Local history scholars and Toledo high school students preparing for History Day with a website presentation now have a new resource at their fingertips. This page brings together digital collections from archives and libraries throughout the U. S. Students can focus on any state or region, find images and historical information, and use them for their projects.

NOTE: Digital resources can disappear without notice, and if the collection you are looking for cannot be found, please contact us.

  

Alabama  
Archives Alabama Department of Archives & History
Digital Collections ADAH Digital Archives
  Alabama Digital Preservation Network
  Alabama History Online
  AlabamaMosaic
   
 Alaska  
Archives Alaska State Archives
Digital Collections Alaska Historical Collections
  Alaska's Digital Archives
  Northwest Digital Archives
  SLED: Alask's Virtual Library & Digital Archive
   
 Arizona  
Archives History and Archives Division
Digital Collections Arizona Archives Online
  Arizona Memory Project
  Western Waters Digital Library
   
 Arkansas  
Archives Arkansas History Commission
Digital Collections Arkansas Photo Collection
   
 California  
Archives California State Archives
Digital Collections California Digital Library
  California State Archives' collections
  Calisphere
  Online Archive of California
  San Fernando Valley History Digital Library
   
 Colorado  
Archives Colorado State Archives
Digital Collections Alliance Digital Repository
  Colorado Historic Newspapers
  Colorado State Archives - Digital Records
  Denver Public Library Digital Collections
  Heritage West
  Photographs from the Mining Collection
  Rocky Mountain Online Archive
  Western Waters Digital Library
   
 Connecticut  
Archives Connecticut State Archives
Digital Collections Connecticut History Online
  Connecticut State Library Digital Collections 
  Connecticut’s Heritage Gateway
  History and Genealogy
   
 Delaware  
Archives Delaware Public Archives
Digital Collections Delaware Heritage Collection
  Digital Archives
  University of Delaware Digital Library Collection
   
 District of Columbia  
Archives Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
Digital Collections WRLC Libraries Digital and Special Collections
  see also: National Collections further down this page
   
 Florida  
Archives State Archives of Florida
Digital Collections Florida Memory Project
  Publication of Archival, Library & Museum Materials (PALMM)
  University of Florida Digital Collections
   
 Georgia  
Archives Georgia Archives
Digital Collections Virtual Georgia
  Virtual Vault
   
   
 Guam  
Archives Guam Preservation Trust
   
   
 Hawaii  
Archives Hawai`i State Archives
Digital Collections Hawai`i State Archives Digital Collections
   
   
 Idaho  
Archives Idaho State Archives
Digital Collections Albertsons Library Digital Collections. Boise State University
  Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Archive
  Idaho Digital Resources
  Idaho State Digital Archive
  Idaho State Historical Society Digital Collections
  Mountain West Digital Library
  Northwest Digital Archives
   
 Illinois  
Archives Illinois State Archives
Digital Collections CARLI Digital Collections
  Digital Illinois
  Illinois Digital Archives
  Upper Mississippi Valley - Digital Image Archive
   
 Indiana  
Archives Indiana State Archives Collections
Digital Collections Indiana Historical Bureau
  Indiana Historical Society Digital Image Collections
  Indiana Memory
  Indiana State Digital Archives
   
 Iowa  
Archives State Archives of Iowa Collections
Digital Collections Iowa Heritage Digital Collections
  Iowa Legislature Heritage Digital Collections
  Iowa Pathways
  Upper Mississippi Valley - Digital Image Archive
   
 Kansas  
Archives Kansas Historical Society
Digital Collections Kansas Memory
  Online Collections
  Western Trails Project
   
 Kentucky  
Archives Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
Digital Collections Digital Library of Appalachia
  Kentuckiana Digital Library
   
 Louisiana  
Archives Louisiana State Archives
Digital Collections LOUISiana Digital Library
   
   
 Maine  
Archives Maine State Archives
Digital Collections Maine Memory Network
   
   
 Maryland  
Archives Maryland State Archives
Digital Collections Maryland Digital Cultural Heritage
  Maryland Historical Society-Collections Online
   
 Massachusetts  
Archives Massachusetts Archives
Digital Collections American Centuries...view from New England
  Digital Treasures
  Massachusetts Digital Commonwealth
   
 Michigan  
Archives Archives of Michigan
Digital Collections Making of Modern Michigan
  Seeking Michigan
  Virtual Motor City
   
 Minnesota  
Archives Minnesota State Archives Collection
Digital Collections Minnesota Digital Library
  Minnesota Digital Library: Minnesota Reflections
  Minnesota Maps Online
   
 Mississippi  
Archives Mississippi Archives Collections
Digital Collections Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
  Mississippi Digital Archives
  Mississippi Digital Library
  University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections
   
 Missouri  
Archives Missouri State Archives Collection
Digital Collections Missouri Digital Heritage
   
   
 Montana  
Archives Archive Montana
Digital Collections Montana Memory Project
  Northwest Digital Archives
   
 Nebraska  
Archives Nebraska State Historical Society Collections
Digital Collections Nebraska Memories
  Nebraska Western Trails
  Western Waters Digital Library
   
 Nevada  
Archives Nevada State Library and Archives
Digital Collections Discover Nevada History
  Mountain West Digital Library
  Nevada State Digital Initiative
   
 New Hampshire  
Archives New Hamphshire Archives and Records Management
Digital Collections University of New Hampshire Digital Collections
   
