Wired for Books

For many years, most of the best writers of the English language found their way to Don Swaim's CBS Radio studio in New York. The one-on-one interviews typically lasted 30 to 45 minutes and then had to be edited down to a two-minute radio show. Listen to the voices of many of the greatest writers of the twentieth century.

portrait of Blake by John Flaxman

William Blake Archive

An online library of the visionary British poet's illuminated publications and includes a biography, an online glossary of his terminology, and further resources.

engraving of Whitman from Whitman Archives website

Walt Whitman Archive

An electronic research and teaching tool that sets out to make Whitman's vast work, for the first time, easily and conveniently accessible to scholars, students, and general readers (University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and University of Iowa).

VRoma

Take a tour through a virtual reconstruction of Rome! A community of scholars, both teachers and students, created these on-line resources for teaching Latin and ancient Roman culture.

Victorian Women Writers Project

Texts and contexts for students of 19th-century British literature.

Marble bust of young woman with Victorian hairstyle

Victorian Web

Resources on literature, politics, science, and art during the Victorian age in Great Britain.

Valley of the Shadow

Multimedia resources bring to life two communities divided by Civil War.

picture of U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Straightforward access to the Museum's archives, including photographs, transcripts of lectures, and guidelines for teaching about the Holocaust.

Uncle Tom's Cabin & American Culture

This website from the University of Virginia presents a vast multimedia archive of primary material, 1830 to 1930, organized around Harriet Beecher Stowe's seminal work. Educators should preview the material, particularly the various representations of race and slavery in the archive, to determine what is appropriate for use in their own classroom discussion.

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, Education

Created by the Harry S. Truman Library, this webpage offers links to a panoply of programs and multimedia classroom resources for K-12 teachers and their students.