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The Dark Horse Comes to Malawi: Famine in Africa

September 14th, 2017

In this third lesson of the four part series, students briefly examine the 2002 famine in Africa and the factors that contributed to its severity, with a special focus on Malawi.

Around the World in the 1890s: Photographs from the World’s Transportation Commission

September 14th, 2017

This collection contains nearly nine hundred images by American photographer William Henry Jackson. In addition to railroads, elephants, camels, horses, sleds and sleighs, sedan chairs,rickshaws, and other types of transportation, Jackson photographed city views, street and harbor scenes, landscapes, local inhabitants, and Commission members as they travelled through North Africa, Asia, Australia, and Oceania.