Post-Reconstruction Resources


These online resources can be used to enhance your teaching about the Post-Reconstruction Era. They are not mentioned in any specific lessons, but they can be used to enhance the unit as a whole.

Children’s Lives at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: A Primary Source Set from the Library of Congress

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/primarysourcesets/childrens-lives/
This set of photographs show children at work, play, and school around the year 1900. This would be a great basis for a bulletin board or learning center. The accompanying teacher's guide provides background information about the primary sources.

Immigration: A Primary Source Set from the Library of Congress

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/themes/immigration/set.html

Labor: A Primary Source Set from the Library of Congress

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/themes/labor/set.html

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