Dorothea Lange, American documentary photographer, is born

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Shah Ismael of Persia

Encyclopaedia Iranica

Discover resources for Iranian civilization in the Middle East, Caucasus, Central Asia, and the Indian Subcontinent for world history, literature, art, archaeology, and culture.
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Treasures of Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty: 1392-1910

Celebrate the artistic achievements of the Joseon Dynasty, including ritual wares used in ancestral rites and Buddhist worship, with this exhibition website from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Includes teaching resources and a family guide.

Italian Renaissance Learning Resources

In this free resource on Italian Renaissance Art from the National Gallery of Art and Grove Art Online, students can explore thematic essays, more than 340 images, and 42 primary source texts in eight different units with printable activity guides and discussion questions related to each unit.

Literatures, Religions, and Arts of the Himalayan Regions

The products of this NEH-funded Summer Institute for School Teachers offers a wealth of curricular plans and interactive ideas for the classroom. Topics cover a variety of disciplines: history, geography,  literature, religion, art, and environmental studies for every grade level.

Painter Vincent Van Gogh cuts off his ear

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Washington Crossing the Delaware, Emanuel Leutze (1816–1868), 1851

Emanuel Leutze’s Symbolic Scene of Washington Crossing the Delaware

On Christmas Night 1776, Washington crossed the Delaware River to attack Britain’s Hessian army at Trenton.

How Teachers Can Make the Most of “The Dust Bowl”

Related EDSITEment Lesson Plans and other Content for Dust Bowl

Florence Thompson and her children in pea pickers campConnect to the Dust Bowl through these peer-reviewed lessons and websites from EDSITEment.

Abraham Lincoln bust, Saint Gaudens, Museum of American Art, Washington, DC

The Civil War in Art

The Civil War in Art: Teaching and Learning through Chicago Collections from the Terra Foundation for American Art is designed for teachers and students to learn about the Civil War and connect to the issues, events, and people of the era through works of art. Included is an image gallery, classroom projects, a glossary, and more...

B.F. Liezelt, engraver. View of Salem, ca. 1770-1780. Library of Congressp

Picturing Early America: People, Places, and Events 1770–1870

A resource developed from NEH Summer Institutes held at Salem State University exploring early American art and culture. The website assists teachers of American history, literature, art, geography, social studies, American studies, and other fields who wish to incorporate American art into their classrooms. It includes podcasts, unit plans, and print and electronic bibliographies.