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African American History

Explore St. Louis: A Walk Through Black History in St. Louis

Missouri Historical Society: Annie Malone: A Legacy of Generosity

Missouri Historical Society: Mill Creek Valley: Race and Urban Renewal Projects in the Mid-20th Century

Missouri Historical Society: The Brave Women behind St. Louis Freedom Suits

NPR: “Racial covenants, a relic of the past, are still on the books across the country”

Reparative Justice Coalition of St. Louis

Slavery at White Haven

State Historical Society of Missouri: Historic Images of Black Families: Representation, Identity, and Diversity- A Virtual Tour

St. Louis County Library: Little Rock Nine

St. Louis Public Radio: Florissant’s History Of Slavery Gets A Close Look In ‘In The Walnut Grove’

St. Louis Public Radio: ‘Lynch’s Slave Pens’ In Shadow Of Busch Stadium Will Get Historical Marker

Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site: Series: The History of Slavery in St. Louis

UMSL: Mill Creek Valley Project

Washington University & Slavery Project

Native American History

Missouri Historical Society: Making Missouri: More than 200 (Missouri’s Indigenous History)

Washington University in St. Louis: Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies

LGBTQIA+ History

Saint Louis LGBT History Project

State Historical Society of Missouri: Out of the Stacks: Utilizing SHSMO’s LGBTQIA+ Collections

General Hard History Education

Gateway Arch National Park: Americans’ Right to Vote Video Series

Gateway Arch National Park: Virtual Park Ranger Visits

Missouri Historical Society: K-12 Programs

MOCHE: Books, Documentaries, & Articles in Hard History Education

MOCHE: Curriculum Resources for Hard History Education

MOCHE: Organizations and Partners in Hard History Education

Teaching Hard History Podcast

Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site: Challenging History Education Series

Ulysses S. Grant’s Life and Legacy: Teaching with Museum Collections Lesson Plan


Informal History St. Louis

Missouri Historical Society: Recorded Lectures and Lessons

State Historical Society of Missouri: Research Guides

Washington University in St. Louis: Collaborative Projects

We Live Here Podcast

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