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Library Resources:


Books:
Ancient History 930s
Medieval and European History 940s
World War I  940.3s
World War II 940.5s
American History 973s


Databases:

African-American History & Culture
Covering more than 500 years of African-American history, this comprehensive reference database features thousands of extensively hyperlinked and informative entries, including biographies, (some with quotes), primary sources, images, timelines, and maps and charts.  Web links direct users to some of the web’s best educational sites.

American Indian History and Culture
Access to more than 1000 years of Native American culture, legends, and leaders.

Ancestry.com
Family histories. Only available on-site at The Ferguson Library.

Ancient History and Culture
This database gives a balanced, global view of the ancient world as it explores five civilizations - Africa, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Mesoamerica.

Heritage Quest Online
Research resource for family history and American culture includes U.S. federal census records and the UMI Genealogy and Local History collection.

JSTOR 
International scholarly materials from more than 24 disciplines.

 

Best of the Web:
History

American Memory
Best History Sites
Connecticut History
History Writing Guide
Historical Text Archive
History on About.com
Medici Archive Project
Stamford Historical Society
U.S. History