NEH Connections

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The Vietnam War. Ken Burns, Lynn Novick

Documentary film series by Ken Burns and Kim Novick, premiers on PBS September 17, 2017

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The 14th Colony: A California Missions Resource for Teachers

NEH Summer Landmark for School teachers, The Fourteenth Colony, collection of K-12 instructional resources include multimedia spanning Native Californians, Missions, Presidios and Pueblos of the Spanish, and Mexican and early American traditions and eras. Primary sources, maps, and images document the cultural and historical geography of the California missions.

Calendar

American author Upton Sinclair born

President George W. Bush declares war on terrorism

Features

Mission Nuestra Señora de la Concepción de Acuña, San Antonio, Texas

National Hispanic Heritage Month

The U.S. Government has set aside the period from September 15 to October 15, to honor the many contributions Hispanic Americans have made and continue to make to our nation by observing National Hispanic Heritage Month. EDSITEment honors them with these resources.

Best of the Web

Natural stone arch in Utah

Utah History Encyclopedia

A resource from the Utah State Historical Society to learn about the history and culture of the state—spanning its early geography through present day. It incorporates historical images, viewpoint essays and historical entries.

September 11 Digital Archive

The September 11 Digital Archive uses electronic media to collect, preserve, and present the history of September 11, 2001 and its aftermath. The Archive contains more than 150,000 digital items, a tally that includes more than 40,000 emails and other electronic communications, more than 40,000 first-hand stories, and more than 15,000 digital images.