The Foundation assists educators who teach the Marshall era by providing pertinent information and resources.
- Our website contains a brief overview of Marshall’s life with a visual chronology as well as links to his family tree on Ancestry.com
- For younger students, a coloring book George C. Marshall: A Hero for All Times is available to download and enjoy!
- On iTunes are comic books that can be used for teaching social studies. The Foundation has digitized 5 comic books about General Marshall that can be used to encourage reluctant readers.
Middle and High School
- The biggest collection of Marshall’s writings are gathered in the Papers of George Catlett Marshall. Six volumes are available online to download and read.
- These research subject guides, curated by Foundation librarians, are a collection of primary source material from the Marshall Research Library and Archives, relating to Marshall and various topics.
- Information about Marshall Plan history, the June 5th speech, as well as interviews with key players in the passage of the legislation can be found in The Marshall Plan section of our website.
- Primary sources from the archives have been used to create virtual museum exhibits with Google Cultural Institute. The Foundation has 4 exhibits online: The Marshall Plan Speech, D-Day, Over There And Back (WWI), and The Inheritance of War (end of WWII and Marshall Plan results).
- Our iTunes University page contains audio and visual resources for using in the classroom, including many documentaries about George C. Marshall. Other visual resources are included on our YouTube channel.
- For written biographies about George C. Marshall, please see our GoodReads account, our selected works page, and essays and interviews about Marshall.
- The Foundation has published an iBook on the Marshall Plan for teachers and students in middle school and high school.
- The Legacy of Leadership is a series of historical re-enactment films commissioned by the George C. Marshall Foundation. John Scott Gunnoe as George Marshall, David Colatosti as the reporter. Read descriptions of each chapter here.
- Make history come alive for your class! Even if you can’t make it to Lexington. Check out our education programs.
- School group tours at the museum and library are encouraged and can be coordinated through the Lexington, Virginia Visitor Center.