NEH Connections

World War I and America

World War I and America a multimedia website and anthology of writings by Americans who experienced World War I.

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Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American

Celebrates baseball and the many fans, players, and characters who helped shape our American story. From the National Museum of American Jewish History.

Features

Alice and the Jabberwocky

National Poetry Month: Exemplars from EDSITEment: Poetry for the Classroom

National Poetry Month feature aligning Common Core State Standards Poetry exemplars with EDSITEment resources. Highlighted multimedia resources include links to the poem, commentary on the poem and the poet, curriculum resources, websites, audio recordings, etc.

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Jazz Appreciation Month 2017: Ella Fitzgerald and Women in Jazz

Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) was created by the National Museum of American History back in 2002 to celebrate the extraordinary heritage and history of jazz. Each year the museum picks a major musician to commemorate. This year honors Ella Fitzgerald, who would have turned 100 this month, and JAM programs will shine a spotlight on women in jazz.

Best of the Web

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Because We Come From Everything

The Academy of American Poets in conjunction with the newly formed Poetry Coalition presents programs and projects on the theme of poetry and migration.

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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