Links to the Past: The 20th Century

From the Library of Congress:
Classes Topics

NM History
US History
Stories

"Explore the States." America's Story From America's Library
www.americaslibrary.gov/es/nm/es_nm_subj.html

 

English,
Language Arts

"Poetry 180: A Poem a Day for America's High Schools"
www.loc.gov/poetry/180/


US History 1800s--1920s

"Child Labor in the United States"
Early 20th Century, Slideshow
www.loc.gov/pictures/search/?co=nclc&st=slideshow
 

US History
Graphic Arts
1930--1942

"WPA Arts Programs"
Posters Celebrating WPA Arts, Slideshow
www.loc.gov/pictures/search/?co=wpapos&st=slideshow

NM History
US History
Art
1930--1942
 

Farm Security Administration
"New Mexico Farmers During the Great Depression,"
slideshow

www.loc.gov/pictures/search/?q=new+mexico&sg=true&sp=1&co=fsac&st=slideshow

US History
WW I

1914-1918

The United States did not officially enter the "Great War" until 1917 but before we did, there were posters encouraging our citizens to help:

www.loc.gov/pictures/search/?q=US+Posters&sp=9&co=wwipos&st=slideshow

Social Studies
State Specific

 

"Elections: The American Way"
Presentation for New Mexico High Schools

www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/elections/home.html