Unit 1 Workshop Day (Mon, 9/19)

by Dr. H - September 19th, 2011

Note: New tab above, “Exam Advice” – to help you improve your exam skills, based on what I’m seeing from in-class writing exercises

Resources for today’s class:

Custer's Last Fight poster (Click for larger image)

Web resources:

Custer Battlefield Museum http://www.custermuseum.org/ (note this is a private for-profit museum; the battlefield’s name has changed)
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument Website http://www.nps.gov/libi/index.htm
The Battle of Little Bighorn on PBS – The West http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/resources/archives/six/bighorn.htm (resource page from a 2001 PBS series)
Battle of the Little Bighorn on Eyewitness to History http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/custer.htm (a commercial site, note the ads)
Website for groups involved in Little Bighorn Annual Re-enactments http://www.littlebighornreenactment.com/
Little Bighorn Photo Gallery http://www.mohicanpress.com/battles/ba04002.html (an amateur/commerical site, note, site has automatic music)
Friends of the Little Bighorn Battlefield http://www.friendslittlebighorn.com/ (fundraising organization for the monument)
Little Bighorn Associates http://www.thelbha.org/ (scholarly society dedicated to history of the battle)
“How the Battle of Little Bighorn was Won” http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/How-the-Battle-of-Little-Bighorn-Was-Won.html (online article from Smithsonian Magazine)
Gallery of images at History.com http://www.history.com/topics/battle-of-the-little-bighorn/photos (a commercial site)

Online Historical Newspaper/Periodical Archives
Making of America (Cornell University)

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection (1859-1923) – same kind of search engine as the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Library of Congress “Chronicling America” historic newspapers (1880-1922)

California Digital Newspaper Collection

Quincy, Illinois Historical Newspaper Archive (1835-1919)

The Harvard Crimson (starts in 1873)

Sioux County, Nebraska, Newspaper Archives (1872 to the present)

Wyoming Newspaper Project

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