An Annotated List of the Most Valuable
Online Resources on Progressive
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and Child Labor
Evolution of the Conservation Movement
A searchable database of sources related to the conservation movement
from 1850 to 1920. Part of the Library of Congress American Memory
collection, the site contains a timeline of major events and developments,
as well as a searchable archive of books, pamphlets, state papers,
illustrations, and photographs.
INS: History, Genealogy, and Education
site contains instructions for historical and genealogical research
using INS records. It will also be the future home of information
and resources designed for the use of primary and secondary school
Historical Research Tools, including legislative history, nationality
interpretations, and information on family history research, Read
or print an
Overview of INS History, and browse other
Immigrant Arrival Records (about the records and research tools).
See especially the catalog
Ports of Entry & their Records. What immigration records were
created when, and where, since 1892.
Naturalization Records (what they are, about INS copies since
Chinese Immigrant Files (Catalogs of holdings in Regional Archives
and in Washington, DC). Kids, teachers, and parents will want to visit
Kids' Corner and
Teacher Resources. This month in
Immigration History takes a closer look at important or interesting
events in immigration history.
Ellis Island time line, and online exhibits on immigration.
Mosaic of the Quad Cities
Coney Island History Site
An illustrated history of Coney Island. Created by Jeffrey Stanton,
who is currently writing a history of Coney Island, the site contains
photographs, illustrations, advertisements, and a narrative describing
the several parks that made up this urban amusement center.
from D.W. Griffiths Greatest Films
from the National Geographic magazine on the sinking of the Titanic
and efforts to photograph the wreckage.
and Popular Entertainment, 1870-1920
The site includes the scripts of Yiddish and English plays, theater
playbills and programs, motion pictures, sound recordings, photographs,
and memorabilia relating to the life and career of Harry Houdini.
Equal: History of the Suffrage Movement
site includes a chronology of events leading up to womens right
for Women: NAWSA, 1848-1921
An archive of books, pamphlets, and papers from the National American
Women Suffrage Association from 1848 to 1921. This exhibit from the
American Memory Collection at the Library of Congress contains 167
documents from the NAWSA collection. It can be searched by subject
or author and also contains a detailed timeline.
for Women: Photographs
A collection of 38 pictures and portraits from the womens suffrage
movement. An American Memory exhibit from the Library of Congress,
the collection can be accessed through a keyword search or the name
and subject index. The collection includes photographs of suffrage
parades, picketing suffragists, and an anti-suffrage display; cartoons
commenting on the movement; and portraits of women active in the movement.