Material Culture

  • Freedom on the Move

    Cornell University, Cornell University Library, Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Alabama University of New Orleans, University of Kentucky, The Ohio State University, University of North Carolina Greensboro University Libraries | Jul 27, 2020

    Freedom on the Move is a database of fugitives from American slavery that aids in rediscovering the stories of self-liberating people.
  • The History of Paper Money

    Extra Credits, LLC | Jul 27, 2020

    This is an animated global history of “money” as an object of economic exchange around the world and across times periods. 
  • U.S. History Scene

    Rhae Lynn Barnes & Jenni Ostwinkle, U.S. History Scene | Jul 27, 2020

    U.S. History Scene provides educators with free digital resources, selected by historians, that teachers can incorporate into their curriculum.
  • The Canadian Encyclopedia

    Historica Canada | Jul 27, 2020

    The Canadian Encyclopedia is an expansive collection of primary and secondary sources on the political, social, economic, cultural, human rights, and legal history of Canada.

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  • The History of the Calgary Stampede

    Calgary Stampede | Jul 27, 2020

    This is a rich history about how the greatest outdoor show on earth was born.
  • Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History

    The University of Victoria, the Université de Sherbrooke and the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto | Jul 27, 2020

    The “Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History” project provides engaging, high-quality materials to schools and universities for the teaching of...
  • Smithsonian Collections

    Smithsonian Institution | Jul 27, 2020

    The Smithsonian’s Collections Search provides access to 16 million records of museum objects, archives and library materials, including more than...
  • Winterthur Museum Collections

    Winterthur Museum | Jul 27, 2020

    The Winterthur Museum Collection comprises approximately 90,000 objects, most dating from about 1600 to 1860, including ceramics, furniture, glass, prints,...
  • National Park Service

    National Park Service | Jul 27, 2020

    The National Park Service (NPS) website offers information on US history and culture, lesson plans, and other teaching resources.

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