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  • Tags: World War II

The Evolution of Eleanor Roosevelt: Humanitarian and First Lady

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This educational module examines the development of Eleanor Roosevelt and her achievements as a human rights advocate. As the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, she advocated for women's rights and civil rights for African Americans.…

Combat Photography in America: From the Beginning to World War II

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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.

Weimar Germany

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This educational module focuses on Weimar Germany. The Weimar Republic lasted from 1918 to 1933. This unit looks at the origins of the republic, its government, culture, economy, and eventual decline when the Nazis rose to power.

Revenge and Reconciliation: The Nuremberg Trials

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This educational module examines the origins and the signifiance of the Nuremberg Trials. Following the end of World War II and the Holocaust, the United Nations formed the International Military Tribunal to put on trial an punish those who committed…

The Four Color Fight: Comics in World War II

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This educational module analyzes the role comic books played in World War II. As one of the most beloved pieces of popular culture of the time, comic books offer a unique view of both wartime sentiment and World War II's legacy. Using a selection of…

Songs of Shoah: Music and the Holocaust

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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…

Youth in Crisis: Children in the Holocaust

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This educational module explores the experiences of children during the Holocaust. Through a diverse selection of primary sources, this module tells the story of the millions of children who perished and survived great tragedy.

Grace Thorpe Georgia Journeys Exhibit

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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.