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African American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture.
Covering the nearly 500 years of the black experience in the Western hemisphere, the Mosaic surveys the full range size, and variety of the Library of Congress collections.

African Americans and South Carolina
This page will be useful to students of South Carolina politics and history.

American Women's History: A Research Guide
Selected by the American Library Association as one of the best free reference web sites of 2004.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
This new bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas written in Europe before 1750.

Eyewitness to History
Your ringside seat to history - from the Ancient World to the present. History through the eyes of those who lived it, presented by Ibis Communications, Inc. a digital publisher of educational programming.

Free Resources: Women's History
Biographies of significant women, a quiz on women's achievements, a timeline of events, and other activites related to women's history.

History Reference Center
History Reference Center provides full text reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, history periodicals, historical documents, biographies of historical figures, historical photos and maps, and hours of historical video.

infoplease: Black History Month
This site contains links to information in a comprehensive format including the history of Black history month, inventors, and much more.

infoplease: Women's History Month
History and timelines, biographies, crossword puzzles, quizzes, stamps, and more.

Internet Women's History Sourcebook
A subset of texts derived from three major online sourcebooks on Ancient, Medieval and Modern History.

National Jukebox
Historical recordings from the Library of Congress

National Women's History Museum
Describes current exhibits that may include such topics as: Motherhood, Social Service and Reform; Women in the Olympics; and, Partners in Winning the War (WWII).

National Women's History Project
Celebrates 25 years of recording and honoring women's achievements. Includes links to newsletters and schedules of events, performances and birthdays.

SC State Library Digital Collection
A set of online projects that create greater access to unique historical resources and new digital projects.

This index page links to several different sites that can be used to teach African-American history. Each link from this page leads to a different series of classroom and online activities.



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