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National Endowment for the Humanities: 144 Resources

A Life Apart: Hasidism in America is a documentary on this movement within Orthodox Judaism. The Hasidic ideal is to live a hallowed life in which even the most mundane action is sanctified. Hasidim live in...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
A Midwife's Tale, The American Experience is a companion to the PBS documentary constructed around the diary kept by a Maine woman kept from 1785 to 1812. Besides interviews with contemporary historians, images from the...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
A Visual Sourcebook of Chinese Civilization features units on Chinese history, culture, and society. Each unit organizes photos, maps, and art around a theme: China's geography, archaeology, religion, calligraphy, military...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Africans in America is an online companion to the four-part PBS series, covering the period 1450 to 1865. There are historical narratives, resource banks of images, documents, stories, biographies...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
American History and Art from New England invites students to explore the history of New England and Massachusetts during three turns of the centuries: 1680-1720 (Colonial); 1780-1820 (Federal); and 1880-1920 (Progressive and...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
American Masters: Alfred Stieglitz presents an essay, timeline, video clips, and interviews examining this photographer, artist, and art impresario. Stieglitz was a powerful force in the arts of the early 20th century...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
American Masters: Edward Curtis offers an essay, timeline, and other information about this photographer who took more than 40,000 images and recorded rare ethnographic information from over 80 American Indian tribal...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
American Roots Music is the website for the PBS series by the same name. It includes summaries of episodes, oral histories, information about songs and artists, and more...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Amiens Cathedral Project presents a virtual tour of this gothic cathedral with interior and exterior photographs, drawings, computer graphics, and explanatory text...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Ancestors in the Americas is a companion website for the PBS series by the same name and explores the history and stories of Asian Americans. A timeline shows events that shaped Asian American history, and a...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Ancient Near East and the Mediterranean World displays deteriorated research materials relating to the history, art, and archaeology of the ancient Near East and the ancient Mediterranean world. Most of the materials were...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Andrew Carnegie: The Richest Man in the World is an online companion to film documentary on a man who was fond of saying "The man who dies rich, dies disgraced." Carnegie amassed a fortune, then gave it away. Millions of dollars...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Aramaic Lexicon will cover all dialects and periods of ancient Aramaic, one of the principal languages of antiquity, with a literature of central importance to history and particularly to the Jewish...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Art and Life in Africa Project describes material that has been developed for a CD-ROM being produced at the University of Iowa. Links to further resources on the web have been added...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
At Home in the Heartland explores family life in Illinois from 1700 to the present and examines contributions of various cultural groups to the state. It includes maps, timelines, historical artifacts, and...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Azoria Project: Excavation of an Early Iron Age-Archaic Town in Eastern Crete, Greece represents an excavation of an Early Iron Age and Archaic (ca. 1200-480 B.C.) site on the island of Crete in the Greek Aegean. The project examines how this urban settlement developed...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Behind the Veil: Documenting African American Life in the Jim Crow South is a research project on African American life during the Jim Crow era (c. 1890s-1950s). It was a time of undeniable oppression and exploitation of black Americans; however, these 60...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Benjamin Franklin explores Franklin's life as a writer, inventor, diplomat, businessman, musician, scientist, humorist, civic leader, international celebrity, abolitionist, and genius. It includes...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Building Big helps kids think about structures they see every day and the impact of technology on society. You can use the television series, website, and activity guide to help teach basic...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Building Big Labs helps kids think about structures they see every day and the impact of technology on society. Online laboratories invite students to test forces, materials, loads, and shapes...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Building Big: The Challenges invites students to build new bridges and domes, investigate troubled skyscrapers, decide what to do about a malfunctioning dam, and create a tunnel...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
