The Library's mission is to make its resources available and useful to the Congress and the American people, and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations.
This website is "creating an archive of globalization that spans 2000 years, culminating in the production of an Atlas of Globalization that will introduce a new system of mapping based on global transactions instead of geography."
This free resource from ProQuest contains a selection of 2000 primary source documents including historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more that highlight the triumphs and resiliency of African Americans in the pursuit of equality through six periods of history.
Contains more than 6,500 periodical titles dating from 1684 to 1912, with a focus on the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction. The collection's periodicals cover almost every facet of American life, including science, literature, medicine, agriculture, women’s fashion, family life, and religion.
This streaming video collection contains thousands of archival and historical films including, but not limited to, newsreels produced by Universal Newsreel and the National Archives and Records Administration.
Resource focusing on the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000. The collection includes full-text documents, book, film, and website reviews, notes from the archives, and teaching tools.