May 27, 2020

State Spotlight: Nebraska

Nebraska stories from America’s Library Nebraska primary source set Prairie Settlement: Nebraska Photographs and Family Letters Nebraska image set from American Memory More Nebraska images Nebraska maps Nebraska sheet music Songs & oral histories related to Nebraska Nebraskan veterans oral histories Nebraska books & other texts Nebraska historical newspapers Magazine 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 Library Western expansion timeline (includes primary source activities) Primary Source sets Western expansion (includes teacher guide) Primary Source Learning: Expansion & Reform (includes learning activity) Primary source collections Pioneering the Upper Midwest: Books from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, 1820-1910 … [Read more...]