Start teaching the history of a Native American tribe or tribes using American Indian Treaties and our online tools.
When most Americans think about U.S. Customs today, they probably imagine answering questions at the airport or at border crossings about their stay in a foreign country. While that is one of its major roles, Customs has also played a major role in the growth and development of the United States—collecting tariffs (or taxes) on … Continue reading The Importance of U.S. Customs
Family History. Archival Adventures. Free giveways. And Theodore Roosevelt. What do these things have in common? All are available at the National Archives at New York City on June 24th. The National Archives at New York City will participate in the Night at the Museums as part of this year’s River to River festival. Lower … Continue reading A Night at the National Archives at New York City
The First Congress faced numerous tasks, but one thing was so important that it was the first act signed into law.
The National Archives records can illustrate the many ways people have “made their mark” on history.
Sharing our personal experience with students can make history relevant and exciting.
We have teamed up with other federal agencies and cultural institutions to provide digital content, including resources for teachers.
Get your students involved in choosing which rights-related document will display in our new exhibition, “Records of Rights,” opening November 8 in Washington, DC.