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Web site: Native American History through Images
Indians of North America; Painting; Indian reservations; World's Fair; Maps; Miller, Fred E. (1868-1936); Wounded Knee
Web site of Prof. Fred Hoxie, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Civil rights leaders meet with President John F. Kennedy
King, Martin Luther, Jr. 1929-1968; United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964; Civil rights; Civil rights movement--United States; Young, Whitney M., 1921-1971; Prinz, Joachim, 1902-; Randolph, A. Phillip, 1889-; Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963; Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970; Wilkins, Roy, 1901-; Civil rights workers--United States; March on Washington
Teaching American History Collection
Historic New Orleans Collection; Integration and the Black Experience at LSU; Louisiana
Web site from the Louisiana Digital Library
Pierre Menard Home, Ellis Grove, Illinois
Architecture; French Colonial District; Vertical log construction; Menard, Pierre, 1766-1844
Collection of views of the Pierre Menard Home.
The gun that killed Lincoln
Derringer; Assassinations; Ford's Theater; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; Civil War; Arms & armament; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
On the evening of April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth fired this small derringer into the back of Abraham Lincoln’s head, inflicting a mortal wound. Lincoln was attending a play at Ford's Theater. The...
Web site: Valley of the Shadow
Civil War; Newspapers; Augusta County, Virginia; Franklin County, Pennsylvania
The Valley of the Shadow web site takes two communities, one Northern and one Southern, through the experience of the American Civil War. The project is a hypermedia archive of thousands of sources for...
Women of Kickapoo Nation
Kickapoo Nation; Women; Indian reservations; Kawkeasawkwa; Keepoakwa; Nubya Eshnoqua; Algonkian; Indians of North America; Custer, Milo, 1880-; Language; Kansas
Photograph of three women in the Kickapoo tribe, taken at the Kickapoo reservation in Kansas to document McLean County, Illinois, Kickapoo descendants. Names identifying the three women featured in the...
Web site: Connecting California's Classrooms to the World
Web site; Mathematics; History; Science; Language; Social science; Primary source materials; Lesson plans
Web site sponsored by the California Technology Assistance Project and the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association. Includes links to lesson plans for different grade levels...
Web site: A Visual Sourcebook of Chinese Civilization
Web site; China; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Temples; Painting; Furniture; Clothing & dress; Advertisements; Advertising; Houses; Housewares; Political posters;
Web site designed to aid teachers with materials to help students understand Chinese history, culture and society.
Old State House, Boston
American Revolution; Colonialists; Colonial America
The Old State House was a merchants exchange and a general meeting place. It was the symbol of royal authority in the colony.
Faneuil Hall, Boston
American Revolution; Colonialists; Boston, MA; Faneuil, Peter, 1700-1743
One of the most popular attractions in Boston, Faneuil Hall has been extensively renovated, and is maintained by the National Park Service, which offers historical talks daily in the second floor meeting...
Web site: Illinois State Fair
Celebrations; Festivals; Fairs
Web site of the Illinois State Fair
Amoureaux House, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri
French Colonial Period; vertical log construction; French Colonial District; Ste. Genevieve, Missouri
The Amoureaux House, built in 1785, is a French vernacular post in ground (poteaux-enterre) construction. It is one of three in Ste. Genevieve and only five in the U.S. In the bedroom, on the fireplace...
Church of the Holy Family, Cahokia
Churches; Architecture; French Colonial Period; French Colonial District; History; Cahokia, Illinois
See individual images for descriptions.
Web site: Illinois Digital Archives (IDA)
Web site containing a search engine to locate images, sound files that exist on Web sites throughout Illinois. "The search engine indexes images, etc., describing the history and experience of life in...
Plowing; Champaign County, Illinois; Farming; Farmers; Prairies; Agriculture; Illinois;
Wood and wrought iron plow. Long, tapered, and slightly curved wooden beam with "V" shaped handles attached to the back of the beam. Long dished iron blade held in place with a forged iron screw and iron...
Kickapoo Bark Hut (Dwelling)
Kickapoo Nation; Housing; Indian reservations; Brown County, Kansas; Indians of North America
Image of two bark winter huts built on the Kickapoo Reservation in Brown County, Kansas. People are possibly residents. Reverse side states, "Bark House of Andrew Magozee a [illegible] whose wife is Ahtseh,...
The Coureur de Bois and the Indian
fur trade; Indians of North America; Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909;
A fur trader stands by a birch bark canoe and shakes the hand of an Indian. A second fur trader is seated in the canoe.
Printing Press, c. 1830
Abolition movement; Slaves; Newspapers; Abolition movement; Publishing industry; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865;
The noted abolitionist Elijah P. Lovejoy (1802-37) is believed to have owned this press, which is in the collection of the Chicago Historical Society.
The Railsplitter, Abraham Lincoln
Illinois; Presidents; Politics & Government; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; White House; Oil on canvas
The Railsplitter, oil on canvas, artist unknown, 1860. Chicago Historical Society collection.
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