Two Friends

John Muir and Theodore Roosevelt

Catalog Number: HPC-001830

See a video of “A camping trip that changed the nation”

http://nationalparksadventure.com/explore/

More about the National Parks:

https://www.nps.gov/history/kids.htm

Happy centennial, National Park System!

https://www.nps.gov/subjects/centennial/index.htm

More about the two men:

John Muir

http://mrnussbaum.com/pioneers/john_muir/

http://www.ducksters.com/biography/uspresidents/theodoreroosevelt.php

For Teachers:

Slideshow on the pair

Susan B Anthony and Frederick Douglas

http://www.ducksters.com/biography/susan_b_anthony.php

http://www.ducksters.com/history/civil_rights/frederick_douglass.php

 

Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese

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Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary Garber (she interviewed Jackie Robinson among other notables.)

 

  1. Reader’s Theater Script
  2. Mental Floss: 42 Facts about Jackie Robinson
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackie_Robinson#Pasadena_Junior_College

For Teachers:

  1. http://espn.go.com/blog/playbook/fandom/post/_/id/20917/did-reese-really-embrace-robinson-in-47
  2. NYT article: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/02/sports/baseball/two-men-who-did-the-right-thing.html?_r=0

 

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https://bwmsen.wordpress.com/two-friends/

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