaust and hate in a historic and contemporary context. The Center confronts anti-Semitism, hate and terrorism, promotes human rights and dignity, stands with Israel, defends the safety of Jews worldwide, and teaches the lessons of the Holocaust for future generations.

U.S. Department of State: Holocaust Issues: This site discusses various topics including special envoy/advisers for Holocaust issues, deportations claims, U.S.-France agreement on establishment of compensation funds for Holocaust victims, OSCE, Nazi-era claims, property reinstitution in Europe, art, expropriation, U.S. assistance, education, remembrance, and research, documents and links, tax exclusion for restitution payments, and Prague Conference on Holocaust era assets.

National Archives: Holocaust-Era Assets: The Holocaust-Era Assets web pages provide a better understanding of the record holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) relating to the looting, locating, recovering, and restituting Holocaust-Era assets.

Holocaust Survivors: This website explores the idea that history is about human lives. History is presented with a human face. The site includes survivor stories, a photo gallery, an audio gallery, an encyclopedia, texts, links, and discussions.

Nuremberg Trials Collection: The Avalon Project: Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School. This page offers the full text of the Trial of the Major War Criminals Before the International Military Tribunal, Nuremberg, 14 November 1945-1 October 1946.

V.H.F.: A Blog about the Shoah Visual History Foundation: This site provides access to the Visual History Archive, the Center for Advanced Genocide Research, and information on the Shoah Foundation.

Voices of the Holocaust: Dr. David P. Boder’s recordings of Holocaust survivor stories. Paul V. Galvin Library, Illinois Institute of Technology.

Witness and Legacy: Contemporary Art About the Holocaust: Witness and Legacy was designed as a commemorative exhibition to mark the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Conceived by the Minnesota Museum of American Art and curated by Stephen C. Feinstein, it was first exhibited in St. Paul in 1995. This exhibition contains work by artists who are survivors and refugees, second generation, and empathizers.

Yad Vashem: The World Holocaust Remembrance Center:The Jewish people’s living remembrance to the Holocaust. Yad Vashem safeguards the memory of the past and imparts its meaning for future generations. It is a dynamic and vital place of intergenerational and international encounter. Yad Vashem is committed to four pillars of remembrance: commemoration, documentation, research, and education.

The Anne Frank House: This page provides information on Anne Frank’s life and diary, as well as the Anne Frank House, a museum with a story. It also provides educational resources for teachers.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Anne Frank: Holocaust Encyclopedia: Anne Frank—Overview and background, arrest and deportation, tattoo ID number, diary, related articles and links.

Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State: A companion site to the PBS production of Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State. A chronological exploration of the largest mass murder site in history. This page includes interactive maps, a timeline of major events, learning resources, and scholars’, writers’, and students’ ideas on the meaning of Auschwitz.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: A Learning Site for Students:
Organized by theme, this learning site presents an overview of the Holocaust through historical photographs, maps, images of artifacts, and testimony clips. It is a resource for middle and secondary level students and teachers, with content that reflects the history as it is presented in the Museum’s Permanent Exhibition.

The Kindertransport Association: Kindertransport was the informal name of a series of rescue efforts which brought thousands of refugee Jewish children to Great Britain from Nazi Germany between 1938 and 1940. The Kindertransport Association is a not-for-profit that unites child Holocaust refugees and their descendants. The KTA shares their stories, honors those who made the Kindertransport possible, and supports charitable work that aids children in need. Here you will find resources including memoirs, non-fiction, fiction, poetry, young reader, film, online resources, etc.

Learning about the Holocaust through ArtResource for those teaching and learning about the Holocaust.

German Propaganda Archive: Nazi and East German Propaganda: Calvin College’s guide to Nazi and East German Propaganda. Documents, photos, etc. of Nazi propaganda.

Jewish Virtual Library: The Warsaw Ghetto: Jewish Virtual Library: Everything you need to know from anti-Semitism to Zionism. This link contains information on persecution, Jewish resistance, destruction of the ghetto, people, primary resources, and other references.

Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies: Virtual Museum: The University of Minnesota Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies: Virtual Museum was created to give educators, scholars, students, and interested individuals a venue to explore art and artists whose work deals with the Holocaust and other genocides.

Please Note: these resource have been compiled from lists found on Valley Central High School, Maine South High School’s LRC, and Rhodes College Library.

Many of the captions written above have been taken straight from the website they are associated with or paraphrased from the information on the website.

Post World War II History:

INFOPLEASE: History & Government
Map – Europe after World War II
Holocaust Timeline: Aftermath
Fordham University: Internet Modern History Sourcebook
West Point History Department

Government and Economics

Government

House of Representatives
United States Senate
Supreme Court of the United States
The White House
The Executive Branch
Branches of Government
Sullivan County Government
Village of Monticello
United States Census Bureau
About the United States

United States Military

Air Force
National Museum of the US Air Force
Army
Coast Guard
Marines
Navy
Military and Intelligence Database
War and Terrorism Collection

Economics

Federal Reserve Bank
US Department of Treasury
Econ Essentials
Charity Navigator – A Guide to Intelligent Giving
A Brief Economic History of Time – published by The Atlantic

Art

Fine Arts and Music Collection – Periodical collection supporting research in fine arts and music
The High Renaissance
The Early Renaissance
Renaissance Art: Italian History, Painters/Sculptors, DaVinci, Raphael, Michelangelo
WEB MUSEUM – La Renaissance: Italy
Italian Renaissance Art
Images of Renaissance Art – Italian Painting
World Artist Directory
Getty
Artcyclopedia

Arts and Crafts

Coloring Nature – Free printable coloring pages. Coloring categories include serious science: biomes, anatomy, animals and plants, plus pure whimsy, just for fun.
Basic crafts
Crafts for a Cause
How to Knit with a Loom
Knit with a Circle Loom

Literature

Folklore and Mythology

University of Victoria – Classical Myth – The Ancient Sources
Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
D.L. Ashliman–University of Pittsburgh: Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts
Encyclopedia Mythica
Haifa Museum of Art: The Yearning for Myth
Aaron Shepard: Folktales

Poetry

Poetry Foundation
Poem Hunter
Poets.org

Science

General Reference

Biointeractive
Nova
NASA Global Climate Change

Living Environment

Animal Pictures and Facts
Regents Exams
Living Environment Regents Review

Chemistry

Khan Academy Chemistry Review and Practice Test
Interactive periodic Table
Physical Setting Chemistry Regents

Psychology and Sociology

Gender Studies Collection
Psychology Collection
Diversity Studies Collection

Earth Science

Physical Setting Earth Science Regents Exams

Forensics

Infamous Serial Killer Biographies
Inside the Criminal Mind

Health and Nursing

U.S. National Library of Medicine
Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection
Health Reference Center Academic
Center for Disease Control
Planned Parenthood

Astronomy

HubbleSite
NASA

Business and Finance (AOF)

Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Practical Money Skills: Financial Literacy for Everyone
Business Insights
Business, Economics and Theory Collection
Economic Literacy and Personal Finance

Resume and Job Seeking Help

Federal Jobs Digest
Indeed
Career Builder
Resume Help
Cover Letter Builder
Career Quiz
My Next Move
My Path NY
Learn How to Type Better
Windows Keyboard Shortcuts
Codes for Typing in Spanish and Other Foreign Languages

Mathematics

Kahn Academy
PHET Interactive Simulations for Science and Math
Algebra I Regents
Algebra II Regents
Geometry

Statistics

OECD Data From All Over the World
Statistics and Probability Help at Khan Academy

Citations Help

Noodletools
OWL Perdue APA Style
OWL Perdue MLA Style Guide