Tag Archives: digitization

Summer Programs Around the National Archives

We have a fun summer planned for both families and educators at our National Archives and Presidential Library locations around the country! July Fourth Come to the home of the Declaration of Independence to join us as we celebrate our … Continue reading

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“Three Generations of Imbeciles are Enough” — The Case of Buck v. Bell

A newly digitized Supreme Court Case file can help students learn about the eugenics movement and its impact on one of the most infamous Supreme Court decisions: Buck v. Bell. Continue reading

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Primarily Teaching Summer Workshop for Educators

This summer, join us for one of our Primarily Teaching workshops for educators on using historical documents in the classroom. We’ll conduct research with original documents in the holdings of the National Archives and Presidential Libraries. Discover some of those incredible … 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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Summer Professional Development Opportunities

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Primary Sources Show How the Chinese Exclusion Act was Applied

This summer we digitized several fascinating documents related to the Chinese Exclusion Act. Continue reading

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New Chinese Exclusion Act Book and Course!

Students can explore the impact of the Chinese Exclusion Act, and the personal stories of those it touched, through these new learning tools. 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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Native American Fishing Rights: Digitized in Seattle

Educators in our Primarily Teaching summer institute in Seattle scanned documents on Native American land and fishing rights in the West. Continue reading

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New NASA Documents Digitized by Teachers in Atlanta

Last week, we welcomed teachers to Atlanta for our annual Primarily Teaching summer institute.  These educators explored the holdings of the National Archives at Atlanta for classroom-suitable documents, and ended up discovering NASA documents on really interesting space topics like the … Continue reading

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