Primary Source Spotlight: Bayard Rustin

Primary Source Spotlight: Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin was an openly gay civil rights activist, social reformer, pacifist, AIDS activist, and author. He was the chief organizer of the 1963 March on Washington. Bayard Rustin photos Bayard Rustin historical newspaper coverage from 1942 Race, Religion, and Nationalism — Basic Problems of World Peace 1943 Institute of International Relations 1949 The Application…

Primary Source Spotlight: Muskogee (Creek) Nation

Primary Source Spotlight: Muskogee (Creek) Nation

Constitution and Laws of the Muskogee Nation A Grant of Indian Territory from the Upper Creek Indians as also the Lower Creeks and Seminoles to Colonel Thomas Brown Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Southern District of North America Articles of Convention and Agreement between the United States and the Undersigned Chiefs and Head-men of…

World Spotlight: Antarctica

World Spotlight: Antarctica

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Primary Source Spotlight: Yellowstone National Park

Primary Source Spotlight: Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone became the United States’ first national park on March 1, 1872. Act Establishing Yellowstone National Park: Primary Documents in American History Report upon the Yellowstone National Park to the Secretary of the Interior 1879 Yellowstone National Park images Yellowstone National Park maps Yellowstone Park Guide: A Practical Hand-book 1894 Hayne’s Guide to Yellowstone Park:…

World Spotlight: Turkey

World Spotlight: Turkey

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Primary Source Spotlight: Fire!

Primary Source Spotlight: Fire!

Wildfire image set Forest fires image set Southern California wildfire overview : 10/30/03 Preliminary survey of burned areas, Yellowstone National Park and adjoining national forests : October, 1988 Climate & Wildfires in the 21st Century 2014-10-09 Observing, Fighting and Mitigating Damage from Wildfires 2007-10-17 Forest fires and mountain topography personal narrative 1996 Firefighting on Dry…

Primary Source Spotlight: Geronimo

Primary Source Spotlight: Geronimo

Geronimo image set U.S. historical newspaper coverage of Geronimo 1870-1910 U.S. historical newspaper coverage of Geronimo and President Roosevelt 1905 Geronimo’s Story of his Life 1906 related newspaper article from The Oglala Light The Pursuit of the Apache Chief: A Story of the Campaign Against Geronimo 1920 When Geronimo Rode 1924 A Chiracahua Apache’s Account…

Primary Source Spotlight: Victory Gardens

Primary Source Spotlight: Victory Gardens

Victory garden posters FSA/OWI Collection photos: Victory gardens and Victory gardeners More Victory garden images Chicago Victory Gardens: Yesterday and Tomorrow video Pamphlets Victory Gardens historical newspaper coverage 1918-1919 Victory Gardens historical newspaper coverage 1940-1945 116 HRES 937 IH: Recognizing the important role Victory Gardens played in America’s World War efforts Online exhibitions Articles &…

World Spotlight: Sudan

World Spotlight: Sudan

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Primary Source Spotlight: Teachers

Primary Source Spotlight: Teachers

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Primary Source Spotlight: Frances Perkins

Primary Source Spotlight: Frances Perkins

Frances Perkins images Frances Perkins historical newspaper coverage Correspondence and other texts related to Frances Perkins Frances Perkins Columbia University Libraries Oral History Research Office Contemporary legislation related to Frances Perkins Frances Perkins: Architect of the New Deal JSTOR Daily Promoting the General Welfare: Frances Perkins In Custodia Legis Frances Perkins, the Woman Behind FDR…