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About History Reference Center

What is it?

Designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research, this database features full text for thousands of primary source documents and informational texts. It includes full text content of historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, video, and other history reference materials.

Why use it?

  • Browse by subject and time period
  • More than 81,000 biographies of historical figures
  • More than 40,000 images, including maps and historical photos
  • Save research using personal folders

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