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Making Modernism: Literature and Culture in 20th-Century Chicago

The exhibit, based on an NEH-funded summer institute at the Newberry Library, focuses on the connection between Chicago's unique urban, economic, and cultural history and its literature. The website contains art, correspondence, poems, and ephemera by Kate Chopin, Ernest Hemingway, Carl Sandburg, and others, with informative essays and full bibliography.

Visual Culture of the American Civil War

Offered through the Social History Project at City University of New York, this special feature of the NEH-funded Picturing History website, contains targeted videos, lectures, and a wealth of visual and textual primary source material on Civil War subjects for the classroom.

Visual Culture of the American Civil War

Offered through the Social History Project at City University of New York, this special feature of the NEH-funded Picturing History website, contains targeted videos, lectures, and a wealth of visual and textual primary source material on Civil War subjects for the classroom.

Women’s History through Chronicling America

Last week’s blog post introduced Chronicling America, a deep repository of historic American newspapers covering the years 1836–1922.

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U.S. National Library of Medicine Exhibition Program Education Services

Exhibition Program Education Services develops digital standards-aligned resources for elementary through higher education in the disciplines of health education, history, literature, science, social studies, and technology that enhance their online exhibitions. The Services also provide onsite exhibition tours, school field trips, and professional development programs for K-12 educators.

Program for March on Washington

Our Documents

To help us think, talk and teach about the rights and responsibilities of citizens in our democracy, the National Archives invites you to explore 100 milestone documents of American history. These documents reflect our diversity and our unity, our past and our future, and mostly our commitment as a nation to continue to strive to "form a more perfect union."

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Darwin's Letters Project

This website provides basic descriptions of more than 15,000 letters known to have been written by or to Charles Darwin, and the complete texts of around half of those. The site includes educational resources for teachers across the curriculum.

March on Washington photograph by James Karales

Created Equal

The NEH Created Equal project uses the power of documentary films to encourage public conversations about the changing meanings of freedom and equality in America. The four films that are part of this project tell the remarkable stories of individuals who challenged the social and legal status quo, from slavery to segregation.

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