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Artsedge helps artists, teachers, and students find and share information , resources, and ideas that support the arts as a core subject area in the K-12 curriculum. The site offers a daily...  (The Kennedy Center, supported by Department of Education)
American Environmental Photographs, 1891-1936 consists of 4,500 photographs of natural environments, ecologies, and plant communities in the United States taken between 1891 and 1936. These photographs show a wide range of...  (Library of Congress)
Selected Civil War Photographs, 1861-1865 contains more than 1,100 photographs, most of which were made under the supervision of Mathew B. Brady. The collection includes scenes of military personnel, preparations for battle...  (Library of Congress)
When Work is Done is a lesson plan that uses photographs as primary sources and that can help students develop historical analysis skills. After completing the introductory lesson using photographs as...  (Library of Congress)
FSA/OWI Color Photographs Collection, 1939-1945 presents 1,600 color photos -- rural and small-town life, migrant labor, the Great Depression, railroads, military training, aircraft manufacturing, and mobilizing for World War II. A...  (Library of Congress)
Portraits of Named Enlisted Civil War Men presents portrait photos of more than 50 Civil War soldiers with the rank of private, corporal or sergeant...  (Library of Congress)
America from the Great Depression to World War II: Photographs from the FSA-OWI, 1935-1945 contains links to thousands of the most famous documentary photographs ever produced. The Farm Security Administrations's photographs cover the Great Depression, while the Office of...  (Library of Congress)
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)
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...  (WNET, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
All the Mighty World: Photographs of Roger Fenton, 1852-1960 shows photos of one of the most important photographers of the 19th century. Fenton photographed the English countryside, country houses, cathedrals, the royal family, still lifes, and...  (National Gallery of Art)
The Collection of the National Gallery of Art is the homepage for one of the finest art collections in the world, illustrating major achievements in painting, sculpture, and graphic arts from the Middle Ages to today. Visitors can...  (National Gallery of Art)
Art for the Nation: Collecting for a New Century offers 14 in-depth studies of works by various artists represented in the National Gallery of Art. The studies include information on the artist, technique, and history behind each...  (National Gallery of Art)
Mathew Brady Portraits survey the life and work of this pioneering photojournalist and portraitist best known for his photographs of the Civil War. Visitors can read about Brady's contributions toward...  (National Portrait Gallery, supported by Smithsonian Institution)
Click! Photography Changes Everything is a collection of essays and stories about how photography shapes our culture and our lives. Explore how photography changes who we are, what we do, what we see, where we go, what we...  (Smithsonian Institution)
Photomuse is a resource for scholarship in the history of photography. Search a database of photos by various criteria: title, date, description, photographer, country, and others. Discover...  (Institute of Museum and Library Services)
Charles Sheeler: Across Media is the first exhibit to focus on the relationships among photography, film, and painting in the works of Charles Sheeler (1883-1965). This American modernist explored those...  (National Gallery of Art)
Earth as Art: A Landsat Perspective shows striking photos of Aleutian clouds, the Araca River (Brazil), Atlas Mountains (Morocco), Guinea-Bissau (West Africa), Bolivian deforestation, Parana River delta marshland...  (Library of Congress)
Pictures of World War II presents more than 100 photos from battlefronts around the world. Topics include aviation, battle of Britain, France, Germany, the Holocaust, Iwo Jima and Okinawa, Japan, naval...  (National Archives and Records Administration)
Pictures of Indians in the United States presents nearly 200 photos and drawings of Native Americans -- agriculture, burial customs, councils, dances, fishing, food preparation, homes, hunting, portraits, pottery, villages...  (National Archives and Records Administration)
Panoramic Photography presents more than 20 panoramic photos: Chattanooga, TN, from a hilltop after the Union Army captured the city (1864); San Francisco after the earthquake (1906); the Panama Canal...  (National Archives and Records Administration)
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...  (WNET, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
Taking the Long View: Panoramic Photographs, ca. 1851-1991 presents 4000 images of American cityscapes, landscapes, and group portraits...  (Library of Congress)
America's First Look into the Camera: Daguerreotype Portraits and Views, 1839-1864 consists of more than 650 photographs dating from 1839 to 1864. Portrait daguerreotypes produced by the Mathew Brady studio make up the major portion of the collection. The collection...  (Library of Congress)
Foto: Modernity in Central Europe, 1918-1945 looks at surrealism, war, and other themes in photography after World War I, when it spread as form of art and a symbol of modernity across Austria, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary...  (National Gallery of Art)
Creative Americans: Portraits by Carl Van Vechten, 1932-1964 displays 1,395 photographs by Van Vechten, primarily studio portraits of people involved in the arts, including musicians, dancers, artists, literati, theatrical, film, and television...  (Library of Congress)
William P. Gottlieb: Photographs from the Golden Age of Jazz includes 2,000 digital images taken by writer-photographer William P. Gottlieb. From 1938 to 1948, the "Golden Age of Jazz," swing reached its peak and modern jazz developed. While on...  (Library of Congress)
Photographs from the Chicago Daily News: 1902-1933 comprises over 55,000 images of urban life captured on glass plate negatives between 1902 and 1933 by photographers employed by the Chicago Daily News, then one of Chicago's leading...  (Library of Congress)
Photojournalism: A Record of War explores how and why war has been photographed and affords students an opportunity to see bias within war reporting. In addition to analyzing war photographs, students learn about...  (Library of Congress)
Andre Kertesz presents 10 photos from a retrospective of the Hungarian-born photographer's 70-year career. One of the world's great photographers, Kertesz (1894-1985) is known for his simple yet...  (National Gallery of Art)
Irving Penn: Platinum Prints displays 17 platinum prints of Penn's most celebrated photographs, including portraits of Pablo Picasso and Marcel Duchamp, studies of indigenous peoples in New Guinea and Peru, and...  (National Gallery of Art)
Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries brings together for the first time in more than 50 years a representative collection of paintings, sculptures, and photographs exhibited in the galleries of one of the most influential...  (National Gallery of Art)
Carleton Watkins: The Art of Perception unveils striking landscape photographs taken by this famous nineteenth-century American artist (1829 -1916). It includes his best-known studies of Yosemite and other celebrated works...  (National Gallery of Art)
Selected Photographs from the Collection offers six photographs that celebrate some recent additions to the Gallery's growing collection. These photos suggest that great photographers do not simply record the world; they...  (National Gallery of Art)
Around the World in 1896 is a lesson in which students take a trip around the world in 1896 using an online collection of 900 images. The collection includes photos of railroads, elephants, camels, horses...  (Library of Congress)
Touring Turn-of-the-Century America: 1880-1920 includes over 25,000 glass negatives and transparencies as well as about 300 color photolithograph prints, mostly of the eastern United States. A small group within the larger...  (Library of Congress)
When They Were Young: A Photographic Retrospective of Childhood offers a glimpse of childhood across time, cultures, and socioeconomic circumstances. 65 photos show children working in a factory, pretend sword fighting, dancing at ballet school...  (Library of Congress)

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