Tag Archives: presidential_library

Reorganizing the Executive Branch: Distance Learning with the Hoover Library

We offer two free interactive videoconferencing programs on Digital Learning Day, Feb. 17: “Reorganizing the Executive Branch: Hoover and the Federal Government.” Continue reading

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Presidential Powers Distance Learning Programs

A series of interactive videoconferencing programs for grades 5-12 will explore how different presidents in different eras have interpreted and exercised presidential powers. Continue reading

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Sharing Our Teaching Resources: Evenings of Exploration

We hosted our annual open houses for educators at the National Archives in Washington, DC, on September 24th, and at the National Archives at New York City on October 15th. Educators from various schools, locations, and grade levels came to explore our … Continue reading

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Newly Digitized Hoover Presidential Documents

At the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, Primarily Teaching workshop participants explored documents from Herbert Hoover’s time as the 31st President of the United States. Continue reading

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Space Race Teaching Activities

Students learn about the pioneering Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo space programs that set the foundation for the modern space program and played an integral role in the Cold War. Continue reading

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Segregation and a Controversial White House Tea Party: A Distance Learning Program

Two programs on March 13 will discuss segregation and the political ramifications of First Lady Lou Hoover’s decision to invite the wife of an African-American Congressmen to tea. Continue reading

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New JFK Challenge iPad App

The free app turns players into NASA and Peace Corps trainees ready to accept President Kennedy’s charge to accomplish great things and make a difference in the world. Continue reading

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Truman Library Teachers Conference in July

The 12th annual Teachers Conference will take place July 13–17. Continue reading

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Open Registration for Summer Professional Development

We are now accepting applications for Primarily Teaching—our summer institute for educators on using historical documents in the classroom. Learn more and apply online. Summer 2015 workshops will be held at our locations in: Atlanta (Morrow, GA) June 22–26 Chicago, June 22–26 Seattle, July 6–10 … Continue reading

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The Roosevelts and Race: A Distance Learning Program

Registration is now open for two programs on February 18th: “The Roosevelts and Race in the 1930s and 40s” at 10:00–10:50 a.m. and 2:00–2:50 p.m. CST. Despite overwhelming support from the African American electorate, FDR’s fear of losing the support of … Continue reading

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