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Blowing horns on Bleeker Street on New Year's Day

[Detail] Blowing horns on Bleeker Street on New Year's Day

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

  • U.S. inspectors examining eyes of immigrants, Ellis Island, New York Harbor

    Immigration: Challenges for New Americans

    Photographs, maps detailing immigration patterns, official documents, song sheets and streaming audio recount the immigrant experience in America, their reasons for leaving their homelands, and the reactions of established Americans.