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Browse Using Primary Sources

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Photography, Two Lassies, 1955, Walter Albertin, LOC

Check out these sites for excellent primary source material. [...] »

Lithograph, The Fifteenth Amendment, 30 May 1870, Thomas Kelly, LOC

Check out these sites for primary sources grouped into sets by topic, grade-level appropriateness, and other factors. [...] »

painting, George Washington, 1817, John Trumbull, Flickr CC

This website by the Smithsonian Portrait Gallery will help students analyze artistic works. [...] »

Photography, Montana receives honorary degree from American University, 7 June 1

This source from Cornell University's Olin and Uris Libraries includes guidelines for assessing primary source material. [...] »

Photography, James Lequlla: Newsboy, May 1910, Lewis Wickes Hine, LOC

Teach students how to utilize primary sources with this game from Annenberg Media [...] »

Screenshot, "Written Document," National Archives

Find the National Archive's worksheets for analyzing a variety of primary sources. [...] »

Photo, Dwellers in Circleville's Hooverville, 1938, Ben Shahn, LoC

These worksheets from the Library of Congress help students analyze primary sources. [...] »

Lithograph, Washington Crossing the Delaware: on the Evening of Dec 25th. 1776,

Incorporate art into lesson plans with this resource from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. [...] »

Photomechanical print, Young America and the Moving-Picture Show, 1910, L.M. Gla

Analyze art in the classroom with these resources from the Picturing America initiative. [...] »

Photo, _DSC0004, December 5, 2009, Eric Gilliland, Flickr

When visiting historical sites, sometimes you need a visual/emotional "hook" to get students interested. [...] »