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Jul 17, 2012 Duke Ellington and Jazz Homepage
Children and adults can enjoy exploring the story behind one of America’s pioneers of jazz music, Duke Ellington, through children's literature, museum collections, and hands-on activities. Focused around Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His...
Apr 11, 2013 History Explorer Podcast: The Jazz Oral History Project
In this episode of the History Explorer podcast series, Ken Kimery, executive director of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, discusses the importance of the Jazz Oral History Project. Ken explains the history of the program and its importance,...

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Join fellow American history and social studies teachers to share resources and best practices to help students get excited about the past! Hosted by educators from the National Museum of American History’s History Explorer project.

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NaomiAtAmericanHistory

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social_studies, history, american_history, artifacts, smithsonian, us_history, primary_sources, u.s._history, historical_thinking, document_based_questions, object_based_learning, museum_education

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Oct 4, 2010

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About Us

Carrie, Jenny, Matt, and Naomi are all educators at the National Museum of American History. We manage the museum's Web site for teachers, History Explorer, and are looking forward to talking with history teachers through this site! If you want to know more about us, you can find more on our Web site or follow us on Twitter @explorehistory!