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Uncovering America: Gordon Parks Photography

How does Gordon Parks use photography to address inequities in the United States?

How do Gordon Parks’s images capture the intersections of art, race, class, and politics across the United States?

What do photographs in general—and Gordon Parks’s photographs more specifically—tell us about the American Dream?

Discover compelling stories of creativity, struggle, and resilience in this new set of resources for K–12 educators featuring works of art that reflect the richness and diversity of the people, places, and cultures of the United States.

National Gallery of Art
4
 

Black Art History

Artists to support Black (Art) History Month, February

Jamie Cosumano
29
 

The Third Dimention

A collection of sculptures created with various material. 

Larry Johnson
8
 

Fitness

Christine Thompson
5
 

Fitness Tech

Short info on past and present exercise

William McCallum
1
 

Uncovering America: Manifest Destiny and the West

In what ways was the US settled and unsettled in the 19th century?

What role did artists play in shaping public understandings of the US West?

Discover compelling stories of creativity, struggle, and resilience in this new set of resources for K–12 educators featuring works of art that reflect the richness and diversity of the people, places, and cultures of the United States.

National Gallery of Art
4
 

Which One Doesn't Belong

This collection includes digital museum resources and models the listening and speaking strategy Which one Doesn't Belong.  The collection can be copied and adapted for use in your own classroom. 




#EthnicStudies


Jennifer Smith
8
 

Uncovering America: Faces of America/Portraits

What is a portrait? What truths and questions does a portrait communicate?

What might a portrait express about the person portrayed? How does it reflect the sitter’s community, setting, family, or friends? What does the portrait reveal about the artist?

Discover compelling stories of creativity, struggle, and resilience in this new set of resources for K–12 educators featuring works of art that reflect the richness and diversity of the people, places, and cultures of the United States.

National Gallery of Art
4
 

Learning through Games

Coming soon! Preview:

Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center in Alaska
9
 

African Instruments

Christos Matziris
3
 

Cameras and Apparatus: Novelty and Souvenir Cameras

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This is a small sampling of toy and souvenir camera from the Photographic History Collection.

For specific cameras, search collections.si.edu. 

NMAH Photographic History Collection
8
 

Cameras and Apparatus: Large Format Cameras

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This is a small sampling of view cameras from the Photographic History Collection. 

For additional cameras, search collections.si.edu


NMAH Photographic History Collection
12
 

Subject: The Photographer's Shadow


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This is a sampling of photographs in which the photographer's shadow is included in the image.

For additional images, search collections.si.edu.

NMAH Photographic History Collection
76
 

Subject: Multiple Exposures

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This is a collection of photographs that were accidentally and intentionally exposed two or more times.

For additional photographs, search collections.si.edu.

Keywords: Double exposure, triple exposure, trick photography, manipulated photography, multiple exposure, accidental exposure, accidental photography

NMAH Photographic History Collection
25
 

Blogs by Shannon Perich

Blogs written by Shannon Thomas Perich and published by the National Museum of American History.

Shannon Perich
10
 

1920's and 1930's Artifacts

The purpose of this collection is to help illustrate what was most important to the people in these  two decades.

Jakob Driscoll
10
 

Connor Hong 1920s and 1930s Artifacts

This project is to gain knowledge and comprehension on the artifacts in this time-span.  Further, these are not just ordinary artifacts because they truly portray the significance of the two decades.  Thus, enhancing my learning and understanding of this radical decade.

Connor Hong
10
 

Photographer: Leipzig, Arthur

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This a collection of photographs by Arthur Leipzig.

This selection includes photographs of swamp loggers and swamp logging in the Everglades. He was on assignment for Argus Men's Magazine in 1954.

This selection includes two photographs of people using cameras, Zero Mostel, Joseph Welsh, and  Ernest Rice McKinney.

Copyright Arthur Leipzig

For additional work by Leipzig, search collections.si.edu.

NMAH Photographic History Collection
21
 

Subject: Pets

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This an assortment of photographs of people and their pets, including a few mascots.

Keywords: cat, cats, dog, dogs, pet, pets, people and their pets, children and pets, girls, boys, mascot

For additional images, search collections.si.edu.

NMAH Photographic History Collection
87
 

CoPilotCulturallyLinquisticallyDiverseHistoryMakers

This collection was created to support an online class for elementary teachers focusing on culturally and linguistically diverse history makers.

Christy Howard
11
 

1920s-1930s Artifact Collection

Christine Wakayama
10
 

Montana Native American Rattles

People have always enjoyed music and found ways to make it, and rattles have been used throughout the world as a basic means of creating music. We believe rattles date back to prehistoric times as they are versatile and easily created from common everyday objects.

Brittney Smith
20
 

Four Women Who Made American History

Because of Her Story presents a YouTube miniseries where students speak with Smithsonian curators about four women who shaped American history and culture.

These videos were created for a middle school audience and above.

See more YouTube videos from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative, Because of Her Story. #BecauseOfHerStory

Because Of Her Story
11
 

Why Is Celia Cruz Called the Queen of Salsa?

Celia Cruz celebrated her Cuban American identity as one of the first women salsa singers. 

Because of Her Story presents a YouTube miniseries where students speak with Smithsonian curators about four women who shaped American history and culture. In Why Is Celia Cruz Called the Queen of Salsa?,Mincy, a student, speaks with Ariana A. Curtis, curator at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.

See more YouTube videos from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative, Because of Her Story. #BecauseOfHerStory

Because Of Her Story
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