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       Teaching American History Academy (TAHA)                                  

       Teaching American History Academy Resources List

                                                                                   

African Americans Then and Now
Hotlinks:

African Americans and the Civil War

·         National Park Service -The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System

o   http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/history/aa_history.htm

o   http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/blacks-civil-war/

o   www.afroamcivilwar.org/

o   http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/list/081_cwaf.html

·         Civil War Black Soldiers

o   http://www.civilwaracademy.com/civil-war-black-soldiers.html

·         ASALH – African Americans and the Civil War

o   http://www.asalh.org/Annual_National_Black_History_Theme.html

·         National African American History Month Site

o   http://www.africanamericanhistorymonth.gov/

·         The Department of Defense Celebrates African American History Month

o   http://www.defense.gov/specials/africanamerhistory/index.html

Select African American History Sites TAHA Teachers have visited:

·         The National Civil Rights Museum at the Loraine Motel, Memphis Tennessee

o   http://www.civilrightsmuseum.org/

·         Sixteenth Street Baptist Church

o   http://www.16thstreetbaptist.org/templates/System/default.asp?id=45702

·         Kelley Ingram Park

o   http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/civilrights/al10.htm

·         Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

o   http://www.bcri.org/index.html

 

·         National Voting Rights Museum

o   http://www.nvrm.org/

·         Edmund Winston Pettus Bridge

o   http://www.selmaalabama.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=82

·         Montgomery Alabama, Civil Rights Memorial and Visitors Center

o   http://www.splcenter.org/crm/crmc.jsp

·         Rosa Parks Library and Museum/ TSUM and Children's Annex

o   http://www.rosaparks.org/

·         The Veil of Ignorance Monument

o   http://www.nps.gov/bowa/forteachers/liftingtheveil.htm

·         George Washington Carver Museum

o   http://www.nps.gov/TUIN/index.htm

·         Martin Luther King Junior National Historic Site

o   http://www.nps.gov/malu/index.htm

o   http://www.thekingcenter.org/

·         Robert Russa Moton Museum – Farmville, Virginia

o   http://www.motonmuseum.org/

·         Rosenwald Schools

o   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosenwald_School

·         Rosenwald Schools

o   http://www.historysouth.org/rosenwaldhome.html

·         Antietam – National Park Service Site

o   http://www.nps.gov/ancm/index.htm

·         Harpers Ferry – National Park Service Site

o   http://www.nps.gov/hafe/index.htm

·         Stagville Plantation North Carolina

o   http://www.stagville.org/

·         Norfolk Botanical Gardens

o   http://www.norfolkbotanicalgarden.org/home

·         Fort Lee Virginia – US Army Quartermaster Museum

o   http://www.qmmuseum.lee.army.mil/

·         Mount Vernon, Virginia

o   http://www.mountvernon.org/

·         Hampton Roads Naval Museum

o   http://www.hrnm.navy.mil/

 

 

 

Historic Black Colleges & Universities TAHA Teachers have visited

·         Alabama A & M

o   http://www.aamu.edu/

·         Oakwood College

o   http://www.oakwood.edu/

·         Tuskegee Institute

o   http://www.tuskegee.edu/

·         Oberlin College

o   http://new.oberlin.edu/

Education

·         Multicultural Education & Culturally Responsive Teaching

o   http://www.ithaca.edu/wise/multicultural/

·         Something Has Gone Very Wrong... The Homepage of James W. Loewen:

o   http://sundown.afro.illinois.edu/

·         UVA Class with great documents and links

o   http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/reHIST604/

·         Geography of Slavery in Virginia – Ads for runaway slaves

o   http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/gos/

·         The Ground Beneath Our Feet: Massive Resistance – film

o   http://www.vahistory.org/massive.resistance/

·         Race and Place: African American Community in Jim Crow South: Charlottesville VA

o   http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/afam/raceandplace/

·         Television News of the Civil Rights Era 1950-1970

o   http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/civilrightstv/

·         Voices of Freedom Collection – Oral Histories at VCU Digital Library

o   http://dig.library.vcu.edu/cdm4/index_voices.php?CISOROOT=/voices

·         Teaching with Documents – Brown v. Board Documents related to the Moton case, including photos; includes lesson plans

o   http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/davis-case/

·         Brown v. Board – Five Communities That Changed America – Supplemental Resources – Compiled by the National Parks Service

o   http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/121brown/121lrnmore.htm

