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Civil War Traveler

Civil War sites in Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia with brief history, description of interpretation and directions. National and state parks, museums, Virginia Civil War Trails, events, photos and historic pictures.
ID Number : 7666
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History of Washington DC

The directory is broken down into different time periods. Each period is broad and yet reasonably detailed to give the reader the whole story.
ID Number : 4631
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Library of Congress : American Memory

America's history in words, pictures, and sounds. The majority of American Memory collections can be seen and read without special viewers. However, in some collections the Libraryprovides sound recordings, films, additional high-resolution images, and text with enhanced navigation. Just as you need special equipmentto play videotapes, cassettes, or CDs at home, you need special viewers to see and hear these historical materials.
ID Number : 8138
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Library of Congress : Today in History

Each day an event from American history is illustrated by digitized items from the Library of Congress American Memory historic collections.
ID Number : 12673
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National Security Archive

From the presidential libraries, the C.I.A., the F.B.I. and a host of other agencies comes this collection of U.S. government documents. The major domestic and international events of the post-World War II world are covered in information by and for presidents, senators, and congress members. All were classified. Some were top secret. Now you can search every one of them.
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Origins of the Name District of Columbia

Confused about the proper name for the Nation's capital? If so, you're not alone. Pierre L'Enfant, designer of the city, thought of it as the Capital City. Jefferson referred to it as Federal Town. Washington, however, considered this undignified, and instead used the name Federal City...READ MORE
ID Number : 8736
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State Department : Office of the Historian: Timeline of US History

This site is well organized with concise history and nice pictures of U.S. Diplomacy.
ID Number : 8461
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The African-American Mosaic

This exhibit marks the publication of The African-American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture. Anoteworthy and singular publication, the Mosaic is the first Library-wide resource guide to the institution's African- American collections. Covering the nearly500 years of the black experience in the Western hemisphere.
ID Number : 4770
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Washington DC Memories

ID Number : 17180
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Washinton DC: A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary

A guide to the historic neighborhoods and monuments of the Nation's Capital
ID Number : 9173
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