In this guest post, former intern Griffin Godoy shares how he researched federal records to trace the immigration and naturalization story of an Irish Teenager.
Teaching Resources for Women’s History and Women’s Rights
Find teaching resources and online student programs for teaching about women’s rights and changing roles in American history.
Immigration Primary Sources & Teaching Activities
Find primary sources and online teaching activities related to immigration on DocsTeach.
Elementary Age At-Home Learning Activities
We've created activities and ideas for teaching elementary age children. These resources focus on skills like sequencing and finding clues in historical objects, and topics like symbols and national monuments.
Adult Citizenship Education Summit at the National Archives
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the National Archives are hosting an adult citizenship education summit on using document learning strategies to teach ESL and civics education.
Congratulations NHD Winners!
Special congratulations to students who researched at the National Archives for their projects!
New Teaching Activity: From Dred Scott to the Civil Rights Act of 1875
Students will learn how rights for African-Americans changed quickly from the Dred Scott decision to the Civil Rights Act of 1875 by examining primary sources and explaining the relationships between them.
Hands-On Immigration Activities in New York
With over 12 billion documents in the National Archives, our records have countless stories to tell. Even with just three types of documents—a passenger arrival record, census record and a naturalization record—one can learn quite a bit about a person’s life. And students have the opportunity to uncover these stories during a hands-on field trip at … Continue reading Hands-On Immigration Activities in New York