Cindy Vallar

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The Categories

American (US) History

Asian History

Calendars

Canadian History

Costume History

Crime & Punishment

Currency & Economics

Disasters

English & Welsh History

European History

Folklore & Mythology

Food and Drink

General Reference

Hearth & Home

History (General)

History of Medicine

Languages & Dictionaries

Law and Copyright

Maps
Medieval Times & Viking Era

Names

Readers' Sites

Rodeo, Old West, & Western Frontier

Scottish History & Scotland

Transportation

War & Dueling

Women and Women's History

Writers' Sites


American (US) History

Biography
The American Founders Online
American Life Histories
Ben Franklin
First-person Narratives of American South
The Papers of Abraham Lincoln
 Thomas Jefferson Papers


Colonial America
American Centuries
Colonial House
Colonial North American Project
(at Harvard University)
Mayflower History
Virtual Jamestown


Crime, Punishment, & Death
Duluth Lynchings
Dying Speeches & Bloody Murders
Goody Parsons Witchcraft Case
Puritan Scrabble


Education & Occupations
An 18th-century Trades Sampler
19th-century Schoolbooks
The Cooper

Cooper at Colonial Williamsburg
Everyday Life of a Coal Mining Company Town
New London Texas School Explosion
Trades


Entertainment
American Radio: The First Hundred Years
Dime Novel and Popular Literature
An Invitation to Dance
Mercury Theatre on the Air

National Jukebox
Nebraska Toy Stories
Passion for Circus
Some Enchanted Evenings

(American Picture Palaces)
Vaudeville Nation


Folklife
Folklife in Louisiana
Wessels Living History Farm
(1920s-1960s - Nebraska)


Government

American Presidency Project
History of the Small Business Administration

   Presidents of the United States
 

Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and the 1930s
American Experience: The 1930s
America in the 1930s
The Civilian Conservation Corps
Crash of 1929
Dust Bowl Migration Archives
Hobo Signs & Symbols
Riding the Rails...Great Depression
Teenage Hoboes...Great Depression
WPA Maps
Declaration of Independence


History & Historical
Archives
Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy
An American Time Capsule

Archive of Early American Images
Authentic History Center
The Black Past
Chronicling America

(Historic American Newspapers)
Docs Teach
(The National Archives Experience)
Documenting the American South
Everett Massacre Collection
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Historic Iowa Children's Diaries
Historical Voices
Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project
North Carolina Newspaper Digitization Project

Picture History
Strange Fruit
Thomas Jefferson

Witness to the Early American Experience


 
Native Americans
American Indian Oral History
Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian
National Museum of the American Indian Collection

Vanished Worlds, Enduring People


Nature
Life Histories of North American Birds


19th Century
The Gentleman's Page
(Practical Guide...19th Century American Man)
 Hard Times: Down and Out in Antebellum America
Haymarket Affair
Nineteenth Century in Print

Reconstruction: the Second Civil War


Slavery
Antislavery Collection, 1725-1911
Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life

Born in Slavery
Trans-Atlantic Slave Database

Underground Railroad
Uncle Tom’s Cabin and American Culture
Voices from the Days of Slavery
(Former Slaves Tell Their Stories)


Revolution and Independence
Colonial Williamsburg
Coming of the American Revolution
Continental Congress & Constitutional Convention, 1774-1789
Intelligence in the War of Independence
Rochambeau Map Collection
Spy Letters of the American Revolution
Thomas Jefferson Encyclopedia
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Asian History

Dragon
China
Chinese Paper Gods
Naxi Manuscript Collection
Song Dynasty


Japan

National Archives of Japan
Scrolls of the Mongol Invasion of Japan


South Asia

Digital South Asia Library

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Calendars & Timelines
Calendar Calculator
Calendar for any Year
Calendars through the Ages
dMarie Time Capsule
Ecclesiastical Date Calculator
History Orb
(1,700 Years of History)
HyperHistory Online
Origin of Major Religions

