The African American Museum in Philadelphia

The African American Museum in Philadelphia interprets the life and work of people of African descent in Philadelphia and throughout the Americas and is home to a range of unique materials documenting the history, literature, politics, and culture of African Americans. 

Baltimore '68: Riots and Rebirth

From the University of Baltimore, a collection of web resources chronicling the race riots that erupted in Baltimore in April 1968 following the assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

City of Philadelphia, Department of Records

Homepage of the official archives of the City and County of Philadelphia. 

The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia

 A civic project to increase understanding of the city of Philadelphia and create the most comprehensive and authoritative reference source for the Philadelphia region.

An interactive online guide to Pennsylvania history, as told through the state's nearly 2,000 historical markers. 

Freedom Now! an Archival Project of Tougaloo College and Brown University

From Tougaloo College and Brown University, a digital collection of archival documents and interpretative essays about the Mississippi Freedom Movement.

The King Center - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the King Center is the official, living memorial dedicated to documenting and advancing the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

The March on Milwaukee: Civil Rights History Project

 A digital collection of primary sources on Milwaukee's civil rights history from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries and the Wisconsin Historical Society.

The National Archives at Philadelphia

Serving Pennsylvania, Delaware, West Virginia, Maryland, and Virginia, the National Archives at Philadelphia maintains historically significant federal records from the Mid Atlantic region and hosts and produces exhibits on a variety of topics in local and national history.


The National Civil Rights Museum

Located at the Lorraine Hotel, site of the 1968 asssassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the National Civil Rights Museum chronicles the legacy and key moments of the American civil rights movement.

The National Constitution Center

Located on Philadelphia's Independence Mall, the National Constitution Center is dedicated to increasing public understanding and appreciation of the U.S. Constitution through a variety of multi-media exhibits, artifacts, and public programs.

Pennsylvania Digital Library

A state-wide online repository for digital resources created by Pennsylvania libraries, museums, educational institutions, and other cultural heritage organizations. 

Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

A consortium of thirty five member libraries and archives dedicated to increasing visibility and support for the historically rich and unique collections of Philadelphia area libraries. 


Public History at Temple University

Information on Temple University's graduate program in Public History. 

Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project

From the University of Washington, a multi-media web site dedicated to chronicling the history of Seattle's civil rights movements through oral histories, photographs, documents, and personal biographies.

Temple University Libraries

Homepage of the Temple University Libraries with links to online resources and archival collections. 

Temple University Libraries - Digital Collections

Digital access to the unique primary historical and cultural resources held by the Temple University Libraries.