Free Online Programs on Presidential Legacy Begin January 18th

"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

Join us at NCSS!

Find National Archives and Presidential Libraries sessions at the 2017 NCSS conference.

Summer Programs Around the National Archives

We have a fun summer planned for both families and educators at our National Archives and Presidential Library locations around the country! July Fourth Come to the home of the Declaration of Independence to join us as we celebrate our nation's birthday! If you can't come in person to Washington, DC, join through YouTube and … Continue reading Summer Programs Around the National Archives

Summertime Professional Development at our Presidential Libraries

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.

Join us at NCSS!

Our sessions cover the Bill of Rights, the amendment process, civics, and teaching NHD and C3 with primary sources.

Newly Digitized Hoover Presidential Documents

At the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, Primarily Teaching workshop participants explored documents from Herbert Hoover’s time as the 31st President of the United States.

Congratulations NHD Winners!

To those students who were involved in National History Day this year, a job well done! We are especially delighted to send our warmest congratulations to students who attended workshops or researched at our National Archives or Presidential Library locations and took their projects all the way to the national contest in College Park, MD, last … Continue reading Congratulations NHD Winners!

Segregation and a Controversial White House Tea Party: A Distance Learning Program

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.