Digitized Collections

World History

The Caribbean

The Digital Library of the Caribbean​


European Web Archive

Russia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Eastern & Central Europe

Online Primary Sources


Radical Online Collections and Archives

United States History

1918-1919 Flu Pandemic

The American Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919

University of Michigan Center for the History of Medicine and Michigan Publishing, University of Michigan Library

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre: Resources in the Collections

Beinecke Library, Yale University


Ad*Access Project (1911-1955)

images and information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers & magazines 

African American History

Amos Beman Scrapbooks

Digitized scrapbooks relating to the life of a nineteenth-century Black minister

Black Film Archive

Black films made from 1915 to 1979 currently streaming

Black Liberation 1969 Archive

Black student protest movement at Swarthmore College

Colored Conventions Project

General project page on Black organizing in the 19th century

Colored Conventions Project: Digital Records

Digitized primary sources

Freedmen's Bureau Search Portal

Text-searchable data Freedmen's Bureau collections

Freedom on the Move 

A database of fugitives from North American slavery

Historically Black College and University Archives

HBCU Library Alliance

Last Seen 

Finding family after slavery 

North American Slave Narratives

Slave Voyages

A digital memorial

The Freedmen's Bureau Records

National Museum of African American History and Culture & The Smithsonian

Chicana/o History

Chicana/o/x History: Primary Source Database

Immigration & Ethnicity

Archive of Immigrant Voices

University of Maryland Oral History Archive

Brancero History Archive

Ellis Island / Port of New York Records

Ellis Island Photographs

New York Public Library

Immigration to the United States, 1789–1930 

Harvard University

Onda Latina: The Mexican American Experience

South Asian Oral History Project

Focused on the Pacific Northwest

Vietnamese American Heritage Foundation Oral History Interviews

Native American History

American Indians of the Pacific Northwest Collection​

University of Washington Libraries

Duke Collection of American Indian Oral History

University of Oklahoma

Edward S. Curtis’s The North American Indian

Twenty volumes of Curtis's work, including text and images

Indigenous Digital Archive’s Treaties Explorer

374 treaties between Indigenous peoples and the United States

First Nations Collection

Southern Oregon University

LGBTQ+ History

ACT UP Oral History Project​

A collection of interviews with surviving members of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, New York

African American AIDS History Project

A crowd-contributed archive of African American responses to the HIV/AIDS epidemic

AIDS Education Posters Collection

Over 8,000 posters

Digital Transgender Archive

Online hub for digitized historical materials, born-digital materials, and information on archival holdings throughout the world

Gay Community News

Northeastern University Library

LGBTQ+ Politics and Political Candidates Web Archive 

Library of Congress collection of LGBTQ+ people in politics

LGBTQ History Digital Collaboratory 

The hub acts as a growing resource for oral histories practitioners and the public​

LGBTQ+ Studies Web Archive

Library of Congress collection of a variety of digital items related to LGBTQ+ history

Lesbian Herstory Archives

Lesbian Tide

The Queer Zine Archive Project

A digital repository of queer zines

Women's History

Alice Marshall Women's History Collection​

Literary, graphic, and manuscript materials dealing with the issues and individuals that comprised women's history from the 15th century to the early 1980s

Anna Julia Cooper Collection

Howard University

Ann Lewis Women's Suffrage Collection

More than 1,200 books, objects, correspondence, periodicals, lobbying materials, postcards, and more

Arabella Chapman Project

Two photo albums assembled by an African American woman and her family in the last decades of the nineteenth century

Black Women Oral History Project

The Black Women Oral History Project interviewed 72 African American women between 1976 and 1981

Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936 to 1938

Library of Congress

Chicago Women's Liberation Union​

CWLU was formed in 1969 and played a leading role in the women’s liberation movement in Chicago during the 1970s

Chicana Por Mi Raza

The online digital repository currently contains approximately 7,000 available digital records and over 500 interview clips


An archive/interactive timeline of the ongoing feminist revolution

​College Women

Documents the history of women in Higher Education

​Digital Witchcraft Collection

Cornell University

Discovering American Women's History Online

Access to digital collections of primary sources

Elizabeth De Hart Bleecker Diary

New York Public Library

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Papers

Library of Congress

Frances Willard’s Digital Journals

Provides access to Willard’s complete journals

The Heretics

The inside story of the Second Wave of the Women’s Movement

Her Hat Was in the Ring

U.S. Women Who Ran for Political Office Before 1920

Medical Heritage Library

Historical American Medical Journals 

​History of Woman Suffrage

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joslyn Gage

Independent Voices

An open-access collection of an alternative press

​In Her Own Right

A Century of Women's Activism, 1820-1920

Jane Addams Digital Edition

Jane Addams's correspondence and writings

Jewish Women's Archive

​​Mary Elsie Fox Photograph Collection

George Mason University

Mill Girls in Nineteenth-Century Print

American Antiquarian Society

North American Slave Narratives

UNC Documenting the American South Project 

Our Bodies Ourselves

OBOS’s influence, impact, and ongoing advocacy work, and about Our Bodies Ourselves Today, a new collaboration with the Center for Health & Human Rights at Suffolk University


Evidence-based features on U.S. lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer history; homosexual and heterosexual history; the history of people who did not conform to dominant norms of sexuality and gender—and people who did

The Real Rosie the Riveter Project

New York University

Rosa Parks Papers

Library of Congress

Reno Divorce History

Illuminating Reno's divorce industry

The Salem Witch Trials

Documents and transcriptions

Samuel J. May Anti-Slavery Collection​

Cornell University

Schlesinger Library Digitized Collections

Harvard University

Seward Family Digital Archive

University of Rochester

​Student Nonviolent Coordination Committee

Digital gateway

Tradeswomen Archives Project Collection

CSU Dominguez Hills

Veterans History Project

Library of Congress

Women in Computing Oral History Interviews

Minnesota Libraries digital conservancy

Women’s History in Digital Collections

New York Public Library

Women’s Liberation Movement Print Culture​

Duke University

Women Veterans Historical Project

The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project (WVHP), established at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1998, documents the contributions of women in the military and related service organizations since World War I

Women Working, 1800-1930

An exploration of women's impact on the economic life of the United States between 1800 and the Great Depression

World War I

World War I Portal

National Archives