Women’s History through Chronicling America

Last week’s blog post introduced Chronicling America, a deep repository of historic American newspapers covering the years 1836–1922.

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U.S. National Library of Medicine Exhibition Program Education Services

Exhibition Program Education Services develops digital standards-aligned resources for elementary through higher education in the disciplines of health education, history, literature, science, social studies, and technology that enhance their online exhibitions. The Services also provide onsite exhibition tours, school field trips, and professional development programs for K–12 educators.

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Our Documents

To help us think, talk and teach about the rights and responsibilities of citizens in our democracy, the National Archives invites you to explore 100 milestone documents of American history. These documents reflect our diversity and our unity, our past and our future, and mostly our commitment as a nation to continue to strive to "form a more perfect union."

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Darwin's Letters Project

This website provides basic descriptions of more than 15,000 letters known to have been written by or to Charles Darwin, and the complete texts of around half of those. The site includes educational resources for teachers across the curriculum.

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Created Equal

The NEH Created Equal initiative uses the power of documentary films to encourage public conversations about the changing meanings of freedom and equality in America. The five films that are part of this project tell the remarkable stories of individuals who challenged the social and legal status quo, from slavery to segregation.

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Center on Congress

Find out how to use digital primary source materials of the Library of Congress and the Center on Congress.

Ohioana Authors

Ohioana Authors, supported in part by the Ohio Humanities Council, celebrates Ohio’s rich literary and historical heritage and Ohio’s contribution to American culture through the written word.

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Oklahoma Humanities Magazine

Since Spring 2008, this biannual magazine has dedicated each issue to thoughtful articles on classroom-worthy subjects from ethics, to African Americans in history, to internationalism and democracy. Print articles and check the "Extra" section for classroom discussion questions and more online resources. (Consult the "Archives" tab for back issues.)