Friday, January 15, 2010

OurStory

OurStory is a project of the Smithsonian,s National Museum of American History. It is designed to help children and adults enjoy exploring history together through children's literature, everyday objects, and hands-on activities.

Some topics covered include:

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Nonviolence

A Letter to Abraham Lincoln

Making the Star-Spangled Banner

Life in a WWII Japanese-American Internment Camp

A Puerto Rican Carnival

Great Women of Our Pasts

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Women's History Month (Library of Congress)


Women's History Month (Library of Congress) - This site pays tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable to society. The emphasis is on American women.

From the site:

The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable to society.