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American Studies

This guide highlights article databases, primary source databases, encyclopedias, and other resources useful for research in American Studies.

Selected web resources pertinent to American Studies

DPLA : Digital Public Library of America
The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America's libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world.

folkstreams.net.  
A significant collection of documentary films, accessible in streaming video, about folk culture in the U.S.  

Library of Congress - American Memory
Presents digitized page images from various Library of Congress collections in American history.

Making of America
A digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. 

WWW-VL: HISTORY: UNITED STATES
Virtual Library's directory of websites in American history.  Topical areas include Women's History, Ethnic Studies, Urban History, and more. 

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