American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.

Materials Indexed: Images, Artworks, Audio, Government Documents, Images, Magazine Articles, Maps, Music Recordings, Pamphlets, Photographs, Primary Sources Database Type: Archival Collections, Audio Collection, Full Text Collection, Image Collection Interface Language: English Materials Language: English Subject: African American Studies, American Indian Studies, Art & Architecture, Asian American Studies, Black Studies, Feminist Studies, History (U.S.), Literature, Native American Studies, Political Science, Primary Sources, Women's Studies Broad Category: Humanities, Languages & Literatures, Multidisciplinary