ERIC Number: EJ548197
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Ghosts, Legends, and Haunted Houses: Using Colorful Local History Resources in the History Classroom.
Mills, Randy K.; Woods, John L.
OAH Magazine of History, v11 n3 p49-51 Spr 1997
Utilizes case studies of two southern Indiana local history projects to illustrate methods of conducting local history. The studies examined local voting patterns and researched the legends surrounding a local Civil War colonel. Includes suggestions for planning successful student research projects. (MJP)
Descriptors: Buildings, Civil War (United States), Elections, Historiography, History Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Local History, Oral History, Personal Narratives, Research Skills, Rural Areas, Secondary Education, Social History, Social Science Research, Social Studies, State History, Student Research, Teaching Methods, Voting
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Location: Indiana