California Heritage Digital Access Project presents more than 28,000 images illustrating California's history and culture. The California Heritage Collection is part of the Online Archive of California, a compilation of guides...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Carl Sandburg's Chicago: Bringing a Great City Alive Carl Sandburg's 1916 "Chicago" is one of the best known works of 20th century American literature. Included in countless anthologies, this poem made famous the description of Chicago...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Children in Urban America shows how children experienced city life during the last century and a half. The site features hundreds of documents and images about children in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, drawn...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Citizen Kurchatov: Stalin's Bombmaker tells the story of a complex, world-class physicist who became the driving force the Soviet Union's race to develop the atomic and hydrogen bomb...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Crucible of Empire: The Spanish-American War examines the 1898 war with Spain, which steered the U.S. toward becoming a world power. Learn about Teddy Roosevelt, the Rough Riders, and the sinking of the U.S.S. Maine. Find a...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Cultura lets students in the U.S. communicate with students from France. It offers learners (and teachers alike) on both sides of the Atlantic a unique comparative, cross-cultural approach...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery focuses on enslaved Africans and their descendants living in the Chesapeake region of Virginia during the colonial and antebellum periods. Analyze artifacts, deposits, and...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Do You Speak American? is the companion website for a film that takes us cross-country to examine the dynamic state of American English and ask: Why do Maine lobstermen and Texas cowboys speak English so...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
DoHistory shows how to piece together fragments of the past and research the lives of ordinary people. It also features an interactive case study built from research conducted for A Midwife's...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Dolley Madison Project is devoted to the life, letters, and legacy of the wife of our fourth president. As First Lady, Dolley Madison grew famous for her social graces and courage. By 1900 her name was...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Donner Party provides a transcript, map, and essays for a TV program that tells the harrowing tale of what tragically became one of the most famous of wagon trains. The Donner party set out from...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
EarthWorks: Digital Explorations of the Ancient Ohio Valley covers the archeology of one of the largest concentrations of monumental earthen architecture in the world. Today, only a few isolated fragments of the mounds, enclosures, and roadways...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
EDSITEment offers subject-based access to top humanities sites, EDSITEment lesson plans, and at-home activities. Subject areas include literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Einstein Papers Project provides information about the Einstein Papers Project, which publishes The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein, an edition of 25 planned volumes of Einstein's scientific, professional...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Eleanor Roosevelt brings to life one of the century's most influential women. See the Roosevelt family tree, newspaper columns written by Mrs. Roosevelt, a clip from a TV appearance, a timeline, and a...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Papers Project Online is an effort to locate and make available all of surviving manuscripts and printed texts from this 52-year friendship based on a mutual commitment to establish "perfect political...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Emma Goldman is the companion website for a film about this Russian immigrant who championed women's equality, workers' rights, and free universal education. Goldman (1869-1940) defined the limits...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Exploring Amistad: Race and the Boundaries of Freedom in Antebellum Maritime America examines the Amistad revolt, a shipboard uprising of slaves off the coast of Cuba. It uses timelines, a library of historical documents, a discovery section and bibliography to teach...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams provides a timeline of Fitzgerald's career, an essay written and read by E.L. Doctorow, an interview with the filmmaker, and footage not included in the original documentary...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Frank Lloyd Wright offers several pictures of 10 buildings of the famous American architect, as well as discussion of his life and work. The site offers films clips of Wright being interviewed...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867 recounts the personal experiences and the drama of emancipation in the words of the participants: liberated slaves and defeated slaveholders, soldiers and civilians, common folk and...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
George Wallace: Settin' The Woods on Fire features the political and personal life of George Wallace. Four times governor of Alabama and four times a candidate for president, he was feared as a racist demagogue and admired as...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Great Chicago Stories presents historical fiction that illuminates Chicago's past. Listen to (or read) 12 stories about the abolitionist movement; public housing and white flight; labor and the Haymarket...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Griffith in Context: A Multimedia Exploration Analysis of D.W. Griffith's Birth of A Nation, Georgia provides an overview of a CD-ROM designed to make this film's cultural and cinematic impact tangible...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
