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History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the Web was first developed in 1998 by the American Social History Project/Center for Media & Learning, City University of New York, and the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, with initial funding from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation. Over the past several years, it has become a highly regarded gateway to web resources as well as a repository of unique teaching materials, first-person primary documents, and guides to analyzing historical evidence for high school and college students and teachers of American history. In January 2005, the American Historical Association awarded History Matters the James Harvey Robinson Prize for the site’s “outstanding contribution to the teaching and learning of history.” In April 2005, the New York Public Library selected the site for its “Best of Reference 2005.” You can read a more detailed overview of the site, here.

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Developed by American Social History Project/Center for Media & Learning, City University of New York, and the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University.

Contact us at historymatters@gmu.edu

Center for History and New Media
Research 1 Suite 450
4400 University Drive, MSN 3G1
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA 22030
Tel: 703.993.9277
Fax: 703.993.4585

American Social History Project/
Center for Media and Learning

The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York 10016
Tel: 212.817.1966


Created and Produced by Pennee Bender, Joshua Brown, Roy Rosenzweig
Associate Directors: Ellen Noonan & Kelly Schrum
Executive Producers: Pennee Bender, Stephen Brier, Joshua Brown, Roy Rosenzweig
Associate Editor for Many Pasts: David Jaffee
Design: Andrea Ades Vasquez
Original Art: Joshua Brown
Programming: Daniel Cohen, Simon Kornblith, Andre Pitanga, Elena Razlogova
Research and Technical Assistants: Rustin Crandall, Joseph Duis, Juliet Gorman, Katja Hering, Dan Maxwell, Julie Miller, Peter Strong, Donna Yee

WWW.History annotations written and edited by: Laura Beveridge, Jeremy Boggs, Megan Elias, Alan Gevinson, James Halabuk, Michael Laine, Michael O'Malley, Ellen Pearson, Elena Razlogova, Roy Rosenzweig, Kelly Schrum, John Summers

Many Pasts documents edited and introduced by: Pennee Bender, Stephen Brier, Joshua Brown, Alan Gevinson, David Jaffee, Julie Miller, Mike O'Malley, Barbara Melosh, Ellen Noonan, Roy Rosenzweig, Kelly Schrum, John Summers, Christian Turek, Andrea Ades Vasquez.

Thanks to: Sherna Gluck, Ron Grele, Wally Grotophorst, Michael O'Malley, Michael Picorossi, David Tarnow, Donna Thompson, the Montana Historical Society, and all of the teachers who have submitted syllabi, lesson plans, and student work.

Consultants: Ann Fabian, Nancy Hewitt, Gary Kornblith, John McClymer, Neil Salisbury, Carl Schulkin, Tom Thurston

Funded by: the National Endowment for the Humanities, an Independent Federal Agency; The Kellogg Foundation; The Rockefeller Foundation; George Mason University; City University of New York; and the New York Council for the Humanities.

Ann Bazzarone, Cathie Boivin, Adam Dinwiddie, Jessica Finnefrock, Michael Laine, Monica Ortiz, Gregg Parrish, Wei Su, Christian Turek, TuVinh Vuong.

All images, code, and original material © 1999-2012 American Social History Productions, Inc.