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View Resource Bigelow-Wallis and Warren- Kaula Teaching Watercolors

The Warren Anatomical Museum at the Harvard Medical School was founded in 1847 by John Collins Murray with the aim of teaching students about human anatomy. Today, Harvard's Center for the History of Medicine has made a number of items featured in the museum available through this online exhibit. This collection includes illustration lithographer Oscar Wallis, who was commissioned by surgery...

View Resource Quilt Alliance

The Quilt Alliance is a non-profit organization that aims to "document, preserve, and share our American quilt heritage by collecting the rich stories that historic and contemporary quilts, and their makers, tell about our nation's diverse peoples and their communities." The alliance was founded in 1993 by Karey Patterson Bresenhan, Nancy Puentes O'Bryant, Shelley Zegart. One way the Quilt...

View Resource Tropics of Meta: Historiography for the Masses

The Tropics of Meta is an interdisciplinary blog that "aims to offer a fresh perspective on history, current events, popular culture, and issues in the academic world." Launched in 2010, Tropics of Meta is authored by a team of scholars and writers and is currently edited by three history scholars: Alex Sayf Cummings, a professor at Georgia State University; Romeo Guzman, a professor at California...

View Resource NYC School Library System: Information Literacy

Educators and librarians play a crucial role in helping young researchers learn how to understand and critically evaluate sources, including scholarly articles and websites. The New York City Department of Education's (NYC DOE) Office of Library Services has created this helpful guide of resources related to information literacy. This guide includes resources, created by a number of educational...

View Resource Liberated Africans Project

During the nineteenth century, a number of individuals and organizations from around the globe advocated abolishing slavery and the international slave trade. Between 1808 and 1896, international authorities began to seize and detain ships suspected of participating in the slave trade. Once these ships were seized or detained, a network of international courts "decided the fates of the survivors."...