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The Yellow Pages -- Northeast Studies 

New York: A Documentary Film
This PBS site is the companion to the Ric Burns documentary. Includes a 3-D guide to the city and an online quiz.

Long Island: Our Story
A comprehensive guide to Long Island's history.

WPA Life Histories Collected in Massachusetts
Library of Congress American Memory Site featuring Massachusetts' life histories collected in the 1930's.

Class and Leisure at America's First Resort: Newport, Rhode Island, 1870-1914
This University of Virginia American Studies thesis explores class relations and leisure consumption patterns in Newport at the turn of the twentieth century.

Witchcraft in Salem Village
This University of Virginia Electronic Text Center site includes historical maps and documents from the 1692 Salem Witch Trials.

Boston History
Links to exhibits, articles, and general Web sites about Boston.

Historic Hudson Valley
Includes events listing and links to educational resources.

New York Cabbie Archive
A collection of photographs of New York as seen by the city's cab drivers.

The Mount: Edith Wharton and the American Renaissance
This University of Virginia American Studies site looks at the home of author Edith Wharton as an example of the American Renaissance movement in art and architecture.

The Iconography of Hope: The 1939-40 New York World's Fair
This University of Virginia American Studies site examines the history and cultural impact of the New York World's Fair.

Documenting "The Other Half": The Social Reform Photography of Jacob Riis and Lewis Hine
This University of Virginia American Studies site examines the work of two turn-of-the-century photographers and social reformers.

Center for Migration Studies of New York
An institution devoted to the study of human migration and refugee movements.

Center for Research on Vermont
This University of Vermont site contains information about the center, a newsletter, and links of interest.

Museum of the City of New York
Includes links to online exhibitions and publications.

Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Includes Quicktime dioramas of tenement apartments and an essay on tenement housing.

New York Historical Society
Includes links to education programs, online exhibitions, and collections.

Edith Wharton's World: Portraits of People and Places
National Portrait Gallery site about the work of this American author.

New York Times
The newspaper of New York.

Boston Globe
Boston, Massachusetts, newspaper.

Yankee
A magazine about life in New England.

Statue of Liberty
This National Park Service site includes a brief history and description of the museum collection, archives, and library.

Empire State Building
Includes timeline and history of the building.

The American Sense of Puritan
A thoughtful look at the Puritan as an American icon.






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June 20, 2002
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