American Memory Collection of Americana

The US Library of Congress American Memory Collection is a fascinating online museum and resource for United States history and Americana.

There is a Today in History page which offers a daily glimpse into the past and events that happened on this date in American history.

A recently highlighted online collection features music of America including Song of America and African-American Sheet Music.

You can browse through the various categories of topics to research and learn more about their role in American history such as Advertising, African American History, Cities, Towns, Immigration, American Expansion, Native American History, Religion, War, Military, and Women’s History.

Within their vast online collections you will find the papers of Alexander Graham Bell, Civil War Maps and Civil War Images, American Quilts and Quiltmaking, audio interviews with slaves, and military newspapers from World War I.

There are many collections and online exhibits worth exploring to help you learn more about your American ancestors, so check it out.

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