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Family History

from the editor

Does the American Family Have a History? Family Images and Realities, by Steven Mintz
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Historiography

Teaching Family History: An Annotated Bibliography,
by Steven Mintz
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articles

Introducing Students to Family History,
by Linda Gordon
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Bringing the History of American Family Law into the Classroom,
by Michael Grossberg
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The Challenge of Family History,
by Stephanie Coontz
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Your Family History: Anthropology at Home,
by John R. Gillis
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Family Life in the Slave Quarters: Survival Strategies,
by Marie Jenkins Schwartz
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Flight to Freedom: One Family and the Story of the Underground Railroad,
by James Oliver Horton
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Teaching American History with Teddy’s Bear,
by Miriam Forman-Brunell
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Photographs as a Source for Family History,
by Joseph M. Hawes and Elizabeth I. Nybakken
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lesson plans

Picturing Delinquents, Institutions, and Families,
by Eric C. Schneider
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Growing Up in America,
by Harvey J. Graff
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Fatherhood, Childhood, and War: 1945,
by Robert Griswold
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Grace Abbott and the U.S. Children’s Bureau,
by Kriste Lindenmeyer
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Adoption and the Family in Early-Twentieth-Century America,
by E. Wayne Carp
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A Will as a Source for African American Family History,
by Wilma King
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primary source documents

The Last Will and Testament of Betsey Sompayrac

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educational resources

Family History: An ERIC/ChESS Sample,
by Laura A. Pinhey
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Selected Internet Resources on Family History,
by Steven Mintz
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on teaching

The American Melting Pot? Miscegenation Laws in the United States,
by Bárbara C. Cruz and Michael J. Berson
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classroom media

Object Lessons: Material Culture on the World Wide Web,
by Charlene Mires
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history headlines

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