Accessibility | Facing History & Ourselves


We are committed to ensuring the accessibility of our Websites to people with disabilities and welcome your feedback.

Facing History & Ourselves is committed to ensuring the accessibility of to people with disabilities. We are working toward meeting Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level AA conformance, and are continually making improvements. 

We welcome your input through this process. Every page of these Websites includes a link to this accessibility page, and we invite users to submit feedback. All feedback will be promptly assessed and responded to.

Please submit your feedback using the form below, or email Facing History with the subject line "Accessibility Feedback." In your message, please include the website link or URL you visited, and the specific problems you encountered. If you have accessibility feedback regarding an event you attended with us, please include information about the event such as the name and date of the event. We appreciate your feedback, and strive to be responsive to community input.

Accessibility aids: plug-ins and file viewers

All applets, plug-ins, or other applications required by Facing History web pages that are not included on the specific webpage are found as links from this page. Most of these links are to third party applications. We do not endorse any of these products; they are listed below for the convenience of our visitors. Address questions about the particular plug-in or file viewer to the respective vendor.

Adobe Acrobat

Use Adobe Acrobat to read Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft offers PPTX Viewer to enable those who do not have PowerPoint to view PowerPoint files.


Zip files are single files, sometimes called “archives,” that contain one or more compressed files. Files with this extension (.zip) require WinZip to open and extract them.

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