Our Timelines

Perpetual Calendar
Timeline

Timelines of History
Walk Through Time


Calendar
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Canadian History
Canadian flag

A Reader's Guide to the History of Newfoundland and Labrador
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Costume History

Costume History

Accessories

Jewelry at Historic New England
Ruffs, Ribbons, Collars and Cravats

Celtic Costume
Before the Clearances
Buying your kilt
Celtic Dress of the 16th Century
Evolution of the Kilt
On the Dignity of Wearing Kilts
Scottish Register of Tartans
Scottish Tartan Museum


Fashion Terminology
Glossary 18th-century Costume Terminology
Medieval Timeline in Fashion and Events


Encyclopedias & Galleries
All Sewn Up
American Revolution Clothing

(French, English, Colonial)
Costume Gallery

The Costume Institute
The Costumer's Manifesto
Fashion-Era
Fashion Plate Collection
Godey's Lady's Book
Historic Threads
History of Costume by Braun & Scheider

Kent State University Museum Gallery of Costume
Ladies Treasury of Costume and Fashion
Nicole Kipar's Late 17th-century Clothing History
Milieux: the Costume Site
Realm of Venus
(clothes of Italian Renaissance)
Reforming Fashion, 1850-1914
Screen Search Fashion
(1920s and 1930s)
Standardization of Women’s Clothing
Texas Fashion Collection
Two Centuries of Costume in America
(Volume 1 1620-1820)
European Costume
A Suit of Clothes


Hair Styles & Hats

Hairstyle History
History of Shaving
The History of the World in Hair

The Meaning of the Mustache
Mustaches of the Nineteenth Century

Truth about Big Hair of the 1770s

(part 2)
Vintage Hair Fashion


Scotland
Scottish Register of Tartans

Scottish Tartans Authority


Shoes

Evolution of the High Heel Shoe
Footwear of the Middle Ages


Sports
Dressed to the Nines

(baseball uniforms)
 

Textiles
Jessamyn's Regency Costume Companion
Textile Museum

Textiles and Clothing
Textiles Scotland
VADS: Textiles Collection


Underclothing

18th Century Noblewoman's Fashion
Corsets, Whalebones and Waist-whittlers



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Crime & Punishment
In Jail
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Currency & Economics

Currency
Colonial Currency
Common-Place: Money

Current Value of Old Money
Economics...English Coinage Denominations
English Currency
Historical UK Inflation Rates & Calculator
How Much Is That?

Inflation Calculator
Marteau Early 18th-Century Currency Converter
Measuring Worth
Purchasing Power British Pound 1270-Present

Scottish Money in the 1600s
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Disasters
Earthquakes
1906 Earthquake and Fire
1906 San Francisco Earthquake
The Great New Madrid Earthquake


Fires
American Experience: Triangle Fire
The Triangle Factory Fire
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire


Hurricanes
1900 Storm - Galveston Hurricane
Hurricane of '38

Fire
                Aftermath

Recovery
Safety Tips & Checklists
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English & Welsh History

English cottages

Archives
British History Online
British Library

British Library Online Newspaper Archive

British Library's Collect Britain
Early 18th-Cen. Newspaper Reports
Hidden Lives Revealed
History of the United Kingdom

National Library of Wales



Biography
National Portrait Gallery

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Oliver Cromwell
 

Celts
Clash of Iron When Civilizations Meet
(Boudica)


Elizabethan England

In Search of Shakespeare
Life in Elizabethan England
Renaissance, the Elizabethan World



Entertainment & Literature
Bodleian Library Broadside Ballads

Luminarium

Renaissance Festival Books


History & Government
British Titles of Nobility
Early British Kingdoms
Hereditary Titles

History Extra Podcasts

History of Parliament
History of York
History Online

TEAMS Middle English Texts



Industry & Trade
Cotton Town
  Historical Directories England and Wales
Spinning the Web
Trade Union Ancestors
Windmill World
The Workhouse

