Teachers at 2017 open house

Educators Open House in Washington, DC

DC metro area educators are invited to attend an open house at the National Archives on September 12.

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Using Primary Sources to Teach About Americans and the Holocaust, Part II

The documents presented here are used in a classroom activity for high school students and develops the skill of “Historical Issues-Analysis & Decision-Making.”

Mr. President How Long Must Women Wait for Liberty

New Women’s Rights Teaching Resources

Find primary sources and teaching activities related to women's rights and changing roles in American history on a new DocsTeach topic page.

Rightfully Hers pop up exhibit

Free Display to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

*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

Educator Open House in Washington, DC

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

Free Bill of Rights Exhibit for Your School

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

Educator Open House in Washington, DC

Educators are invited for special after-hours exhibits, an introduction to classroom resources and primary sources, and light refreshments.