Category: Biographies


An excellent set of resources for grades 5-12. You can share the lessons through a variety of methods including Google Classroom.

This collection of video clips, lesson plans, and primary sources details key figures, events, and regional movements of the decades-long fight to win the right to vote for women in the United States. Students will encounter activists including Sojourner Truth, Carrie Chapman Catt, and Grace Abbott, and examine key regional efforts within the movement. Primary source documents offer evidence for a study of the chronology of campaign for women’s suffrage, from the movement’s beginnings through the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

Topics include:

  • 19th Amendment
  • Advocates and Organizers
  • Regional Movements
  • Primary Sources
    • Library of Congress: Media Gallery- Women’s Suffrage
    • Digital Public Library of America- Primary Source Set: Women’s Suffrage: Campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment
    • 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution – Women’s Right to Vote (1920) and Resource Materials
    • Why Should Women Vote? The Suffrage Question


Highlights of numerous seasons of the popular PBS: Finding Your Roots program with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. In this collection you will find: Video (55), Document (9), Webpage (1), Lesson Plan (9), Media Gallery (18) for Grades 5-13+


PBS has a collection of a variety of media to introduce your students to George Washington and the American Revolution. Included this Collection are: Image (2), Interactive (3), Video (3), Document (1), Media Gallery (1) for Grades 5-12

See the progress of the war through the actions and decisions of General George Washington, such as direct confrontation, military strategy, disease prevention, and spy techniques.

  • Yorktown Now or Never
  • Yorktown: The French Alliance
  • Yorktown: The Siege Begins
  • Spy Techniques of the Revolutionary War: Culper Code Book
  • Smallpox Inoculation Letter
  • Washington Crossing the Delaware Painting- Interactive
  • Interactive Map of the Battle of Trenton

Explore the The World War II Museum in New Orleans. The site has many things to offer teachers and students:


Guggenheim Online Resources: Artists

Featuring over 1,700 artworks by more than 625 artists, the Collection Online presents a searchable database of selected artworks from the Guggenheim’s permanent collection of approximately 8,000 artworks.

  • Artists
    You then can use the menu across the top of the page to select by:
  • Venues
  • Mediums
  • Special Collections
  • Dates
  • Movements
  • Take a Virtual Tour of the museum