Law
Cyfraith Hywel


London
 
Camelot International: Tower of London
Crace Collection of Maps of London
 Georgian London Street and Business Index
Greenwood’s Map of London 1827
London 1753
London: A Life in Maps
London Maps
London Picture Archive
Map of Early Modern London

Tower of London


Medieval England
Essential Norman Conquest
The Legend of Robin Hood

Medieval English Towns
Medieval English Towns Glossary
Medieval Imaginations
Medieval Soldier in Later Medieval England

World of Chaucer


Monarchs
Elizabeth I
Henry VIII

Henry VIII: Man and Monarch


Nature
Bewick's History of British Birds
Horses for Courses


Regency Era
Nancy Regency Researcher

Regency Collection

Regency Lexicon

Resources for Writers of Regency Fiction


Victorian Era
Dictionary of Victorian London
Literary Liaisons
Mostly Victorian
Saint Valentine's Little Tokens of Love

Servants: Their Hierarchy and Duties 
Victorian Domestic Servant Hierarchy and Wage Scale

Victorian Literary Studies Archive
Victorian London: Booth Poverty Map Project
The Victorian Web
The Victorians

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European History

Europe
Glossary of European Titles
The History Guide

Lectures on Modern European Intellectual History


France

Liberty, Equality, Fraternity
(Exploring the French Revolution)
Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution
Napoleonic Guide
 Paris in the 19th Century
Poulet Gauche: 16th-century French Tavern


Holocaust
Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State

Holocaust Encyclopedia
Labor & the Holocaust
Letters to Sala
(Young woman’s life in Nazi Labor Camps 1939-1945)
Life After the Holocaust
Witnessing the Holocaust
Yad Vashem



Ireland
The Battle of the Boyne
CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts

The Great Hunger Database

In Search of Ancient Ireland
Ireland’s History in Maps
Irish Resources in the Humanities
 The Irish Revolution
Letters of 1916
Singing the Praises of Ireland


Italy
Know the Romans!
Medici Archive Project
Roman Empire in the First Century
Rome
(Internet Ancient History Sourcebook)
Neuschwanstein

Northern Ireland
Ulster Folk & Transport Museum



Russia
AlexanderPalace.org/Russian History Websites
Red Book of the Peoples of the Russian Empire
Romanov articles

Russia Engages the World, 1453–1825


Spain
Love Customs in 18th Century Spain


Witchcraft
Witchcraft, Demonology and the Inquisition

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Folklore & Mythology
Crystal ball
American Folklore
Celtic Folklore
Encyclopedia Mythica
Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts

Love Tarot Reading
Reading Tea Leaves
Tarot Card Meanings
Tarot Card Meanings

Tarot Card Meanings
Trusted Tarot (including free reading)
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Food & Drink



Elizabethan Era

Elizabethan Food

 
Cookbooks
Feeding America


Food in General
Encyclopedia of Spices
Food Timeline
Gallery of Regrettable Food
History of Sandwiches
Not by Bread Alone
Topher’s Breakfast Cereal Character Guide


History
Emergence of Dairy Butter
Growing a Nation


Middle Ages
Medieval and Early Modern Cookery: Resources
Medieval & Renaissance Brews

Medieval & Renaissance Culinary Terms
Medieval Cookery
The Middle Ages
(Alcohol)
Turkey
                  Dinner

Packaging Food
Ancient Firkins



Regional
American Food in the Age of Experiment
Did You Know? Facts about Mediterranean Food History


Setting the Table
History of Eating Utensils


Restaurants

1850s & 1860s Hotel and Restaurant Menus
American Diner Museum

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General Reference

Archives
The Avalon Project
British Newspaper Archive
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

David Rumsey Map Collection

Historical Maps at Hargrett Library

Historical Newspapers Online
Internet Library of Early Journals
Internet Sacred Text Archive
Library of Congress
Making of America
The National Archives (US)

NYPL Picture Collection
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection

Project Gutenberg

The Pennsylvania Gazette
Repositories of Primary Sources

Time Magazine Archive
Resources for Research: Periodicals
Working Class Movement Library


Entertainment
Games We Play
An Invitation to Dance
Journal of 17th-Century Music


Online Museums
LC Rare Book & Special Collections
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
NYPL Digital Gallery
  Thomas Jefferson’s Library
Vatican Museums
Library

Reference Resources (General)
CIA World Factbook
eHow
How Many?

