• Holocaust and Resistance: The Faces of Resistance

    Created September 26, 2010
  • 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.

  • Jazz and World War II: A Rally to Resistance, A Catalyst for Victory

    Created September 23, 2010
    Jazz and World War II: Billie Holiday

    Learn about the effects that the Second World War had on jazz music as well as the contributions that jazz musicians made to the war effort. This lesson will help students explore the role of jazz in American society and the ways that jazz functioned as an export of American culture and a means of resistance to the Nazis.

    Exploring Women's History Through Film

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    "I had never lived out of my father's house, nor in any way assumed a separate life from the other children of the family... I had never been obliged to think for or take care of myself, and now I was to be launched literally on an unknown sea, travel towards an unknown country, everything absolutely new and strange about me, and undefined for the future..."

  • Victory in Europe: Normandy Invasion and Campaign

    Created September 10, 2010
  • Turning the Tide in Europe, 1942–1944: Map of Southern Europe

    Created September 10, 2010
  • Launchpad: The Social Security Act: Activity Three

    Created September 10, 2010
  • Launchpad: The Social Security Act: Activity Two

    Created September 10, 2010
  • Launchpad: The Social Security Act: Activity One, Group D

    Created September 10, 2010
  • Launchpad: The Social Security Act: Activity One, Group C

    Created September 10, 2010