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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)
The Gettysburg Address contains images and transcriptions of the various drafts of the famous document as well as translations into 28 languages...  (Library of Congress)
The Wizard of Oz explores the publishing history, stage and film adaptations, and famous artifacts of one of America's greatest and best-loved homegrown fairytales. Visitors can view L. Frank Baum's...  (Library of Congress)
Women Come to the Front: Journalists, Photographers, and Broadcasters During WWII spotlights 8 out of over 100 American women who secured official military accreditation as war correspondents, if not actual front-line assignments during World War II...  (Library of Congress)
The Hannah Arendt Papers offers selections from a writer whose work is one of the principal sources for the study of modern intellectual life. Selections include an essay on Arendt's intellectual history, a...  (Library of Congress)
First Person Narratives of the American South, 1860-1920 documents the culture of the 19th century American South from the viewpoint of Southerners. It includes diaries, autobiographies, memoirs, ex-slave narratives, and travel accounts of...  (Library of Congress)
Documenting the American South is a full-text database of primary resources on Southern history, literature, and culture from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century. Currently, this...  (University of North Carolina, supported by Library of Congress)
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...  (Stanford University, supported by 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...  (University of Virginia, supported by 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...  (WNET, supported by 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...  (University of Rochester, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
The Nineteenth Century in Print: the Making of America in Books and Periodicals presents digitized books and periodicals published in the U.S. during the 19th century. The collection includes 23 popular magazines and more than 1,500 books that illuminate themes...  (Library of Congress)
American Notes: Travels in America, 1750-1920 provides 253 narratives describing travels in the colonies and U.S. The collection includes works by authors not widely known as well as by Matthew Arnold, James Fenimore Cooper...  (Library of Congress)
The Big Read encourages communities to read and discuss novels. Teacher guides, discussion questions, and other information are provided for Fahrenheit 451, My Ántonia, The Great Gatsby...  (National Endowment for the Arts)
Children's Literature: Digitized Print Materials provides 50 digitized texts of rare books: The Arabian Nights, A Child's Garden of Verses, Ballad of the Lost Hare, A Christmas Carol, Humpty Dumpty, The Grasshopper Stories, Mother...  (Library of Congress) features classic books online for children and teens. Find the text and illustrations of "Humpty Dumpty," "Mother Goose," "The Three Bears," "Our Flag," "The Arabian Nights," "The...  (Library of Congress)
International Children's Digital Library aims to make the best in children's literature from around the world available free on the web. It includes nearly 5,000 books in over 50 languages in a child-friendly format for...  (International Children's Digital Library, supported by National Science Foundation)
African American History Month Federal Resources The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution...  (Library of Congress)
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...  (Emory University, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
The Lewis Carroll Scrapbook Collection contains 130 newspaper clippings, photos, and materials from a scrapbook kept by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Better known as Lewis Carroll, author of Alice's Adventures in...  (Library of Congress)
Nineteenth-Century America in Art and Literature presents documents paired with 7 paintings, including Mahantango Valley Farm, Jolly Flatboatmen, and White Cloud, Head Chief of the Iowas. These...  (National Gallery of Art)
Literature and Poetry Community Center is a collection of resources about poetry, literature, and writers -- William Blake, Stephen Crane, Mark Twain, Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and others. Hear...  (Library of Congress)
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...  (Tufts University, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
The English Renaissance in Context offers a series of animated tutorials about some of Shakespeare's major plays...  (University of Pennsylvania, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
Teaching Shakespeare contains several lesson plans relating to aspects of the works and times of the great playwright...  (Folger Shakespeare Library, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940 presents 2,900 life histories from 300 writers from 24 states. These histories describe individuals' families, incomes, occupations, political views, religions, diets, and...  (Library of Congress)
Mapping Margery Kempe is a digital library of resources for studying the 15th century cultural and societal context of The Book of Margery Kempe...  (College of the Holy Cross, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
Marco Paul's Travels on the Erie Canal is a lesson plan that draws on photos, texts, and other sources to help students learn about the Erie Canal and its impact on the economic and social growth of New York and the nation...  (Library of Congress)
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...  (Louisiana Educational Television, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
America Dreams investigates what the American Dream has meant over the years to poets, politicians, comedians, musicians, photographers, lawyers, reporters, and others. Students may contribute to the...  (Library of Congress)
The Hare and the Water: A Tanzanian Folktale helps students explore the literary elements of a Tanzanian folktale, connect its message to contemporary Tanzanian life, create original conclusions, and thematically illustrate the...  (Peace Corps)
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...  (Loyola University, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
The Handbook of Latin American Studies is a bibliography compilation of more than 5,000 resources on Latin America consisting of literary works selected by scholars and edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of...  (Library of Congress)
Portraits, Visual and Written features Louisa May Alcott and Samuel Clemens. See excerpts from Alcott's girlhood journal and Little Women. Read Clemens' explanation of his white suit in Mark...  (Smithsonian Institution)

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