Teacher Resources

Urban Archive is looking for teachers to experiment with its platform in the classroom. If this interests you, please contact us at team@urbanarchive.nyc.


  • Locating Collections - a quick introduction to historical research resource. This presentation demonstrates how the Urban Archive team has located collections in its digital platform.

  • Scavenger Hunts - a fun and free activity that gets students out of the classroom, exploring history where it happened.

  • Discovering the history of your neighborhood - a quick introduction to researching the history of your neighborhood with Urban Archive.