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Twelve presidential libraries spanning the Herbert Hoover to Bill Clinton administrations have teamed up to create the Presidential Timeline of the 20th Century, a multimedia online archive.

The project currently contains 940 primary and secondary documents, some of which were previously available only to scholars. Contributing archivists estimate that continual updates will eventually bring the website’s total number of records into the millions.

What you will find: documents, diaries, maps, photo galleries, audio recordings, video clips, and classroom projects for teachers. You can search each administration individually, and the site provides a separate section for educators to download material (including audio and video files) for use in educational activities.

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