"Presidential Powers with Documents from the National Archives" – a free distance learning program for grades 6-12 – kicks off the 2018 Presidential Primary Sources Project on Thursday, January 18! Join us at 11 a.m. ET or 2 p.m. ET to explore the executive branch and powers of the President through primary sources. We'll examine presidential appointments, pardons, … Continue reading Free Online Programs on Presidential Legacy Begin January 18th
This summer, join us for one of our professional development workshops for educators on using primary sources in the classroom at the Truman, Eisenhower, or Hoover Library.
Posters and cards distributed on the homefront provide an engaging way to introduce students to World War I.
We offer two free interactive videoconferencing programs on Digital Learning Day, Feb. 17: "Reorganizing the Executive Branch: Hoover and the Federal Government."
We're inviting students, teachers, and learners of all ages to make primary sources more accessible by transcribing them.
Two programs on March 13 will discuss segregation and the political ramifications of First Lady Lou Hoover's decision to invite the wife of an African-American Congressmen to tea.
Registration is now open for two programs on February 18th: "The Roosevelts and Race in the 1930s and 40s" at 10:00–10:50 a.m. and 2:00–2:50 p.m. CST. Despite overwhelming support from the African American electorate, FDR's fear of losing the support of long-serving southern Democrats in Congress kept him from becoming a champion of civil rights. This … Continue reading The Roosevelts and Race: A Distance Learning Program
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