The Henry A. Wallace DVD in the Classroom
Web Sites for Students, Teachers and General Interest

Links for Students

Henry A. Wallace:

•  "1948 Campaign Challengers: Henry A. Wallace," documents related to Henry A. Wallace held in the Truman Presidential Museum and Library,
http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/study_collections/1948campaign/large/docs/wallace/wallace_base.htm

•  "Welcome to the Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center ," provides information about the Henry A. Wallace birthplace,
http://www.henryawallacecenter.com/

•  "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress," short bio of Henry A. Wallace,
http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000077

•  "Selected Works of Henry A. Wallace," speeches and essays by Henry A. Wallace during the New Deal; http://newdeal . feri.org/wallace/index.htm

•  " Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center ," U.S. Department of Agriculture research center named to honor Wallace for his work in ag science,
http://www.ba.ars.usda.gov/wallace/

•  "A Bibliography of Writings by Henry A. Wallace",
http://www.winrock.org/wallacecenter/wallace/pribib.html

•  "Eleanor Roosevelt," enhanced transcripts from PBS documentary on Mrs. Roosevelt,
http://www.pbs.org/ w gbh / amex / eleanor/sfeature/fbi.html

 TOP...

Political Cartoons:

•  "A Brief History of Political Cartoons,"
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~MA96/PUCK/part1.html

•  "Cartoons from Harper's Weekly," features political cartoons from presidential elections,
http://elections.harpweek.com/

Party Platforms:

•  Republican Party Platform;
http://www.rnc.org/About/Pa r tyPlatform/Default.aspx

•  Democratic Party Platform;
http://www.democrats.org/about/platform.html

•  Green Party Platform;
http://www.gp.org/documents/platform_2000.pdf

•  Demo & Republican 1948;
http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/study_collections/1948campaign/large/docs/student_activities/sta12-1.htm

 Third Parties:

•  "A Third Choice," companion Web site to PBS documentary on third parties in American history,
http://www.pbs.org/thinktank/thirdchoice/index.html

•  "Me et the Dixiecrats," companion Web site to "Now With Bill Moyers" segment featuring the States' Rights Party,
http://www.pbs.org/now/politics/dixiecrats.html

•  "Third Parties in the U.S. Political Process,"
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/vote2004/politics101/politics101_thirdparties.html

•  "Third Party Challenge," transcript of interview with political experts about the role third party candidates play in the Presidential elections,
http://www.pbs.org/thinktank/transcript1153.html

•  "The Role of Third Parties," interview with historian Michael Beschloss,
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/convention96/retro/beschloss_thirdparties.html

 TOP...

Primary Sources:

•  "New Deal Network," a Web-based research and teaching resource devoted to the public works and arts projects of the New Deal,
http://newdeal.feri.org

•  "American Memory," A gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States . The site offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections;
http://memory.loc.gov

•  U.S. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs," transcripts from the McCarthy hearings in the U.S. Senate,
http://www.gpo.gov/congress/senate/senate12cp107.html

•  "FBI Files" texts from FBI files kept on Eleanor Roosevelt,
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/eleanor/sfeature/fbi.html

The Great Depression

•  "America From the Great Depression to World War II, Black and White Photographs from the FSA-OWI 1935-1945," 160,000 black and white images from the Farm Security Administration,
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/fsahtml/fahome.html

•  "The Great Depression and the Arts, A Unit of Study for Grades 8-12," a collaborative effort between the National Center for History in the Schools
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/nchs/
and the Organization of American Historians
http://www.oah.org/
to develop document-based teaching units for United States History,
http://newdeal.feri.org/nchs/index.htm

•  "We Made Do," an ongoing project maintained by students at a school in Indiana,
http://www.mcsc.k12.in.us/mhs/social/madedo/

•  "The Great Depression," Web site designed and maintained by the Modern American Poetry Association,
http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/depression/depression.htm

•  "The Great Depression," PBS's American Experience Series Web site featuring the documentary "Surviving the Dust Bowl,"
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/dustbowl/peopleevents/pandeAMEX05.html

•  "The Great Depression and the New Deal," The National Archives' 'Picturing the Century' exhibit,
http://www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall/picturing_the_century/galleries/greatdep.html

•  "Address on Agricultural Adjustment Act," text of FDR's speech,
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/presidents/32_f_roosevelt/psources/ps_aaaspeech.html

•  "Depression and War," from the PBS series 'Freedom, a History of U.S.',
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/historyofus/web12/index.html

 TOP...

