"American Experience - The Rockefellers"
This website was developed in association with a documentary film produced by WGBH for the PBS series "The American Experience." The site includes a transcript of the film; letters to the Rockefellers from people seeking donations; suggestions for further reading; video excerpts from the archives and the film; a Corner the Market game; an interview with economist Paul Krugman; a Rockefeller Timeline; a map of the Rockefellers' Mark on America; descriptions of people and events related to Rockefeller history; and a teacher's guide for using the website.
John D. Rockefeller for Kids
This site, created by second graders at the Pocantico Hills School, located near the Rockefeller Archive Center, is an excellent source of information for elementary school children. You may also read about the project in an article written by the teachers who supervised the creation of the website.
Rockefeller New York
A tour by Henry Hope Reed, with photographs by Esther Bubley.
Based on a middle-of-the-night bicycle tour held on Sunday morning, August 31, 1986, beginning at 1:30 A.M.
John D. Rockefeller, Standard Oil, and Ludlow
This site is home of the Atlantic Monthly 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.
The Bessemer Historical Society
is working to make public the archives of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, a firm controlled by the Rockefeller family for over 40 years.
Colorado Coal Field War 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 archaeological digs that have been conducted in the area; and includes a photo gallery of lists of other resources.
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.
ExxonMobil archives at the Center for American History at the University of Texas in Austin
Sources in the History of Philanthropy
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Library
Philanthropic records at the library of the Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis include both private collections and archival collections.
Minnesota Historical Society
Like the Rockefeller Archive Center, The Minnesota Historical Society is one of only a handful of repositories in the nation that actively documents modern philanthropy. Particularly unusual is the Society's efforts to collect and preserve the records of philanthropic foundations. In addition, the Society's manuscript collections hold the records of other philanthropic and charitable organizations, and the papers of many individual philanthropists.
Western Reserve Historical Society
The history of Cleveland and philanthropic and nonprofit organizations in Cleveland, where John D. Rockefeller learned his philanthropic ways.
The Foundation Center
Includes background information on many American foundations.
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
Helps donors create thoughtful, effective philanthropy throughout the world.
Sources in the History of Science and Medicine
New York State and Westchester County Sources
Select Institutional Beneficiaries of Rockefeller Philanthropy