African American Family Histories and Related Works in the Library of Congress

Source: Library of Congress Description: Revised in 2009, this edition of African American Family Histories and Related Works in the Library of Congress incorporates all the past efforts of Sandra Lawson and Paul Connor, supplemented by the edition of 84 family histories and genealogical handbooks. Because of the changing technological environment since the first publication of…
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Your African-American Genealogy Research Guide

Source: Family Tree Description: It’s no secret that tracing African-American roots can be a challenge. The seven African-American sources listed here can help you strengthen your family tree at its trunk—where it needs the most support. Along the way, you’ll learn about recurring family names, hometowns, white associates and more. These clues—and the experience you gain as a…
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Mann Music Center

Source: Mann Music Center Description: In the Mann Music Room, we aim to provide a broad spectrum of high-quality, compelling, accessible, and fun, free digital experiences that can be viewed and shared virtually with our community. As one of the country’s largest non-profit open-air music centers, the Mann presents world-class artists in historic Fairmount Park, hosting more than 200,000 visitors each…
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Teacher’s Guide – What To The Slave Is The Fourth of July

Source: Books That Grow Description: In 2013 a group of reading specialists, neuroscientists, and technologists came together to solve the most common challenge faced by teachers – How to support students of varied abilities in the same classroom? Our answer, Books That Grow. We’ve made differentiated instruction simple through developing leveled readers that adjust to the student’s…
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Getting Started with a Family History

Source: Historical Society of Pennsylvania Description: Doing family history is just that: it is history. The story of immigration and its aftermath is the story of this nation. You will find in telling your family stories a similarity with other families—families perhaps you thought you had nothing in common with before. In doing genealogy you want…
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Heritage on the Edge

Source: Heritage on the Edge Description: Our changing climate is the most pressing and universal concern we face. The effects of a warming planet are already seen on an alarming scale. The resulting impacts are taking a toll on the infrastructure, ecosystems, and social systems that provide essential benefits and quality of life to communities. This unfolding…
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AL DÍA News

Source: AL DÍA News Description: AL DÍA was founded by entrepreneurial journalists in 1994 as a home-based, once a month, one-man operation. Over 25 years, and still owned and operated by journalists, it has evolved into a multimedia and multilingual and multicultural news media organization. AL DÍA offers readers a unique perspective in the midst of…
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CC Morris Cricket Library

Source: CC Morris Cricket Library Description: The C. Christopher Morris Cricket Library and Collection is the largest collection of cricket literature and memorabilia in the Western Hemisphere. The library includes over a thousand volumes and a very large collection of related printed and photographic materials and related items of Cricket history. Our primary efforts focus on preserving…
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The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Source: The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Description: The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society believes that gardening and horticulture belong to everyone. We work in partnership with community members to promote the benefits of gardening and connect people in our region with gardening-related experiences in their neighborhoods and across the region. PHS acknowledges that there are oppressive systems at work within our communities.…
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GGEO Teacher Travel Programs

Source: GGEO Teacher Travel Programs Description: GEEO is a non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging and assisting as many teachers as possible to travel abroad and then share their experiences with their students upon their return to the classroom. GEEO believes encouraging teachers to travel is the best way to equip youth with the knowledge needed to ensure a…
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