Plant Science:

•  "The Maize Page," resources about corn for 'students, producers and specialists,'
http://maize.agron.iastate.edu

•  "Iowa Corn," educational resources to learn about corn growing,
http://www.iowacorn.org/cornuse/cornuse_8.html

•  "National Corn Growers Association," Web site contains educational resources related to corn and corn science,
http://www.ncga.com/education/main/index.html

•  "Improving Corn," a short summary of the history of the development of hybrid corn,
http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/timeline/corn.htm

•  "The Science of Hybrids,"
http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/crops_03.html

The Arts:

•  "Protest Music for a New Generation" National Public Radio segment on protest music past and present;
http://www.npr.org/features/feature.php?wfId=1212060

•  "Pete Seeger Appreciation Page," features interview with long-time folk singer;
http://home.earthlink.net/~jimcapaldi/

•  "The Alan Lomax Collection," Library of Congress American Folklife Center, features Alan Lomax and his 70-year career as a folk singer.
http://www.loc.gov/folklife/lomax/lomax.html

•  "Talking Union ," lyrics to 1930s protest song,
http://home.earthlink.net/~jimcapaldi/talkunion.htm

•  "Plow Under," lyrics to 1940s war protest song,
http://home.earthlink.net/~jimcapaldi/plowunder.htm

•  "Woody Guthrie Foundation and Archives, features folk singer Woody Guthrie's life and music career.
http://www.woodyguthrie.org/

•  "History in Song," Songs that shaped history or history that shaped songs;
http://www.folkarchive.de/history/history.html#top

•  "The Songs of Aunt Molly Jackson," features protest singer from the 1930s;
http://www.folkarchive.de/history/jackson.html

•  "J.N. 'Ding' Darling Foundation," Web site featuring political cartoonist,
http://www.ding-darling.org

•  "The Crucible/McCarthyism," contains content primary and secondary sources related to Arthur Miller's play and its relationship to McCarthyism,
http://www.wiltonlibrary.org/ya/school/crucible.htm

 TOP...

McCarthyism

•  "McCarthyism," companion Web site for 'American Masters' documentary,
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/database/mccarthyism.html

•  "Herbert Block," political cartoonist who coined the term "McCarthyism,"
http://www.lambiek.net/block_herbert.htm

•  "McCarthyism and the Red Scare,"
http://www.eagleton.rutgers.edu/e-gov/e-politicalarchive-McCarthy.htm

Agriculture:

•  "History of American Agriculture,
http://www.usda.gov/history2/front.htm

•  " Camp Silos ," Web site celebrating "native prairie to present, our agricultural heritage,"
http://www.campsilos.org

•  "Kids' Science Page National Agricultural Library"
http://www.nal.usda.gov/Kids

•  Wallaces' Farmer, Web site for farm magazine started by Henry A. Wallace's family,
http://www.wallacesfarmer.com/ME2/Audiences/default.asp

   TOP...

Links for Teachers

Teacher Resources:

•  "How to Make a Timeline;"
http://www.dohistory.org/on_your_own/toolkit/timeline.html

•  "Teaching With Historic Places Lesson Plans,"
http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/103truman/103truman.htm

•  "US National Archives and Records Administration," use key word search for 'cartoons' to find resources for using cartoons to teach history;
http://www.archives. g ov/search/index.html

•  "Teaching with Documents," FDR Presidential Library and Museum." Teacher resources for using documents to teach history.
http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/primsrce.html

•  "Ag 'n Biosafety," University of Nebraska site whose goal is to provide quality learning materials for educators wishing to teach the science of crop biotechnology and the debate surrounding the saf et y of gen et ically modified food crops in the classroom. Contains lesson plans listed by classroom activity type;
http://agbiosafety.unl.edu/education.shtml

