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National Park Maps is an independently-run national park mapping website that provides an array of different types of maps and documentation for national parks and historic sites in the U.S. This site is especially handy for anyone who may be planning a trip to a national park and wants to explore by hiking (on designated trails or in the backcountry) and camping. Visitors to the site can explore...

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View Resource Theodore Roosevelt Center: Digital Library Screenshot

Although it was Woodrow Wilson who signed into law the 1916 act that created the National Park Service, Theodore Roosevelt is the U.S. president that most associate with the creation of the national parks. During his presidential tenure, Roosevelt passed the 1906 Antiquities Act and oversaw the creation of Crater Lake, Wind Cave, and Mesa Verde National Parks, in addition to Sullys Hill National...

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View Resource More Than Just Parks Screenshot

More Than Just Parks is a multimedia project started by brothers and filmmakers Will and Jim Pattiz, who travel the United States photographing and recording the natural wonders of U.S. National Parks. The brothers have a distinct goal for their project: "...To share the wonders of our national parks with as many people as we can, thereby ensuring their continued protection and enjoyment for...

https://www.morethanjustparks.com
View Resource 99% Invisible: Manzanar Screenshot

In the 1960s, Warren Furutani and Victor Shibata decided to travel to Manzanar: a former internment camp in Owen Valley, California where 110,000 Japanese-American citizens had been incarcerated during World War II. Furutani's parents had been incarcerated at an internment camp and the pair were hoping to learn more about a chapter of U.S. history that had been missing from their textbooks. To...

https://99percentinvisible.org/episode/manzanar
View Resource Newberry Library: Curt Teich Digital Collection: National Parks Screenshot

In late 2016, the Curt Teich Postcard Archives Collection (CTPAC) was transferred to the Newberry Library in Chicago from the Lake County Discovery Museum in Wauconda, Illinois where it had been housed since 1982. When CTPAC arrived at the Newberry Library it was estimated at 2.5 million items and over 500,000 unique postcard images. While the physical postcards and records of the Curt Teich...

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