The following websites have been approved for use in the classroom by EDSITEment. Browse websites by subject area.
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.
An online exhibition from the Library of Congress containing posters, cartoons, photographs, and other images illustrating the impact American artists had in raising patriotic sentiment for WWI.
Located on the National Mall in Washington DC., this Smithsonian museum hosts a collection of over 30,000 artifacts that provide a record of the experiences and contributions of African Americans to our nation’s history and culture.
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 includes a host of K–12 teaching resources including timeline, interactive primary sources, and lesson plans.
NEH-funded database of Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information photographs developed at Yale University. Filter collection by date, photographer, geographical area, or content. Rich in depictions of agriculture, industry, daily life in the 1930s-40s, and the World War II home front.