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This great site offers full versions of over 200 classic children's books. The collection itself ranges from classics like "Alice in Wonderland," to more obscure tales—such as Charlotte Herr's "How Punky Dunk Helped Old Prince." With its diverse collection of stories, tales, and nursery rhymes, the site is perfect for young readers. FIND OUT MORE »

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Illustration, Rivers, Edens, Empires: Lewis and Clark and the Revealing...

180 documents and artifacts interpret 19th-century westward exploration and the [...] »

Photo, Va Ave. at Hugh J. Grant Circle.., June 30 1940, Percy L. Sperr, 1931-42.

See uncommon photograph subjects for the turn-of-the-century, such as street [...] »

Scottsboro Boys with Leibowitz in jail (3/33)(UPI)

Explore the infamous Scottboro case through a variety of primary source [...] »

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Postcard, [. . . rural carrier. . . ], 1912, Smithsonian, Flickr Commons

Trade in your old Cabriolet for a new 1876 Landau? Test your knowledge of the [...] »

These African American civil rights activists affected more than the U.S. [...] »

Photo, Shoppers looking at window display, 1915, Library of Congress

It seemed like a good idea at the time . . . which “healthful” ingredients and [...] »

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Dry plate negative, approx. 1920-1930, Jewish colonies and settlements, LOC

Divided into two waves of immigration by textbooks, the continuity of cultural [...] »

Print, For the Sunny South. An Airship. . . , 1913, Library of Congress

The fight against segregation and its discriminatory practices does not begin [...] »

photographic print, Quentin Roosevelt Planting a Tree, c1904, Edward S. Curtis,

The "go-green" movement is rampant in modern America. However, support for [...] »

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Art, Auxliarist, Lew Jackson, U.S. Coast Guard

Who protects U.S. interests in international and domestic waters? [...] »

Photo, Headlines posted in street. . , 1940, Jack Delano, Flickr Commons

GPO is the Federal Government's resource for preserving and providing access to [...] »

Photo, IPTW 2010, 23 October 2010, Isasser, Flickr, cc

Service-learning and history don't have to be exclusive. Consider the [...] »

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Photography, At the Ready, 15 Sept 2007, Flickr CC

Who said, "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes?" [...] »

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