Dynamic Directory - March 28, 2020

Revised Stories in the past 30 days

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Lewis Powell, Conspiracy Trial Defendant
Lewis Powell, Conspiracy Trial Defendant

Lewis Thornton Powell was born in Alabama, lived in Florida and served as a Confederate soldier. He became a "Lincoln Conspiracy" Defendant.

Surratt Tavern and Boardinghouse - Appearance in 1865
Surratt Tavern and Boardinghouse - Appearance in 1865

The Surratt family owned two properties - one, in Surrattsville, and the other in Washington City.

Samuel A. Mudd - Defendant in the Lincoln Conspiracy Trial
Samuel A. Mudd - Defendant in the Lincoln Conspiracy Trial

Samuel A. Mudd was a young doctor with several children when he met John Wilkes Booth in the fall of 1864.

Robert Vijay Gupta - Violinist, Friend of Nathaniel Ayers
Robert Vijay Gupta - Violinist, Friend of Nathaniel Ayers

(Robert) Vijay Gupta, child prodigy and friend of Nathaniel Ayers, is a violinist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.

Joanne Pearce-Martin - Friend of Nathaniel Ayers
Joanne Pearce-Martin - Friend of Nathaniel Ayers

Joanne Pearce-Martin is principal keyboardist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.

Yo-Yo Ma Plays - Prelude, Bach's Cello Suite No. 1
Yo-Yo Ma Plays - Prelude, Bach's Cello Suite No. 1

The Toronto Music Garden is inspired by J.

The Soloist - Homeless on the Streets of LA
The Soloist - Homeless on the Streets of LA

Los Angeles has a large homeless population. Some of the city's homeless people live in the Skid Row section of town, not far from Disney Hall.

The Soloist - Walt Disney Hall
The Soloist - Walt Disney Hall

In 1987, Lillian Disney - the widow of Walt Disney - decided to give a gift to the people of Los Angeles.

The Wellington Disaster - America's Worst Avalanche
The Wellington Disaster - America's Worst Avalanche

It's 110 years since America's largest-recorded avalanche struck the town of Wellington in Washington state. How did this disaster occur?

MakerSpace for the Humanities
MakerSpace for the Humanities

Guide to using the AwesomeStories Teaching and Learning Platform.

Research Basis - How AwesomeStories Works
Research Basis - How AwesomeStories Works

AwesomeStories guide to how our site works with different learning models supported by educational research.

UserGuide
UserGuide

How to use our powerful education tools and the vast amount of material available here!

A Teaching Bridge: Evolution of Bacteria to World War ll
A Teaching Bridge: Evolution of Bacteria to World War ll

A GED® teacher's experience with a lesson plan bridging science to U.S. history

Why Use AwesomeStories?
Why Use AwesomeStories?

Based on research, expert opinions and the author's years of experience, this story conveys the compelling reasons why AwesomeStories needs to be available to students in every classroom.

The Lorax at AwesomeStories
The Lorax at AwesomeStories

While "The Lorax" is a fictional story, by Dr. Seuss, it contains real-life meaning for today's world.

Hindenburg Burning at Lakehurst
Hindenburg Burning at Lakehurst

As crowds watching the Hindenburg disaster flee the scene of the conflagration, U.S. Navy sailors run toward the Hindenburg to help the injured people.

Pioneering Female Geologists
Pioneering Female Geologists

When Florence Bascom taught geology at Bryn Mawr, she was part of the first women's college in America to offer a PhD program for female students. It was her program, at Bryn Mawr, which educated most of America's female geologists for the first third of the 20th century.

Indonesian Palm Oil Plantation
Indonesian Palm Oil Plantation

Indonesians have cut-down native trees and replaced them with palm oil trees. This has led to environmental damage.

Turing's Letter to Churchill Produces "Action This Day"
Turing's Letter to Churchill Produces "Action This Day"

On the 21st of October, 1941, Alan Turing and three of his Station X colleagues wrote a secret letter to Prime Minister Winston Churchill. It caused an immediate reaction from the PM.

Vietnam War Comes to the Living Room
Vietnam War Comes to the Living Room

Americans became very upset about the Vietnam War when they watched horrifying scenes on their television screens.

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