Top Websites – October


Christoper Columbus arrives in America

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  • Columbus Navigation
    Source: Keith A. Pickering

    Explore the navigation methods used by Columbus, including dead reckoning and celestial navigation, and learn about his ships, crew, and log. Examine Columbus history and special topics and click on “The Columbus Landfall Page,” which reviews theories and suggests the most likely spot where Columbus first landed in the New World.

  • Museum of disAbility History
    Organization: People Inc.

    “The Museum of disABILITY History is dedicated to advancing the understanding, acceptance and independence of people with disabilities. The Museum’s exhibits, collections, archives and educational programs create awareness and a platform for dialogue and discovery.” (PEOPLE INC.) This virtual version of the museum contains interactive exhibits on disability in the media, disability in medicine, and disability in society. Visitors to this site can access the exhibits using Adobe Flash and a broadband connection. An HTML (Webpage) version is also available.

  • Hispanic Designers
    Organization: National Museum of American History (NMAH)

    This site is an exhibition of Hispanic fashion designers and their work. Read biographies and view photos of the dresses.

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