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Artistic image of the U.S. flag over the skyline of New York City

911 Materials for Teachers links to websites that provide lessons and primary documents for teaching about September...

Image of 'Superman' Comic Book. DC Comic, No. 268, October 1973. Part of a collection of Superman objects donated by DC Comics, Inc., 1987

HistoryWired: A few of our favorite things offers a virtual tour of selected objects not on display in the National Museum of...

Civil Rights Leaders (L to R) John Lewis, Whitney Young, A. Philip Randolph, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., James Farmer,and Roy Wilkins. Photograph courtesy of Representative John Lewis

Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement shows 41 churches, houses, and other properties related largely to the post-World War II...

During the 1940s war boosters cheered Miss War Worker of Toronto, who strutted her stuff dressed in factory clothes.

There She Is: A History of Miss America accompanies a film that tracks the contest from its inception in 1921 as an exuberant...


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