•  "Corn in the Classroom," Web site that provides a guide to teaching resources available on the history, production and use of corn,
http://www.ontariocorn.org / classroom/citc.html

•  "McCarthyism: The Effects of the Anti-Communism Fear," resources for teaching McCarthyism,
http://www.mcps.k12.md.us/schools/blakehs/staff/wagnerm/NetInv/mccarthyactiv.htm

•  " WHERE DID ALL THE MONEY GO? The Great Depression Mystery," teacher resources for teaching causes of the Great Depression,
http://www.e-connections.org/lesson10

•  "Lesson Plan Library," lesson plans on supply and demand,
http://www.mcrel.org/lesson-plans/economics/econlessons.asp

•  "Fill'er Up Please, A Lesson on Supply and Demand,"
http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/index.cfm?lesson=EM394

•  "Economics in the Headlines," high school lesson on supply and demand,
http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/in d ex.cfm?lesson=EM317

•  " K-12 Connections ," see the latest opportunities offered by Iowa Public Television to connect students to educational resources through the Iowa Communications Network,
http://www.iptv.org/iowa_database/cal-default.cfm

•  "Explore More," Iowa Public Television Web site offering resources about gen et ic engineering in food production,
http://www.iptv.org/exploremore/ge/

•  "IPTV Classroom Television," schedules and additional information about educational programming broadcast on Iowa Public Television,
http://www.iptv.org/k12catalog/classroomTVseries_by_c-area.cfm

•  "Media Analysis Tools," workshe et s to help students analyze various media,
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/lessons/media.html

•  "Team Management Checklist," workshe et to help students manage roles in a group project, http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/lessons/97/dream/managmt.pdf

•  "Document Analysis Workshe et ,"
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/lessons/97/dream/daw.pdf

•  "How Does It Read?" a guide to help students analyze an historic document,
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/lessons/97/dream/resource.html

•  "What Do You Hear?" a listening guide to help student as they explore audio sources,
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/educators/workshop/discover/guide2.html

•  "Cartoon Analysis Worksheet ," National Archives & Records Administration digital classroom,
http://www.archives.gov/digital_classroom/lessons/analysis_worksheets/cartoon.html

•  "Political Cartoons," Truman Presidential Museum & Library lesson plan featuring 1948 campaign,
http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/qq/rk_1.htm

•  "The Power of Political Cartoons in a Presidential Year," online version of "History Matters!"
http://www.bedesigns.com/nche/archives/sept_news.html

•  PBS Teachers; more than 3,000+ lesson plans and activities;
http://www.pbs.org/teachers/

 TOP...

General Interest Links

. "1948 Campaign Challengers: Henry A. Wallace," documents related to Henry A. Wallace held in the Truman Presidential Museum and Library,
http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/study_collections/1948campaign/large/docs/wallace/wallace_base.htm

. "Welcome to the Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center ," provides information about the Henry A. Wallace birthplace,
http://www.henryawallacecenter.com/

. "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress," short bio of Henry A. Wallace,
http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000077

. "Selected Works of Henry A. Wallace," speeches and essays by Henry A. Wallace during the New Deal;
http://newdeal.feri.org/wallace/index.htm

. " Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center ," U.S. Department of Agriculture research center named to honor Wallace for his work in ag science,
http://www.ba.ars.usda.gov/wallace/

. "A Bibliography of Writings by Henry A. Wallace",
http://www.winrock.org/wallacecenter/wallace/pribib.html

. U.S. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs," transcripts from the McCarthy hearings in the U.S. Senate,
http://www.gpo.gov/congress/senate/senate12cp107.html

. "Address on Agricultural Adjustment Act," text of FDR's speech,
http://www.pbs . org/wgbh/amex/presidents/32_f_roosevelt/psources/ps_aaaspeech.html

. Wallaces' Farmer, Web site for farm magazine started by Henry A. Wallace's family,
http://www.wallacesfarmer.com/ME2/Audiences/default.asp

 TOP...