Education

The Evanston History Center offers first-rate educational programing for educators and for students of all ages. Whether looking for Evanston history-related projects and resources, a lively and informative speaker for a class or meeting, or information about how to manage your own historical collections, the Evanston History Center can help.

For more information on educational programs at EHC, please contact Dr. Jenny Thompson.

Click on the links below for more information or to download info:

Daniel Burnham in Evanston

Oral History: “Talk Little, Listen Much: Wayne Watson and an Oral History of Evanston’s Black Community

Spirited: Prohibition in America, Educational Resources

The Takeover 1968: Student Protest, Campus Politics, and Black Student Activism at Northwestern University.

April 1968 Evanston in the Wake of King’s Death: the Fight for Fair Housing

Evanston Seen: Creating A Visual Map of Meaning-A Community Photo Project

Educational Resources for Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

Remembering WWI: Resources for Educators

The Evanston War Memorial
“Reparation”
Restoration: Profiles of Evanston’s “War Dead”*
*The term “War Dead” is an historical one, used frequently and with respect throughout the war years and afterward. It is used here with the same respect and desire to make an historical connection with the time.

Local History:

Lesson Plans for Teachers and Educators (Grades 2-5)

Lesson Plans for Teachers and Educators (Grades 6-12)

Maps for Lesson Plans

Photographs for Lesson Plans

Other resources:

Podcast Series: History Speaks

Speakers Bureau

Portable History Programs

Scout Programs