Rockefeller Archive Center
The Rockefeller Archive Center holds a majority of the Rockefeller papers. This site provides information on accessing the material and applying for grants to conduct research at the center.
John D. Rockefeller Page
Prof. Keith Poole of the University of Georgia has compiled an in-depth page on John D. Rockefeller, Sr. as part of a course on "Entrepreneurs and American Economic Growth." The page describes Rockefeller's business affairs in great detail.
Ida Tarbell Home Page
This site, from the Pelletier Library at Allegheny College, contains portions of the Ida Tarbell archives, including research notes, published works, and photographs.
This site is home of The Atlantic magazine, and contains articles from the printed version as well as additional material written solely for the Web. This link will take you to the magazine's archives, and Henry Demarest Lloyd’s "Story of a Great Monopoly" which originally appeared in March 1881.
Part of the Historic Hudson Valley Explorer's Guide, this site offers information about visiting the Rockefeller mansion, Kykuit, in upstate New York, and includes a calendar of events to help you plan your trip.
Colorado Coalfield War Archaeological Project (Ludlow Massacre)
This site is a great source of information about the culture and history of southern Colorado coal fields. It includes sections on the Ludlow miners' strike and subsequent massacre; provides information on archeological digs that have been conducted in the area; and includes a photo gallery and lists of other resources.
Colorado State Archives, The Ludlow Massacre
This site provides a collection of documents and other records held by the State Archives of Colorado pertaining to the Ludlow Massacre. It includes sources from the Archives as well as the Governor's Office and the National Guard General's office which help to illustrate both sides of the conflict.
The Virtual Diego Rivera Web Museum
This site includes a biography, images of his work, and a collection of quotes by Diego Rivera in English and Spanish.
The Rockefeller University
This is the website for the scientific research university established by John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
This is the website for the museum founded by Abby Aldrich Rockefeller.
Aldrich, Nelson W. Jr. "Old Money: The Mythology of America's Upper Class." New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988.
Ambrose, Stephen E. "Nixon: The Triumph of a Politician 1913-1962." New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989.
Boorstin, Daniel J. "The Americans: The Democratic Experience." New York: Vintage Books, 1974.
Branch, Taylor. "Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-63." New York: Simon & Schuster, 1988.
Bringhurst, Bruce. "Anti-trust and the Oil Monopoly: The Standard Oil Cases, 1890-1911." Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1979.
Brinkley, Alan and Ellen Fitzpatrick. "America in Modern Times: Since 1890." New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., 1997.
Cashman, Sean Dennis. "America in the Gilded Age: From the Death of Lincoln to the Rise of Theodore Roosevelt." New York: New York University Press, 1988.
Chernow, Ron. "Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller Sr." New York: Random House, 1998.
______. "The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance." New York: Simon & Schuster, 1990.
______. "The Death of the Banker: The Decline and Fall of the Great Financial Dynasties and the Triumph of the Small Investor." New York: Random House, 1997.
Collier, Peter and Horowitz, David. "The Rockefellers: An American Dynasty." New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1976.
Drew, Elizabeth. "American Journal: The Events of 1976." New York: Random House, 1976.
Ernst, Joseph W., ed. " 'Dear Father' / 'Dear Son': Correspondence of John D. Rockefeller and John D. Rockefeller Jr." New York: Fordham University Press and Rockefeller Archive Center, 1994.
Fitzpatrick, Ellen F. "Muckraking: Three Landmark Articles." Boston: Bedford Books of St. Martin’s Press, 1994.
Fosdick, Raymond. "John D. Rockefeller Jr.: A Portrait." New York: Harper & Brothers, 1956.
Fox, Stephen. "The American Conservation Movement." Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1981.
Giddens, Paul H. "Early Days of Oil: A Pictorial History of the Beginnings of the Industry in Pennsylvania." Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1948.
Gitelman, H. M. "Legacy of the Ludlow Massacre: A Chapter in American Industrial Relations." Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1988.
Harr, John Ensor and Johnson, Peter J. "The Rockefeller Century: Three Generations of America's Greatest Family." New York: Scribner, 1988.
Harr, John Ensor and Johnson, Peter J. "The Rockefeller Conscience: An American Family in Public and in Private." New York: Scribner, 1991.
Hawke, David Freeman. "John D.: The Founding Father of the Rockefellers." New York: Harper & Row, 1980.
Kert, Bernice. "Abby Aldrich Rockefeller: The Woman in the Family." New York: Random House, 1993.
Kessel, John H. "The Goldwater Coalition: Republican Strategies in 1964." New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1968.
Mailer, Norman. "Miami and the Siege of Chicago." New York: Signet, 1968.
Marnham, Patrick. "Dreaming with His Eyes Open: A Life of Diego Rivera." New York: Knopf, 1998.
McGovern, George S. and Guttridge, Leonard F. "The Great Coalfield War." Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972.
Morris, Joe Alex. "Nelson Rockefeller: A Biography." New York: Harper, 1960.
Moscow, Alvin. "The Rockefeller Inheritance." Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1977.
Nevins, Allan. "John D. Rockefeller: The Heroic Age of American Enterprise." New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940.
______. "Study in Power: John D. Rockefeller, Industrialist and Philanthropist." New York: Scribner, 1953.
Noll, Richard. "The Aryan Christ: The Secret Life of Carl Jung." New York: Random House, 1997.
Persico, Joseph. "The Imperial Rockefeller: A Biography of Nelson A. Rockefeller." New York: Simon and Schuster, 1982.
Reed, Henry Hope. "Rockefeller New York: A Tour." New York: Greensward Foundation, 1988.
Reich, Cary. "The Life of Nelson A. Rockefeller: Worlds to Conquer, 1908-1958." New York: Doubleday, 1996 (Part II, authored by Richard Norton Smith, forthcoming).
Reeves, Richard. "President Kennedy: Profile of Power." New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993.
Rockefeller, John D. Sr. "Random Reminiscences of Men and Events." Salem, NH: Ayer, 1985 (originally published in 1909).
Schenkel, Albert F. "The Rich Man and the Kingdom: John D. Rockefeller Jr. and the Protestant Establishment." Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 1995.
Sealander, Judith. "Private Wealth & Public Life: Foundation Philanthropy and the Reshaping of American Social Policy from the Progressive Era to the New Deal." Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.
Stasz, Clarice. "The Rockefeller Women: Dynasty of Piety, Privacy, and Service." New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1995.
Tarbell, Ida M. "All in a Day's Work: An Autobiography." New York: The MacMillan Company, 1939.
______. "The History of the Standard Oil Company." New York: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1904.
Trachtenberg, Alan. "The Incorporation of America: Culture & Society in the Gilded Age." New York: Hill and Wang, 1982. (12th printing, 1994)
Viguerie, Richard A. "The New Right: We're Ready to Lead." Falls Church, VA: The Viguerie Company, 1981.
White, Theodore, H. "The Making of the President 1960." New York: Atheneum, 1962.
_____. "The Making of the President 1964." New York: Atheneum, 1965.
_____. "The Making of the President 1968." New York: Atheneum, 1969.
Wicker, Tom. "A Time to Die." New York: Quadrangle/The New York Times Books, Co., 1975.
Yergin, Daniel. "The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power." New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.