Monthly Events, Holidays & Remembrances
Source: Library of Congress (LOC)
“Known as the ‘Aloha State’ (in Hawaiian, ‘aloha’ means ‘hello’), Hawaii is a group of volcanic islands in the central Pacific Ocean that together became the 50th state in 1959.” (LOC) Learn about the history and culture of Hawaii.
- Davy Crockett
Source: Texas State Historical Association and the University of Texas at Austin
This site tells the story of Davy Crockett, frontiersman, soldier, congressman, and finally a hero of the Battle of the Alamo.
- Hiroshima: A Survivor’s Story
Source: Scholastic Inc.
“This resource is part of the series WWII Remembered. This site provides a stirring personal narrative from a survivor of the Hiroshima bombing.” (SCHOLASTIC INC.) Follow the story of Francis Mitsuo Tomosawa, an American citizen who lived in Japan during World War II and witnessed the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
Spotlight of the Month topics are selected mainly from Chase’s Calendar of Events.