The Presidential Primary Sources Project offers a series of free, standards-aligned, 45-minute interactive webinars for students in grades 4-12.
Decisions of the Board of Special Inquiry: The Story of Irish Immigrant Bridget Donaghy
In this guest post, former intern Griffin Godoy shares how he researched federal records to trace the immigration and naturalization story of an Irish Teenager.
Family History Activities For Kids
Looking for fun ways to engage kids in family history? We have downloadable family trees and immigration activity sheets for kids of all ages.
Questioning Chinese Exclusion: The “Chinese Village” at the 1899 National Export Exposition
In this guest post, teacher Maria Adamson shares techniques for drawing students into the messiness of history, and giving them practice asking critically minded questions of the sources they encounter. Using this approach, she developed two new teaching activities focusing on identification papers of several Chinese people who were "on exhibit" in an ethnographic display in Philadelphia in 1899.
Teaching with Hispanic/Latinx Resources
Find primary sources and resources for teaching about the Hispanic-Latinx experience.
A New World War II Teaching Resource
Our new World War II page includes hundreds of primary sources and teaching activities!
Immigration Primary Sources & Teaching Activities
Find primary sources and online teaching activities related to immigration on DocsTeach.
Teaching the Holocaust with Primary Sources at the National Archives and U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
Find resources about U.S. immigration and refugee policy during World War II and the Holocaust, shared during a recent webinar.
The Bill of Rights and Expanding Rights in America
Find primary source documents and teaching activities related to protecting and expanding rights in America in commemoration of Bill of Rights Day on December 15.
Teaching Resources for the Progressive Era, 1920s, Immigration, and a Changing America
Access primary sources and teaching activities for the Progressive Era, the 1920s, immigration, and a changing America at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century.