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Albert Schatz Collection
Not only do these sources span a range of time periods, but they also span a geographical area.
Ainu and Ezochi Rare Collection
In this case, the collection focuses on the expansion of the ethnically Japanese “Wajin” people into the northern islands of present day Japan.
In order to prevent the complete loss of these sites to history, the project works by keeping records of significant sites, and sharing and displaying these places using 3D modeling.
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
This website provides links to lesson plans based on exhibits, as well as images from the museum’s collection that may not otherwise be available to visitors.
UM Museum of Anthropological Archaeology Image Database
What makes this site useful is its open accessibility to see the results of archaeological digs and excavations.
ORBIS: The Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman World
This is a useful tool for educators to model how the Roman empire operated, as well as what those operations may have looked like in practice.
The People’s Map of Global China
This website maps the international activities of Chinese businesses or government affairs, to create an idea of “Global China.”
The most meaningful goal of this site is its emphasis on epistemology, and students learning how to think historically.
French Renaissance Paleography
This website is a compilation of manuscripts from France through 1300 to 1700, which come from a variety of sources, such as legal documents, contracts, or calligraphy books.
It is a good place to start learning about knowledge generation and how indigenous groups and settlers can come together to document their histories.