Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Documenting the American South

Documenting the American South is a collection of texts, images, and audio files documenting the history and culture of the southern United States. The collection is curated by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. You can search the collection by subject, author, or title. Browsing can also be done geographically by clicking on the states in this interactive map. Visitors to Documenting the American South can also browse through fourteen thematic galleries covering topics such as oral histories of the south and North American Slave Narratives.

Thanks to Angela Cunningham for sharing the link to Documenting the American South on Twitter.

Applications for Education
Documenting the American South has a lesson plan index offering lessons incorporating the resources in the collections of Documenting the American South. In addition the lesson plan index, Documenting the American South offers helpful tips for having students record digital narratives.