Tag Archives: WWI

WWI App User-Design Workshop for Educators in Kansas City

We invite educators to participate in a free World War I app user-design workshop on Saturday, June 25, at the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, MO. 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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Gardening to Victory

Today we shine a spotlight on WWI and WWII victory gardens through home front propaganda. 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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Art as Propaganda in World War I

Two new WWI teaching activities introduce students to artists employed to show the war to Americans back home. Continue reading

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Video Clips from Henry Ford’s Motion Picture Department

Ford films show the assembly line, the industrial process, and a wide range of topics outside of industry as well. Continue reading

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Open Registration for Summer Professional Development

We are now accepting applications for Primarily Teaching—our summer institute for educators on using historical documents in the classroom. Learn more and apply online. Summer 2015 workshops will be held at our locations in: Atlanta (Morrow, GA) June 22–26 Chicago, June 22–26 Seattle, July 6–10 … Continue reading

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New Teaching Activity: The Zimmermann Telegram

Students will analyze the Zimmermann telegram to evaluate whether the United States should have entered World War I. Continue reading

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Letter from the Assistant Attorney General Regarding Lynching

Today we share a document just recently digitized by a teacher in our Primarily Teaching 2013 Summer Workshop in Washington, DC. Jen Johnson, a teacher at Lincoln Park High School in Chicago for the last 10 years, found it in the holdings … Continue reading

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