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View Resource Caltech Archives Oral History Project

The Caltech Archives Oral History Project "began in 1978 for the purpose of recording the personal memoirs of the distinguished scientists, teachers and administrators of the Institute." The archive currently includes about 170 interviews, for many of which transcipts are provided. The Online project makes selected interviews available to the public in digital form. Approximately 40 interviews,...

http://oralhistories.library.caltech.edu/
View Resource The Great Transatlantic Cable

In the modern era of instantaneous communication, it is perhaps difficult to imagine a world only 130 years ago where sending messages and other items to Europe was a rather time-consuming affair. Transatlantic communications were vastly improved when Cyrus Field, a New York paper manufacturer, completed construction of a 2,000-mile-long cable beneath the Atlantic in 1866. This delightful website...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh//amex/cable/peopleevents/e_first.htm...
View Resource Historyworld: History and Timelines

One million words of history can seem a bit daunting, but not when it is divided into 300 narratives and 10,000 events. That's the basic format of the Historyworld site, which was created by Bamber Gascoigne. The narratives are all linked together, and visitors will find that the homepage rotates through different selections, including the history of painting and the history of Andean...

http://www.historyworld.net/default.asp?gtrack=mtop1
View Resource Wonders & Marvels Screenshot

Aside from its status as an online emporium of historical curiosities and captivating tales, Wonders & Marvels boasts an alluring backstory. It all started in 2008, when Vanderbilt University Professor Holly Tucker mocked up a site on Blogger so her students could post their musings about a course she was teaching on the history of medicine. One thing led to another, and eventually a full-fledged...

http://www.wondersandmarvels.com/
View Resource Stuff You Missed in History Class Screenshot

Stuff You Missed in History Class is a delightful podcast by Tracy V. Wilson and Holly Frey that explores the kinds of historical tidbits that one can break out at cocktail parties. Wilson and Frey, who are both part of the How Stuff Works podcast team, have a knack for exploring all historical subjects - including the obscure, the serious, the moving, and the scatological - in engaging, thirty-...

http://www.missedinhistory.com
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