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History Unfolded: US Newspapers and the Holocaust

History Unfolded: US Newspapers and the Holocaust

History Unfolded offers a free, adaptable lesson plan, supporting materials, and a community manager to provide online assistance. Using them, you and your students will help the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum answer questions about what Americans knew about the Holocaust and how they reacted. In the process, students will learn critical thinking skills as they conduct real historical research using primary sources.
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Image credit: High school students perform microfilm research in the historical newspaper collections of the Staunton public library. Staunton, VA, June 1, 2016. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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