• Sodbusters!

    Created September 24, 2010
    Sodbusters!

    Students examine photographs of sod houses, build a model sod house, and picture themselves living in a soddie to gain a firsthand perspective on this important period of American history.

  • On the Oregon Trail

    Created September 24, 2010
    On the Oregon Trail: oregon02

    Work with primary documents and latter-day photographs to recapture the experience of traveling on the Oregon Trail.

  • Depression-Era Photographs: Worth a Thousand Words

    Created September 23, 2010
    Depression-Era Photographs: Woman at sowing machine

    Spend a day with a model American family and the photographer who molded our view of their lives.

  • Launchpad: Colonial New England

    Created August 31, 2010
  • Launchpad: Images of the New World

    Created August 31, 2010
  • Launchpad: Pearl S. Buck

    Created August 31, 2010
  • Launchpad: Esperanza Rising

    Created August 26, 2010

    Launchpad: Pearl S. Buck

    Pearl S. Buck’s “On Discovering America”

    Activity 1 | Activity 2 | Activity 3

    Ellis Island Immigrant Station officially opens

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    January 1, 1892