August 17, 2017

City Spotlight: New York City

New York City maps Featured Sources & Images Featured Source: Astor Theatre – The Great Ziegfeld Featured Source: Hippodrome Theater Featured Image: Outside watch shop Featured Image: Engine Company 54 lost 15 men, 9/11/01 Greater New York Illustrated: Over one hundred and fifty photographic views of the foremost city of the western hemisphere (1898) New York City images from American Memory More New York City images New York City historical newspapers New … [Read more...]

Primary Source Spotlight: Immigration

Primary source sets Immigration: Challenges for New Americans (includes teacher guide) Mexican American Migrations and Communities (includes teacher guide) Immigration primary source iBook Immigration images Immigrants images The Emigrant's Guide by William Cobbett 1830 Advice and Guide to Emigrants by Patrick O'Kelly 1834 More immigration books & texts Historic newspaper coverage: immigration problem Historic newspaper coverage: immigration benefits … [Read more...]