RESOURCE:

Legacies: Collecting America's History at the Smithsonian

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Web Link
Date Posted: 10/17/2009

This resource allows students to browse the two hundred and fifty artifacts included in the Legacies: Collecting Americas History at the Smithsonian collection. It also includes descriptions of each artifact, interpretations of how the artifacts fit into broader themes in American history, and brief case studies explaining the method historians use to discover meaning from seemingly ordinary historic treasures.