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Paul Robeson: Artist and Citizen
Website presents background information on Paul Robeson, a controversial entertainer and political activist who, though shunned in his time, became a world-wide symbol for resistance against oppression.
Provider: National Portrait Gallery
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Grade(s): General audience
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Philippe Halsman: A Retrospective
Online exhibit presenting the first historical survey of the work of photographer Philippe Halsman's sparkling portraits of celebrities, intellectuals, and politicians. Recounts his career with a chronology and selected works.
Provider: National Portrait Gallery
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Photographing History: Fred J. Maroon and the Nixon Years, 1970-1974
Online exhibit featuring the photographs of photojournalist Fred Maroon, who was granted unusual access to the Nixon White House to document the 1970 reelection campaign as well as the major events of the Watergate controversy. Includes a timeline of events, 1968-1974.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Picturing Hemingway: A Writer in His Times
Online exhibition extensively retelling the narrative of Ernest Hemingway’s life, with pictures and branching links throughout.
Provider: National Portrait Gallery
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Portraits of the Presidents
Website presents portraits of every American president with brief histories of their years in the White House.
Provider: National Portrait Gallery
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Grade(s): General audience
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Presidents in Waiting
This online exhibition from the National Portrait Gallery takes a multimedia look at the fourteen vice presidents who went on to become president, whether by happenstance or by election in their own right. The site includes an interactive timeline and video interviews with former veeps Walter Mondale, George H.W. Bush, Dan Quayle, and Dick Cheney.
Provider: National Portrait Gallery
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Grade(s): General audience
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Read Martin's Big Words
Reading guide with strategies to help adults and children actively read the illustrated biography of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Martin's Big Words, together. Part of the resource “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Nonviolence.”
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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Reading Miss Lady Bird’s Wildflowers
Parent’' guide focused on the biography written for children, Miss Lady Bird’s Wildflowers. Discussion questions explore the role setting plays in the story, environmentalism, the role of the first lady, and First Lady Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson’s work to protect the environment. Part of the resource, “First Lady for the Environment.”
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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Reading Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers
Reading guide designed to help engage young readers as they read Mr. Lincoln’s Whiskers, a children's book based on a true story about a girl who writes a letter to Abraham Lincoln. It includes four active reading strategies that will help children identify new vocabulary, make predictions, and think about the characters and their emotions. Part of the resource “A Letter to Abraham Lincoln.”
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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Remembering King
Lesson plan asking students to think of three symbols to represent Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and create a window decoration with these symbols. Part of the resource “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Nonviolence.”
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): PreK–3
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