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TEACHER RESOURCES



HistoryForge - HistoryForge combines historic maps and photos with census records of the people who lived in Ithaca, NY, creating a unique way to visualize the history of this community in the early 1900s. Explore these maps and data with your students!

HistoryForge Database


Holocaust Education - The History Center has partnered with the Ithaca Area United Jewish Community and the Ithaca College Park Scholars to share Oral Histories of Holocaust Survivors who live in our local community. Educators are welcome to stream these classroom-ready videos with your students, and use the curricular resources to support learning on this subject.

Holocaust Education Materials


Objects and Artifacts - We have an extensive archival collection of local history, and can help make these resources available for your classroom. Resources include photographs, maps, letters, scrapbooks, oral history interviews, city directories, and more. 

Contact our Curator to learn more. 


Virtual Exhibits - Explore selections from previous exhibits, made available digitally, to support your learning and classroom work. 

Virtual Exhibits

Physical Address

Located inside the Tompkins Center for History & Culture

110 North Tioga Street

(On the Ithaca Commons) 

Ithaca NY, 14850 USA


Hours

Exhibit Hall -  Thursday-Saturday 10am-5pm / Sunday - 10am-3pm - CLOSED M-W

Cornell Local History Research Library & Thaler/Howell Archives - By appointment only. Please contact archives@thehistorycenter.net

Contact                                                     

Email: Refer to Contact page for individual emails, General inquiries to community@thehistorycenter.net

Phone: 607-273-8284

Web: thehistorycenter.net

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