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A More Perfect Union Collection Search
Search engine with more than 800 artifacts from the online exhibit A More Perfect Union, including: archival photography, publications, original manuscripts, works of art, and handmade objects on the Japanese American experience during World War II. A More Perfect Union focuses on the experiences of Japanese Americans in internment camps.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): General audience
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A Puerto Rican Carnival Homepage
Parent’' guide designed to teach children about the carnival traditions of Puerto Rico. Includes hands-on activities such as creating carnival masks and a list of recommended readings.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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A Song for the Horse Nation: Horses in Native American Culture
Online exhibit exploring the deep connections between horses and Native Americans, looks at the history, impact, and arts of horses and the native peoples. Extensive descriptions, pictures, selected objects from the museum, and audio pronunciation guides paint a thorough picture of the Native American’s profound connection to and reliance on horses.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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A Will of Their Own
Online exhibition adds up to a group portrait of influential women in the early days of the republic, from Abigail Adams to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. The focus is on Judith Sargent Murray, a poet and essayist who published "On the Equality of the Sexes" in 1790.
Provider: National Portrait Gallery
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Africa's Legacy in Mexico
This richly illustrated website examines the complexities of the African diaspora and its legacy through firsthand accounts. Includes essays on the African Legacy in Mexico illustrated with photographs by Tony Gleaton. Older students will find links to broader explorations of Africa's profound global influence.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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African Art Museums
List of museums in the United States with collections of African Art. Searchable by state.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Grade(s): General audience
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Agayuliyararput: Our Way of Making Prayer
A web exhibition about the Alaskan Yup'ik people. View native masks, lessons learned by the exhibit curator, audio and video of interviews and performances, and general information on the Yup'ik..
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): General audience
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Alaska Native Collections: Sharing Knowledge
Virtual exhibit allowing visitors to explore Smithsonian collections from these Northern Natives. Digital reproductions of artifacts can be browsed by culture, community, ceremony, or environment. An interactive map tells you about the different Natives of Alaska and where they can be found.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): General audience
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All Roads Are Good
Virtual tour of the Creation's Journey and All Roads are Good exhibits at the National Museum of the American Indian's George Gustav Heye Center in New York City.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
Grade(s): General audience
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American Indian Perspectives on Thanksgiving
Teacher's guide offering background information on the Wampanoag Indians of New England. Activities encourage students to explore the themes of environment, community, and “encounters” to better understand the American Indian's role in the Thanksgiving holiday.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8
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An Organized Legal Campaign
Online exhibit shows how leaders of the Howard University law school and the Legal Defense Fund of the NAACP prepared to fight segregation in the nation’s public schools. An Organized Legal Campaign is the third section of the online exhibition entitled Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education. Targets grades 6-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Arts and Crafts of the Northwest Coast Indians and the Eskimos
Bibliography lists references on Eskimo and Northwest Coast Indian arts and crafts.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Arts and Crafts of the Plains Indians
Bibliography list of references on the arts and crafts of the Plains Indians.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Asian Pacific American Program Collections
Webpage featuring the Smithsonian’s newest acquisitions such as posters, quilts, and costumes related to the story of Asian Pacific Americans. Viewers are invited to donate objects and submit comments.
Provider: Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program
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Grade(s): General audience
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Beauty Surrounds Us
Online exhibition presenting an array of breathtaking and culturally significant objects made by Native peoples throughout the Western Hemisphere as well as activities that correspond to each theme. Objects are organized by theme with cultural context presented.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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Benedicte Wrensted: Idaho Photographer in Focus
Website discussing how historical photographs can be used both as subjects and supplements to research. Focuses on Benedicte Wrensted, who photographed many Native Americans. Includes biography of the photographer, glossary, print order form, and extensive collection of photographs of Native Americans.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Between Fences Teaching Guide
Lesson plan exploring how the fence is entwined with American history, politics, industry, and daily life. Four lesson plans look at differing concepts of property between Native Americans and English colonists, the “Texas Fence Cutting War” to explore how industrialization generated tensions between participants in old and new economic systems, how barbed wire solved the Great Plains “fence crisis,”and Robert Frost’s “Mending Wall.”
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
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Grade(s): General audience
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Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942-1964
Online exhibit telling the little-known chapter of American history in which labor shortages caused by World War II, led to an estimated two million Mexican men being recruited on short-term labor contracts to work on U.S. farms and railroads. This agreement became known as the bracero program. Presented in English and Spanish, the experiences of these men are brought to life through photographs and quotes from oral history interviews.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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BookDragon
Blog featuring reviews of books that reflect the Asian Pacific American experience.
Provider: Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program
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Grade(s): General audience
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Breaking Racial Barriers: African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection
Online exhibit shows portraits of outstanding African Americans including George Washington Carver, Marian Anderson, Paul Robeson, and Thurgood Marshall along with a brief biography.
Provider: National Portrait Gallery
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Brian Jungen: Strange Comfort
Online exhibit featuring the work of contemporary Native artist Brian Jungen, who transforms mass-produced goods into sculptures that are simultaneously fake and authentic, playful and political, common and extraordinary. Using golf bags to make a totem or plastic chairs to create a whale skeleton, he infuses the objects with meaning, riffing on Indian imagery, pop culture, and consumerism.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Brown v. Board of Education Timeline
This downloadable timeline provides an overview of events from 1849-2003 related to the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Brown v. Board of Education: The Decision
Online exhibit highlighting the lawyers who argued for and against segregation in the Supreme Court, the arguments they used, and the importance of Chief Justice Earl Warren and the final decision in the Brown .v Board of Education case. The Decision: A Landmark in American Justice is the fifth section of the online exhibition entitled Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education. Targets grades 6-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Brown v. Board of Education: Annotated Bibliography
Annotated bibliography from the exhibit Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education. Includes links to online teacher materials and age-appropriate works of fiction and nonfiction for students and adults.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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Brown v. Board of Education: The Legacy
Online exhibit examining the equal rights movements inspired by the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision as well as the continuing struggles to bring equal opportunities to all Americans. Legacy: Achieving Equality is the sixth and final section of the online exhibition entitled Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education. Targets grades 6-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Camping with the Sioux: Fieldwork Diary of Alice Cunningham Fletcher
Website presenting the fieldwork of ethnologist Alice Fletcher, who lived with the Sioux Indians. Includes photo gallery, journal excerpts, folktales, and bibliography.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): General audience
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Ceramica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed
Online bilingual (English/Spanish) exhibition illuminates Central America's diverse and dynamic ancestral heritage with a selection of more than 160 objects.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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Creativity & Resistance: Maroon Cultures in the Americas
Teacher’s Guide exploring the history and cultural traditions of Maroons (descendants of Africans who freed themselves from captivity in the Americas). Includes stories and objects from Colombia, French Guiana, Jamaica, Mexico, Surinam, and the United States.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8, 9–12, All grades
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Document Deep Dive: A Historic Moment in the Fight for Women's Voting Rights
Online primary source: an illustration from a newspaper story on a 1913 women's suffrage parade in Washington, D.C.
Provider: Smithsonian Magazine
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Grade(s): 9–12, General audience
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Document Deep Dive: Rosa Parks's Arrest Record
Online primary source: the Montgomery, Alabama, Police Department report of Parks's 1955 arrest, annotated with comments by a Smithsonian curator.
Provider: Smithsonian Magazine
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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