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Investigating a Place: Pennsylvania

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Social Studies +3 Age Levels Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old), Primary (5 to 8 years old)
This Collection contains stamps, photographs, drawings, sculpture, objects, videos, and music to explore the history and culture of Pennsylvania, the Keystone State. These resources can be used by students to investigate the following questions: How do you define Pennsylvania as a place? What does it mean to be from the Keystone State?

34c Pennsylvania single

National Postal Museum

William Penn [sculpture] / (photographed by De Witt Ward)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Pennsylvania Hose Company Fire Hat

National Museum of American History

Commonwealth, (sculpture)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

National Road Milepost, about 1840

National Museum of American History

Pennsylvania Farm

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Pennsylvania's Amish Country

Smithsonian Channel

Pennsylvania Dutch folk songs [sound recording] / sung by George Britton

Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Pennsylvania Highway

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Pennsylvania Hill Town

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Benjamin Franklin

Smithsonian Archives - History Div

Philadelphia, Independence Hall, Chestnut Street

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Smithsonian American Art Museum

(Penn State Lions), (sculpture)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Hershey's Milk Chocolate Box

National Museum of American History

James Buchanan

Smithsonian American Art Museum

(Little League Memorial), (sculpture)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Untitled (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Martha Graham--Letter to the World--(Swirl)

Smithsonian American Art Museum

37c Nellie Bly single

National Postal Museum

Andy Warhol

National Portrait Gallery

Stephen Collins Foster

National Portrait Gallery

Jimmy Stewart

National Portrait Gallery

33c Slinky single

National Postal Museum

32c Crayola Crayons single

National Postal Museum

Pittsburgh Steelers Jersey, worn by Terry Bradshaw

National Museum of American History

Baseball, signed by the 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates

National Museum of American History

Roberto Clemente's Batting Helmet

National Museum of American History

Pennsylvania Potato Basket

Smithsonian American Art Museum