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Over the next two years, Seeing America will grow to include 100 videos, 18 essays, quizzes, discussion questions and lesson plans.
Lawrence carefully documents the migration of African Americans from the agricultural South to the industrial North.
Though this photograph could be seen as a searing social commentary, its maker preferred to view it as fine art.
The creation of a beloved landmark destroyed a thriving community of African Americans and Irish immigrants.
Kaphar takes a violent history and renders it visible in this modified portrait of Andrew Jackson.
Geller captures the tensions of the Jewish immigrant experience in the early 20th-century United States.