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American Memory Project
American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.

American Memory Project Learning Page

Arizona Archives Online
Arizona Archives Online is a website that contains searchable guides for archival collections held by Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, University of Arizona, the Heard Museum Library and Archives and the Arizona Capitol Museum.

Arizona Biographical Database
The entries in the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, History and Archives Division Biographical Database refer to persons in books, newspaper articles, periodicals, obituaries and vertical files.

Arizona Cultural Inventory Project
An online directory of over 600 Arizona cultural institutions, with addresses, phone numbers, emails, and website information. The CIP also includes descriptions of each repository's mission and collections.

Arizona Department of Education - IDEAL educational resources

Arizona Images: A Historical Photograph Collection
An ongoing collaboration between the Phoenix Public Library and Phoenix Museum of History, Arizona Images provides access to digitized images which span the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and include items from the James H. McClintock Collection.

Arizona-Sonora Documents Online
Arizona-Sonora Documents Online provides web access to digital images of archival collections relating to Sonora, Mexico that are located at three Arizona repositories: the University of Arizona Library Special Collections; the Arizona Historical Society-Tucson; and the Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records.

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1880-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

Colorado Plateau Digital Archives
Northern Arizona University's Cline Library serves as the home for a rich array of archival material which documents the history and development of the Colorado Plateau in a variety of disciplines. The public treasures found in Special Collections take the form of several million items including letters, diaries, and ledgers; vintage and contemporary photographs; oral history interviews; films; and maps. Collection strengths include Colorado River and Grand Canyon; Native American history and culture (Four Corners area); Land use and the environment; Economic development.

Digital Public Library of America
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) brings together the riches of America's libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America's heritage, to the efforts and data of science. The DPLA aims to expand this crucial realm of openly available materials, and make those riches more easily discovered and more widely usable and used.

Mountain West Digital Library
The Mountain West Digital Library is a central search portal for digital collections about the Mountain West region. We provide free access to over 700,000 resources from universities, colleges, public libraries, museums, historical societies, and government agencies, counties, and municipalities in Utah, Nevada, and other parts of the U.S. West.

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) - Laguna-Niguel
The NARA Laguna-Niguel facility is a research center for genealogical, local, and national historical records and is home to approximately 35,000 cubic feet of Federal records documenting the history of Southern California, Arizona, and Clark County, Nevada.

National History Day - Arizona
National History Day is a nationally acclaimed history education program that promotes the study of civics and citizenship among the nation's students and teachers. National History Day encourages students in grades 6-12 to participate in its annual student competition and challenges teachers to develop lessons to restore the study of our nation's heritage to a prominent place in the classroom. To learn more about the Arizona chapter of National History Day, please visit For additional information go to

OAIster provides one-stop "shopping" for users interested in useful, academically-oriented digital resources. OAIster is working to register and gather all potential digital resources out there in an effort to build a comprehensive digital union catalog consisting of digitized books and articles, born-digital texts, images, audio and video files and datasets.

The National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP)
The National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) is a partnership between the NEH, the Library of Congress (LC), and state projects to provide enhanced access to United States newspapers published between 1836 and 1922. NEH awards support state projects to select and digitize historically significant titles that are aggregated and permanently maintained by the Library of Congress.

Through our Parents' Eyes
Through Our Parents' Eyes: History & Culture of Southern Arizona brings to the Web the history, culture and experiences of the many peoples who live in this vibrant region. Through the use of digital histories presented as images, text, audio, and video, Southern Arizona's history and culture is available to anyone with access to the Internet. Visit our many collections and tell your family, friends and neighbors.

University of Arizona Web Exhibits
The University of Arizona web exhibits cover an array of topics which include, but aren't limited to, Bisbee Deportation of 1917; David K. Udall Papers, 1851-19; Papers and photographs of the Stewart Lee Udall Collection; photographs of Fred Harvey hotels, eating houses, railroad stations and news stands; Levi Stewart Udall collection, 1891-1960; papers and photographs of the Morris K. Udall collection; papers and photographs of the Stewart Lee Udall Collection; and many other digitized resources from University of Arizona.

Western Waters Digital Library
The Western Waters Digital Library (WWDL) contains government reports, classic water literature, legal transcripts, water project records, personal papers, photographic collections, and video materials about the Columbia, Colorado, Platte, and Rio Grande river basins.

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