Dive into the diversity of American history! At OneHistory.org, our mission is to help teachers, students, and the general public find and listen to all the voices of America, past and present.
Pioneer Court, Chicago January 20, 2009 Photo by Mike Nowak
OneHistory brings you the diverse people who have created American history. Through images, stories, biographies, essays and editorials, OneHistory is dedicated to presenting an American history that includes all the participants from the myriad cultures that have made America.
Want to learn about some of the lesser known (or even unknown) heroes of American history? Visit our Stories page. Challenge your knowledge with our Quizzes page!
History is not only text and stories, however, it is also faces and landscapes. We live in an increasingly visual world and we understand history in an increasingly visual way. Therefore, an understanding of visual history and visual literacy is essential to understanding the diversity of American history.
Want to get away from Google Images as your main visual research tool? Want your students to understand the importance of accurate captions and exciting images for their history fair presentations? Visit our Visual History pages.
Finally, OneHistory provides annotated lists of some of the best of the web. Here there are links to websites for Asian American history, African American history and children’s history among many others. There is also a page with some of the best image sites on the web as well.
Please come back soon. If there is a particular feature you're interested in, just email us at email@example.com. We'll let you know by email when that feature is on the site and/or updated.
And remember, the truth is in the details.
Hilary Mac Austin and Kathleen Thompson