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Mrs. Nettie Hunt, sitting on steps of Supreme Court

[Detail] Mrs. Nettie Hunt, sitting on steps of Supreme Court

Specific artifacts (images, manuscripts, maps, sound files) with analysis tools help students think like historians about a particular historical event or phenomenon.

  • Airship with a Jim Crow trailer

    Jim Crow in America

    After the Civil War, most Southern states limited the economic and physical freedom of former slaves by enacting laws that came to be called Jim Crow laws. This primary source set presents popular views on, and the causes and effects of, these laws.

  • W.E.B. Dubois

    The NAACP: A Century in the Fight for Freedom

    The story of America's oldest and largest civil rights organization, told through letters, photographs, maps, and more.