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  DC

  Washington

  Archives of American Art

  750 9th Street NW

  Suite 2200

  Washington DC  20560    

  Phone   202 275-2156

  Web Site  http://www.aaa.si.edu/

  Description  documentation sources for the visual arts in America.  Research centers

                     around the country, 16 million items

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Field of Study/Science Facility Oral History

  Collection  Photography

  Research  Archives

  Owner/Operator:  Smithsonian

  New or Updated:  3/4/2006


DC
Washington
Land Patents US Bureau of Land Management
1849 C Street
Room 406-LS
Washington DC 20240
Phone 202 452-4125
Fax 202 452-5124
Web Site http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/
Description currently down, due to the same lawsuit that has closed NPS sites
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Nature of Group or Site Government

 

  DC

  Washington

  Library of Congress American Memory

  101 Independence Avenue SE #240

  Washington  DC  20540    

  Web Site http://memory.loc.gov/

  Description  A collection of pre-assembled resources on various topics, get the

                    benefit of others' research

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Nature of Group or Site  Web Site

  New or Updated:  8/10/2007

 

  DC
Washington
Library of Congress Manuscripts Guide
Library of Congress
Manuscripts
Washington DC
Phone
Web Site http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/mss/guide/toc.html
E-mail lcweb@loc.gov
Description Online guide from the Library of Congress
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Nature of Group or Site Web Site

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Washington
National Archives and Records Administration
700 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington DC 20408
Phone 866 325-7208
Web Site www.nara.gov/
E-mail mailto:inquire@nara.gov
Description official archivist for US government, runs modern presidential libraries, maintains the Federal Register, holds original Declaration of Independence, Constitution & Bill of Rights
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Nature of Group or Site Government
Research or Reading Archives
  DC
Washington
National Archives Exhibit Hall
700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington DC 20408
Phone 866 325-7208
Fax 202 690-0862
Web Site http://www.nara.gov/
E-mail NACE_Superintendent@nps.gov
Description the original Archives building houses the Declaration of Independence, US Constitution, and more -- closed for renovation until 2003
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: History Resource
Nature of Group or Site Government
Research or Reading Archives
Owner/Operator: National Park Service
  DC
Washington
National Park Service Revolutionary War Links
1849 C Street NW
Washington DC 20240
Phone 202 208-6843
Web Site www.nps.gov/revwar/links2.htm
Description NPS compiled links to documents and other sites on the Revolution
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Web Site
 
  DC
Washington
National Register of Historic Places
US Dept Interior
PO Box 37127
Washington DC 37127
Phone 202 343-9500
Alt Phone  202 343-8012
Web Site http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/index.htm
Description
Type of Resource
History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
 

  DC

  Washington

  National Security Archive

  George Washington U, Gelman Library

  2130 H Street NW

  Washington  DC   20037    

  Phone   202 994-7000

  Web Site http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/

  E-mail  mailto:nsarchiv@gwu.edu

  Description  collects and publishes declassified documents acquired through FOIA  -

                    - many of the documents and findings are online

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Research  Archives

  New or Updated:  3/10/2006

 
  DC
Washington
Putting Black History on the Map
Address *****
Washington DC
Phone
Web Site http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/local/longterm/tours/blkhist/article.htm
Description Washington Post guide to African American museums and sites in the DC
Type of Resource Tourism Information
Primary Focus History Resource
Group Identity African American
New or Updated: 06/30/2003
 
 

  DC

  Washington

  Rare Book & Special Collections Library of Congress

  101 Independence Ave SE

  Room LJ 239

  Washington  DC  20540    

  Web Site  http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/rarebook/

  E-mail     mailto:rbsc@loc.gov

  Description  LOC has been digitizing as fast as they can -- full text rare documents

                    can be found here

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Nature of Group or Site  Web Site

  Research   Library

  New or Updated:  3/30/2006

 
 

  DC

  Washington

  Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

  750 8th Street NW, Suite 4100

  mail: PO Box 37012, Victor Bldg, Ste 4100, MRC

  953, DC 20013)

  Washington  DC   20560    

  Phone   202 275-1150

  Web Site  www.folklife.si.edu/

  E-mail mailto:folklife-info@si.edu

  Description  promotes grassroots culture through recordings, exhibitions, films and

                    videos, and annual folklife festival

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Folk Life

  New or Updated:  3/15/2006

 

  DC

  Washington

  Smithsonian Center for Materials Research & Education

  Address

  Washington DC

  Phone   301 238-1240

  Web Site  www.si.edu/scmre/

  Description  studies preservation technologies. 

