Friday, 30 April 2010

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Lyndon Baines Johnson: A Resource Guide (Library of Congress)
The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of material associated with Lyndon Baines Johnson. This resource guide compiles links to digital materials related to Johnson such as photographs, manuscripts, political cartoons, and documents that are available throughout the Library of Congress Web site. In addition, it provides links to external Web sites focusing on Johnson and a bibliography.
September 11, 2001 (Library of Congress Web Archives)
The September 11, 2001, Web Archive preserves the web expressions of individuals, groups, the press and institutions in the United States and from around the world in the aftermath of the attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001. The selected web sites are comprised broadly of United States and non-United States government sites; press, corporate/business, portal, charity/civic, advocacy/interest, religious, school/educational, individual/volunteer, professional organizations sites; and other sites.
United States Election 2006 Web Archive (Library of Congress)
The United States Election 2006 Web Archive is a selective collection of approximately 2119 sites archived between May 31, 2006 and November 30, 2006 by the Library of Congress. The last Web crawl, originally scheduled for November 30, was rescheduled to the second week of December to encompass runoff elections taking place in Louisiana and Texas. This is a collection of Web sites produced by congressional and gubernatorial candidates, political party, government, advocacy, blog, public opinion, and miscellaneous Web sites related to the 2006 elections. 2006 saw a power shift take place in the United States Congress. For the first time in 12 years, Democrats took control of both houses of Congress. As a result of the Democratic control of the House, the first ever female Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi was elected to that position.
Digital History (US History)
Includes e.g. interactive timeline of US History; selection of key primary sources and documents, teaching materials, links to useful websites, etc.
Mark Twain Project Online
Mark Twain Project Online applies innovative technology to more than four decades' worth of archival research by expert editors at the Mark Twain Project. It offers unfettered, intuitive access to reliable texts, accurate and exhaustive notes, and the most recently discovered letters and documents. Its ultimate purpose is to produce a digital critical edition, fully annotated, of everything Mark Twain wrote. MTPO is a collaboration between the Mark Twain Papers and Project of The Bancroft Library, the California Digital Library, and the University of California Press. Currently more than 2300 letters are available, along with the 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' and 'Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer among the Indians'

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