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Faye Edwards Georgia Journeys Exhibit
This online exhibit follows the life experience of Faye Edwards, who served in the WAAC during World War II and trained at Fort Oglethorpe in Georgia.
The Civil Rights Movement: Half a Century of Marching
This educational module explores the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. The unit details and explains the different organizations formed, the actions taken by them, and their results. This module will cover events, individuals, and groups…
Grace Thorpe Georgia Journeys Exhibit
This online exhibit follows the life experience of Grace Thorpe, an American Indian activist who served in the WAC during World War II and trained at Fort Oglethorpe in Georgia.
Tags: Activism, American Indians, Veterans, World War II
Combat Photography in America: From the Beginning to World War II
This digital exhibit explores the historical development of combat photography from its inception to the end of World War II. The exhibit includes questions to consider along the way.
Tags: Journalists, Soldiers, war, World War I, World War II
Han Van Driel Georgia Journeys Exhibit
This online exhibit follows the life experience of Hank Van Driel, a Georgia resident who was a child in the Netherlands during the Nazi occupation between 1940 and 1945.
Tags: Children, Europe, Food, Nazi Party, Occupation, World War II
Songs of Shoah: Music and the Holocaust
This educational module analyzes music created during the Holocaust in order to understand victims' experiences of the Holocaust. The intensification of Nazi ideology and violence, conditions of life in concentration camps and ghettos, and…
Tags: Art, Holocaust, Music, World War II
Cracking the Enigma: Codebreaking in World War II
This educational module on Allied efforts to break Axis codes and cyphers during World War II. The information obtained from decoded messages proved essential to battlefield success and, ultimately, an Allied victory. Using a selection of primary…
The North African Campaign: Decolonization and the Second Front
This educational module examines the role of the North African Campaign in the fall of Germany and the end of World War II. This campaign held great strategic importance and allowed the Allies to gain ground into Germany and Italy. In addition to its…
Antisemitism in Europe: A History of Prejudice
This educational module explores the roots of antisemitism and traces its evolution throughout Europe's history. Understanding the past can help us understand why antisemitic discrimination still occurs today. Throughout this unit you will find…
Tags: Antisemitism, Europe, Holocaust, World War II
The Making of the American Soldier in World War II
This educational module examines the training methods, locations, and stories of American soldiers during World War II. Relying on diverse primary and secondary materials, the unit gives a brief glimpse into the unique experiences of World War II…
Tags: Draft, Soldiers, World War II
Youth in Crisis: Children in the Holocaust
This educational module explores the experiences of children during the Holocaust. Through a diverse selection of primary sources, this module tells…