Logo for Chosen Food exhibit at the Jewish Museum

Jewish Museum of Maryland

Experience the Chosen Food: Cuisine, Culture, and American Jewish Identity exhibition, which examines the diversity of Jewish eating and uncovers the messages in this cuisine.

Photograph of a Hopi woman basket weaver, c. 1910

Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, and NEH and EDSITEment have numerous teaching resources to help students discover Native American history.

Manjiro Nakahama, first immigrant of Japanese descent to the United States

Asian-Pacific Heritage Month

Honor the contributions of Asian Americans. In celebration of this occasion, EDSITEment has compiled a list of resources to educate students about these contributions.

Exterior of the Touro Synagogue in Newport, RI

Jewish American Heritage Month

Each May, EDSITEment celebrates Jewish American Heritage Month by pointing to the rich array of educational resources on this subject.

The Loving Story still from website homepage

The Loving Story

The Loving Story, a documentary film, tells the story of Richard and Mildred Loving to examine the drama, the history, and the current state of interracial marriage and tolerance in the United States.

African American Union soldier, Civil War

EDSITEment's Guide to Black History Month Teaching Resources

In this special revised and updated feature for Black History Month, teachers, parents, and students will find a collection of NEH-supported websites and EDSITEment-developed lessons that tell the four-hundred-year old story of African Americans from slavery through freedom and citizenship to the presidency.

Ann Lee, founder of the Shakers religious movement, born

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Riots at the 1968 Democratic convention


The Minnesota Historical Society, in partnership with the Atlanta History Center, the Chicago History Museum and the Oakland Museum of California, brings you a major exhibit documenting this pivotal year. The 1968 Exhibit is an ambitious, state-of-the-art, multi-media exhibit that looks at how the experiences of the year fueled a persistent, if often contradictory, sense of identity for the people who were there.

Women’s rights advocate Elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes first woman to testify before Congress

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We Shall Remain

From the award-winning PBS series American Experience comes We Shall Remain, a provocative multi-media project that establishes Native history as an essential part of American history.