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Triumph and Tragedy at the National Portrait Gallery

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Language Arts And English +9 Age Levels Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old), High School (16 to 18 years old)

This Learning Lab collection has been created to support the 2019 National History Day theme, Triumph and Tragedy in History. Utilizing portraits and other resources from the National Portrait Gallery, this collection is organized by Topics within the Triumph and Tragedy theme. 

Be sure to check out the following at the end of the collection: 

-Reading Portraiture Guide for Educators highlights close looking strategies that can be used with the portraits listed

-Triumph and Tragedy In History Theme Book from National History Day 2019

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Sojourner Truth

National Portrait Gallery

Sojourner Truth

National Portrait Gallery

Sojourner Truth

National Portrait Gallery

Richard and Mildred Loving

National Portrait Gallery

Henry Clay

National Portrait Gallery

Roger Brooke Taney

National Portrait Gallery

James Monroe

National Portrait Gallery

Thomas Hart Benton

National Portrait Gallery

Cotton Mather

National Portrait Gallery

Arthur Miller

National Portrait Gallery

Brigham Young

National Portrait Gallery

John F. Reynolds

National Portrait Gallery

Curly

National Portrait Gallery

Rain-in-the-Face

National Portrait Gallery

James Jerome Hill

National Portrait Gallery

Collis Potter Huntington

National Portrait Gallery

Henry Villard

National Portrait Gallery

William Butler Ogden

National Portrait Gallery

Horace Greeley

National Portrait Gallery

Frederick West Lander

National Portrait Gallery

Sherman and His Generals

National Portrait Gallery

Henry Ford

National Portrait Gallery

Henry Ford

National Portrait Gallery

Henry Ford

National Portrait Gallery

Rachel Louise Carson

National Portrait Gallery

Rachel Louise Carson

National Portrait Gallery

J. Robert Oppenheimer

National Portrait Gallery

Albert Einstein

National Portrait Gallery

J. Robert Oppenheimer

National Portrait Gallery

Hans Hofmann Self-Portrait

National Portrait Gallery

Jackson Pollock

National Portrait Gallery

Jackson Pollock

National Portrait Gallery

Jackson Pollock

National Portrait Gallery

Jackson Pollock

National Portrait Gallery

Jackson Pollock

National Portrait Gallery

Helen Frankenthaler

National Portrait Gallery

Willem de Kooning

National Portrait Gallery

Larry Rivers and Frank O'Hara

National Portrait Gallery

Mark Rothko

National Portrait Gallery

Peggy Guggenheim

National Portrait Gallery

Untitled (Self-Portrait)

National Portrait Gallery

Five Whitney Artists, New York

National Portrait Gallery

Elaine and Willem de Kooning

National Portrait Gallery

Elaine de Kooning Self-Portrait

National Portrait Gallery

Willem de Kooning

National Portrait Gallery

Harold Rosenberg #3

National Portrait Gallery

Merce Cunningham

National Portrait Gallery

Tom Hess #1

National Portrait Gallery

John F. Kennedy

National Portrait Gallery

Joseph McCarthy and Roy Cohn

National Portrait Gallery

Joseph McCarthy

National Portrait Gallery

Sa Ga Yeath Qua Pieth Tow

National Portrait Gallery

Tee Yee Neen Ho Ga Row

National Portrait Gallery

Etow Oh Koam, King of the River Nation

National Portrait Gallery

Ho Nee Yeath Taw No Row

National Portrait Gallery

Chief Joseph

National Portrait Gallery

Sequoyah

National Portrait Gallery

Red Cloud and Othniel Charles Marsh

National Portrait Gallery

Ute Delegation

National Portrait Gallery

Andrew Johnson's Reconstruction

National Portrait Gallery

Reconstruction of the South

National Portrait Gallery

Upton Sinclair

National Portrait Gallery

Roosevelt and his Cabinet

National Portrait Gallery

Alice Paul

National Portrait Gallery

Laura Clay

National Portrait Gallery

Sara Bard Field

National Portrait Gallery

Susan B. Anthony

National Portrait Gallery

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

National Portrait Gallery

Mary Ashton Rice Livermore

National Portrait Gallery

Carrie Chapman Catt

National Portrait Gallery

Jeannette Pickering Rankin

National Portrait Gallery

Lucretia Coffin Mott

National Portrait Gallery

Julia Ward Howe

National Portrait Gallery

George Marshall

National Portrait Gallery

George C. Marshall

National Portrait Gallery

Christopher Columbus

National Portrait Gallery