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Summer Professional Development Around the National Archives

This summer, join us for one of our professional development workshops for educators. Native American Professional Development Series Webinars Programs in our Native American professional development series feature new resources for locating and using Federal records related to American Indians and … Continue reading

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A Baseball Patent

This is the patent application for an improvement in baseballs, from Benjamin Shibe of Bala, Pennsylvania. Benjamin F. Shibe, one of the original owners of the Philadelphia Athletics and for whom Shibe Park in Philadelphia was named, patented a cork-centered … Continue reading

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The Rest of 42’s Story: Jackie Robinson as Civil Rights Activist

Today’s post comes from Jenny Sweeney, education specialist at the National Archives at Fort Worth. This Friday, April 12th, the biographical movie 42 about Jackie Robinson is set to be released. Millions of people will flock to theaters to relive or learn … Continue reading

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