Over 7,000 advertisements from the U.S. and Canada in the years between 1911 & 1955.
Brought to you by Duke University
Amazingly useful for student engagement at the beginning of a unit - think: science, health, ...and how our perceptions were (are) shapted by persuasive techniques)
HINT: filter by date (ascending or descending depending on your interest) to help highlight your time period and make it easier to find what you want for your intended time period.
Images you can use in the classroom - share with students; these images cover almost every subject you can think of!
For example: search for the Cuban Missile Crisis, aviation, Salem Witch Trials, elections, boats, botany and the beach. THOUSANDS of images for you to use in a variety of applications.
"UNUM is a new way to explore American history through scenes selected from across our over 40 films. We're constantly curating new topics, providing historical context for the conversations we are having today"
From our friends at the Internet Archive - here are over 250,000 recordings of live performances by a variety of recording artists. Take a look - share with students. Think of how this can be used in SO many ways: history of rock and roll, biographies of bands, music evolution, cultural responses, fashion, and so much more.
Many of the images we find online are owned by others. Getty images is:
" among the world’s leading creators and distributors of award-winning still imagery, video, music and multimedia products, as well as other forms of premium digital content, available through its trusted house of brands, including iStock© and Thinkstock©."
Primary source images from Getty include:
Use of Getty images can be tricky- make sure to check copyright and other usage rights before using them online or publication.
The MIller Center at the University of Virginia has collated Presidential recordings from the Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon Presidencies. While the recordings themselves are only available to registered users, you can register for 48 hour use. There are also transcripts and context articles available.
For more information about the project, check the info at the National Archives Presidential Recordings Project.
Oh my, while we're at it - check out the Miller Center AMERICAN PRESIDENT site. Recordings, essays, images and so much more.