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.

Poster - First Call with Uncle Sam

World War I: American Artists View the Great War

An online exhibition from the Library of Congress containing posters, cartoons, photographs, and other images illustrating the impact American artists had in raising patriotic sentiment for WWI.

Smithsonian Museum African American History and Culture building

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.

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. 

Beyond Chicken Soup image nurses in uniforms

Beyond Chicken Soup: Jews & Medicine in America

This exhibition at the Jewish Museum of Maryland examines the long-running relationship between American Jews and the medical profession. The educators' section includes primary source activities for grades 9-12, aligned to Common Core standards, that deal with the intersection of identity and medicine.    

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.

  • The Great Society and the Case for the Humanities

    Created September 30, 2015
    Why Treaties Matter poster display

    Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations

    A virtual exhibit on how Dakota and Ojibwe treaties with the U.S. government affected the lands and lifeways of the indigenous peoples of the place now called Minnesota and why these binding agreements between nations still matter today. Educator guides provide teachers with background, student readings and activities, vocabulary lists, and suggested Web and print resources. Created by the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian.

    Wadsworth Atheneum

    The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, the oldest continually-operating public art museum in the United States, experienced an extensive renovation funded in part by NEH. Major exhibitions and newly refurbished collections offer new interpretive content and deeper engagement with the artwork. An online collection of educational resources provide creative strategies for effectively addressing student learning objectives through the visual arts.