Media Resources

EDSITEment provides access to NEH-funded media resources including videos, podcasts, lectures, interactives for the classroom, and film projects. Each resource includes questions to prompt analysis, connections to other NEH-related resources, and links to related EDSITEment lessons and materials.

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Coming of the American Revolution

By investigating the lives and events recorded in newspapers, official documents, and personal correspondence from this collection, students will immerse themselves in the past and discover the fears, friction, and turmoil that shaped these tumultuous times.

Visualizing Emancipation

Visualizing Emancipation is a comprehensive map and timeline illustrating the slow decline of slavery in the United States. It provides quick access to thousands of primary source documents in connection with this timeline.

Thurgood Marshall Before the Court

In this American Radio Works podcast and website, partially funded by NEH,  Stephen Smith presents the story of Thurgood Marshall's remarkable career. In 1967, Marshall became the first African American named to the United States Supreme Court; but his most significant legal victory came when Marshall was on the other side of the bench, arguing the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case. Before he joined the Supreme Court, he was the nation's leading civil rights lawyer.

Picturing America: Thomas Eakins

In this short video from Picturing America, learn about Thomas Eakins's expert watercolor portrait of John Biglin on Philadelphia's Schuylkill River

Picturing America: Wyeth & Rockwell

Learn more about N.C. Wyeth's cover illustration for The Last of the Mohicans and Norman Rockwell's painting, "The Freedom of Speech" in this Picturing America video.

Picturing America: Tiffany & Whistler

Learn about Tiffany Studios's glowing "Autumn Landscape" window and James Whistler's ornate Peacock Room, created for Frederick Richards Leyland.

Picturing America: Thomas Cole

Learn more about one of Thomas Cole's most famous paintings, "View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm" (commonly known as "The Oxbow") with this video from Picturing America.

Picturing America: Bierstadt & Diebenkorn

Though Albert Bierstadt and Richard Diebenkorn created these paintings almost 100 years apart, they create a similar sensation of pilgrimage and uplift. Both painted scenes from the West Coast and worked extensively with light to draw viewers into the painting and move their gaze through it. Learn more with Picturing America.