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  • WhoWhatWhen | Eyewitness: History Through the Eyes of Those Who Lived It |
  • People's Century (PBS 26-hr. documentary) [Timeline]

    This Date in History


  • On This Day in History (Time Capsule)
  • Today in History (Library of Congress)
  • On This Day (BBC)
  • This Day in History (History Channel)
  • This Day in History (Infoplease)
  • On This Day (New York Times)
  • Weather On This Day (back to 1946) (Old Farmer's Almanac)

    Decades


  • American Cultural History: The Twentieth Century [By Decades]
  • American Cultural History: The Nineteenth Century [By Decades]
  • Houston History by Decade
  • 1890's Decade
  • 1930's Project
  • Fifties Web | Rewind the 50's | Literature & Culture of the American 1950's |
  • Super Seventies Rock Site

    Specific Time Periods


    Ancient Greece
  • Ancient Greece Home Page | More Ancient Greece |
  • Ancient Greek Column Styles | Five Orders of Greek Architecture & Columns |
  • Which well-known Washington, D.C. buildings have which type of Greek columns?
    Ancient Rome (PBS)
  • Ancient Rome (PBS)
  • Roman Forum
  • Rome Reborn 1.0 (Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities at the University of Virginia)
  • Roman History, Coins, & Technology Back Pages
    Ancient China / Ancient Egypt / More Ancient Rome / More Ancient Greece
  • See Also Mythology
  • Ancient History | Exploring Ancient World Cultures |
  • Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  • World Wide Ancient Egypt | Pyramids (NOVA) | Daily Life in Ancient Egypt |
  • Ancient Egypt: Science & Technology (Museum of Science, Boston)
  • Ancient Egyptians | King Tut One.com |
  • At the Tomb of Tutankhamen | King Tut Returns | (both Natl Geographic)
  • Digital Karnak
  • Classics Unveiled.com
  • Cleopatra Multimedia Guide to the Ancient World
  • Ancient Medicine
    (500-1500) Middle Ages
  • Resource Guide to Medieval Times
  • King Arthur & His Knights | Village of Wichamstow |
  • Dining in State (Medieval culinary traditions or How They Ate in the Middle Ages) | Medieval Cookery |
  • (1300-1600) Medieval/Renaissance Food Homepage (Society for Creative Anachronism)
  • What was it really like to live in the Middle Ages? | A Medieval Wedding | Ancient & Medieval Falconry |
  • Internet Medieval Sourcebook | Medieval Europe |
    Castles
  • Castles on the Web | British Castles | Castles, Abbeys, & Cathedrals of Britain | Medieval Castles of Germany | Ludwig II |
  • Castles of France
  • (1588-1603) Shakespearean Homework Helper [Elizabethan Age]
  • Life in Elizabethan England
  • Virtual Renaissance: A Journey Through Time
  • (1776-1969) History Place (American Revolution, Civil War, World War Two, Apollo 11)
  • (1776-1870) From Revolution to Reconstruction [An Outline of American History - fulltext]
  • (1848-1998) The Path of the Women's Rights Movement: A Timeline of the Women's Rights Movement
    Colonial America (aka Thirteen Colonies)
  • 13 Originals: Founding the American Colonies | Colonial North America tutorial |
  • Mayflower | Plimoth Rock | Colonial Williamsburg |
  • Jamestown | Virtual Jamestown |
  • Stocks & pillories | More Stocks & Pillory | Ducking Stool |
    George Washington and the American Revolution
  • (1813- )Industrial Revolution (in U.S.) [Lowell mill girls]
  • (1815-1910) Victorian Web | Victoria (& hemophilia) | (1899-1902) Boer War |
  • (1849) California Gold Rush
    Abraham Lincoln and the U.S. Civil War
  • (1872) Mary Celeste found adrift at sea
    Spanish-American War
  • 20th Century: Year by Year | People's Century(PBS 26-hr. documentary) |
  • (1905)Collier's Pure Food & Drug expose | Pure Food & Drug Act of 1906 (Background / History) |
  • Ad Access (Newspaper & magazine advertisements from 1911-1955, including World War II)
  • (1912) R.M.S. Titanic (Ship Links)
    Victorian Times.org
    World War I
  • (1918-1941) Great Depression Links
  • Roaring Twenties | Flapper Culture & Style |
  • American Cultural History 1920-1929
    Dust Bowl (1935) & Great Depression (1930-1941)
  • Dust Bowl Days | Surviving the Dust Bowl |
  • Visions in the Dust: A Child's Perspective of the Dust Bowl | 1930's Dust Bowl (book excerpt) |
  • (1930-1939) Riding the Rails (PBS American Experience program on transient teens during the Depression. Some ended hobo life only when CCC camps were opened by FDR.)
  • (1933-1939) New Deal Network
  • (1939-1963) Brief History of Alcatraz (Federal Bureau of Prisons) | Alcatraz FAQ
    | World War II | Cold War | Korean War |
  • (1957) Sputnik (Reaction to the launch by U.S. at the time) [NY Times & AOL special section]
    Vietnam War
  • Apollo 11 40th Anniversary (July 20, 20099) (Official Site)
  • One Giant Leap (CNN) | Man on the Moon (Houston Chronicle) | Apollo 11 | More Apollo 11 |
  • (1975) Edmund Fitzgerald (Cargo ship sunk - Lake Superior)
  • (1978) People's Temple/Jim Jones (Cult mass suicide)
  • (1997-1998) El Nino
    Generational Cohorts
  • Baby Boom / Baby Bust / Baby Boom Echo
    General Time Assignments
  • This Week in Music History | This Day in History (History Channel) | Time Machines | Literary/Cinematic Awards |
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