The following websites have been approved for use in the classroom by EDSITEment. Browse websites by subject area.
From the Duke University Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Special Collections Library: Resources by and about women during the Civil War.
Growing collection of primary materials documenting the cultural history of the American South from the viewpoint of Southerners.
From the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). Includes images of historical documents and narratives, placing them in a regional, state, or national context, and, where appropriate, includes transcriptions of each record as well as helpful links for further research.
The site centers upon the historical work surrounding the diary of Martha Ballard, an 18th-century midwife. The core of the site is Martha's actual diary, which can be browsed or searched online, but the site also includes a large archive of primary sources about Martha and colonial America.
A detailed synopsis of the expedition by historian Harry Fritz is enhanced by photographs, interactive maps, audio files, and illustrations from the expedition journals.