‘Under His Hat: Discovering Lincoln’s Story from Primary Sources’ is the home of the Lincoln Collection Digitization Project, a thematic online-education resource about the United States’ 16th President, Abraham Lincoln.
Under His Hat uses primary source materials from the more than 52,000 Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln-era artifacts and documents known as the Lincoln Collection. These primary source materials are presented in thematic groupings to bring Lincoln’s history to life for a global audience.
To accommodate classroom use at various grade levels, Under His Hat includes activities in the resource guide that can be adjusted to correlate with objectives found in the National Common Core Standards. Resources include hands-on activities, vocabulary, research topics, critical thinking questions, and references to additional resources.