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History Content

This great site offers full versions of over 200 classic children's books. The collection itself ranges from classics like "Alice in Wonderland," to more obscure tales—such as Charlotte Herr's "How Punky Dunk Helped Old Prince." With its diverse collection of stories, tales, and nursery rhymes, the site is perfect for young readers. FIND OUT MORE »

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Picture. Position of sun at 10 and 11 a.m., 12 p.m., and 1 and 2 p.m..

How does the settling of the Siberian frontier compare to that of the U.S. West? [...] »

Jessie de Soto with her son Tommy, 1939

Sit back and enjoy folk and popular music recordings from 1930s California [...] »

Photo, Sigonmey meat market..., 1886, Solomon Butcher, Prairie Settlement...

Nearly 3,500 images and approximately 318 letters illuminate life on the Great [...] »

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Photo, USAF aircraft of the 4th Fighter Wing [...], U.S. Air Force, Wikipedia

It's in the name: "Desert." How did the environment affect the Persian Gulf War? [...] »

Photo, "Oyster," November 3, 2007, Swamibu, Flickr Commons

Shellfish pirates stole from the rich to feed themselves—and make a [...] »

Photo, The Britt family happy and content on the farm, Lewis Hine, LoC

Does a caption change the meaning of a photograph? [...] »

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An official report of the trials of sundry Negroes, 1822

Tried and executed in 1822, along with many other slaves, for a plotted [...] »

Dry plate negative, approx. 1920-1930, Jewish colonies and settlements, LOC

Divided into two waves of immigration by textbooks, the continuity of cultural [...] »

Stereograph, U.S. Senator Huey Long, c.1933, Keystone View Company

How exactly did U.S. Senator Huey Long intend to end poverty across the U.S.? [...] »

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Oil, Portrait of Felix Albrecht Harta, 1909, Oskar Kokoschka, Hirshhorn

Modern art isn't impossible to understand. Approach it as the product of its [...] »

Photo, Secretary Arne Duncan visited. . . , 2010, U.S Department of Education

Use the resources offered by the Department of Education to help you become a [...] »

Photo, The President walks alone along the. . . , 2009, Pete Souza, White House

The White House offers historic photos and biographies of its past and current [...] »

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Burr-Hamilton duel, from Martha Lamb, History of the City of New York, 1896

Was it illegal? Was it dishonorable? Was it a duel or was it murder? [...] »

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