H-NET, Humanities Online is an interdisciplinary organization of scholars dedicated to developing the educational potential of the Internet. The site includes discussion areas on a growing list of cultural...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Hawthorne in Salem explores Nathaniel Hawthorne's connection to Salem, Massachusetts, with a primary focus on "the Custom House sketch," the first chapter of The Scarlet Letter. The site also presents...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Henry Luce is the companion website for a film about the missionary's son who founded Time and Life magazines and became, in the late 1930s, America's most powerful mass...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Heritage: Civilization and the Jews is the website for the PBS series by the same name. The website provides a description and lesson for each of the nine episodes, an historical time line, and more...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Historic Maps in K-12 Classrooms offers lesson plans built around historically important maps on 18 topics: Columbus's world (1482), an Indian map of the Southeast (1721), Captain Cook and Hawaii (1778), "Nouvelle...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
History Matters is a gateway to web resources and threaded discussions for high school and college teachers of U.S. history survey courses. It presents first-person narratives about the experiences of...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Honky Tonks, Hymns, and the Blues examines the history of country guitar, country fiddling, country blues, Jimmie Rodgers (the father of country music), Thomas Dorsey (famous for raunchy records and sacred hymns), the...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Humanities Exhibits Interactive examines topics such as border studies, Texas history and culture, ancient and contemporary world cultures, and our literary heritage. It includes annotated images, learning resources...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Huntington Archive of Buddhist and Related Art contains nearly 300,000 slides and photos of Asian art and architecture. Materials are predominantly Buddhist but include Hindu, Jain, Islamic, and other works (dating back to 2500...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Jamestown Rediscovery Project presents the artifacts that have been discovered during excavations of 1607 Jamestown on Jamestown Island, Virginia. The website presents images and explanations of the artifacts found...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Jazz, A Film by Ken Burns is the companion website to the Ken Burns PBS series that aired in January 2001. Explore cities and clubs where jazz developed; listen to excerpts of bebop, cool jazz and other styles...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
John and Abigail Adams offers insights into the birth of American democracy, the American Revolution, life in the colonies, the Founding Fathers, the branches of government, lawmaking, and politics. Learn...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Kate Chopin: A Re-Awakening revisits the life and work of this 19th-century Louisiana author whose story of a woman's self-realization, The Awakening, shocked the Victorian establishment and devastated her own...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Korea: The Unfinished War examines the "forgotten war" that almost led to World War III. When communist troops of North Korea crossed the 38th parallel on June 25, 1950, the U.S. and later the U.N. joined...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Leonard Bernstein: An American Life is a guide to an 11-part documentary illuminating the life and work of one of America's greatest classical musicians, Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990). An audio overview -- and websites...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Liberty! The American Revolution is an online companion to the 6-part PBS series. It begins in the aftermath of the French and Indian War and ends with the creation of the Constitution. Chronologies, short...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution is an introduction to the French Revolution and an archive of important documentary evidence from the Revolution, including more than 300 texts, nearly 250 images, and a number of maps...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Lincoln/Net presents writings, speeches, and materials from Abraham Lincoln's years in Illinois (1830-1861). Biographical materials look at Lincoln's boyhood, Indian wars, the Whig Party, the...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Lost and Found Sound is a call to listeners to send in their home recordings of the last 100 years to be shaped into stories that capture the rituals and sounds of everyday life. For example, the site...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Mapping Margery Kempe is a digital library of resources for studying the 15th century cultural and societal context of The Book of Margery Kempe...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind presents interview clips, a timeline, an online forum of scholars, information about people and events in the film, and a teachers' guide about this immigrant laborer who, in the early...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Margaret Sanger Papers Project looks at the work of this advocate for women's reproductive freedom. Sanger worked to help develop simpler, less costly, and more effective methods of birth control. Bibliographies...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Mark Twain Project Online offers more than 2300 letters from Twain's correspondence between 1853 and 1880. The ultimate aim of this project is to produce a digital critical edition, fully annotated, of...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Middle English Texts offers lyrics, tales, and other Middle English works (1350-1485) that occupy an important place in the literary and cultural canon but that are not readily available in student...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Morning Sun is a companion website for a documentary film that portrays a "psychological history" of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (c.1964-1976). The website provides music and films...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Murder at Harvard is the companion website for a film about a murder that shook Boston in November 1849. It began when Dr. George Parkman, a scion of one of Boston's richest families, disappeared. A...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Mysteries of Catalhoyuk is an educational website devoted to the famous archeological site in Turkey of one of the oldest cities in the world. The website depicts not only end-products of discoveries and...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Napoleon is a PBS film that chronicles the life of the infamous French leader. The resources offered here are designed to help you use the PBS "Napoleon" video series and companion website in...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Napoleon Interactive Battlefield Simulator tests your battle strategy. Watch video clips on the battles of Lodi, Austerlitz and Waterloo. Historically, a Major Allied Victory was the outcome of the Battle of Waterloo. If you...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property is the companion website of a film that examines the story of Turner and his revolt and how that story has been re-told repeatedly since 1831. Turner, a slave and preacher in...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
