African-American History
Language Arts
Social Studies
Local Libraries

Ohio State University Tutorial on Web Search Tools
Badger Link
United Streaming Video

African-American History

voices of the civil rights
  • The Library of Congress, AARP and the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights have created this site to collect personal narratives about the civil rights era.
LBJ library and museus
  • The Lyndon B. Johnson Library presents Civil Rights history for kids.
underground railroad
  • From National Geographic, take this virtual journey along the Underground Railroad as if you were a slave choosing to run for freedom.
Aboard the underground railroad
  • From the National Park Service, learn about and see pictures of many of the buildings where runaway slaves took refuge along the Underground Railroad. Find out how the Underground Railroad operated. Also learn about slave trade, the Civil War, and more.
Dred Scott
American Slave Narratives
  • "From 1936 to 1938, over 2,300 former slaves from across the American South were interviewed by writers and journalists under the aegis of the Works Progress Administration. These former slaves, most born in the last years of the slave regime or during the Civil War, provided first-hand accounts of their experiences on plantations, in cities, and on small farms." Inlcudes sound files.
Africans in America
  • This site from PBS presents information about the slave struggle from 1450 to the late 1800s. Includes narratives, teacher resources, and youth activity guide.
African American Pamphlets
African American Odyssey
  • From the Library of Congress, this site provides a history of African Americans from slavery and Civil War to the civil rights movement.
African American Mosaic
  • A Library of Congress resource guide for the study of black history and culture
black history-biography
  • Biographies, Black History videos, fast facts, quizzes, and a newsletter


Metropolitan Museum of Art
Art and Architecture Online Thesaurus (Museum database)


Food Timeline
Genealogy from the Wisconsin Historical Society
Ellis Island Foundation Introduction to Genealogy Free templates and charts to create family trees and family records. This site requires registration, but once you’re in, the charts are free to download and use. You’ll have the opportunity to sign up (and pay for ) a premium membership, but don’t do that. Use your school email to register.
Charts and Forms Charts and forms you can use to record family history
Getting started in geneology
National Archives
Online geneology library

Language Arts

ALA: Outstanding Books for the College Bound
ALA: Best Books for Young Adults
Abbreviations and acronyms dictionary:
Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus
Web English Teacher
IPL2 -- Subject Browsing
Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th edition
Librarians Internet Index
Awesome Library
Literary Criticism at the Bookspot
Literary History
Novel Guide
representative poetry online
The American Academy of Poets
Lumnarium: Anthology of English Literature
high school debate topics Each year, there is a national debate topic for forensics teams. And each year, the University of Michigan Library creates an online library of materials about that topic.

Pro censorship sites for the To Ban or Not To Ban assignment
Library Patrons
Appeal to Richland School Board for Reconsideration of Seven Adopted Texts
family friendly libraries

Arguments for the con side of the To Ban or Not To Ban assignement
kids right to read
freedom to read
aclu-free speech

Definitions of Censorship


Virtual Manipulatives
Calculus Help
Interactive Mathematics Online


Physics Simulations
CDC website
challenger center for space science learning
Planet Science
The Why Files
Librarians Internet Index
Web Elements
Wisconsin Health Statistics
Contributions of 20thCentury Women to Physics
Eric Weisstein's World of Scientific Biography
Animal Information from Sea
Animal Diversity
endangered species

Social Studies

US History - Original Documents
Awesome Stories - primary sources
New Deal Network
National Archives
CIA - world fact book
geography background notes
American Memory-from the Library of Congress
The World of Early America
archer audio archives
from revolution to reconstruction
primary source documents from the library of congress
Cybrary of the Holocaust
maps 101
Experiencing War: Stories from the Vetrans History Project From the United States Library of Congress, oral histories on a variety of themes American's Women's History: A Research Guide
Stories of the Century

Local Libraries

Brown County Library
St. Norbert College Library
UWGB Library
WISCAT - State Library Catalog