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A Letter From George Washington
Online exhibit examining a letter from George Washington to Dr. David Stuart of the Virginia legislature. This letter describes many of Washington’s views on current events and the direction of the Nation. Includes a transcript of the letter and contextual information for highlighted sections of the letter.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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A Visual Journey: Photographs by Lisa Law 1965-1971
Online photo exhibit of Lisa Law's photographs, which provide glimpses into the folk and rock music scenes of the 1960s, California's blossoming counterculture, and the family-centered and spiritual world of commune life in New Mexico. Examine themes of the 1960's counterculture through the eyes of someone who lived, witnessed, and recorded life on the frontier of cultural change. Also included is a “What Else Was Happening” timeline of pivotal events in American history and popular culture from 1963 to 1973.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 9–12
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Abraham Lincoln in the Smithsonian Archives
Webpage includes primary-source materials on Lincoln’s relationship with the Smithsonian Institution during the Civil War.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Grade(s): General audience
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Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
Webinar,led by Smithsonian historian Harry Rubenstein tells a new and intimate story of Lincoln’s life and legacy.
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life Homepage
Online exhibit on Abraham Lincoln. Covers each major period of his private and public life, especially his years in Washington when he made the crucial decisions that ended slavery and preserved the nation. Included are digital versions of many of the objects in the Smithsonian’s Lincoln collection.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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America's New Birth of Freedom: Documents from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Online exhibit featuring a signed copy of the Emancipation Proclamation and 10 letters expressing Lincoln's views on emancipation and the conclusion of the Civil War. Downloadable images of the original documents and four brief videos using Lincoln's words to answer questions about the Civil War and the Emancipation Proclamation show how Abraham Lincoln struggled with the same questions that many Americans had about the causes and costs of the bloodiest struggle in American history.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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American Origins
This online exhibition presents portraits from the early colonial period to the Gilded Age. Includes short biographies of Pocahontas, Benjamin Franklin, Jefferson Davis, Samuel Clemens, and many more famous Americans.
Provider: National Portrait Gallery
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Grade(s): General audience
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Art of the Stamp: Trailblazers and Trendsetters
Exhibit presents 75 original works of art commissioned by the United States Postal Service over the last 40 years. These stamps show icons of our nation that have shaped American history and culture. Paintings and drawings represent the work of 42 different artists and showcase an array of techniques and styles.
Provider: National Postal Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Autobiography Through Objects
Lesson plan has students analyze images and objects related to musician Celia Cruz, then create an autobiographical exhibit using personal objects. This lesson is a resource included in the online exhibition entitled ¡Azúcar! The Life and Music of Celia Cruz.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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Beauty All Around You
Activity guide related to First Lady Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson and her work to protect the environment and bring beauty to every community. Includes tips for finding local botanical gardens, suggestions for activities to do while exploring a botanical garden or your neighborhood, and background information on Lady Bird’s environmental activism. This is part of the resource, “First Lady for the Environment.”
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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