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Kind of Activity   Link List

  New or Updated:  3/16/2006

 
  Delaware
Dover
DE Division of Historical & Cultural Affairs
Tudor Industrial Park
604 Otis Drive
Dover DE 19901
Phone 302 739-5313
Web Site http://www.state.de.us/sos/histcult.htm
Description operates SHPO, 8 museums, state Archives
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus History Resource
Nature of Group or Site Government
New or Updated: 04/08/2003

Delaware
Dover
Delaware Public Archives
Hall of Records
121 Duke of York St, Suite 1
Dover DE 19901
Phone 302 739-2578
Web Site http://www.state.de.us/sos/archives.htm
Description official state archives, open 6 days a week
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus History Resource
Research /Reading Archives
New or Updated: 04/08/2003
 
  Florida
Bartow
Florida's Historic Courthouses
255 North Broadway Avenue
Bartow FL 33820
Phone
Web Site
http://jud10.flcourts.org/Courthouses/courts.htm
Description
Florida 10th Judicial Circuit site has developed list & links for courthouses all over state
Type of Resource
History Related Organization
Primary Focus:
History Resource
Nature of Group or Site
Government

Florida
Bradenton
Manatee Family Heritage House Museum
Manatee Community College
5840 26th St West
Bradenton  FL  34207    
 
Phone  941 752-7165
 
Web Site  http://www.mccfl.edu/heritage/heritage.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.familyheritagehouse.org/
 
Description  gallery and resource for the study of African American achievements
 
Type of Resource  Gallery
 
Primary Focus  History Resource
 
Group Identity  African American
 
New or Updated:  07/12/2003

Florida
Delray Beach
Delray Beach Historical Society Archives
20 North Swinton Avenue
Delray Beach FL 33444
Phone 561 243-2577
Web Site http://www.oldschool.org/history.html
Description focus on library collection, located in Cornell Museum of Art & History
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus History Resource
Research /Reading Archives
Owner/Operator: Delray Beach Historical Society
New or Updated: 04/12/2003
 
  Florida
Fort Lauderdale
Broward County Historical Commission
151 SW 2nd Street
Fort Lauderdale FL 33301
Phone 954 765-4670
Web Site http://www.co.broward.fl.us/history.htm
Description county board to promote awareness and conservation of local history - publishes journal, newsletter, sponsors events, provides research and archive facilities
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Research or Reading Archives
 
  Florida
Gainesville
U FL Libraries Oral History Collection
4103 Turlington Hall
PO Box 115215
Gainesville FL 32611
Phone
352 392-7168
Fax 352 846-1983
Web Site www.clas.ufl.edu/history/oral
Description 3800 interviews, including 900 with Native Americans since 1967, sound archives
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Field of Study Science Facility Oral History
Research or Reading Archives
 
  Florida
Miami
Jay Kislak Foundation
7900 Miami Lakes Drive West
Miami FL 33016
Phone 305 364-4208
Fax 305 821-1267
Web Site http://www.jayikislakfoundation.org/index1024.html
E-mail mailto:adunkelman@kislak.com
Description collection, research & interpretation of cultural artifacts on Florida, the Caribbean & Mesoamerica to 1820, primarily through manuscripts, books, maps, documents & art works -- prepares exhibits for display at various venues around the country
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Group Identity Native American
 
  Florida
North Miami
Holocaust Documentation & Education Center
3000 NE 151st Street
Florida International U
North Miami FL 33181
Phone 305 919-5690
Web Site BROKEN http://www.fiu.edu/
Alt Web http://fcit.coedu.usf.edu/Holocaust/resource/museum.htm
E-mail mailto:xholocau@fiu.edu
Description primarily academic, small display of memorabilia, over 1200 videotapes + audiotapes of survivors
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: History Resource
Nature of Group or Site Oral History
Group Identity Jewish
Research or Reading Archives
 
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