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Pop Culture Useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses with resources that both analyze and contribute to popular culture.
U.S. History Collection Useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers, the database offers balanced coverage of events in U.S. history and scholarly work being established in the field.
War and Terrorism The database offers balanced coverage of both historic and contemporary topics in the fields of war and terrorism.
The Alexandria Library's Local History & Special Collections Branch has a wide range of resources available to help you investigate the history of your home. Using both primary and secondary sources, you can uncover information about past owners, property values, alterations and improvements, and perhaps even find a photograph or two. The sources in this guide focus primarily on Old Town Alexandria.