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The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau

The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau, also known as the Princeton Edition and as the Thoreau Edition, was founded in 1966 as an attempt to recover the lost words of one of America's most influential writers and to answer the pressing need for a complete, definitive, annotated, and readily available edition of his writings, including his Journal and correspondence

"Shakespeare Uncovered"

WNET’s Shakeapeare Uncovered series tells the story behind the stories of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. Six episodes combine history, biography, performance and analysis and personal passion of each host as they conduct interviews with actors, scholars and directors from key locations and include video of performances.

Elizabeth Murray Project

This resource site for early American history features a constantly growing digital collection of primary sources — print and manuscript documents, as well as images — and transcribed versions of these materials from various libraries and archives. It also includes a host of K–12 teaching resources including timeline, interactive primary sources and lesson plans.

Walden, the game

Walden, a game, transports players into a virtual 3-D world of experiences Thoreau may have encountered while at Walden Pond. The game encourages problem solving and enlists survival skills while revealing Thoreau’s appreciation of the natural world through its seasonal changes

Incredible Bridges: Poets Creating Community

A multimedia series in which nine contemporary poets read a poem that fosters a new idea of American community, speaking to both the unity and the differences that define us. Nine companion lesson plans offer a sequence of activities to help students enter and experience the poem.

Immigrant Stories

The Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota offers a collection of first-person video narratives tracking immigration history in the U.S. Students can create videos archived on request on a separate website.