(Units of Measurement)

Libdex

LibWeb

Reference Desk

Six Techniques to Get More from the Web
Symbols, Signs, & Flags
Top Documentary Films
USNPL
(US newspapers) 
Visual Dictionary

Religion
Patron Saints

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Hearth & Home



Cottage

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History (General)

Illuminated Manuscript Page
Ad*Access
African Online Digital Library

The Best of Legends

The Canadian Encyclopedia

Children and Youth in History
eHistory

EyeWitness to History
Historical Country Names
Historical Text Archive
History & Travel

History Detectives

The History Index
Internet History Sourcebooks Project
Jewish History

Odin's Castle of Dreams and Legends

Regnal Chronologies
Retronaut
Slave Revolt in Jamaica
1760-1761
Spartacus Educational

The Ultimate History Project

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History of Medicine & Medical Research

Anatomy
Dream Anatomy
History of the Body
Museum of Menstruation



Ancient Medicine
Greek Medicine


Barber Surgeons, Physicians, & Nurses
Barber Surgeon
Chinese Medicine History

History of Nursing
Red Gold


Disabilities
Beyond Affliction 
Disability History Museum
Famous People with Disabilities



Folk Medicine

Botanical.com
Celtic Medicine in Scotland

Online Herbal Encyclopedia


Historical References
The History of Dentistry
History of the Health Sciences

Images from the History of Medicine
Islamic Medicine
Medical Heritage Library
National Library of Medicine

Turning the Pages Online
Zeno's Forensic Site
Surgery

Infectious Diseases

1918 Influenza Pandemic  
Benjamin Rush, Yellow Fever, Birth of Modern Medicine

Deadly Virus
Influenza 1918
Influenza Epidemic of 1918
 Insects, Disease, and History
Most Dangerous Woman in America – Typhoid Mary
Pandemic Disease in the Medieval World


Other Diseases & Health Issues
Treat Mesothelioma


Surgery

Celebration of Ether
   

Terminology
Medical Terms and Diseases
Rudy's List of Archaic Medical Terms



War Medicine
Battle-scarred (American Civil War)
Medical Antiques
Medicine, Health, & History
Military Medicine 18th & 19th Centuries
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Languages & Dictionaries

Dictionary

Dialects

American English Dialect Recordings
American Languages: Our Nation's Many Voices
British Dialect Translator

Dialects of International English Archives


Dictionaries
alphaDictionary.com

Fine Dictionary
Icelandic Dictionary Online
Merriam-Webster Dictionary
Ojibwe People's Dictionary
OneLook Dictionary Search
WordNet
Your Dictionary


English of the Past
How to Speak 19th Century
Introduction to Old English
Middle English Dictionary
Old English
Old English / Anglo-Saxon
Old English to Modern English Translator
World Wide Words
Etymology
Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Online Etymology Dictionary

 
Miscellanea
Beginners' Latin
Early Indo-European Online
Language Construction Kit

Roget's Thesaurus (1911)
Separated by a Common Language
What Is Irish?
The Word Detective


Scotland
Comunn Gaidhlig Inbhir Nis
(The Gaelic Society of Inverness)
Dictionary of the Scots Language
Faclair Gaidhlig: Gaelic-English
Sabhal Mor Ostaig
(Scottish Gaelic College)
Scottie Translator
Scottish Vernacular Dictionary


Slang
1736 Canting Dictionary
1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue
Cant A-F and Cant G-Z
A Dictionary of Slang
Them's Fighting Words: Old French Insults

Twists, Slugs and Roscoes - Hard-boiled Slang
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Law & Copyright

