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New “Remembering WWI” App Release!

Remembering WWI is an iPad and Android app for exploring, collaborating, and engaging with an extensive collection of WWI photographs and moving images. 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This summer, join us for one of our Primarily Teaching workshops for educators on using historical documents in the classroom.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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Primary Source Highlights on DocsTeach

We’re constantly updating DocsTeach.org — the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives. Here are some recent highlights. Newly Added Primary Sources Hollywood Ten – We recently added court documents related to the screenwriters, producers, and directors who … Continue reading

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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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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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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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How Are You Persuaded? – Historical Election Memorabilia

Our six-question “personality quiz” can be a quick class warm-up activity, and provides a way to bring historical campaigns and memorabilia into this election season. Continue reading

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