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Vote for our first “Records of Rights” display document!

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.

Propaganda Posters and the Common Core

I don’t know if it says something about me, but I have always been fascinated with propaganda posters.  When I was in the classroom, I probably spent more time than I had to focusing on the various symbols, messages, and styles the US government used during World War I and World War II to gain […]

Hands-On Immigration Activities in New York

With over 12 billion documents in the National Archives, our records have countless stories to tell. Even with just three types of documents—a passenger arrival record, census record and a naturalization record—one can learn quite a bit about a person’s life.  And students have the opportunity to uncover these stories during a hands-on field trip at […]

Play Ball! (Primary Sources Edition)

Have you ever used current events to pique students’ interest? Leveraged your students’ hobbies to guide which primary sources you offer up for analysis? Do you have baseball fans in your classroom? We’ve got a brand new resource full of primary source documents, photographs, video, audio, and more. It’s a free eBook we published just in […]

The National Archives Partners with the National Park Service in NYC

Today’s post comes from blogger Christopher Zarr, education specialist at the National Archives at New York City. The National Archives and the National Park Service have a lot in common. We preserve the records of our Government so that all people can discover, use, and learn from these documents.   They preserve the natural and cultural resources […]

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