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Rainbow City Public Library
3702 Rainbow Drive Rainbow City, Alabama 35906 (256)442-8477

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Reference Sites

900s-History and Geography

Alabama History:
Alabama Dept. of Archives and History
Alabama.gov -- Link to the Legislature's web site and all state agencies.
Alabama Maps -- Historical and Contemporary Maps.
Alabama Mosaic -- AlabamaMosaic is a repository of digital materials on Alabama's history, culture, places, and people.  The collection includes the Scarboro Collection from Gadsden Public Library.
Encyclopedia of Alabama --
EOA is an ever-growing, comprehensive source of information on the state's history, culture, geography, and environment.

Tuskeegee Airmen

American History
The American Civil War Homepage
American Cultural History: The Twentieth Century
American Memory
American Presidents: Life Portraits
Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
Documenting the American South (DAS)

50 States and Capitals
The Flag of the United States of America
Images of American Political History
The Index of Native American Resources on the Internet
National Archives and Records Administration
National First Ladies’ Library
National Register of Historic Places
Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies, 1789-Present
The U. S. Civil War Center
U. S. History – General Sites For Kids
U. S. History – Pre-Colonial to 1865
White House
White House - Presidents Biographies
Words and Deeds in American History

Best Information on the Net-Biographical
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present
Lives, the Biography Resource

Heritage Quest Online -- Browse or search U.S. Federal Census records (1790-1930), search 25,000+ family and local history books or search  PERSI the PERiodical Source Index covering more than 6,500 genealogy and local history periodicals since 1800.  (In-library use or remote access available with your Rainbow City Public Library Card)
Ancestry Library Edition (Free in-library use, home access is available by subscription to Ancestry.com)

Alabama Dept. of Archives and History
Birmingham Public Library Genealogy Site
Bureau of Land Management -- General Land Office Records
Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
Family Tree Maker’s Genealogy Site
Journal of Online Genealogy
National Archives and Records Administration
Surname Springboard
Tracking Your Roots
Alabama Maps -- Historical and contemporary maps
Atlapedia Online
How Far Is It?
Portals to the World from the Library of Congress
Tiger Map Server Browser
USGS Mapping Information: GNIS United States and Territories

History Sites:
CIA World Factbook
Digital Librarian: Latin American Resources
Flags of all Countries
Historical Text Archives
History Channel
The History Net
Internet History Sourcebooks Project
The Labyrinth:  Resources for Medieval Studies
NetSERF: The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources
ORB--Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies
Portals to the World from the Library of Congress
Subject Research Guides History - American and British History - (Rutgers University Libraries)
Today in History
World Flag Database
CityNet.com Travel

Currency Converter
Expedia Travel Services
Fodor's Travel
Frommer's Travel
National Park Service--Park Net
Tourism Offices Worldwide
U.S. State Department Travel and Business
U.S. State Department ravel Warnings & Consular Information

USA CityLink