- Luminarium: Anthology of English Literature
Full text of works by authors in categories including Medieval, Renaissance, 17th & 18th Century, Restoration, 19th Century, and Contemporary Women. Includes biographical and critical material.
- Data Processing Service Directory
Browse this data processing service provider directory for info about data processing services in the United States of America. The illustration on this page depicts a 20th century mainframe computer used for data processing.
- Artist Careers
This fine art artist page comprises information about artist careers in the United States of America plus a portrait of a fine arts artist in 16th century garb.
- American Revolution
The American Revolution was fought against the British Empire in the 18 century, in order for the 13 original colonies to gain independence from Great Britain.
Photo of an aneroid barometer. Barometers were invented during the 17th century by Evangelista Torricelli, and modern barometers operate similarly to those early mercury barometers.
- Credit Card Debt
Consumer use of credit cards rose dramatically during the late 20th century, fueled in part by real estate price increases that made homeowners wealthier. With the recent drop in home values, credit card debt has become a serious problem.
- The Game of Golf
Golf has come a long way since its roots in 15th century Scotland, where it was played with a bent tree branch and a small leather bag filled with feathers.
- Discovery of DNA
DNA wasn't recognized as genetic material for nearly a century after it was discovered. This website gives information about the history of DNA.
- Fly-Fishing Tips
People have been putting dinner on the table via fly-fishing since the third century AD, when wooden rods and lines made of horsehair were used.
- Squash Equipment
Invented in England early in the 19th century, squash came to North America in 1885. English-speaking countries have tended to dominate championship play.
The game of racquetball was developed, in primitive form, in 19th century England. This page discusses the history, playing environment, and rules of racquetball.
The game of squash was first played in England during the 18th century. This page discusses the history, playing environment, and rules of squash, as well as the differences between American squash and English squash.
- Watercolor Art History
The history of watercolor art is first documented in early cave dwelling paintings, but modern watercolor painting techniques emerged during the 15th century with the landscape paintings of Albrecht Durer.
- Art Renewal International
Read biographical sketches and view online high-resolution images of many paintings from 19th century masters.
- University of Bath
The University of Bath is located in Bath, England. It received a Royal Charter in 1966 but its origins go back to the 16 Century. There are almost 12,000 students and about 1400 academic staff. The website has links to information about the University, visiting, and how to apply.
- The Boeing Company
This is the official website for the Boeing Company, which traces its origins to the early 20th Century. Boeing today is the world's largest aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft. It is also a provider for NASA. The Company is headquartered in Chicago and employs more than 160,000 people worldwide. Website visitors can learn about Boeing's history and its innovative products.
- BP (British Petroleum)
This is the website for the British Petroleum company, one of the largest energy companies in the world with roots in the early twentieth century. BP has a number of gasoline products, owns gas stations, and produces a number of other automotive products. The website provides a history of the company and description of all its products and services.
- Farmers Almanac
Founded in 1818, the Farmers' Almanac is prized by city folk as well as country farmers. People still consult it frequently, as did generations from a century ago. With this nostalgic context, current editions of the Farmers' Almanac are filled with entertaining short stories, cooking recipes, and interesting facts. Visitors will enjoy reading weather forecasts and household tips as well as gardening advice and fishing calendars.