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Help Us Unlock History During Citizen Archivist Service Week!

In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, we’re launching a week-long citizen archivist challenge from January 15-19. We invite you and your students to join us! Help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing … Continue reading

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You’re Invited to Our Annual Educators Open House!

Join us for a night of fun and learning about our education resources on Thursday, September 21st at the National Archives Museum in Washington, DC. Continue reading

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Primary Source Highlights on DocsTeach

We’re constantly updating DocsTeach.org — the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives. Here are some recent highlights. Newly Added Primary Sources Hollywood Ten – We recently added court documents related to the screenwriters, producers, and directors who … Continue reading

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Teaching from the Archives

Introducing undergraduate students to the importance of archival research and materials by encouraging them to become citizen transcribers for the National Archives as part of their coursework Continue reading

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A Primary Source Transcription Mission!

We’re inviting students, teachers, and learners of all ages to make primary sources more accessible by transcribing them. Continue reading

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Video Clips from Henry Ford’s Motion Picture Department

Ford films show the assembly line, the industrial process, and a wide range of topics outside of industry as well. Continue reading

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A Transcription Challenge

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 … Continue reading

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100 Leaders in World History

Our partner National History Day invites students and people of all ages to vote for the best leaders in world history. Continue reading

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A Variety of Resources for Educators

We offer distance learning programs, a Constitution-based learning lab, our new Bill of Rights eBook and iPad app, and many other online and in-person resources. Continue reading

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Constitution Day: Application in the Classroom

Take ideas for classroom activities from these Constitution Day family activities at the National Archives. Continue reading

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