Programs > K-12 Programs is a website developed by the American Antiquarian Society that contains primary source materials, lesson plans, and background essays that examine key moments in American history. Subjects include:

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The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) is both a learned society and a national research library housing the largest and most accessible collection of books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, periodicals, sheet music, and graphic arts material printed through 1876 in what is now the United States.

Materials on this website were developed in collaboration with Old Sturbridge Village, Assumption College, and the Worcester Public Schools and funded by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Federal Department of Education Teaching American History program.


For more information, contact:
James David Moran
Director of Outreach
American Antiquarian Society
Worcester, MA 01609


Kayla Haveles
Education Coordinator
American Antiquarian Society
Worcester, MA 01609