Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Day of the Dead ~ Día de los Muertos (Spanish)

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The Salem witch trials begin

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Photogrammar

An online database of Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information photographers developed at Yale University. Browse images through an interactive map or search and tagging. The collection can be filtered by date, photographer, geographical area, or content, and is especially rich in depictions of agriculture, industry, daily life in the 1930s-40s, and the World War II home front. 

U.S. map showing location of photographs

Photogrammar

An online database of Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information photographs developed at Yale University. Browse images through an interactive map or search and tagging. The collection can be filtered by date, photographer, geographical area, or content, and is especially rich in depictions of agriculture, industry, daily life in the 1930s-40s, and the World War II home front. 

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Mapping Thoreau Country

This website, developed partially through funds from MassHumanities, is an interactive cartographic exploration of Thoreau's itineraries and mapmaking in his home state of Massachusetts. Includes essays, illustrations, and links to further information.

Histories of the National Mall

Explore historical maps, discover stories you never knew, find people and historical events related to the Mall's past.

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Jewish American Heritage Month 2016

Each May, EDSITEment celebrates Jewish American Heritage Month by pointing to the rich array of educational resources on the history of the Jewish people in America.

Benny Carter Jazz Appreciation Month poster, 2016

Jazz Appreciation Month 2016: Benny Carter and Democracy

Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) was created by the National Museum of American History in 2002 to celebrate the extraordinary heritage and history of jazz. Each year the museum picks a major musician to commemorate.

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"Created Equal"

NEH initiative of five outstanding films on the long civil rights movement .  The website contains five complete films, background essays, and a teachers' resource section with film clips, primary source documents, and lesson plans.