Copyright
But It's Protected
Copyright Navigator

Copyright Renewal Database
Copyright Term and the Public Domain
Crash Course in Copyright
Fair Use – Copyright
Primary Sources on Copyright, 1450-1900
Right to Display Public Domain Images
U.S. Copyright Office


Law
Dumb Laws
Famous Trials
Guide to Law Online

International Criminal Court
The Laws of Nature and Nature’s God
(Commentaries, English laws, William Blackstone)
Legal History: Crime and Punishment Research Guide
Tarleton Law Library

Year Books

(Medieval English law)
Trial


Publishing Law

Pen Names
Publishing Law Center
Take Down Copyright Infringers
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Maps
Map
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Medieval Times, the Renaissance, & the Viking Era

Castles & Knights
Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

Castles on the Web
Everycastle.com
Knights in Central Park

Life in a Welsh Castle
Medieval Castle
Medieval Siege
Templar History



Crusades
The Crusades

History of the Crusades
Virtual Pilgrim


Entertainment, Food, & Drink
Medieval/Renaissance Brewing

Medieval and Renaissance Instruments

Medieval Games
 

Home Life
Architecture in Renaissance Italy
Illuminating Fashion
(Dress in artwork of France & Netherlands)
Manners, Customs, and Dress
(Middle Ages & Renaissance)
Medieval and Early Modern Cookery
Medieval and Renaissance Wedding Page
Pro Sponso et Sponsa
(Christian Marriage rituals in Northern Europe)


Manuscripts
Anglo Saxon Chronicle
Corsair

(Medieval & Renaissance manuscripts)
The Domesday Book Online
Internet Medieval Sourcebook

Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts
Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts
(from Western Europe)

Medieval Writing
Murthly Hours
Online Medieval & Classical Library
Two Medieval Manuscripts Reunited

Knights
                      jousting

Medieval Medicine

Early Medieval Surgical Knowledge
Index of Medieval Medical Images


Norse
Viking Answer Lady
Vikings - PBS' Nova
 

Reference
Alchemy
e-codices
Elizabeth Chadwick’s Reference Library

Epact
(scientific instruments)
Global Medieval Sourcebook
Hypertext Medieval Glossary
Medieval Bestiary

Medieval Sourcebook
Medieval Page
Medieval Resources
Medieval Seals

Medieval Siege
Middle Ages
The Middle Ages
Mostly Medieval

Regia Anglorum
Renaissance
Renaissance Individualism Bibliography
TimeRef.com
Victoria & Albert: Medieval & Renaissance


Scotland
  Albanach.org
Battle of Falkirk & the Execution of Wallace
Medieval Scotland

Murthly Hours
Paradox of Medieval Scotland 1093-1286
People of Medieval Scotlant 1093-1314
Scottish Medieval Bibliography Index


  Women
Female Heterosexuality Late Medieval Europe
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Names
Family
Babynology
Behind the Name

Double Given Names Before 1600
Feminine Given Names
Irish Baby Names

Medieval Names Archive
Popular Baby Names
Popular Scottish Forenames
Seventh Sanctum Character Name Generators
Victorian Era Names
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Readers' Sites

Authors
Knowing Poe
Louis L'Amour
Sloan McBride
Veronica Wolff
Wendy J. Dunn


Books
Eastern North Carolina Digital Library
Folger Digital Texts
(Shakespeare's Plays)
Lost Titles, Forgotten Rhymes

(How to Find...Without Knowing Title/Author)
  LibriVox
Rare Book Room


Censorship
Palin's Attempt to Ban Books
Index on Censorship


Children
Baldwin Children's Literature Project
Tribute to St. Nicholas Magazine
Virtual Children's Books Exhibits


Genres
Historical Romance Writers
RT Book Reviews

Girls reading

History & Information
Aspects of the Victorian Book
Who Reads an Early American Book?

Why Do Books Cost So Much?


