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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. Continue reading

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Primarily Teaching Summer Workshop for Educators

This summer, join us for one of our Primarily Teaching workshops for educators on using historical documents in the classroom. We’ll conduct research with original documents in the holdings of the National Archives and Presidential Libraries. Discover some of those incredible … Continue reading

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Eyewitness Accounts of Anti-Jewish Persecution in Russia in the Early 20th Century: The Cowen Report

A newly digitized immigration file can help students learn about persecution against Jewish people in Russia in the early 1900s, and how it caused a spike in Jewish immigration to the United States. Continue reading

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WWI Posters and Home Cards

Posters and cards distributed on the homefront provide an engaging way to introduce students to World War I. Continue reading

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Summer Professional Development Opportunities

Join us for summer PD! Continue reading

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Habeas Corpus and a Marriage Photo: Immigration Case Files

Of the nearly 100 documents digitized during our annual teaching institute in Washington, DC, two really stand for learning about Chinese immigration. Continue reading

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Memorable Primary Sources: Teacher-Digitized Documents

Our former intern describes his favorite documents from the hundreds digitized and added to DocsTeach during our Primarily Teaching workshops earlier this year. 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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Primary Sources Show How the Chinese Exclusion Act was Applied

This summer we digitized several fascinating documents related to the Chinese Exclusion Act. Continue reading

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Sharing Our Teaching Resources: Evenings of Exploration

We hosted our annual open houses for educators at the National Archives in Washington, DC, on September 24th, and at the National Archives at New York City on October 15th. Educators from various schools, locations, and grade levels came to explore our … Continue reading

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