Dorothea Lange, American documentary photographer, is born

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May 26, 1895
Detail of Federal Building, Washington, DC

SAH Archipedia

Created by the Society of Architectural Historians and the University of Virginia Press, this online encyclopedia of the built world includes interactive maps, descriptive text, and images. Search by state, century, architect, and more for structures across the U.S from pre-history to the 21st-century.

U.S. map showing location of photographs

Photogrammar

NEH-funded online database with interactive map of Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information photographers developed at Yale University. Browse by date, photographer, geographical area, or content. Rich in depictions of agriculture, industry, daily life in the 1930s-40s, and the World War II home front. 

U.S. map showing location of photographs

Photogrammar

NEH-funded database of Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information photographs developed at Yale University. Filter collection by date, photographer, geographical area, or content. Rich in depictions of agriculture, industry, daily life in the 1930s-40s, and the World War II home front. 

Madonna and Child (detail), National Gallery of Art

Ornament & Illusion: Carlo Crivelli of Venice

This multimedia website hosts the first monographic exhibition dedicated to Italian Renaissance painter Carlo Crivelli in the U.S. Discover the history behind 24 works of art through high-resolution images, videos, and podcasts from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. An NEH-funded project.

Virgin and Child, National Gallery of Art (detail)

Ornament & Illusion: Carlo Crivelli of Venice

This multimedia website hosts the first monographic exhibition dedicated to Italian Renaissance painter Carlo Crivelli in the U.S. Discover the history behind 24 works of art through high-resolution images, videos, and podcasts from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. An NEH-funded project.

Main altar reredos, Mission San Miguel (detail)

The 14th Colony: A California Missions Resource for Teachers

NEH Summer Landmark for School teachers, The Fourteenth Colony, collection of K-12 instructional resources include multimedia spanning Native Californians, Missions, Presidios and Pueblos of the Spanish, and Mexican and early American traditions and eras. Primary sources, maps, and images document the cultural and historical geography of the California missions.

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A Head Start on Picturing America

Developed in partnership with NEH to assist Head Start staff and parents share the world of art with children. Picturing America offers opportunities to address children’s school readiness, family literacy and parent involvement goals. The website includes a downloadable resource guide, creative activities, and a video of one Head Start program’s experience hosting an event designed to explore art and history in a fun, family-oriented way.

James McNeill Whistler's "Girl in White"

How to Make the Most of “James McNeill Whistler & The Case for Beauty” in the Classroom

“James McNeill Whistler & The Case for Beauty” is a treasure trove of information for the classroom on this pivotal American artist, tracing his life and development as an artist. Connect with a streaming version of the film, classroom resources aligned with Common Core and the new arts standards, and more.