Museum collection meets library catalogue: Powerhouse collection now integrated into Trove The National Library of Australia’s Trove is one of those projects that it is only after it is built and ‘live in the world’ that you come to understand just how important it is. At its most basic,Trove provides a meta-search of disparate library collections across Australia as well as the cultural collections of the National Library itself. Being an aggregator it brings together a number of different National Library products that used to exist independently under the one Trove banner such as the very popular Picture Australia. Not only that, Trove,has a lovely (and sizeable) user community of historians, genealogists and enthusiasts that diligently goes about helping transcribe scanned newspapers, connect up catalogue records, and add descriptive tags to them along with extra research.
Internet History Sourcebooks Imperialism See Main Page for a guide to all contents of all sections. Contents Imperialism Analyses John A. Hobson (1858-1940): Imperialism, 1902, excerpts [At this Site] John A. Hobson (1858-1940): The Economic Parasites of Imperialism [At Marxists.org] Vladimir Illyich Lenin (1870-1924): Imperialism and the Split in Socialism, 1916 [At Marxists.Org][Full Text] Vladimir Illyich Lenin (1870-1924): Imperialism, The Highest Stage of Capitalism, 1916, [Full text][At this Site] Vladimir Illyich Lenin (1870-1924): Imperialism, The Highest Stage of Capitalism, 1916 [At Marxists.org][Full Text] Joseph A. How to access a million stunning, copyright-free antique illustrations released by the British Library — Quartz In 1983, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was looking for a new CEO to run his burgeoning company. He tapped John Sculley, the CEO of Pepsi-Cola and the marketeer who had devised the Pepsi Challenge, which helped the soda company take on Coca-Cola. Jobs wanted someone who could help upstart Apple challenge all-powerful IBM. To convince Sculley to take the job, he asked the Pepsi exec: “Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water, or do you want a chance to change the world?”
Commons:Bundesarchiv — Wikimedia Commons This project page in other languages: Overview Press conference - Bundesarchiv and Wikimedia Germany Starting on Thursday December 4, 2008, Wikimedia Commons witnessed a massive upload of new images. Social Studies Web Quests Web Quests Ready-to-go! - 340+ Pages - Just Click and Print! View Collection Ultimate Social Studies Series Gilded Age Tip: Press ctrl and F (or Command and F on a Mac) to perform a keyword search of this page. To keyword search all Best of History Web Sites pages use the search engine located on each page. Gilded Age Web Sites Richest Man in the World: Andrew Carnegie Andrew Carnegie's legacy is that of a hard-driving Gilded Age business tycoon and generous philanthropist. A companion to the PBS American experience video series, this site on Carnegie and his times includes an introduction to the era, a timeline, a teacher's guide, photos and cartoons, a bibliography, a look at the Homestead strike, and links to relevant sites.
30 Essential Free Resources for Designers Shillington There are so many useful tools out there to help you with your design work, but the costs can quickly add up when you start stocking up on software, hardware, stock photos, graphics, pens, pencils, paper, books, magazines, etc. The list can feel endless. You shouldn’t have to spend a fortune to make your designs stand out, especially when all you really want to do is get on with creating exceptional work. Using Primary Sources - Teachers Primary sources are the raw materials of history — original documents and objects which were created at the time under study. They are different from secondary sources, accounts or interpretations of events created by someone without firsthand experience. Examining primary sources gives students a powerful sense of history and the complexity of the past. Helping students analyze primary sources can also guide them toward higher-order thinking and better critical thinking and analysis skills. Before you begin:
Welcome to UCLA's National Center for History in the Schools Log in Login Advanced Search… You are here: Home This page does not seem to exist… We apologize for the inconvenience, but the page you were trying to access is not at this address. Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection Collection History This digitized presentation of over 30,000 items represents a select group of images from The New York Public Library Picture Collection at the Mid-Manhattan Library. Since its creation in 1915, the Picture Collection has met the needs of New York's large community of artists, illustrators, designers, teachers, students, and general researchers. Covering over 12,000 subjects, the Picture Collection is an extensive circulating collection and reference archive, the largest of its kind in any public library system. Most of these digital images originally appeared on the NYPL website "The NYPL Picture Collection Online."
Primary Source Sets Teachers Abraham Lincoln: Rise to National Prominence Speeches, correspondence, campaign materials and a map documenting the free and slave states in 1856 chronicle Lincoln’s rise to national prominence American Authors in the Nineteenth Century: Whitman, Dickinson, Longfellow, Stowe, and PoeA selection of Library of Congress primary sources exploring the topic of American authors in the nineteenth century, including Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Edgar Allan Poe. This set also includes a Teacher's Guide with historical context and teaching suggestions Assimilation through EducationPhotos, early film footage, federal government reports, cartoons, and maps tell the complex tale of the efforts to assimilate Native Americans through education Baseball: Across a Divided SocietySong sheets, video clips, images, trading cards, and photographs tell the story of how baseball emerged as the American national pastime.
Home The Reading Like a Historian curriculum engages students in historical inquiry. Each lesson revolves around a central historical question and features sets of primary documents modified for groups of students with diverse reading skills and abilities. This curriculum teaches students how to investigate historical questions employing reading strategies such as sourcing, contextualizing, corroborating, and close reading. Instead of memorizing historical facts, students evaluate the trustworthiness of multiple perspectives on issues from King Philip's War to the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and make historical claims backed by documentary evidence. Reading Like a Historian has revolutionized my teaching. It not only changed the way my students think about history, but it helped me become a more critical thinker as well!
5 Places to Download Free, Ethnically Diverse Render People The significance of people in architectural rendering is nothing new – the added realism, and addition of narrative elements can make or break whether a render successfully sells its project. With sites like Skalgubbar, architects and architecture students have easier access than ever before to “Render People”: PNG cut-outs of people, ready to be photoshopped into buildings. In the early years of free, online render-people databases, there was a stark homogeneity to the people represented. As the people providing the crowdsourced images were from predominantly Caucasian, Scandinavian countries, there was a surge of such people appearing in renders in projects across the world. In wake of this, other groups have worked to produce workable databases of diverse, culturally representative render people, giving architects and architecture students the freedom to accurately depict their work in its intended context. Escalatina
Elementary Lessons for Primary and Secondary Sources Primary and Secondary Sources LA GLEs: 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51 Needed prior to first lesson Some examples of primary and secondary sources (photographs, clothing, news articles, photographs of buildings, people, clothes, and activities; and maps, diaries, articles of clothing, advertisements, magazines, etc.