Archive for 'Document Spotlights'
Whaling is a major part of history! It offers windows into the past through music, art, mathematics, science, and geography.
Posted by Chelsea on October 28, 2014, under Document Spotlights, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
Newly digitized primary sources and online teaching activities related to education equality are available on DocsTeach.
Posted by Annie on October 17, 2014, under Document Spotlights, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
When most Americans think about U.S. Customs today, they probably imagine answering questions at the airport or at border crossings about their stay in a foreign country. While that is one of its major roles, Customs has also played a major role in the growth and development of the United States—collecting tariffs (or taxes) on […]
We commemorate the 70th anniversary with an activity focusing on two documents related to the Allied invasion of June 6, 1944.
Posted by Christopher Zarr on June 5, 2014, under Document Spotlights, National History Day, Online Tools, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
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.
Posted by Stephanie on May 28, 2014, under Document Spotlights, Partner Organizations, Professional Development, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
boston Civics civil_rights civil_war congress congress225 constitution constitution_day digitization distance_learning docsteach docsteach_new_activities docsteach_new_documents ebook ellis_island exhibits guest_blogger immigration LegArchives lesson_plans library_of_congress military national_history_day new_deal nhd nps nyc online_catalog PD Posters president presidential_library primarily_teaching primary_sources professional_development protest public_program research Revolutionary_War slavery twitter war webinar WWI wwii