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PhilaPlace.org
See and hear the stories behind Philadelphia’s neighborhoods, landmarks, and architecture with this multimedia guide, created...
Dorothea Lange, "The Migrant Mother"

Explore 170,000 photographs of America in the 1930s and 40s, created by the United State’s Farm Security...

Picturing America
America's history through our nation's art.
Mary Cassatt, The Boating Party (1893/1894)

Twenty-five short films on great works of American art, based on the NEH...

Divan-I Hafiz, Iran, 1539, Walters Art Museum
An online exhibit of Islamic manuscripts – both devotional and non-religious – dating from the 9th through the 19th century...
Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century
Explore the lives and administrations of twelve Presidents of the United States.
Albrecht Dürer woodcut, “Rhinoceros”

Learn how Renaissance artists contributed to 16th century scientific investigations with this online exhibit of woodcut...

A speakeasy

Speakeasies, bootleggers, flappers, bathtub gin, and organized crime. Explore the roots of the Eighteenth Amendment, and its...

Rock Island locomotive 627, photograph by William Edward Hook

Trace the growth of railroads, telegraphs, and steam ships from 1850 to 1900 and the dynamic social change they brought to...

Emancipation, print by Thomas Nast, c.1865
View census data revealing the state-by-state impact of the Civil War and peruse primary documents that show the varied roles...
Robert E. Lee, full-length portrait, lithograph

Robert E. Lee’s military successes made him the scourge of the Union and the hero of the Confederacy during the...

Edwin Booth as Hamlet

Explore Shakespeare’s many ties to America, from The Tempest's possible reference to a storm off the...