Rightfully Hers pop up exhibit

Free Display to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

We’re offering a limited number of free pop-up displays called Rightfully Hers to schools and cultural institutions nationwide. The display contains simple messages exploring the sometimes complex history of the 19th amendment’s ratification, women’s voting rights before and after the 19th amendment, and its impact today. Display details: Free pop-up display from the National Archives … Continue reading Free Display to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

Upcoming Professional Development Webinars

Check out our schedule of summer and fall webinars for educators. Visit the National Archives without leaving your school or home! Our interactive webinars feature historical documents, images, maps, posters, and other primary sources — as well as resources and strategies for bringing primary sources into your classroom. All are free of charge. Find the complete … Continue reading Upcoming Professional Development Webinars

Summer Programs Around the National Archives

We have a fun summer planned for both families and educators at our National Archives and Presidential Library locations around the country! July Fourth Come to the home of the Declaration of Independence to join us as we celebrate our nation's birthday! If you can't come in person to Washington, DC, join through YouTube and … Continue reading Summer Programs Around the National Archives

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This summer, join us for one of our Primarily Teaching workshops for educators on using historical documents in the classroom.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 teachable documents that help educators and students unlock the past. You will explore a specific … Continue reading Primarily Teaching Summer Workshop for Educators

Oppressed Women Ask the Government to “Make Amends”

A petition created by Alaska Native women during World War II can help students understand the right of the people to “petition for redress of grievances.”

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.