this is a great list

Found this list and will not repeat it, but it is great. Some of them I was using already but many are new to me. 101 Great sites for social studies classes. It is more than just social studies classes. They are found here Some of those I really liked that I had not used before are:

  1. The National Archives and Records Administration has a massive collection of material on U.S. history that can sometimes be overwhelming to search through. The Resources for National History Day Research page guides students on where to find material in the archives.
  2. The Smithsonian Institution has a wide variety of exhibitions and collections on American history and culture. It also offers lesson plans searchable by grade level, type of resource and historical topic.
  3. The National Archives’ Charters of Freedom explains the making of and impact of the Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights. It includes images of the documents, biographies of the framers, and fun facts………..
  4. The Google News Archive searches historical newspapers, most of which cannot be found elsewhere in Google. A student studying the rise of Adolph Hitler could review these newspaper results from 1933 to 1937.
  5. Time magazine provides users with access to its impressive article archive dating back to 1923, enabling students to search for articles such as this account of negotiations in 1931 between Winston Churchill and Mahatma Gandhi, who is described in a rather deprecatory manner.
  6. The Times of London organizes its archives through topics such as War & Revolution, Politics & Civil Rights, and Exploration.
  7. The New York Times offers free articles dating from 1851-1922 and 1987-present.
  8. Rag Linen is an online museum and educational archive of rare and historic printed newspapers.
  9. Carnegie Mellon University’s Universal Digital Library holds more than 1 million works from many different fields in a dozen languages.
  10. The British Library lets you browse through scanned books of music, literature, art and other subjects. The library includes Mozart’s sheet music, “Alice’s Adventures Under Ground” by Lewis Carroll, an 18th century Ethiopian bible and many more.
  11. Tufts University’s Perseus Digital Library is the best source for Greek and Latin texts, as well as Germanic texts and Renaissance works.
  12. Librivox offers text and audio recordings of more than 3,000 public domain books and other works.
  13. The U.S. Army Center of Military History provides in-depth accounts of U.S. military operations from a variety of military sources, including “American Military History, Volume 1” and “Volume II.
  14. The National Security Archive is an independent institute located at The George Washington University that presents documents to the public after they have been declassified by the government.
  15. History Animated provides easy-to-follow animations of key battles in the Revolutionary War, Civil War and Pacific theatre of World War II, with a short description of each battle.
  16. The National Parks Service’s Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System is a database that makes it easy to find personal records Civil War soldiers, sailors, prisoners and regiments.
  17. Teaching History with Technology offers a wealth of resources for incorporating the Internet into the history curriculum, including these innovative projects.
  18. The Newseum provides a look at today’s front page of 827 newspapers in 77 countries, giving students the chance to see how differently news is covered from city to city and country to country.
  19. The Guardian’s Interactive Guides give interactive overviews of significant issues occurring in the world today.
  20. The Library of Congress’s Prints & Photographs Online Catalog has dozens of collections of photographs, illustrations, posters and other images. Highlights of the catalog include Ansel Adams’s photos of Japanese-American internees and Matthew Brady’s Civil War photographs.
  21. Google’s Life photo archive is home to photos that were featured in Life magazine and many owned by the magazine that were never published.
  22. Dartmouth professor Hany Farid examines photographs through history that have been doctored, usually for propaganda or to conform to societal norms.