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A collection of digitized historical documents spanning the beginning of the Americas to the present day. You can search by time period or subject such as the Great Depression, WWII, African American or Native American History, and more.
Find it Virginia is a collection of databases that provide free 24/7 access to resources such as newspapers, magazine and journal articles,images, podcasts, videos and books such as encyclopedias. Materials are divided by elementary, middle and high school levels. (Valid Library card from a library located in Virginia required for access.)
History by Era
The Gilder Leherman Institute of American History has developed this gateway to source materials, essays, lesson plans and presentations organized by era. Augusta County Library is a Public Library Affiliate of The Gilder Leherman Institute.
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