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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We are now accepting applications for Primarily Teaching—our summer institute for educators on using historical documents in the classroom.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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Recorded National History Day Workshops

Do your students need help with research or polishing up their National History Day (NHD) project? Continue reading

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Voting Rights Today Contest for Texas 12th Graders

The LBJ Foundation invites all 12th-grade Texas students to enter the 2015 “Voting Rights Today” Essay and Documentary Contest to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. The focus of this year’s essay and documentary contest is “Voting Rights … Continue reading

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December Education Programs

Check out some of our events around the country in December. Continue reading

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See you at NCSS!

Catch up with us at several events to hear what’s new at the National Archives and Presidential Libraries. Continue reading

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