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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.
Image of a stamped letter with Japanese writing

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.
Mosaic from Ancient City of Madaba, Jordan

CyArk

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.
Museum exhibit showing Alaska in text with artifacts surrounding it.

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.
Color image of shelving with various artifacts, most of which are clay bowls or vessels

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.
A map of the Roman world with cities labeled.

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.
Map showing Europe, Asia, and Africa with pins in various locations.

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.”
Blue circle with green landmass, showing an overhead view of the globe. It is captioned h/21.

History21

The most meaningful goal of this site is its emphasis on epistemology, and students learning how to think historically.
Hand drawn map showing landforms and sea

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.
Map of North America showing areas of indigenous land by group

Native Land

It is a good place to start learning about knowledge generation and how indigenous groups and settlers can come together to document their histories.

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