Today’s post comes from Joel Walker, education specialist at the National Archives at Atlanta. On December 31, 1942, the Counter Intelligence Section of the Seventh Naval District based in Jacksonville, Florida, distributed its monthly summary of subversive activities. On page two of the summary, under the heading “Activities Concerning Negroes,” was printed a small paragraph […]
Posted by Stephanie on September 25, 2013, under Document Spotlights, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
Founders Online, a brand new online tool, is a searchable archive of the correspondence and other writings of six of the Founding Fathers.
Posted by Stephanie on September 18, 2013, under Online Tools.
September 17th is Constitution Day! Here are resources from the National Archives and some of our partner organizations for teaching about the Constitution.
Posted by Stephanie on September 10, 2013, under Online Tools, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
Social studies teachers participated in the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum’s 2013 Summer Seminar for educators, The Camp David Accords 35 Years Later: Looking Back to Discover Future Prospects for Mideast Peace, this past July.
Posted by Stephanie on September 4, 2013, under Professional Development.
A new interactive website created by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum and the Kennedy Library Foundation, presents seven key “chapters” in one of the most tumultuous years in civil rights history. Each chapter on 1963: The Struggle for Civil Rights features primary sources that help students dig into the real stuff of history – film footage, documents, […]
alaska baseball Boston Civics civil_rights common_core congress Constitution docsteach ebook ellis_island fdr guest_blogger immigration interactive jfk lesson_plans library library_of_congress march_on_washington movie national_history_day native_americans new_deal nhd nps nyc online_catalog patents Posters presidential_library primarily_teaching primary_sources professional_development protest research Revolutionary_War slavery space statue_of_liberty webinar westward_expansion WWI wwii youtube