·         Music in American Life: Lift Every Voice – Protest Songs – We Shall Overcome – UVA Library

o   http://www2.lib.virginia.edu/exhibits/music/protest_overcome.html

 

·         Rising Up – Virginia’s Civil Rights Movement

o   http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/risingup/

·         Massive Resistance in Virginia Oral Histories

o   http://www.vahistory.org/massive.resistance/multimedia.html

·         African American Heritage – Virginia

o   http://www.aaheritageva.org/

·         Little Rock Nine Webquest Lessons

o   http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/BHM/little_rock/

·         Brown Decision in Norfolk Virginia Lessons

o   http://www.littlejohnexplorers.com/jeff/brown/teaching.htm

·         Danville Civil Rights Movement – Oral Histories

o   http://www/vcdh.virginia.edu/cslk/danville/

·         National Park Service Civil Rights Timeline

o   http://www.nps.gov/brvb/historyculture/civilrights.htm

·         PBS Show – The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow

o   http://www.pbs.org/wnet/jimcrow/

·         Free Federal Resources for Educational Excellence – Topic: Civil Rights

o   www.free.ed.gov/subjects.cfm?subject_id=27&toplvl=174&res_feature_request=1

·         School Desegregation in Norfolk, Virginia

o   http://lib.odu.edu/special/schooldesegregation/index.htm

Books:

·         Born a Child of Freedom Yet a Slave, Norrece T. Jones Jr., Wesleyan University Press, University Press of New England, 1990.

·         In the Presence of Mine Enemies, The Civil War in the Heart of America, Edward L. Ayers, W.W.Norton & Company, 2003.

·         Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Leadership Conference, David J. Garrow, Perennial Classics, Harper Collins Publishers, NYC, 2004.

·         Black Americans in the Revolutionary Era, A Brief History with Documents, Woody Holton, Bedford/St Martins, 2009.

·         Warriors Don’t Cry: The Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rocks Central High, Melba Patillo Beals, Simon Pulse, NY, 1995

·         Malcom X: By Any Means Necessary, Walter Dean Myers, Scholastic Inc., NY, 1993.

·         My Face is Black is True: Calliie House and the Struggle for Ex-Slave Reparations, Mary Frances Berry, Vintage Books, Random House, NY, 2005.

·         Students on Strike: Jim Crow, Civil Rights, Brown, and Me, John A. Stokes, National Geographic, D.C., 2008.

·         Fortunes Bones: The Manumission Requiem, Marilyn Nelson, Front Street, Asheville, N.C., 2004.

·         Opportunity Time, A Memoir by Governor Linwood Holton, Linwood A. Holton, University of Virginia Press, 2008.

·         The Day Freedom Died: The Colfax Massacre, The Supreme Court, & The Betrayal of Reconstruction, Charles Lane, Henry Holt & Co., NY, 2008.

·         Black Men Built the Capital, Jesse J. Holland, The Globe Peanut Press, Guilford Ct., 2012.

·         “They Say”, Ida B. Wells and the Reconstruction of Race, James West Davidson, Oxford University Press, 2007.

·         The Hemmings of Monticello: An American Family, Annette Gordon Reed, WW Norton & Company, NY, 2008.

·         Women Who Dare: Women of the Civil Rights Movement, Linda Barret Osborne, Pomegranate Communications, San Francisco, 2006.

·         Lies My Teacher Told Me, Lies Across America, Sundown Towns, James W. Loewen,

 

 

DVD, Videos:

·         Wonders of the African World with Henry Louis Gates Jr., PBS, 2004.

·         Scottsboro: An American Tragedy, American Experience, PBS, 2005.

·         Summer Hill: A Story of Community, SunTrust, 2011.

·         Africans in America: America’s Journey Through Slavery, PBS, 1998.

·         Sit-In, Stand Out, 50th Anniversary of the Thalhimer’s Lunch Counter Sit-In, Center Stage Productions, 2010.

·        Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years 1954-1980, PBS, 1992.