Recent highlights of primary sources newly added to DocsTeach, the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives
A “Girl Power” workshop connects participants with historical photos of girls from the records of the National Archives, stimulating creative thinking and writing.
Today we shine a spotlight on a document that gave the United States one of its most famous monuments: the deed of gift for “Liberty Enlightening the World.”
Many new primary sources are now available as teaching tools on DocsTeach.org thanks to our summer interns!
Over 50 documents related to Ellis Island and immigration are now available thanks to teachers in our Primarily Teaching summer institute.
I don’t know if it says something about me, but I have always been fascinated with propaganda posters. When I was in the classroom, I probably spent more time than I had to focusing on the various symbols, messages, and styles the US government used during World War I and World War II to gain … Continue reading Propaganda Posters and the Common Core
Today’s post comes from blogger Christopher Zarr, education specialist at the National Archives at New York City. The National Archives and the National Park Service have a lot in common. We preserve the records of our Government so that all people can discover, use, and learn from these documents. They preserve the natural and cultural resources … Continue reading The National Archives Partners with the National Park Service in NYC