History Research

Resources available through GALILEO:

  • Civil Rights Digital Library:  Links to primary sources and other educational materials from libraries, archives, museums, public broadcasters, and others on a national scale
  • The Library of Congress:  Houses millions of books, recordings, photographs and maps in its collections, some of which are digital.
  • National Archives and Records Administration:  Houses the records of the United States Government.
  • Google News Archive:  An easy way to search and explore historical archives. News archive search can automatically create timelines which show selected results from relevant time periods.
  • Voices of the Holocaust:  Digital archives of translated and transcribed interviews with Holocaust survivors.
  • Southern Oral History Program:  Over 4,000 interviews, many freely available online, with men and women giving personal stories about Southern history.
  • Georgia Historic Newspapers, Metro Atlanta: Provides online access to newspaper titles published in Metro Atlanta from 1842 to 2018.
  • Digital Library of Georgia:  Gateway to Georgia’s history and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, government documents, newspapers, maps, audio, video, and other resources.