The documents presented here are used in a classroom activity for high school students and develops the skill of “Historical Issues-Analysis & Decision-Making.”
Find primary sources and teaching activities related to women's rights and changing roles in American history on a new DocsTeach topic page.
*UPDATE: Thank you for your interest. All displays have been claimed. But high-resolution Rightfully Hers posters will be made available on our website for free by early March. We’re offering a limited number of free pop-up displays called Rightfully Hers to schools and cultural institutions nationwide. The display contains simple messages exploring the sometimes complex history … Continue reading Free Display to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment
Attention DC area educators! Please join us for our annual Educators Open House on Thursday, September 13th from 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. at the National Archives in Washington, DC. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Enjoy a special after-hours viewing of our exhibits, including the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. Meet … Continue reading Educator Open House in Washington, DC
A new page on DocsTeach.org includes primary sources and activities for teaching about the Vietnam War.
Our new gallery packs provide hands-on learning activities for each of our permanent museum exhibits.
Our high-resolution The Bill of Rights and You posters are now available for download! Find the PDF files at www.archives.gov/amending-america/visit/bill-of-rights-pop-up. Update: Due to the high level of interest, we have no more Bill of Rights and You exhibits to distribute. Thousands will be on display in schools, libraries, museums and other community organizations soon! We're offering a free pop-up exhibit … Continue reading Free Bill of Rights Exhibit for Your School
Educators are invited for special after-hours exhibits, an introduction to classroom resources and primary sources, and light refreshments.
Interactive exhibits in Google Arts & Culture’s American Democracy collection tell the story of presidential elections in the United States.
A tool in our new online catalog allows you to transcribe any of the millions of digitized primary sources in our holdings. This week in particular, we've set a goal to collectively transcribe 1,000 pages. Transcription is just one part of our Citizen Archivist Dashboard — where we provide opportunities for the public to participate in projects that add value to our holdings … Continue reading A Transcription Challenge