Teaching Materials
Ask a Master Teacher
Lesson Plan Gateway
Lesson Plan Reviews
State Standards
Teaching Guides
Digital Classroom
Ask a Digital Historian
Tech for Teachers
Beyond the Chalkboard
History Content
Ask a Historian
Beyond the Textbook
History Content Gateway
History in Multimedia
Museums and Historic Sites
National Resources
Quiz
Website Reviews
Issues and Research
Report on the State of History Education
Research Briefs
Roundtables
Best Practices
Examples of Historical Thinking
Teaching in Action
Teaching with Textbooks
Using Primary Sources
TAH Projects
Lessons Learned
Project Directors Conference
Project Spotlight
TAH Projects
About
Staff
Partners
Technical Working Group
Research Advisors
Teacher Representatives
Privacy
Quiz Rules
Blog
Outreach
Teaching History.org logo and contact info

African American History Month

February is African American History Month, and March is Women's History Month. Reading the work of African American women authors can give students a look into how these histories overlap. FIND OUT MORE »

Learning Resources

Find primary sources for the month

Photo, Fats Waller dresses for show at the London Palladium, 1938, Ed Kirkeby.

Meet legendary jazz pianist Fats Waller. Be at the forefront of musical history. [...] »

Drawing, The voodoo dance, The Historic New Orleans Collection.

Secondary and primary sources describe 13 African American migration [...] »

Painting, W. Campbell (The Aviator), 1944, B. G. Reyneau, National Portrait Gal.

A collection of 20 portraits by African American artists from the Harmon [...] »

Browse Learning Resources

Teaching Resources

Browse strategies and lesson plans

Print, Watch meeting, Dec. 31, 1862, c1863, Heard & Moseley, LoC

This Constitution Day, the National Endowment for the Humanities asks, how is [...] »

Receipt, for a slave named Bett from Francis Moore, June 2, 1764, NYPL

What do slave receipts reveal? Ever considered using similar documents to teach? [...] »

Harriet Tubman (left) and her family

Can you trust a biography? Historian Tiya Miles analyzes an 1869 biography of [...] »

Browse Teaching Resources

Quizzes

Put your knowledge to the test!

Photo, Civil Rights March on Washington, DC , 1963, NARA

To each prophet, a certain way of speaking. Match civil rights leaders with [...] »

Cartoon, Now What?, 1954, Fred Seibel

What do the objects in this 1954 editorial cartoon stand for? [...] »

Photo, Colored School at Anthoston, 1916, Lewis Hine, Library of Congress

Equality requires more than a Proclamation. Try to answer these questions on [...] »

Browse Quizzes
 
Content