AMERICANS WHO TELL THE TRUTH a companion to the book of portraits and quotations by Robert Shetterly. Great prompt. Beautiful images. Brief biographies.*
CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT VETERANS—Click on Students link on left. Great timelines, images, narratives, and accounts of the civil rights movement 1951-1968*
CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY PROJECT– Library of Congress.
HISTORY MATTERS Designed for teachers and students of U.S. history — this site serves as a gateway to web resources and offers unique teaching materials, first-person primary documents, and guides to analyzing historical evidence. Great site!!
MY HERO PROJECT great collaborative site where people can post video and more on their heroes—political and personal.
VOICES FROM THE PEOPLE SPEAK Howard Zinn’s book People’s History of the United States turned play turned movie turned web resource.*
Meet Amazing Americans Library of Congress Biography site for kids.
Internet Public Library Biographies Good links to biography websites cleared by librarians. *
MCPL Biographies–Multnomah CountyBiography links. Scroll down. May need MCPL card*
Student Resource Center Biography List– need pw at home- ask Childs*
NATIONAL WOMEN’S HISTORY PROJECT Click on Biography link at left. *
WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH Sponsored by the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Smithsonian Museum of African American History—uses African American history and culture as a lens into what it means to be an American. Check out Exhibitions and Programs.*
America’s Story Easy to understand, fun and interactive timelines and more from the Library of Congress.
American Experience PBS documentary series you can watch on-line on various historical topics. Or check out their resources.*
Historic Audio Archives From MATRIX Center, this site offers many links to historic audio clips.
History Heard post videos created from oral history interviews. See examples of what kind of information and story you can get from your subject. Consider making a video for extra credit?
National Public Radio Internationally acclaimed producer and distributor of noncommercial news, talk, and entertainment programming. A privately supported, not-for-profit membership organization, NPR serves a growing audience of 27.5 million Americans each week. Topics include historic issues and current events.*