   
 New Jersey  
Archives New Jersey State Archives Collections
Digital Collections New Jersey Digital Highway
   
   
 New Mexico  
Archives New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
Digital Collections New Mexico Digital History Project
  Online Archive of New Mexico
  Online Catalog
  Rocky Mountain Online Archive
  Western Waters Digital Library
   
 New York  
Archives New York State Archives
Digital Collections Digital Collections
  Digital Metro New York
  Excelsior: New York State Library/Archives/Museum Catalog
  Finger Lakes and Genesee Heritage
  Hudson River Valley Heritage
  New York Heritage
   
 North Carolina  
Archives North Carolina State Archives
Digital Collections Digital Library of Appalachia
  Eastern North Carolina Digital Library
  North Carolina Digital Collections
  North Carolina Exploring Cultural Heritage Online (ECHO)
   
 North Dakota  
Archives North Dakota State Archives
Digital Collections Digital Horizons
  State Historical Society of North Dakota
   
   
 Ohio  
Archives Ohio Historical Society Archives
Digital Collections Ohio History Central
  Ohio Memory
  Ohio's Heritage Northeast
  The Cleveland Memory Project
  Toledo's Attic
   
 Oklahoma  
Archives Oklahoma State Archives Collections
Digital Collections Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture
  Oklahoma Crossroads
  Oklahoma Heritage Online
   
 Oregon  
Archives Oregon State Archives
Digital Collections Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Archive
  Northwest Digital Archives
  Oregon History Project
  Western Waters Digital Library
   
 Pennsylvania  
Archives Pennsylvania State Archives
Digital Collections Access Pennsylvania Digital Repository
  Historic Pittsburgh
  Life in Western Pennsylvania
   
 Puerto Rico  
Archives Archivo General de Puerto Rico
   
   
 Rhode Island  
Archives Rhode Island State Archives
Digital Collections Providence Public Library Exhibitions, Images, and Special Collections 
   
   
 South Carolina  
Archives South Carolina Department of Archives and History
Digital Collections Lowcountry Digital Library
  South Carolina Digital Library 
   
 South Dakota  
Archives South Dakota State Historical Society
Digital Collections Digital Library of South Dakota
  South Dakota Memory
   
 Tennessee  
Archives Tennessee State Library and Archives
Digital Collections Digital Library of Appalachia
  Tennessee Digital Collections
  Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture
  Volunteer Voices
   
 Texas  
Archives Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Digital Collections Portal to Texas History
  Texas Digital Library
  Texas Heritage Online
   
 Utah  
Archives Utah State Archives 
Digital Collections Digital Utah
  Mountain West Digital Library
  Utah History Encyclopedia
  Utah's Newspapers (Recent & Historical Archives)
  Western Waters Digital Library
   
 Vermont  
Archives Vermont State Archives and Records Administration
Digital Collections Digital Collections at Middlebury
  Freedom and Unity Collection
  Harold G. Rugg Collection
  University of Vermont Libraries' Center for Digital Initiatives
  Vermont Historical Society Image Collections
  Vermont State Archives Photograph Collections
   
 Virginia  
Archives Virginia Historical Society
Digital Collections Digital Library of Appalachia
  Encyclopedia Virginia
  Virginia Memory
   
 Virgin Islands (U.S.)  
Archives Division of Libraries, Archives & Museums
   
   
 Washington  
Archives Washington State Archives
Digital Collections Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Archive
  Digital Archives
  HistoryLink.org: The Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History
  King County Snapshots
  Northwest Digital Archives
  Washington Rural Heritage
  Washington State Digital Libraries Portal
  Washington State Library Digital Collections and Resources
  Western Waters Digital Library
   
 West Virginia  
Archives West Virginia State Archives
Digital Collections Digital Library of Appalachia
  West Virginia Archives and History, History Center
  West Virginia Memory Project
   
 Wisconsin  
Archives Wisconsin Historical Society
Digital Collections American Journeys: Eyewitness Accounts of Early American Exploration and Settlement
  State of Wisconsin Collection
  Turning Points in Wisconsin History
  Wisconsin Heritage Online
  Wisconsin Historical Images
  Wisconsin Local History & Biography Articles
   
 Wyoming  
Archives Wyoming State Archives
Digital Collections Rocky Mountain Online Archive
  Western Trails - Wyoming Collection
  Wyoming Memory
   
National  
  American Memory (Library of Congress)
  Digital Public Library of America
  Digital State Archives (multi-state index to digital collections)
  Directory of State and Territorial Archivists
  Interactive map/ Resource Center (Council of State Archivists)
  Making of America
  National Archives
  National History Day and Archives
  State Digital Resources: Memory Projects, Online Encyclopedias, Historical & Cultural Materials Collections 
  Teachers: Primary Source Sets
  Veterans History Project (Library of Congress)
   
International  
  Bibliotheca Alexandrina Digital Library
  European Newspaper Archives
  Europeana
  World Digital Library
   
Regional/multi-state collections  
  American Journeys: Eyewitness Accounts of Early American Exploration and Settlement
  Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Archive
  Digital Library of Appalachia
  Documenting the American South (DocSouth)
  Great Lakes Maritime History Project
  Great Lakes Shipping Database
  Heritage West
  Mountain West Digital Library
  Northwest Digital Archives
  Rocky Mountain Online Archive
  Upper Mississippi Valley - Digital Image Archive
  Western Waters Digital Library
   
Historical Newspapers  
  Chronicling America
  Google News Archive
  Newspaper Archive

 

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