Text Set Resources

Binghamton High School Electronic Resources

Library of Congress

You can access their various collections (Prints & Photographs, Manuscripts, Newspapers, etc.)

Library of Congress Lesson Plans

Library of Congress- Teacher Portal

Here you will find classroom materials and information on using primary sources in the classroom (including the Teacher's Guides and Analysis Tool).

National Archives 100 Milestones in American History

National Archives Digital Vault

This is a fun visual tool that brings together primary sources about a topic. Click search to search for a topic (i.e. Vietnam War).

National Archives and Records Administration

Includes Teacher Resources and many Primary Sources for classroom use.

Digital Public Library of America

Old Magazine Articles

Selection of Authentic Texts - Engage NY

Newsela/Text Sets

History Unbound Project

Fordham Internet History Sourcebook

America in Class

Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music, Websites and More.

NBC Learn-K12-Home

TeachingBooks.net/Literacy Connections

TeachingBooks.net/Text Complexity Toolkit

Readability Score

Primary Sources for New York Organizations

New York State Library: Digital Collections

Digitized materials from the collections of the New York State Library. Contains primarily government documents, education laws and policy documents and selected materials from the Library's Manuscripts and Special Collections.

New York State Archives: Digital Collections

Digitized primary sources from the collections of the New York State Archives. Includes resources from the NY State Museum and the NY State Library.

New York Public Library: Digital Collections

Provides access to over 800,000 digitized resources from the Library's collections.

New York Heritage

Digitized primary sources from the County's historical collections.

New York State Historical Newspapers

Search and browse historic newspapers contributed by libraries throughout New York State.

Digital Culture of Metropolitan New York

Digitized primary sources from dozens of libraries and museums in New York City.


Provides access to archival materials from the FDR Presidential Library & Museum.

Westchester County Archives

Digitized primary sources from the County's historical collections.

Hudson River Valley Heritage

Digitized primary sources (and online exhibitions) from 60 libraries and museums in the Hudson Valley. Includes a "For Educators" section with links to lesson plans.

Digital Hudson

One of Fordham University's digital collections. Provides access to digitized resources about the Hudson River.

Long Island Memories

Digitized primary sources from 40+ libraries on Long Island. This site will soon merge with New York Heritage.

New Netherland Institute

A site dedicated to exploring America's Durch Heritage. Includes "Teacher Resources"

Old Fulton New York Post Cards

Millions of digitized newspaper pages.