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American Routes

A weekly two-hour public radio program produced in New Orleans, presenting a broad range of American music and featuring background articles and interviews with the artists.

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Humanities magazine

The bimonthly magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities feeds the minds of both you and your students. Access great humanities articles and consult the calendar for what’s up at your State Humanities Council.


N.C. Wyeth, American artist and illustrator, is born


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Origins of Halloween and the Day of the Dead

Learn about harvest holidays in North America like Halloween and a similar Mexican holiday, the Day of the Dead.

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Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Located on the National Mall in Washington DC., this Smithsonian museum hosts a collection of over 30,000 artifacts that provide a record of the experiences and contributions of African Americans to our nation’s history and culture.

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Modernist Journals Project

This multi-faceted project, a joint effort of Brown University and the University of Tulsa, explores modernism and its rise in the English-speaking world through periodical literature (1890-1922). It includes teaching materials for use in the classroom and in research..