- The West - PBS Timeline
Western Historical Manuscript Collection
Western Folklife Center: The Art and Culture of the American West
Catherine Lavender's WestWeb
"WestWeb is a topically-organized website about the study of the American West..."
California Missions Interactive
Virtual tour of all the missions
Links to Trails West
Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation
History of the Expedition
Lewis & Clark Expedition 1804
Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
"comprehensive companion site to Ken Burns' documentary film from
Mountain Men and the Fur Trade
"Library and research center for Western Fur Trade History, with a focus on the Mountain Men in the Rocky Mountain region from 1800-1850."
A History of the North West Coast
Highlights of the Oregon State Archives: A Virtual Exhibit
A "virtual exhibit featuring 12 mini-exhibits that interpret Oregon
history with photographs and documents."
The Interactive Santa Fe Trail Page
"Become a cyber pioneer and travel the wonders of the Santa Fe Trail."
University of California Riverside/ California Museum of Photography
Contains many stories of the West including a serial from USGS geologist Waldemar Lindgren on his visit to Eastern Oregon mining districts in 1900 and stories from Dan DeQuille's 1876 book about the Comstock Lode in Nevada.
Treasure Net Historical Image Collection
A large collection of images arranged by topics and by states that includes a section of images of the American West.
American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project: 1936-1940
Billy the Kid Outlaw Gang
"The Billy the Kid Outlaw gang strives to protect and promote the history of Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett. We are a non-profit organization residing in southern New Mexico."
Reenacting the Old West and the American Frontier
The Donner Party
"Follow the Donner Party with a daily log of their ill-fated journey of 150 years ago, from their homes in Illinois and Missori, to their snow-bound camps in the Sierra Nevada."
Historic Sites and Museums
- The Ghost Town Site
Located in Switzerland and available in English and German
LA County Museum of Art
Kansas Heritage Server
Includes a wealth of information about local history. Concentrates on the Civil War and Westward Expansion.
The Virginia Dale Colorado Overland Trail Stage Station
is the only stage station to remain intact on the Overland Trail ; includes short historical anecdotes about the station
The American Cowboy
- Cowboy.com: The Western Connection
"is the premier publication of western living, personalities, music, fashion and more!!"
Cowboys Online: Alphabetical Index
Buffalo Bill's Wild West
Family History of Kit Carson
Western State Sites
Arizona and New Mexico
The Arizona Guide
Arizona Historical Foundation
Arizona - Department of Library, Archives and Public Records
Citizens' Committee for Historic Preservation - Las Vegas, NM
The Historic Anaheim Web Site
California Views : The Pat Hathaway Collection
The Pat Hathaway Collection. Holdings: over 75,000 images from 1870-1997; contains View of Monterey, Cannery Row, Sardine fishing industry, John Steinbeck & Ed Ricketts, California Missions, San Francisco Earthquake of 1906
The Gold Rush of California: A Bibliography of Periodical Articles
The Gold Rush
"companion web site to the PBS special. Includes fun facts and teacher
California Historical Society
Santa Clara University - de Saisset Museum
"Event and exhibit information; caretaker of the California History Collection."
The California State Assembly
State of California Judicial Branch
The Official Web Sit of the City of Los Angeles
Pomona Valley Historical Society
"featuring the Palomares Adobe and other sites the society runs."
The Museum of the City of San Francisco: General Subject List
San Francisco History Index
City of Santa Monica
Sonoma Valley, California
Old Colorado City Historical Society
Telluride Colorado Visitor's Guide
Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington
Montana Vigilantes and Sheriff Henry Plummer
"history of the Gold Camp Vigilantes in Montana in 1862-64 with an emphasis on Henry Plummer."
Central Oregon Directory
The City of Des Moines, Washington
Nevada and Utah
Guide to to Moab Utah
Nevada Women's History Project