New Deal Network, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute provides research and teaching resources devoted to the public works and arts projects of the New Deal, including information on how the Great Depression affected children, and workers...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
New York: A Documentary Film is a place where kids can explore the history of New York and activities that will help them learn more about their own towns and get involved in their communities. Visitors are...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
North American Slave Narratives offers more than 250 memoirs, autobiographies, and narratives from individuals who were slaves. An African king who was sold into slavery, the dress maker for Mary Todd Lincoln, the...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Oberlin History as American History offers exhibits that tell about the lives and histories of the people of Oberlin, Ohio. The website features the story of an Amistad captive, Oberlin women and the struggle for...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Online Poetry Classroom aims to provide professional development opportunities for high school teachers, set new benchmarks for poetry education, and create an online community of teachers and poets dedicated...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Oral Language Archive is a growing collection of recordings of native speakers. The website features samples of various languages and a CD with the existing archive can be ordered...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Oyez. Oyez. Oyez.: Supreme Court Resource features abstracts and other materials on Constitutional law cases decided by the United States Supreme Court. Visitors can learn about the Court, search case law, listen to recordings...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Papers of George Washington features Washington's correspondence, documents and articles, maps and images, and links to other George Washington resources on the web...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Papers of John Jay is an image database of thousands of pages scanned from photocopies of original documents. Jay (1745-1829) helped negotiate peace with and independence from Great Britain. He served...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Papers of Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association offers information about the life of this black nationalist leader, who created a "Back to Africa" movement in the U.S...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Papers of Thomas Edison seeks to organize and publish a select edition of the inventor's papers. Visitors can learn about Edison's life, search the Edison Papers database, and look at the patents he received...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Partners of the Heart is the website for a film about two men who, in 1944, pioneered a procedure that would save the lives of thousands of "blue babies." One of the men, Alfred Blalock, was a prominent...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Perseus Project: Digital Library on Ancient Greek and Roman Culture is an evolving digital library for the study of the ancient world. The website offers information on art and archeology, provides texts and translations, a historical overview, essays...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Picturing Modern America helps students learn about modern America (1880-1920) by analyzing primary sources. Topics include immigration, the city, women and suffrage, industrialization, the West, children's...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Porgy and Bess: An American Voice is the companion website for a documentary tracing the history of Gershwin's opera from DuBose Heyward's novel, "Porgy," in 1924 to the opera's premiere in 1935 and subsequent...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Prehistoric Puzzles helps students investigate the prehistory of the African continent. The site includes learning modules on diet, subsistence, ceramic artifact analysis, and other topics...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Presidential Timeline of the 20th Century features a multimedia exhibit of key events and decisions that U.S. presidents faced in the 20th century: the stock market crash, Pearl Harbor, the atomic bomb, Little Rock school...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
