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Despite being shot in the breast and leg, carrier pigeon Cher Ami was able to continue flying and deliver a message which helped save nearly 200 American troops in World War I. Cher Ami is currently on display at the Smithsonian.
A project of the library at Yale Law School, this site has primary documents and some suporting documents. Included are the Code of Hammurabi, the Magna Carta, the Mayflower Compact, and documents related to 9/11 as well as lesser known documents. The site also includes many documents related to human rights.
The Cold War International History Project from the Woodrow Wilson Center earned the designation of Outstanding Title from Choice. This site includes a variety of resources from both US and international perspectives.
This site includes contemporary information on slavery as well as historical. Proslavery writings are also included. There are documents, videos, and podcasts. This project is sponsored by Arizona State University and Iowa State University. The National Endowment for the Humanities declared this site to be "one of the best digital humanities projects."
This collection from the University of Oklahoma includes the text of interviews with Native Americans. Hundreds of interviews were conducted between 1967-1972 and include members from each tribe in Oklahoma.
The Library of Congress, the national library of the United States, is the largest library in the world. Several collections are available online including American Memory, Chronicling America, and the Veterans History Project.
The Institute is affliated with Stanford’s Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity and the King Center in Atlanta, Georgia. This website includes primary documents, lesson plans on issues of social justice, audio and video, journal articles, and much more.