Author Archives: Stephanie

Teaching from the Archives

Introducing undergraduate students to the importance of archival research and materials by encouraging them to become citizen transcribers for the National Archives as part of their coursework Continue reading

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An Invitation to Test a New WWI App

We’re looking for teachers who actively teach World War I in the classroom to test our new app. Continue reading

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New Webinar on Teaching the Civil Rights Movement

Join us for “Records of Change: Teaching the Civil Rights Movement with Primary Sources from the National Archives” on February 8 at 4:30 pm ET. Register for this free webinar now. Bring the Civil Rights Movement into your classroom with … Continue reading

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Eyewitness Accounts of Anti-Jewish Persecution in Russia in the Early 20th Century: The Cowen Report

A newly digitized immigration file can help students learn about persecution against Jewish people in Russia in the early 1900s, and how it caused a spike in Jewish immigration to the United States. Continue reading

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Putting the Bill of Rights to the Test: A New Student Workbook

This primary source-based workbook helps students explore concepts found in the Bill of Rights. Continue reading

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New Bill of Rights Distance Learning Programs

We’re offering brand new free distance learning programs for the K-12 classroom. Continue reading

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Teaching about Pearl Harbor

Students can work with primary sources as historical evidence to understand the country at the time of the Pearl Harbor attack and the U.S. entrance into World War II. Continue reading

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Find the National Archives at NCSS!

Join us for workshops and special events as part of the National Council for the Social Studies Conference in Washington, DC, in December 2016. Continue reading

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What is the Freedom of Information Act?

This new infographic explains basic facts about the public’s rights under the Freedom of Information Act and what to expect during the FOIA process. Continue reading

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Free Bill of Rights Exhibit for Your School

Our high-resolution The Bill of Rights and You posters are now available for download! Find the PDF files at http://www.archives.gov/amending-america/visit/bill-of-rights-pop-up. Update: Due to the high level of interest, we have no more Bill of Rights and You exhibits to distribute. Thousands will be on display … Continue reading

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