R. Buckminster Fuller: Thinking Out Loud is a spinoff from the PBS series about the architect, designer, engineer, poet, philosopher, author, and global iconoclast, best known for the geodesic dome...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Race and Place: An African American Community the Jim Crow South recreates the contours of the African American community in Charlottesville, Virginia, during the start of this century. Narratives provide historical analysis as well as archival...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Radio Fights Jim Crow looks at a series of radio programs aimed to mend the racial and ethnic divisions that threatened America...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey examines the life and legacy of this mediator and U.N. diplomat who was the first person of color anywhere in the world to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Reconstruction: The Second Civil War provides clips from the documentary, as well as transcripts, a look behind the scenes, and a teacher's guide. Among the featured topics: 40 acres and a mule, plantations in ruins...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Remembering Jim Crow is a companion to a radio documentary, and examines the system that, for much of the 20th century, barred many African Americans from their rights as U.S. citizens. Read personal...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Reporting America at War explores the role of journalists in covering America's wars. The website, companion to a PBS documentary, offers a teachers guide with lessons on press censorship, message control...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Rise and Fall of Jim Crow looks at the century of segregation following the Civil War (1863-1954). "Jim Crow," a name taken from a popular 19th-century minstrel song, came to personify government-sanctioned...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Romantic Circles High School is a real-time multi-user environment that includes "online classrooms" designed and occupied by classes across the country, a library of Romantic electronic texts, a teachers' lounge...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Salem Witchcraft Papers: Transcription and Archival Project introduces the infamous Salem Witch Trials of 1692 and presents information on other aspects of the history of Danvers (formerly Salem Village), Massachusetts. The website features...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Samuel Gompers Papers Project is a documentary editing project that collects, annotates, and makes available primary sources of American labor history. It includes microfilm, photocopied material, and annotation...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
School: The Story of American Public Education is the companion website for a documentary that chronicles the development of public education in America from the late 1770s to the 21st century. It provides photos, stories of...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Scottsboro: An American Tragedy provides a timeline, maps, teachers' guide, and more about the 1931 rape accusation made by two white women against 9 nine black teenagers in Paint Rock, Alabama. The incident began...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Seventeen Moments in Soviet History begins with the Bolshevik seizure of power in 1917 and ends with the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. It includes the Kronstadt uprising (1921), the death of Lenin (1924), the...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a collection of hundreds of articles on philosophy, many of which are available at the site, that are continually updated by the authors. The articles contain bibliographies, links...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Teaching Shakespeare contains several lesson plans relating to aspects of the works and times of the great playwright...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Texas Beyond History is a virtual museum of online exhibits, lessons, and interactive learning that covers 13,500 years of human history in Texas, from Clovis hunters to 20th century cotton farmers...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
The American Heritage Project is a "virtual archive" prototype being developed by four universities so that researchers and the public can retrieve collections of primary source material...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
The E Pluribus Unum Project examines Americans' attempt to make "one from many" in three pivotal decades: the 1770s, 1850s, and 1920s. Each decade is framed by an introductory essay with links to key topics and...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
The Elizabeth Murray Project looks at the eventful life of Elizabeth Murray as a window into the world of revolutionary America. Murray was a shopkeeper in 18th-century Boston (selling imported British fashions)...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
The English Renaissance in Context offers a series of animated tutorials about some of Shakespeare's major plays...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
The Fight examines the 1938 boxing match between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling in the context of African-American history and the coming war with Germany. 70,000 fans crammed into Yankee Stadium...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers Struggle tells the story of a man, a union, and a time when millions of Americans joined a just cause. The Fight in the Fields is a portrait of Cesar Chavez, the charismatic leader of the...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
The Great War (World War I) features interviews with 19 historians who were consulted in the making of the 8-part PBS series on World War I. Maps, bibliographies, online links, and a timeline are also at the...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
The Lincoln Legal Papers documents Lincoln's active and successful professional life as a lawyer before he moved to Washington, D.C. in 1861. The site's editors will select, annotate, and transcribe material...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
The Most Dangerous Woman in America is a companion website for a film that examines the case of Typhoid Mary, a cook who was quarantined for life against her will in the early 1900s. The site includes a history of...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
The New Netherland Project is an effort to transcribe, translate, and publish all Dutch documents in New York repositories relating to the 17th century colony of New Netherland. One of the collection's...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
The Quilt Index is a hub of information on American quilts and quilt-making. It now features images and documentation for hundreds of quilts from Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan, and Illinois. An...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
