College of Letters & Sciences
Old School House


Contact Information

Jennifer Thibodeaux
Department Chair & Professor 
Phone: 262-472-1116
Location: Laurentide Hall 5223
Ayn Hess
Academic Department Associate
Phone: 262-472-1103
Location: Laurentide Hall 5221

Topics in History

Recommended by History Department faculty, UW-Whitewater

World History Matters 
Links to wide variety of websites with documents related to Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Latin America.  Two of the many examples of links available through this site:

  • African History Sourcebook

The Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy
Documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government

The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record
The hundreds of images in this collection have been selected from a wide range of sources, most of them dating from the period of slavery. This collection is envisioned as a tool and a resource that can be used by teachers, researchers, students, and the general public -- in brief, anyone interested in the experiences of Africans who were enslaved and transported to the Americas and the lives of their descendants in the slave societies of the New World. Note: The images on this website are provided for educational, non-commercial purposes.


Historic Maps of the U.S.
Perry-Castaneda Library at University of Texas holds one of the most comprehensive current and historical collections of digitized maps available. Great collection of historical maps, including old atlases used in schools

Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century
Includes vast collection of political, social, economic, physical and topical maps.

Civil War Maps and Records

Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World

Mapping History: Historical Atlas Resource Library

Medieval Maps

World War I Document Archive
Includes links to European documents (many with English translations), treaties, diaries & remembrances, images, medical information.