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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Music of the Harlem Renaissance

In this episode of Afropop Worldwide, you'll hear some of the most famous and popular music of the Harlem Renaissance, as well as learn about the social and cultural institutions that brought artists and audiences together.

The Jazz Ambassadors

Learn about the connection between jazz, civil rights, and the Cold War in this NEH-funded film.

The Black Archives of Mid-America

The Black Archives of Mid-America, located in Kansas City, Missouri, was founded by Horace Peterson III in 1974. Today, the Black Archives houses some of the most important sources related to the history of people of African descent in Kansas City and beyond, including oral histories with civil rights activists, the original document freeing slaves in Missouri, the personal papers of prominent African American figures, and an extensive collection of historical photographs.

In the Field: Supreme Court Historical Society

Professor James O'Hara, a Trustee of the Supreme Court Historical Society, discusses an NEH-funded project to digitize the Society's library of rare, out-of-print, and fragile books about Supreme Court justices from the Washington administration to today.

2018 Jefferson Lecture: Dr. Rita Charon

Dr. Rita Charon delivered the 2018 Jefferson Lecture, titled, "To See the Suffering: The Humanities Have What Medicine Needs," on Monday, October 15, 2018. In her lecture, Dr. Charon meditates on the relationship between art and medicine, and the ways in which the humanities can help us to "see the complex lived experience" of people facing health problems, to understand their suffering.

BackStory: You've Come A Long Way—A History of Women in Politics

This episode of BackStory examines how women have influenced politics in the United States. From bread riots during the Civil War to the suffrage movement to campaigns for the Presidency of the United States, women have organized, marched, petitioned, and brought about change through grassroots movements and from within institutions of power. 

BackStory: Shattering the Glass Ceiling

This BackStory podcast highlights female achievement in American history, including working women, women in journalism, political leaders, and civil rights activists. Analysis questions, classroom connections, and a full transcript are included.