Gilded Age

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American Memory - Library of Congress research web source

General Sites

The West - Based on the film documentary The West this site contains an extensive timeline with research links detailing events from 1890-1900

The 1893 World's Columbian Exposition - Contains a virtual tour and an extensive resource page

Ulysses S. Grant Homepage - Early family history and his life as a private citizen and as president

Rutherford B. Hayes - Provides informatiuon on his service during the Civil War, his persoanl papers and diaries, and his presidential papers

James A. Garfield - Official White House biography

Chester A. Arthur - Official White House biography

Grover Cleveland 1885-89 and 1893-97 - Timeline provides a complete picture of Grover CLeveland as a private citizen and President

William McKinley - Provides information about the Era and Presidency of William McKinley

J. Pierpont Morgan - A short biography 

Frank Lloyd Wright - Links to other sites and short reviews of books

Jane Addams - Text adapted by Julie Johnson from Twenty Years At Hull-House by Jane Addams

The Life of Susan B. Anthony - Biography

Eugene Debs (1855-1926) -"Eugene V. Debs as an Orator" By Max Ehrmann

W.E.B. Du Bois Resources - Extensive collection of resources

John Muir (1883-1979) - Sierra Club's website which includes a brief biography and pictures

A. Philip Randolph - PBS website which accomanies their film A. Philip Randolph: For Jobs and Freedom

The Scott Joplin International Ragtime Foundation - Short biography Japanese-American History (1869-1942) - Brief timeline with pictures Vaudeville

Memories - Extensive site with pictures, links, and biographies Vintage Vaudeville & Ragtime Show - Online example of a"live" vaudville show

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