Multimedia resources bring to life two communities divided by Civil War.
This website from the University of Virginia presents a vast multimedia archive of primary material, 1830 to 1930, organized around Harriet Beecher Stowe's seminal work. Educators should preview the material, particularly the various representations of race and slavery in the archive, to determine what is appropriate for use in their own classroom discussion.
Straightforward access to the museum's archives, including photographs, transcripts of lectures, and guidelines for teaching about the Holocaust.
Most of the best English language writers found their way to Don Swaim's CBS Radio studio in New York. The one-on-one interviews typically lasted 30 to 45 minutes and then were down to a two-minute radio show. Listen to the voices of many of the greatest writers of the twentieth century.
Created by the Harry S. Truman Library, this webpage offers links to a panoply of programs and multimedia classroom resources for K-12 teachers and their students.
This site provides clear, multi-layered humanities and scientific content that seeks to educate elementary school students about the ocean and the life it contains.
Annotated works of Henry David Thoreau and an extensive resource list on his life and works. Teaching Thoreau feature with further resources.
This “interactive hypermedia repository” describes itself as a “dynamic online environment that serves as a reading aid for the interested general reader and as a research tool for professional readers of Gray’s work.”
Encyclopedic database on Edison's life and work as an inventor and businessman.
An educator's guide to teaching Shakespeare for students in grades K-12.