High School Programs
Primary Source Workshops: Grades 7 – 12
Primary source workshops teach students in grades 7-12 how to use primary sources and material culture to study the past.Students gain research skills as they uncover details of daily life and discuss the issues faced by New Haveners in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Workshops are 90 minutes in length.
Research men and women from New Haven’s past. Choose to focus on a specific time period or study change over time by exploring the lives of New Haven residents from three centuries. Students use letters, diaries, town records and other documents as well as historic artifacts to learn about these diverse individuals.
The Amistad Incident & African American History in New Haven
The Amistad Incident reflects the many issues facing free and enslaved African Americans in the early 1800s. Using historic artifacts and newspapers, students will explore Amistad and other events both local and national to increase their understanding of the era.
Industry and Commerce in New Haven
New Haven’s history is filled with examples of successful industries and corporations. Students use a variety of business records to explore examples of this rich heritage and discover what kinds of companies developed here and what happened to some of them.
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