Welcome to Past Tracker
This website is dedicated to helping educators teach Illinois history using primary documents.
Search the headings on the left-hand column to narrow your search by a specific era and topic. Each page containes links to various document and image files.
Find lesson plans and discussion questions relating to the documents on this site under the "Resources" heading.
If you have questions, suggestions or other feedback, please email the graduate student responsible for the site, the history department's digital history advisor, Dr. Rymsza-Pawlowska, or project founder Dr. Debra Reid.
All information included on Past Tracker is intended solely for educational purposes. Eastern Illinois University discourages any inappropriate use of copyrighted material. Questions regarding copyright concerns can be directed to Dr. Debra Reid