What is Chronicling America?

Using Chronicling America

These short tutorial videos will help you use Chronicling America.

The first video instructs Chronicling America users how to save and download content from the site.



Using the Chronicling America Podcast Series from the Ohio Historical Society

In collaboration with the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress, the National Digital Newspaper Program in Ohio developed and produced

What is Chronicling America?

EDSITEment Resources

Honey peddler in straw boater hat, 1920'sDusty old newspapers are treasure troves of fascinating information, valuable historical context, and rich primary source material. They are also a great way to encourage students to immerse themselves in the past—on their own, in school, or at home.

What is Chronicling America?

An Introduction to Chronicling America



 

PBS's "Henry Ford"

PBS: "Henry Ford"

An American Experience film, Henry Ford documents the most influential American innovator of the 20th century, and offers an incisive look at the birth of the American auto industry with its long history of struggles between labor and management.

PBS's "Henry Ford"

PBS: "Henry Ford"

Part of the American Experience series on PBS, Henry Ford documents the most influential American innovator of the 20th century, and offers an incisive look at the birth of the American auto industry with its long history of struggles between labor and management.

  • John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath”: Verbal Pictures

    Created December 17, 2012
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    Students align original FSA photographs from the 1930s and the author’s own journal entries, to trace parallel elements John Steinbeck then incorporated into passages in The Grapes of Wrath.

    President Barack Obama is sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts

    Presidential Inaugurations: A Capitol Parade on a Cold Winter's Day

    The cornerstone of the inaugural ceremony is the inaugural address. Each president attempts to outline in the course he hopes to follow over the coming years in just a few short pages.

    Nunnally Johnson, the film maker who wrote the sceenplay for “The Grapes of Wrath,” born

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  • Launchpad: “The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg” by Mark Twain

    Created December 4, 2012

    Launchpad: “The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg” by Mark Twain

    Book cover of The Man that Corrupted HadleyburgDirections: This Launchpad, adapted from http://www.whatsoproudlywehail.org/, provides background materials and discussion questions to enhance your reading and understanding of Mark Twain’s short story “The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg.” After reading the story, you can click on the