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  • The home page for the American Memory Historical Collections from the Library of Congress. American Memory provides free access to historical images, maps, sound recordings, and motion pictures that document the American experience. American Memory offers primary source materials that chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America.
  • Virtual Library on-line directory of museums throughout the world, organized by country.
  • A listing of over 1500 museums. Includes museums for art, history, and science.
  • The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation's record keeper. Of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States Federal government, only 1%-3% are so important for legal or historical reasons that they are kept by us forever. Those valuable records are preserved and are available to you, whether you want to see if they contain clues about your family’s history, need to prove a veteran’s military service, or are researching an historical topic that interests you.
  • National Register of Historical Places, Historical Properties, Historic Districts, Lodging, Shopping, Restaurants, Renovation Opportunities,
  • America's national educational facility with 19 museums, 9 research centers and over 140 affiliate museums around the world.
  • The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
 
 


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Westchester Township History Museum
Local history is our specialty. Learn about the programs, displays, and archives we have in a historic home.


Inspire Databases

Inspire is a collection of premium resources provided to the citizens of Indiana by the Indiana State Library. The site contains full text journal articles, encyclopedias, and even a Testing and Education Reference Center where you can study and take practice tests for many fields of study. Explore Inspire today.

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