May 25, 2016

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Primary Source Spotlight: Samuel Morse

Samuel Morse timeline Samuel Morse: Artist, Politician, Photographer Samuel Morse: Invention of the Telegraph Samuel F.B. Morse Sent the First Telegraphic Message from America’s Library Samuel Morse image set Samuel Morse historic newspaper coverage Samuel F. B. Morse Papers at the Library of Congress, 1793 to 1919 (see collection highlights below) Art & Travel Childhood & Family […]

Primary Source Review: May 15-21, 2016

Find all the fabulous primary sources and teaching ideas shared May 15-21, 2016 [email protected] from the TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus, the Library of Congress, the World Digital Library, teachers and students in the classroom and more! If you want immediate access to all of these amazing resources, simply [email protected] on Twitter. [View the story “TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus News” on […]

Today in History: Lawrence of Arabia

Today in History–May 19–TPS-Barat features Thomas Edward (T.E.) Lawrence, better known as Lawrence of Arabia, who died in England on this date in 1935. An archaeological scholar from Oxford, Lawrence enlisted in World War I and was sent to the middle east because of his familiarity with the region. One newspaper proclaimed him to be […]

Primary Source Learning: Civil War

Civil War photograph lessons & activities The Mathew Brady Bunch New Technologies and New Uses Using Sources: Civil War Photography Technology & Tricks What Do You See? Civil War Photojournalism: A Record of War The Civil War Through a Child’s Eye Collection Connections teaching strategies & activities Abraham Lincoln Papers Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana […]

Primary Source Review: May 8-14, 2016

Find all the fabulous primary sources and teaching ideas shared May 8-14, 2016 [email protected] from the TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus, the Library of Congress, the World Digital Library, teachers and students in the classroom and more! If you want immediate access to all of these amazing resources, simply [email protected] on Twitter. [View the story “TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus News” on […]

Featured Source: Jeff Davis Reaping the Harvest

What is the mood of this image? What symbols and other details in the engraving contribute to the overall mood it evokes? Now review the bibliographic record for this image. Describe what you learned and explain how that affects your “reading” of this source. Do a bit of research to learn more about the person […]

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