Lessons for Families

Lessons from the WRHS Collection

Learn about the people and places that shaped Cleveland’s history through the WRHS collections, then complete activities based on what you learn.

Black History Month

Downloadable Curriculum-Based Activities

Each activity is complete with materials and instructions for the teacher. Based on programs developed by the Cleveland History Center Education Staff, these activities encourage critical thinking while offering unique, compelling opportunities to connect the past to the present in meaningful ways.

From Generation to Generation: History through Sources

This collaborative project of the Western Reserve Historical Society and the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland invites students to explore the many contributions of the Jewish community to Cleveland.

Waves of Immigration: Lorain County

This series of activities explores immigration in Northeast Ohio from the 1880s through the 1950s, using Lorain County as its point of focus.

Education Explorer

Explore the stories, people, and places that make up Cleveland’s rich history in this video series by Program Coordinator Shannon Stewart.