Biography & History
African-American & Hispanic History
African-American Experience in Ohio This digital collection of historical documents is part of American Memory, an online resource of the Library of Congress National Digital Library Program brought to you with the assistance of an award from the Library of Congress/Ameritech National Digital Library Competition. This site provides an overview of Ohio's African-American experiences during the time period 1850-1920 in the words of the those who lived during the era..
Black History Teaching Resources Monitored by the Smithsonian Institution, this resource guide allows visitors to explore biographies, portraits and other subjects of history on African-American history.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers The King Papers Project produces a comprehensive multi-volume collection of King's most important correspondence, sermons, publications, speeches, unpublished manuscripts, and other materials.
100 Milestone Documents of American History A collection of the major documents of American history from The National Archives including standard documents such as The Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, and The Gettysburg Address. In addition to a scanned copy of the original document, this web site also provides information on the development of the material.
Historic Places and Preservation Historic preservation, National Register of Historic Places, The White House, historic landmarks and more. Check it out!
American Memory Digital access to historic documents, photos,maps, audio, and video from the Library of Congress' vast collection.
Smithonsian's History and Culture Search the Smithsonian's vast collection of materials on U.S. History and Culture.
Presidential Libraries Presidential libraries allow us to glimpse into the life and work of U.S.Presidents. Learn about how the government operated and how the presidents worked with political parties, foreign dignitaries and much more.
Internet Ancient History Sourcebook What's the difference between the Hellenic and Hellnistic eras? What did the Romans do for Western Civilization? Who were the early Christian Fathers? Check out this site for more information.
Roman Emperors This is an online encyclopedia of the rulers of the Roman Empire from Augustus (27 BC-AD 14) to Constantine XI Palaeolgus (1449-1453). What were the contributions of Marcus Aurelius? What happened during Nero's reign? Start here.
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World This site connects the user to links for The Great Pyramid of Giza, The Hanging Gardens of Babylon and more.
Biography and Genealogy Master Index The Biography and Genealogy Master Index was begun in the 1970s to index these names to aid researchers. The text has been updated periodically since the first edition appeared in 1980, most recently in 2008. The index concentrates heavily on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In addition to providing the individual's name, birth, and death dates (where available), the source document is included. Sources for this index vary from Who's Who of American Women and National Cyclopedia to American Biography to Directory of American Scholars and American Black Writers. This database is an essential tool for locating persons who appeared in a "Who's Who" publication in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Cyndi's List is a large comprehensive, categorized & cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online.
Ohio History Connection Research Guides and Searchable Databases This collection of searchable databases (many of which were created under the Ohio Vital Information for Libraries Center, a grant-funded project of OHS supported by the State Library of Ohio and OPLIN) includes: Online Documents, Online Research Tools, Online Services, and On-location Services.
Hispanic and Indigenous Peoples History
Hispanic Heritage Month Resource Center This site includes over 50 biographies, a five-century-long historical timeline and an assortment of activities including a culture quiz.
Native American History Updated by the University of Washington, this site provides access to primary and secondary resources on Native Americans.
Native American Home Pages This site has links to the many specific Indian Nations and tribes. Updated regularly.
NARA- Indians/Native Americans This guide, from the National Archives, provides guides to the microfilm and paper resources at NARA as well as links to digital sources.
Internet Medieval Sourcebook Links to the various phases of the Middle Ages. Research the Celts, the Crusades and the Medieval Church. All things medieval.
Ohio Battle Flags Sponsored by the Ohio Historical Society, this site explores the history of Ohio's battle flags. Learn about the preservation campaign to save the battle flags and how you can help.
Ohio History Central Encyclopedia Sponsored by the Ohio Historical Society, this is an evolving, dynamic online encyclopedia that includes information about Ohio's natural history prehistory and 'modern' history. Each section contains helpful information, maps, timelines and images. Links to related resources are available, too.
Ohio Social Studies Resource Center The Ohio Social Studies Resource Center (OSSRC) exists to enhance teaching and learning through the identification and posting of quality web-based resources that promote best teaching practices. This site will help home schoolers and traditional teachers alike.