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NEW DEAL RESOURCES
TEACHING AND LEARNING ABOUT THE NEW DEAL IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER!
A collaboration between the New Mexico Chapter of the National New Deal Preservation Association and the Social Studies Department at the Santa Fe Indian School - this guide is intended to assist students and teachers to engage in further study of the New Deal in the United States and in New Mexico.
GILDER LEHRMAN INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN HISTORY
Free teacher registration provides access to hundreds of quality lesson plans and primary sources.
LESSON PLANS FROM VARIOUS SOURCES
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS RESOURCES
The New Deal - Primary Resource Guide
Includes teacher guides, lesson plans and primary source analysis tool kits.
New Deal Web Guide - Virtual Programs and Services
Library guide curating New Deal offerings from LOC and links to external resources.
New Deal Programs: Brother Can You Spare a Dime?
Overview of New Deal programs and lesson plans for grades 7-12.
New Deal Poster Collections
LOC Collection of digital images of New Deal posters, poster divisions, artists, and articles.
Farm Service Agency Photograph Collection
FSA and Office of War Information photographs from 1935-1944.
Narratives from Enslaved Persons from the Federal Writers Project
Collection of primary source narratives from formerly enslaved persons. Includes teacher guides for lesson plans and additional digitized artifacts and materials.
Federal Theater Project
Media, articles, radio and theater scripts from the Federal Theater Project: 1935-1939.
Voices from the Dust Bowl
Audio recordings, media, lesson plans, and other resources in conjunction with the American Folk Life Center.
American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers Program
Manuscripts, lesson plans, media from the FWP (a division of the PWA) from 1936-1940.
DIGITAL PUBLIC LIBRARY OF AMERICA
The New Deal
Curated primary sources ad lesson plan about the New Deal.
Indian Reorganization Act
Lesson plan, using primary sources to consider the impact of the federal policy on Native communities, including using the prior history of assimilation and the Merriam report to further analyze the IRA. High school.
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES & EDSITEMENT LESSON PLANS
CRASH COURSE HISTORY VIDEOS
John Green tells you everything you ever needed to know, in about 15 minutes! It's fast and furious, smart and relevant!
IMPORTANT PARTNERS AND CONTACTS
Living New Deal
Comprehensive resource with excellent information about New Deal sites in every state, current news, and resources, including educational materials.
Frances Perkins Center
FDR's Secretary of Labor and first female cabinet member in history. "Driving force behind the New Deal".
ZINN EDUCATION PROJECT
Zinn Ed. Project was founded by historian and activist Howard Zinn to ensure all people's history is taught. These resources examine historical time periods from minority points of view and critically examine dominant historical narratives, frequently found in commercial textbooks.
STANFORD HISTORY EDUCATION GROUP
ALPHABET SOUP- SPECIFIC NEW DEAL PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES