Welcome to the Picturing America School Collaboration Conference


This site provides information and resources for conference participants and other teachers and librarians who are using Picturing America images in their classrooms. The Newberry Library hosted National Picturing America School Collaboration Conferences on October 23 and 24, 2009 and April 16 and 17, 2010, and a Picturing America Regional Conference on August 19 and 20, 2010.

 Take a virtual tour of Chicago's Loop

View artworks from the Art Institute of Chicago's collection that complement Picturing America images


Hear scholars discuss materials from the Newberry Library's collection that complement Picturing America images

Watch presentations by scholars from the October 2009 Picturing America Conference


Read Lesson Plans written by conference participants



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All activities of the Scholl Center are supported in part by the Dr. Scholl Foundation.

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