University of Minnesota

Additional Digital Resources for K-12 Refugee and Newcomer Education

Immigration History Research Center --

U Media Archive --
The U Media Archive is a one-stop resource for locating digitized records held by the University of Minnesota’s many research libraries and archives.
Minnesota Digital Library --
The Minnesota Digital Library (MDL)—a consortium of professionals from libraries, archives, historical societies and museums across Minnesota—is committed to creating a digital collection of the state's unique resources and special collections. By providing a server and database environment and imaging support that is the technical foundation for current and future digitization activities, the MDL supports education, scholarship and enrichment through Internet access. -- is designed to help K–12 history teachers access resources and materials to improve U.S. history education in the classroom. Resources include lesson plans for migration studies.
Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media --
Provides access to digitized primary sources, online resources for K-12 Social Studies education, and links to many examples of digital history exhibits on the web.
Historypin --
Historypin is an online, user-generated archive of historical photos and personal recollections. Users are able to use the location and date of an image to "pin" it to Google Maps.
Dipity --
Dipity is a free digital timeline website. Users can create, share, embed and collaborate on interactive, visually engaging timelines that integrate video, audio, images, text, links, social media, location and timestamps.


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