Though freedom of the press is one of our most cherished liberties, fully enjoying it has not always been possible. This is especially true during times of stress for the nation and government.
Recent highlights of primary sources newly added to DocsTeach
When the United States entered World War I, among the hundreds of thousands of men who registered for the first round of the draft that year were immigrants from all corners of the world.
How might Indian writer, poet, educator, musician, and visionary Rabindranath Tagore have crossed paths with the Federal Government of the United States? What Federal records exist?
We've been busy adding new primary sources and features to DocsTeach, the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives. Here are some recent highlights: Maps from the Moll Atlas - Cartographer Herman Moll worked on "The World Described or, A New and Correct Sett of Maps" from 1707 to 1717. His series … Continue reading New on DocsTeach: WWI Stories, Google Classroom Integration, Maps, Voting Rights, and More
Newly digitized narratives written by WWI servicemen after their return from the front document the experience of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive.
Ready-to-use strategies for helping students work with newly digitized WWI-era primary sources featured in the new Remembering WWI app
Some of the most compelling, significant, and relevant stories available in the new Remembering WWI tablet app
A “Girl Power” workshop connects participants with historical photos of girls from the records of the National Archives, stimulating creative thinking and writing.
Join us at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City on Wednesday, August 2nd, for a free educator workshop to learn about our new World War I app: Remembering WWI. Register on Eventbrite. Remembering WWI is an iPad and Android app for exploring, collaborating, and engaging with our extensive collection of WWI photographs and moving images, along with … Continue reading “Remembering WWI” App Workshop in Kansas City