May 23, 2022

Milestones: Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Announces 100 Primary Source Sets for Education Now Available

From DPLA’s Announcement:

2016-04-11_14-05-01Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is very pleased to announce its newest release of Primary Source Sets, bringing our collection to 100 sets total.

You can now explore the collection by core subject areas, such as US history, literature, arts, and science and technology, as well as themes like migration and labor history and groups including African Americans and women. We’ve also developed new features that allow you to more easily discover related resources within the project.

This project was developed in collaboration with DPLA’s fantastic Education Advisory Committee for use by students and teachers in grades 6-12 and higher education. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to additional resources, and a teaching guide.

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