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The Roosevelts and Race: A Distance Learning Program

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 … Continue reading

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Recorded National History Day Workshops

Do your students need help with research or polishing up their National History Day (NHD) project? Continue reading

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Voting Rights Today Contest for Texas 12th Graders

The LBJ Foundation invites all 12th-grade Texas students to enter the 2015 “Voting Rights Today” Essay and Documentary Contest to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. The focus of this year’s essay and documentary contest is “Voting Rights … Continue reading

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December Education Programs

Check out some of our events around the country in December. Continue reading

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See you at NCSS!

Catch up with us at several events to hear what’s new at the National Archives and Presidential Libraries. Continue reading

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Profile in Courage Essay Contest

We invite U.S. high school students to write an essay on an act of political courage for the Profile in Courage Essay Contest. The submission deadline is January 5, 2015. Continue reading

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From Camp David to the Carter Center: Leadership and Legacy in the Life of America’s 39th President

An excerpt from the 2015 NHD “Leadership & Legacy in History” Theme Book, by Kahlil Chism, education specialist at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum. Continue reading

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Congratulations NHD Winners!

Special congratulations to students who researched at the National Archives for their projects! Continue reading

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Teaching with Artifacts: What Edith Galt Wilson’s Suit Can Teach Students about World War I and Women in America

Students feel like detectives on a mission to discover what they can learn about history when they learn with artifacts. Continue reading

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“A New Day For LBJ” Workshop at the LBJ Library

Register for this workshop exploring the museum at the LBJ Libary in Austin, TX. Topics include primary sources in the classroom, pre- and post-visit activities, and content covered in the exhibits. Continue reading

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