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What Makes a Good Historian – Characteristics

What makes a good historian. Role and characteristics of a historian, and qualities. Information resources about historian occupations, historians’ organizations. Writing of the essential characteristics of a historian, or what makes a good historian, digital historian and teacher T. Mills Kelly wrote that, “Almost every historian has his or her own personal list of the …

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African-American History Articles – African-American Issues of the Early 20th Century

The African-American history articles on this page were selected from magazines published from 1915 to 1918, using the Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature, Vol. 4, 1915-18.  The articles describe prominent African-American issues in that time frame, when many African-Americans from the rural south were migrating to northern cities, and when the U.S. participated in World …

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Historical Fiction Books PDF Set in American South

Historical fiction set in the southern U.S.; vintage novels. The Century Past Library has links to several hundred vintage novels, including the historical fiction books below that are set in the American South. Nearly all these novels were published before 1924, and are copyright free. You can read online or download them, free. All Historical …

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Pontiac’s War: Northern Forts Under Attack

As a boy I visited Fort Michilimackinac and learned how the Indians, playing a ball game next to the fort in 1763, used a ruse to get warriors inside the gate. They then attacked the British garrison and took the fort. This was just one of many similar attacks on British forts in the region …

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