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Showing Grade 4, Unit 4d, Great Depression and World War II
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California History Online - California Historical Society

http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/exhibits/online.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This online history has chapters and 400 images on the following topics: 1) The Physical Setting: California and Beyond 2) The First Californians: Native Cultures 3) European Exploration: Voyages of Discovery 4) A Spanish Colonial Frontier: Missions, Presidios, Pueblos 5) Mexican California: The Heyday of the Ranchos 6) The Gold Rush: California Transformed 7) The Impact of the Railroad: The Iron Horse and the Octopus 8) Economic Growth: Progress and Its Discontents 9) The Great Depression: California in the Thirties Standards: 4.1.3, 4.1.5, 4.2 all, 4.3.1, 4.3.3, 4.4.1, 4.4.6 and 4.4.8

Comments: Because of the manner in which this site is posted you cannot bookmark the sections on each topic. From the page at this URL select California History Online and then Text Only or Annotated Timeline.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 512

Folk Music From Northern California in the 1930s

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/afccchtml/cowhome.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site provides a unique window on the Great Depression through a collection of recorded folk music from the 1930s featuring both well known and little known performers. Standards 4.4.5 and 11.6.3

Comments: This is part of the American Memory Collection of the Library of Congress.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1264

Prices Now and Then

http://www.michigan.gov/hal/0,1607,7-160-15481_19268_20778-52530--,00.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Compare the cost of toys and clothes with wages during the Great Depression and today. Standards 4.4.5 and 11.6.1 (partial)

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2522

Reclamation and the Arid West 1936

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4397733351669298563&q=11674

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here is actual film footage taken by government and news sources during the building of Hoover Dam on the Colorado River at the California-Nevada border. It is rich with scenes from the California desert and Los Angeles that show the use of water and power throughout Southern California. Standards 3.5.1, 4.4.5, 4.4.6, 4.4.7, and 11.11.7

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3675

California in the 1930's

http://www.californiahistory.net/depres_frame_mainmenu.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: These pictures by Dorothea Lange and others show workers and cooperatives in California during the 1930's. Standards 4.4.5 and 11.6.3

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 525

Gas Rationing During 1942

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/vogas.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This radio sketch by Jack Benny, Gracie Allen and Eddie Cantor pokes fun at the contortions people went through to survive the civilian product rationing during World War II. Standards 4.4.5, 11.7.5 and 12.3.1 economics

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1333

History of Orange County, California

http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~kennyk/oc/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This amateur historian's site gives a bird's-eye- view of Orange County's past through a look at its early history, exploration, mission era, land settlement, land booms and busts, early twentieth century development, expansion between the two world wars, suburbanization and recent times. Standards 3.3 all, 3.5.1, 4.4.6, and 4.4.9

Comments: The historical photos of freeways, shopping centers, etc. will intrigue students.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1591

Life in the Relocation Camps

http://contest.thinkquest.jp/tqj1998/10060/interview.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site offers excellent insights into life in the relocation camps of World War II. Standards 4.4.5, and 11.7.5

Comments: Links provide additional background information.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1979

Port of Los Angeles

http://www.portoflosangeles.org/history/cabrillo.asp

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This history of the Port of Los Angeles begins with Cabrillo and ends with the 2007 centennial. There are pictures, background information, oral history recordings of the shipyard workers and much more. Standards 3.3.2, 3.5.1,4.2.2, 4.4.5, and 4.4.6

Comments: This site is also useful for learning about the modern role of the port in the nation's economy

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 968

Remembering Manzanar

http://www.lm.liverpool.k12.ny.us/Whacked/Manzanar1/remember.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site includes the poem "Remembering Manzanar" by Margie Yasuko Motowaki Wong describing her feeling about her internment experience at Manzanar. There are also nice photos of Manzanar as it is today including the historical plaque. At the bottom of the site is a good group of additional links. Standards 4.4.5 and 11.7.5

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2623

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