The mission of the African American Historical Society of Rockland County is to promote and educate the public regarding the historical, social and cultural experiences of People of the African Diaspora in Rockland County. The AAHSRC also curates the Rockland African Diaspora Heritage Center, located in Pomona, NY.
CastleGarden.org is an educational project of The Battery Conservancy. This free site offers access to an extraordinary database of information on 11 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892, the year Ellis Island opened. More than 100 million Americans can trace their ancestors to this early immigration period.
The Library's mission is to foster research and education on the life and times
of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, and their continuing impact on contemporary
life. The museum has made available digitized documents, audio and visual materials and an interactive timeline.
HRVH provides access to historical materials from digital collections contributed by colleges, libraries, archives, historical societies, museums and cultural organizations from the following counties in New York State: Columbia, Greene, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, Rockland, Orange, Putnam, and Westchester.
Demonstrating the consequences of terrorism on individual lives and its impact on communities at the local, national, and international levels, the Museum will attest to the triumph of human dignity over human depravity and affirm an unwavering commitment to the fundamental value of human life.
The New York History Blog, founded in 2008 and updated several times per day, promotes the state’s history community including: new research and publications; newly available collections; public history advocacy and historic preservation efforts; exhibits and events; conferences and grants; and new stories from New York’s past.
The New York State Museum serves the lifelong educational needs of New Yorkers and visitors through its collections, exhibitions, scholarship, programs, media and publications in science, history, anthropology, and art. The Museum explores and expresses New York State’s significant natural and cultural diversity, past and present.
The Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (Vatican Library) have joined efforts in a landmark digitization project with the aim of opening up their repositories of ancient texts. Over the course of the next four years, 1.5 million pages from their remarkable collections will be made freely available online to researchers and to the general public.
The Historical Society of Rockland County acquires, preserves, and exhibits objects, buildings and sites which reflect primarily the history of Rockland County and the Lower Hudson Valley, and researches, documents, promotes and publicizes the rich historical heritage of the county for the people of Rockland.
The Tappantown Historical Society is a non-profit organization founded in
1965 and permanently chartered by the New York State Board of Regents to
preserve, protect and enhance buildings and sites in Tappan's 85 acre historic
area, and to perpetuate Tappan's heritage of architecture and history.
The New Jersey Historical Society is a state-wide, private, non-profit
historical museum, library, and archives dedicated to collecting, preserving,
and interpreting the rich and intricate political, social, cultural and
economic history of New Jersey to the broadest possible audiences.
A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial
Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent
genocide, and promote human dignity. Under the Education tab, click 'For
University Students and Scholars' for a collection of links and resources
directly related to research and scholarship.
The Vatican library has made a portion of its holdings available digitally. Note that you can translate the language from Italian to English by click the English flag in the bottom right-hand side of the page.
This website presents highlights from YIVO’s archival collections on Polish Jewry before the Holocaust. It includes thousands of documents, posters, and photographs from the most significant Polish Jewish collections along with detailed finding aids, online exhibitions and media galleries, and two background essays.