Resources related to Samuel J. Miller

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A brief essay focusing on Samuel J. Miller and his photograph of Frederic Douglass. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Frederick Douglass</em> by Samuel J. Miller
See how portraits, like this daguerrotype of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, capture a person's appearance and...
Family Activity: Frame Your Portrait
In this lesson plan, students will explore the life and portraits of Frederick Douglass in order to gain an understanding of the history of slavery in...
Lesson Plan: Heroes in Art
Click on the markers on the map below to see the contexts of various works of African-American art.
Map: African-American Art
Introduce your students to 19th- and 20th-century African American art in the Art Institute's collection from works by Henry Ossawa Tanner to Kerry James Marshall's mural-sized paintings. This manual...
Teacher Manual: African American Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
This teacher manual is an extension of a project which began in 1995 with a group of teachers from Lane Technical High School. Chicago: City in Art was committed to the professional...
Teacher Manual: Chicago: The City in Art: A Curriculum Guide for Teachers
This teacher manual explores issues of identity. The range of portraiture includes an early daguerreotype of the abolitionist Frederick Douglass, Impressionist portraits, and portraits by 19th- and...
Teacher Manual: Many Faces: Modern Portraits &amp; Identities
"The Civil War in Art: Teaching and Learning through Chicago Collections" is intended to help teachers and students learn about the Civil War—its causes and effects—and connect to the issues, events...
Website: <em>The Civil War in Art: Teaching &amp; Learning through Chicago Collections</em>
Art Access is an online resource for educators, parents, and students that features selected artworks from the Art Institute's collection of African-American art. Historical information, enlargeable...
Website: Art Access: African-American Art

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