The Roman Empire in the First Century the companion website for a film by the same title, looks at the leaders, soldiers, poets, and philosophers, as well as society and daily life in this empire that rose from the chaos...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
The Time of the Lincolns a companion website to the film Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided, examines the context and conflicts surrounding the Civil War. Topics include the partisan politics of the...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
The U.S.-Mexican War is an online companion to a PBS documentary about the war, its background, and consequences. It features references, a timeline, a bulletin board public discussion, and is available...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
The Valley of the Shadow Project follows two communities, one Northern and one Southern, through their experiences in the American Civil War. This hypermedia archive contains thousands of sources from before, during...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
The West is an online companion to the 8-part PBS documentary. The site is divided into sections dealing with an overall tour, events in the West, places, people, and archives...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau is an attempt to recover the lost words of one of America's most influential writers and to create a complete, definitive, and annotated edition of his writings...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
There She Is: A History of Miss America accompanies a film that tracks the contest from its inception in 1921 as an exuberant local seaside pageant. The website includes a transcript of the film and learning activities...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
TR: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt is an online companion to a 4-hour PBS documentary. It features photographs, newspapers, motion pictures, and sound recordings; family diaries and letters; and interviews with...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Tupperware offers insights into U.S. history: our economy after World War II, the plastics industry, direct selling and business history, women in society and the workplace, the rise of American...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Ulysses S. Grant provides insights into U.S. history topics -- frontier life, westward expansion, the Mexican-American War, military strategy, slavery, abolition, race relations, Reconstruction, black...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Virtual Jamestown provides an open doorway to explore the history of the Jamestown settlement. The site features historical documents including laws, census data, contracts, state papers, maps...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Vistas: Visual Culture in Spanish America, 1520-1820 examines colonial-era Spanish America -- a region that covered much of the Americas, extending from California to Chile from the 16th century to the early 19th century. Primary...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
VRoma Project is a community of teachers and students who help to create online resources for teaching Latin and ancient Roman culture and who use these resources in their courses. Students and...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Walt Whitman Hypertext Archive features Whitman's poetry and prose, including his manuscripts, notebooks, and letters. It contains a searchable database of digitized images of original documents, transcriptions of...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Wayfinders: A Pacific Odyssey is the companion website for a film that features a community of Pacific Islanders as they build sailing canoes and follow the stars on a 2,000-mile voyage across the ocean in the wake...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Web de Anza is an interactive environment for studying Spain's exploration and colonization of "Alta California" (1774-1776). Diaries and letters (available in both English and Spanish), maps and...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
What Exit? New Jersey and Its Turnpike tells the story of the most heavily traveled toll road in the nation -- how it was built, what it meant in its time, and how people have given it life. Built in two years in the...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
William Blake Archive brings together Blake's disparate, widely dispersed, and often restricted major visual and artistic works in one searchable website. The archive contains scalable electronic editions...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 introduces students to primary documents related to women and social movements in the U.S. between 1830 and 1930, including letters and newspapers articles on the role of African...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Women Writers Resource Project is a collection of edited and unedited texts by women writing in English from the 17th century through the 19th century. The project offers graduate and undergraduate students the...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Woodrow Wilson and the Birth of the American Century is the companion website for a film about our 28th President. Discover the issues that made the 1912 election important. Learn how Wilson tried to keep us out of World War I, but how...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
World History Matters offers guides and strategies for analyzing images, maps, newspapers, and other primary sources. Case studies (written by teachers) discuss the teaching of 16 primary sources, from...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Yiddish Radio Project preserves recordings from the golden age of Yiddish radio (1930s-50s). Online exhibits include "Yiddish melodies in Swing," the history of Yiddish radio, "Rabbi Rubin's Court of the...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Your Place in Time highlights five generations of the 20th century and looks at everyday technologies that shaped each of those generations. Each exhibit is presented through a series of vignettes. The...  (National Endowment for the Humanities)
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