Top-quality sites that help teachers teach and students learn. Although no Internet site can supplant a quality research database, these vetted resources offer unique resources that are sure to be of interest. For past selected websites visit the Library’s Del.icio.us account. A permanent link is located on the right hand side of the blog.
- I Do Solemnly Swear | Presidential Inaugurations
Organization: American Memory, Library of Congress (LOC)”I Do Solemnly Swear…”: Presidential Inaugurations is a collection of approximately 400 items from each of the 62 inaugurations from George Washington’s in 1789 to William Jefferson Clinton’s in 1997, and will include items from the 63rd inauguration of 2001. This presentation includes diaries and letters of presidents and of those who witnessed inaugurations, handwritten drafts of inaugural addresses, broadsides, inaugural tickets and programs, prints, photographs, and sheet music.” (LIBRARY OF CONGRESS) The site may be searched by keyword, subject or inauguration.
- Life Stories (Teen Mothers)
Organization: MusariumThis site, produced by Daphne Geismar in conjunction with Journal E, documents the life stories of teenage mothers through photographs and essays.
- Eyes on Darfur
Organization: Amnesty International USA”Get a first hand look into the Darfur crisis with satellite evidence, photos, videos, eyewitness accounts and detailed case studies.” (AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL USA)