History & Social Studies

African American Registry
Encyclopedia of African American experiences.  Search by date and subject.

American Rhetoric
Database of over 5,000 full text, audio, and video versions of historic speeches, interviews, and debates.

Archiving Early America
Find primary sources and information about people and events from the Colonial Era and Revolutionary War.

Best of History Websites
History websites reviewed for quality, accuracy, and usefulness. Covers prehistory through modern times.

Biographies of 25,000 well-known people - past and present

Chronicling America
Information from America's historic newspapers. This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1860-1922 and find information about American Newspapers published from 1690 to present.

Country Reports
Information from sources such as the CIA’s World Factbook  presented in a concise, easily readable format

Documenting the American South
This site provides Internet access to texts, images, and audio files related to southern history, literature, and culture.

History Matters
A gateway to 1,000+ primary resources and annotated web sites organized by topic and time period.

History World
Interactive timelines for countries and regions throughout the world.

Oklahoma Historical Society
This site includes information on the history of Oklahoma since before statehood.  The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, contests, and special events are valuable tools for students doing  homework and research.

Presidents of the United States 
Facts, election results, cabinet members, and notable events for each of the presidents

Smithsonian's History Explorer
Features key artifacts from American History (1490 to the present).  Browse the timeline or search by keyword!

Tulsa City County Library African-American Resource Center
The African-American Resource Center provides the community with current and comprehensive resource materials and professional reference materials on the culture and history of African-Americans.

Tulsa City County Library American Indian Resource Center
The American Indian Resource Center has information about events for adults and children as well as resources for health, literature, native law, Oklahoma Tribal Libraries, tribal links and other sources of helpful information.

Tulsa City County Library Hispanic Resource Center
The Hispanic Resource Center provides cultural, informational, and education resources, activities, and services.  It serves both Spanish and English-speaking customers.  All resources, programs and activities are free.  The Hispanic Resource Center offers bilingual librarians to answer questions and help locate resources, audiotapes and books to help you learn English or Spanish and other sources of helpful information.

United Nations
This site allows the users to choose a variety of countries according to a number of different statistics, including economics, health, technology, and population.

On this official web portal, students will find a rich treasure of official information services and resources of the U.S.. 

Windows to the Universe
Site includes world mythology, especially Roman and Greek

World Religions
This BBC page offers an introduction to major religions as well as links to articles about the religions.