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Today in History

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Each day an event from American history is illustrated by digitized items from the Library of Congress American Memory historic collections.
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On This Day - NYTimes.com

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US History in Context

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The 1960s

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Discontent, rebellion and social change defined the 1960s in the United States, shaking the country to its core.
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The 1930s

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When the stock market crashed in October 1929, millions of Americans lost their jobs, their savings and their homes. During the 1930s, the federal government stepped in to help solve these problems.
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A Biography of America: The Sixties

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Explore educational and professional development resources for teachers and classrooms on Annenberg Media's learner.org. Companion to the Annenberg Media series A BIOGRAPHY OF AMERICA, Program 24 The Sixties.
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A Biography of America: World War II

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Explore educational and professional development resources for teachers and classrooms on Annenberg Media's learner.org. Companion to the Annenberg Media series A BIOGRAPHY OF AMERICA, Program 22 World War II.
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Voices from the Dust Bowl: the Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Worker Collection, 1940-1941

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WGBH American Experience | PBS . Surviving the Dust Bowl

WGBH American Experience | PBS . Surviving the Dust Bowl | WMS Decades | Scoop.it
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
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Photographs from the Golden Age of Jazz

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The William P. Gottlieb Collection, comprising over sixteen hundred photographs of celebrated jazz artists, documents the jazz scene from 1938 to 1948, primarily in New York City and Washington, D.C.
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A Biography of America: FDR and the Depression

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Explore educational and professional development resources for teachers and classrooms on Annenberg Media's learner.org. Companion to the Annenberg Media series A BIOGRAPHY OF AMERICA, Program 21 FDR and the Depression.
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The Black Renaissance in Washington, DC

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From the DC Public Library.

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American Cultural History - Decade 1991-1999

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This Day in History

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Discover what happened today in history. Read about major past events that happened today including special entries on crime, entertainment, and more.
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Biography in Context

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The 1970s

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Unlike the optimistic 1960s, the 1970s were defined by conflict and frustration.
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The 1950s

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The 1950s were an era of optimism and prosperity in the United States, but also one of great conflict.
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The Roaring Twenties

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The popular image of the 1920s is of a gin-soaked, jazz-syncopated, frivolous time: the "Roaring Twenties."
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A Biography of America: The Fifties

Explore educational and professional development resources for teachers and classrooms on Annenberg Media's learner.org. Companion to the Annenberg Media series A BIOGRAPHY OF AMERICA, Program 23 The Fifties.
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National Historic Landmark – Dennison Railroad Depot Museum

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A Biography of America: The Twenties

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Explore educational and professional development resources for teachers and classrooms on Annenberg Media's learner.org. Companion to the Annenberg Media series A BIOGRAPHY OF AMERICA, Program 20 The Twenties.
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WGBH American Experience | PBS . Riding the Rails

WGBH American Experience | PBS . Riding the Rails | WMS Decades | Scoop.it
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
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New Deal Network

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Brief Timeline of American Literature and Events:1920s

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American Leaders Speak: Recordings from World War I and the 1920 Election

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The America's Leaders Speak: Recordings from World War I and the 1920 Election, 1918-1920, collection contains political speeches by American leaders during World War I and the presidential election of 1920.
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