CULTURE & HISTORY

Museums and Galleries.
Ansel Adams Gallery, Mono Lake, California.
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming. 
Desert Caballeros Western Museum, Wickenburg, AZ.
Institute of Texan Cultures,
San Antonio, Texas.
John Wesley Powell Memorial Museum, Page Arizona.
National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Sundance Institute, Utah.
Western Folklife Center, Elko, Nevada.
Western Museum of Flight, Hawthorne, California.
Western Pacific Virtual Museum.

 

General Western History.
American Memory - on line collections from Library of Congress.
American West - a good general links site.
Hispanic and Latino History - comprehensive site from the University of Victoria, BC.
History of the U.S. West - excellent  site from U of Colorado, Colorado Springs.
Native American Historical Sites
- includes maps.
New Perspectives on the West - an eclectic mix of history, biography, and photos.
Oregon Trail - includes links to Oregon Trail, Mormon Trail, and more.
The Oregon Trail - another look at the route West.
Planning the Lewis and Clark Expedition
  - from the U of Virginia, includes Maps.
West Web - a topically arranged site studying the American West.

Focus Western History Sites.
American Life Histories - Collected as part of the 1936-40 WPA writers project - click on state of interest.

Utah History Encyclopedia - full text of 575 articles from UofU publication.
Hoover Dam - a virtual visitor center.
Maps
- a land form atlas of the US.
Maps II - historical US maps.
San Francisco City Museum - the gold rush, the earthquake, etc.

State History Societies
Alaska Office of History and Archeology.
California Historical Society.
Colorado State Archives.
Hawaiian Historical Society.
Idaho State Historical Society.
Kansas State Historical Society.

Montana Historical Society.
Nevada Historical Society.
New Mexico Culture Page
.
North Dakota State Historical Society.
Oklahoma Historical Society.

Oregon Historical Society.
South Dakota State Historical Society.
Texas State Historical Association.
Utah State Historical Society.
Washington State Historical Society.
Wyoming Historical and Geological Society.

last updated 09/16/2005.