Reading Guides
Reading Group Guides

 
Reviews
Book Browse
  Cafe of Dreams
Coffee Time Romance
Historical Novels Review Online
Romance Reader at Heart
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Rodeo, the Old West, & the Western Frontier

Stagecoach
American Cowgirl
   Cowboy Photographer: Erwin W. Smith
Donner Party
Drawing the Western Frontier
Jesse James
Mountain Men and the Fur Trade
Professional Bull Riders Association

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Scotland & Scottish History

Archaeology & Architecture
Accessing Scotland's Past
The Chatelaine's Scottish Castles
Lothene Experimental Archaeology

RC Ancient & Historical Monuments
Scone Palace

Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports

Scottish Crannog Centre
Sites and Monuments Record: Aberdeen
Stirling Castle Palace


The Clearances
The Highland Clearances
Napier's Commission



Emigration
Darien Scheme
Darien Venture


General Resources
Am Baile
BBC In Search of Scotland
Capital Collections
Electric Scotland
General Register Office for Scotland
Interactive Clan Battlefield Map
Interactive Clan Map of Scotland
National Library of Scotland Digital Gallery

Old Roads of Scotland
Proceedings -- Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
Rampant Scotland Directory
ScotlandsPlaces
 
Scottish Archive Network
Scottish Handwriting
The Word on the Street


Government
Acts of Union

  Records of the Parliaments of Scotland to 1707


Isles of Scotland
  Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland
Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides
Orkneyjar

St. Kilda



Jacobites
The 1745 Rebellion
Battle of Culloden
Battle of Prestonpans 1745
Culloden Battlefield
Jacobite Rebellions
Lyon in Mourning
Pickle the Spy

Having tea with Nessie

Literature

Books and Articles on Scotland
500 Years of Printing in Scotland
Scottish History in Print
Haco’s Expedition against Scotland
(Norwegian Account)
Scottish Chapbooks Project
Scottish Corpus of Texts & Speeches


Nature
Plant Life in the Scottish Highlands
    Scottish Natural Heritage


People
Clan Cameron
Clan Gregor
Clan MacPherson
Deceased Online
Scotlands People
(genealogy)
Sir William Wallace


Religion
Churches in Scotland
Covenants and the Covenanters


Witchery

Daemonolgie by James VI and I
Horrid Sinne of Witchcraft
Newes from Scotland
Survey of Scottish Witchcraft

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Transportation & Travel


Train
American Journeys
Anatomy of the Bicycle
Cross Roads in England and Wales
Railroad Maps, 1828-1900
Railroads
Taking the Wheel
Travel in America, 1750-1920
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War & Dueling
America at War
Experiencing War
Letters from America’s Wars
USMA Digital Collections
War Letters


Children & War
Beyond the Fire – Teen Experiences of War


Civil War - Britain
Civil Wars, Commonwealth, & Protectorate 1638-1660
Conflict (1688, 1745, & War for America)


Civil War - United States
American Civil War Manuscript Guides
Antietam on the Web
Britain and the American Civil War
Christmas in the Confederate White House

Civil War in America in the Illustrates London News
Civil War Era Collection at Gettysburg College
Civil War in Art
Civil War Letters of Forrest Little

Civil War Love letters
Civil War Weapons
Civil War Washington

CivilWar@Smithsonian
Diary of a Civil War Nurse
Digital Civil War Collection
Gilmer Civil War Maps

Irish in the American Civil War
John Jacob Omenhausser’s Civil War Sketchbook
Nettleton Civil War Letters
Soldiers and Sailors Database
Unlocking a Civil War Prison

 Valley of the Shadow
Washington During the Civil War
Who Shall Tell the Story? Voices of Civil War Virginia
Women and the Homefront
 

Duels, Fencing & Weaponry
Armour Archive
The Arte of Defense
The Duel

Gutter Fighting

Historical Fencing Manuals

Battle of New
                Orleans 1862

Medicine in War
Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries
Civil War Medicine



Soldier's Life
Christmas at War
A Soldier's Heart


War (General)
Military Rank

War Times Journal



World Wars & Later Wars
The Great War
Island at War

Veterans History Project
Vietnam Center and Archive
War Times Journal

World War One
World War One Document Archive


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Women & Women's History

Woman
                  accountant

American Women
American Women through Time
Anne Sullivan Macy
Annie Oakley
Civil War Women - Primary Sources
Do History
(Diary of Martha Ballard, Midwife)
Women's History Matters


