900-999 History & Geography

900 History

902 Miscellany

You’re Getting Old – Enter your birthdate and see what has happened during your history.

907 Education, Research & Related Topics

10 Best Virtual Field Trips for Elementary Children – Includes the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory, Home of Laura Ingalls Wilder, and more.

16 Great Virtual Field Trips – Includes 3D dissections, Sistine Chapel, Pompeii, and more.

Virtual Field Trips

910 Geography & Travel

912 Atlases, Maps, Charts, & Plans

David Rumsey Map Center: Stanford Libraries – 67,000 downloadable maps, in high resolution.

Google Earth -This does require a free download.

917 – Geography of & Travel in North America

Visit Mississippi – Mississippi tourism.

919 Geography of & Travel in Other Areas

The World Factbook by Central Intelligence Agency. This provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.

920 Biography & Genealogy

African American Civil War Soldiers – A crowd-sourcing transcription project between historians, social scientist and the African American Civil War Museum. The completed database will be presented on the website of the African American Civil War Museum.

Civil War Photo-Sleuth – Our mission is to rediscover the lost names and stories of every photo of American Civil War soldiers and sailors.

Mississippi, United States, Genealogy Wiki – A guide to Mississippi ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

930 History of Ancient World (to ca. 499)

940 History of Europe

950 History of Asia

960 History of Africa

970 History of North America

973 United States

America’s Story from America’s Library

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers – Search America’s historic newspaper pages from 1789-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.

Colonial America

Colonial and Early America from Library of Congress

975 Southeastern United States

Mississippi Encyclopedia

980 History of South America

990 History of Other Areas

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