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Image of a stamped letter with Japanese writing

Ainu and Ezochi Rare Collection

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In this case, the collection focuses on the expansion of the ethnically Japanese “Wajin” people into the northern islands of present day Japan.
Phelps mourning embroidery from American Centuries' collections.  It shows two people visiting a grave flanked by weeping willows.

American Centuries

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A section of the site called "In the Classroom" offers numerous lesson plans for elementary and middle-school teachers, some written by museum employees and some by schoolteachers themselves, using materials in the online exhibits.
Black and white photograph of ballet dancers on stage performing Swan Lake. Several are in the front with white outfits, and are framed by a row of people in black.

Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev

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It focuses on a pivotal time and group in ballet history- the Ballet Russe, which performed from 1909-1929 in Europe and throughout the western hemisphere.

Biblioteca Digital Hispánica (Hispanic Digital Library)

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...the Biblioteca Digital Hispánica is a well-organized, highly searchable, and remarkable platform for a wide audience, including instructors, students, researchers, and the general public. Historians interested in Spain’s cross-cultural encounters in Europe, Asia, and the Americas will particularly benefit from this resource.
The image shows a girl dressed in her Dund Deustcher Maedel uniform.

Bund Deutscher Maedel

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The historical materials provide glimpses of girls' activities and appearance, and the primary source images and text illustrate the friendships among young women and girls. It also depicts the ways in which a modern state could appropriate girlhood.
1914 cartoon reading "Bound for Berlin: The Great War Game" encircling a German soldier with a frightened look

Cartoons

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This site provides students and teachers alike with a way of enlivening their approach to British political and social history. The website has a huge amount of material available, and it is well organized to help the researcher find cartoons from a particular cartoonist, or on a particular theme.
Detail of a 1930s drawing by Alberto Monos showing a purple tank with multiple guns firing at airplanes

Children's Drawings of the Spanish Civil War

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In short, this is a potentially interesting collection that gives a child's perspective on the war, but from a teacher's point of view, there is very little help in ways of deploying it in the classroom.
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Digital Archive of Latin American and Caribbean Ephemera

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The Digital Archive of Latin American and Caribbean Ephemera offers a valuable option for virtual research and exploration.
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Digital Library of the Caribbean

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Educators, students, and scholars interested in understanding the strategic conflicts between European powers, the experience of Africans during the transatlantic slave trade, the emergence of the modern capitalist system, and the rise of neoliberalism would find in dLOC a wealth of content to draw from for their studies and projects.
World War I era map of Europe

Historiana

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In the current age of more and more digital learning, the e-learning activities are undoubtedly a brilliant way to achieve higher level thinking in the classroom.

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