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.

13 Result(s)
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.

W.E.B. Du Bois Papers

With a grant from the NEH, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst was able to digitize the W.E.B. Du Bois papers—almost 95,000 items. They are now freely available online for students and scholars around the world to use in their research and learning.

Histories of the National Mall

Explore historical maps, discover stories you never knew, find people and historical events related to the Mall's past.

The Helen Keller Archive: Access for All

This resource provides access to classroom materials available at the Helen Keller Archive Digitization Project and resources for including the Americans with Disabilities Act within discussions about civil rights in the United States. 

Exploring Local History with Clio

Clio is an educational website and mobile application that guides the public to thousands of historical and cultural sites throughout the United States. Built by scholars for public benefit, each entry includes a concise summary and useful information about a historical site, museum, monument, landmark, or other site of cultural or historical significance.

Smarthistory: Art, History, Conversation

Smarthistory is an NEH-funded digital humanities project that offers free resources on art, history, and art history for classrooms and public enjoyment. Curated by scholars from around the world, users will find videos, essays, and insightful commentary about thousands of pieces of art.

Building A More Perfect Union Lesson Book

A collection of essays and lessons created by the National Endowment for the Humanities and National History Day as part of the NEH’s special initiative to advance civic education and the study of U.S. history and culture in preparation for the 250th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. 

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.

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.