December 17, 2018

State Spotlight: Nebraska

Nebraska stories from America’s LibraryNebraska primary source setPrairie Settlement: Nebraska Photographs and Family LettersNebraska image set from American MemoryMore Nebraska imagesNebraska mapsNebraska sheet musicSongs & oral histories related to NebraskaNebraskan veterans oral historiesNebraska books & other textsNebraska historical newspapersMagazine articles about Nebraska"Morality of the Nebraska Bill" New Englander and Yale Review … [Read more...]

Primary Source Spotlight: Western Expansion & Manifest Destiny

This set of primary sources and teaching resources focuses, primarily, on the time period 1800-1860.Western expansion stories from America's LibraryWestern expansion timeline (includes primary source activities)Primary Source setsWestern expansion (includes teacher guide) Primary Source Learning: Expansion & Reform (includes learning activity)Primary source collectionsPioneering the Upper Midwest: Books from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, 1820-1910 … [Read more...]