Media Resources

EDSITEment provides access to NEH-funded media resources including videos, podcasts, lectures, interactives for the classroom, and film projects. Each resource includes questions to prompt analysis, connections to other NEH-related resources, and links to related EDSITEment lessons and materials.

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American Vernacular Music Manuscripts

NEH-funded American "Vernacular Music Manuscripts, ca. 1730-1910: Digital Collections from the American Antiquarian Society and the Center for Popular Music" offers handwritten music manuscripts by common Americans, containing primary and direct evidence of their musical preferences during a particular time and in a particular place.

In the Field: War Ink

Chris Brown and Jason Deitch discuss the NEH-funded project "War Ink," which collaborates with veterans and libraries to tell the stories of veterans' tattoo art.

In the Field: Dialogues on the Experience of War

Learn about an NEH-funded program for veterans and college students in California, which places classical literature and the Greek-Trojan wars in dialogue with letters, articles, literature and documentaries about more recent conflicts and provides veterans a space to speak about their experiences.

Constitution Day

Celebrating the day the United States Constitution was signed, on September 17, 1787, and sent to the individual states for debate and ratification.

Thurgood Marshall Before the Court

In this American Radio Works podcast and website, partially funded by NEH,  Stephen Smith presents the story of Thurgood Marshall's remarkable career. In 1967, Marshall became the first African American named to the United States Supreme Court; but his most significant legal victory came when Marshall was on the other side of the bench, arguing the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case. Before he joined the Supreme Court, he was the nation's leading civil rights lawyer.

Ask an NEH Expert: Writing and Editing

Dana Williams, Howard University English Department Chair and professor of African American literature, discusses the writing and editing process.