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All of the links in this section are open education resources that SNN has visited and reviewed. Most of the links are from federal government agencies and nonprofit organizations that manage libraries, museums, and galleries throughout the country. There are also international organizations included in the database, a database that will continue to expand as SNN reviews additional educational resources.

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Team USA
Team USA - Olympics

Tennessee
official website of the state of Tennessee; Nashville (capital)

Tennessee Valley Authority Act (primary source doc)
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Act enacted in 1933 to provide flood control for the Tennessee River and to improve navigation;

Texas
official website of the state of Texas; Austin (capital)

Thanksgiving origin
Two pilgrims who attended the First Thanksgiving in 1621 wrote about the event - primary source doc from the Pilgrim Hall Museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Thanksgiving Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln
In 1863, Pres. Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday in November as a day of thanks - primary source doc (National Park Service)

Thanksgiving Proclamation by President George Washington (primary source doc)
In 1789, George Washington issued a proclamation declaring a day of thanks for Nov. 26, 1789 - primary source doc from the Library of Congress

The Alamo
The Alamo: The Mission, The Battle, The Legend (in San Antonio, Texas to commemorate the 1836 event)

The Great Lakes Historical Society
The Great Lakes Historical Society

The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy

The Nobel Peace Prize
The Nobel Peace Prize

The Toledo Zoo
The Toledo Zoo

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary - NOAA and State of Michigan
Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Alpena, Michigan offers tours of shipwreck sites on glass bottom boats

Time - Atomic Clock
Atomic clock

Time and Date
Time and Date - interactive time zone map

Titanic Belfast
Titanic Belfast - in Ireland - museum devoted to the 1912 sinking of the RMS Titanic

Tokyo 2020 - Summer Olympics
Summer Olympics in Tokyo in 2020

Toledo Museum of Art
Toledo Museum of Art

Tony Awards
The Tony Awards, named after Antoinette Perry after she died in 1946; awarded since 1947 for achievement by theatre professionals;

Tower Bridge in London
Tower Bridge in London, one of the most famous structures in the world

Travel and tourism sites for U.S. States and Territories
Travel and tourism sites by usa.gov

Treaty of Paris (primary source doc)
Treaty of Paris that ended the American Revolution (1783)

Tri-State Warbird Museum
historic aviation museum in Batavia, Ohio (near Cincinnati) that was founded in 2003 to preserve WWII aircraft

Tsunami Warning Centers
U.S. Tsunami Warning Centers (National Weather Service/NOAA)

Tulane University
Tulane University - New Orleans

Turkey Federation
National Turkey Federation

Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site in Alabama; African American pilots who fought during WWII (National Park Service site)

Tuskegee University
Tuskegee University, founded in 1881 as the Tuskegee Institute with Dr. Booker T. Washington its first principal

Twilight Wish Foundation
Twilight Wish Foundation, based in Doylestown, Penn., which grants wishes to senior citizens

   
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    June 5, 2019 - Seventy-five years ago today, 20 Pathfinder pilots were preparing for their daring D-Day mission. It was due to launch late that evening. Their mission was to drop paratroopers behind enemy lines in France. They would then mark seven drop zones for thousands of paratroopers who would drop from the sky minutes later. It was a high-risk, high-tech mission. Paratroopers would be placing Eureka electronic transponders on the ground. Signals from Eureka beacons were received by Rebecca antenna mounted on the nose of the C-47 "Gooney Bird" planes.
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    May 8, 2019 - During World War II, 16,112,566 soldiers served worldwide in America's Army, Navy or Marines.* They each have a story to honor. At the World War II Memorial in Washington DC, there is a wall of 4,048 gold stars. The stars honor the 405,399 soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the country. Seventy-four years ago today, the Allies declared Victory in Europe (V-E) after liberating Europe from Hitler's Nazi Germany.
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  • Pathfinder mission was high-risk, high-tech Pathfinder mission was high-risk, high-tech
    June 5, 2019 - Seventy-five years ago today, 20 Pathfinder pilots were preparing for their daring D-Day mission. It was due to launch late that evening. Their mission was to drop paratroopers behind enemy lines. Enemy lines were in Nazi-occupied France. Paratroopers would then mark seven drop zones. The markers were for thousands of paratroopers who would drop from the sky minutes later. It was a high-risk, high-tech mission.
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  • People of D-Day: Vito and Geraldine Pedone (Part 1) People of D-Day: Vito and Geraldine Pedone (Part 1)
    May 8, 2019 - During World War II, 16,112,566 American soldiers served worldwide. They served in the US Army, Navy or Marines.* They each have a story to honor. At the World War II Memorial in Washington DC, there is a wall of 4,048 gold stars. The stars honor the 405,399 soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the country. Seventy-four years ago today, the Allies declared Victory in Europe (V-E) after liberating Europe from Hitler's Nazi Germany.
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