Historical Fiction - Helpful Sites
PBS Colonial Era - PBS site that explains colonial life.
Ducksters - World War 2 era.
Living History Farm - 1930s and Great Depression. Site is a bit difficult to read and navigate, but there are great video interviews of those who lived during that time.
TN4ME.org - School life for children in the 1930s and 1940s.
History for Kids- Brief synopsis of each era, complete with timelines. Lots of eras represented.