Maritime Voices: Merchant Mariners and Shipyard Workers Remember World War II

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Primary Source
Date Posted: 11/5/2010

Listen to oral history recordings and examine related primary source materials to learn the stories of the men and women who built and sailed on Liberty Ships to support the allied war effort during World War II. The Web site encourages students to take on the role of historian by presenting them with a variety of related primary source materials and historical questions. These resources are part of the online exhibition On the Water: Stories from Maritime America.

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