Arab World
Women's World in Qajar Iran


Education

The Education of Women
Women's Intellectual Contributions
Women Working, 1800-1930


English Women
Before Victoria
Hannah Snell


History

Jewish Women Historical Encyclopedia


Love & Marriage
I Do
(19th-century Canada)


Scottish Women
Revealing Women
Women in Scottish History


Travelers
Amelia Earhart papers
Wilder Shores
(Lady Travelers of the 18th & 19th Centuries)


War

War, Women & Survival
Warrior Women
Women and the Holocaust
Women of Ravensbruck
Women as Warriors in History


Work

No Job for a Woman
A Woman’s Work is Never Done

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Writers' Sites

Agents
Agent Query
Association of Authors' Representatives
Interview with Carole Blake
Judging a Book by Its Cover
  Passion Pen’s Romance Agent List
Preditors & Editors
Why You Need An Agent


Contracts
Book/Literary Contracts
The Business Rusch: Royalty Statements Update
Getting Out of Your Book Contract (Maybe)
How Lucky Can You Get?

(What Can Happen After You Sign a Contract)
How Much Should I Charge?
How Royalties are Calculated
Negotiating Book Contract Terms and Royalties
The Payoff Will Be in Good Karma
Termination of Book & Music Publishing Contracts


Craft
  Articles for Writers and Publishers
Author Network
Authorlink
Burry Man Writers Center
Deep Point of View
How to Publish without Perishing

Long Ridge Writer's Craft
The Passionate Pen
  Ten Questions to Improve Your Manuscript
That Difficult First Novel
  What's In a Name?
Writer Online
Writers Write
WritersWeekly.com
Writing Resources & Tips
Writing-world.com


Genres
C. Dillon's Resources for Romance Writers
Some People Don’t Like Historicals
Weaving Faith into Fiction


Grammar and Style
Best Guide to Grammar and Professional Writing StylesNew
                              research link
Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation

Elements of Style
English Grammar
English Grammar Handbook
English Grammar Resources
Grammar and Punctuation Glossary
Guide to Grammar and Style
Guide to Grammar & Writing
Ten Mistakes Writers Don’t See
Verbals: Gerunds, Participles, Infinitives


Emotions & Kinesics (Body Language)
5 Body Language Signs Reveal Danger

100 Words for Facial Expressions

Atlas of Emotions
Flesh Out Your Writing with Body Language
How to Read Body Language
The Nonverbal Dictionary
Using Body Language

Writer

Marketing and Promotion
  Booksigning Tips from Larry James  
The Business Rusch: Promotion
Going on a Virtual Book Tour
  The Real World of Virtual Book Touring
What Happens to Your Online Accounts When You Die



Publishing Industry
Four Paths to Publishing
Judging a Book by Its Cover Part II
Market News from Karen Fox
  Writing and Publishing News


Pitches, Queries, and Submissions
How to Pitch Your Book at a Writing Conference
I am Your Editor: Submitting Your Novel
Preparing E-mail Queries
Query Letters that Get Noticed
Ten Minutes to Glory: Your Editor/Agent Pitch
Writing the Synopsis


Plotting, Characterization, & Hooks
Archetypes
How to Structure a Story
Literary Hooks
Plot Generator
Plot Tips for the Aspiring Author
Using Tarot to Develop Your Story


Point of View
How to Write First-person Internalizaton


Research
Jeannie Ruesch’s Resources for Writers
 Literary Liaisons
Our Time Lines


Writing as a Business

Authors and the Internal Revenue Code
Building a Writer’s Business Plan
Funds for Writers
Handling Writing Income and Expenses
Internet Resources on Citing
Tax Aspects of Authors/Writers/Screenwriters
Tax Tips for Small Businesses
Taxes and Writers
Taxes for Writers

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