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- Sparknotes History Study Guides
- Internet History Sourcebooks Project (directories of links, primary sources)
- Perseus Digital Library (primary sources; mostly Greece, Rome, and 19th Century America)
- American Cultural History - 19th Century
- American Cultural History - 20th Century
- American Memory Collection (Library of Congress)
- Digital History (textbook & primary sources)
- Documents for the Study of American History
- Encyclopaedia Britannica's Guide to Black History
California & San José History
- List of Historic Sites in Santa Clara County
- Online Archive of California
- San José Library Digital Collections
- Silicon Valley History Online