Several new documents have been added to DocsTeach over the past few months. Our former intern shares some of her favorite new additions.
Posted by Stephanie on October 22, 2013, under Document Spotlights, Online Tools.
Get your students involved in choosing which rights-related document will display in our new exhibition, “Records of Rights,” opening November 8 in Washington, DC.
Posted by Stephanie on September 30, 2013, under Uncategorized.
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.
What is a Primary Source? In the very simplest terms, a “primary source” is described as any record that was created at the time of an event by someone who was there. In short, an eyewitness account of some kind. Perhaps it is a photo, map, letter, or other document such as a census record. […]
Posted by Carol on September 17, 2013, under Document Spotlights.
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.
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