The "Write" Stuff 2019 flyer

The “Write” Stuff at the National Archives

The “Write” Stuff writing and research festival is back for its third year at the National Archives in Washington, DC. On Saturday June 1st, 2019, aspiring young authors and illustrators (and their families!) are invited to spend the day learning how to find the “write” stuff to tell their stories! This event brings acclaimed authors Debbie … Continue reading The “Write” Stuff at the National Archives

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 [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDlLm-E_ILE&w=250&align=right ] 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 … Continue reading Summer Programs Around the National Archives

Mr. Hirni, Narrative Writing, and the Common Core

Today’s post comes from Mickey Ebert, education specialist at the National Archives at Kansas City. Yesterday I called my favorite teacher. I hadn't talked to him in over 45 years. He had changed my life but I had never told him. After 32 years of teaching and telling the story about my favorite teacher countless times, I … Continue reading Mr. Hirni, Narrative Writing, and the Common Core