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Video Clips from Henry Ford’s Motion Picture Department

Ford films show the assembly line, the industrial process, and a wide range of topics outside of industry as well. Continue reading

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A Transcription Challenge

A tool in our new online catalog allows you to transcribe any of the millions of digitized primary sources in our holdings. This week in particular, we’ve set a goal to collectively transcribe 1,000 pages.   Transcription is just one part of our Citizen Archivist Dashboard — where … Continue reading

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100 Leaders in World History

Our partner National History Day invites students and people of all ages to vote for the best leaders in world history. Continue reading

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A Variety of Resources for Educators

We offer distance learning programs, a Constitution-based learning lab, our new Bill of Rights eBook and iPad app, and many other online and in-person resources. Continue reading

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Constitution Day: Application in the Classroom

Take ideas for classroom activities from these Constitution Day family activities at the National Archives. Continue reading

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Historic Videos for National History Day Projects

Our new Historic Video Footage web page lists over 500 videos related to this year’s NHD theme that students can use in their projects. We have included a sampling on our YouTube channel. Continue reading

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November is Native American Heritage Month

The site nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov includes teaching resources, exhibits and collections, images, audio and video, and a list of upcoming events. Continue reading

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More Primary Sources in DocsTeach!

Several new documents have been added to DocsTeach over the past few months. Our former intern shares some of her favorite new additions. Continue reading

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Considering Context in Primary Sources: The Art of John Trumbull

What is a Primary Source?  In the very simplest terms, a “primary source” is described as any record that was created at the time of an event by someone who was there.  In short, an eyewitness account of some kind.  … Continue reading

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Propaganda Posters and the Common Core

I don’t know if it says something about me, but I have always been fascinated with propaganda posters.  When I was in the classroom, I probably spent more time than I had to focusing on the various symbols, messages, and … Continue reading

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