AwesomeStories is a fascinating website which provides access to a wealth of primary-source information. Designed and launched in 1999, it aims to help educators and individuals find original sources, located at national archives, libraries, universities, and government web sites.
If you are interested in history, literature, movies, biographies, law, archaeology, audio stories, or just have a few minutes to pass it is worth having a look!
I you want to view more than the first few chapters on any subject you need to register but this is easy and free. You can also sign up your educational institution and receive a password that can be used by a group of students for free.