TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus https://primarysourcenexus.org Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:54:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 23929783 Collection Spotlight: Tracy K. Smith https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/04/collection-spotlight-tracy-k-smith/ https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/04/collection-spotlight-tracy-k-smith/#respond Wed, 18 Apr 2018 06:00:33 +0000 http://primarysourcenexus.org/?p=23131 Tracy K. Smith was appointed the Library’s 22nd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry on June 14, 2017 and began serving on September 13, 2017. Her mission the Library’s chief poet is to bring poetry to rural areas. “I wanted to go into the more rural communities that don’t have programming on a consistent basis, where […]

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Primary Source Review: Apr. 1-15, 2018 https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/04/primary-source-review-apr-1-15-2018/ https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/04/primary-source-review-apr-1-15-2018/#respond Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:47:52 +0000 https://primarysourcenexus.org/?p=23225 Find all the fabulous primary sources and teaching ideas shared April 1-15, 2018 by @PSNTPS from the TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus, the Library of Congress, the House, the Senate, the World Digital Library, teachers and students in the classroom, and more! We’ve got Civics, History, ELA and STEAM resources—for immediate access to all of these, simply follow @PSNTPS on […]

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Featured Source: The Brownies’ Book https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/04/featured-source-the-brownies-book/ https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/04/featured-source-the-brownies-book/#respond Wed, 11 Apr 2018 06:00:23 +0000 http://primarysourcenexus.org/?p=20586 With your group, complete a quick primary source analysis of the image above to note what you see, what you think of feel about what you see, and any questions that you have. Based on your analysis, what do you the Brownies’ Book was and why do you think it was created? Then review the table […]

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Collection Spotlight: Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/04/collection-spotlight-archive-of-recorded-poetry-and-literature/ https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/04/collection-spotlight-archive-of-recorded-poetry-and-literature/#respond Wed, 04 Apr 2018 06:00:31 +0000 http://primarysourcenexus.org/?p=23143 The Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature at the Library of Congress contains recordings of poets and prose writers participating in literary events at the Library’s Capitol Hill campus as well as sessions at the Library’s Recording Laboratory. As of April, 2018, there are 200 artists represented the digital collection. There is a biography for […]

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Primary Source Review: Mar. 16-31, 2018 https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/04/primary-source-review-mar-16-31-2018/ https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/04/primary-source-review-mar-16-31-2018/#respond Sun, 01 Apr 2018 15:18:53 +0000 https://primarysourcenexus.org/?p=23177 Find all the fabulous primary sources and teaching ideas shared March 16-31, 2018 by @PSNTPS from the TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus, the Library of Congress, the House, the Senate, the World Digital Library, teachers and students in the classroom, and more! We’ve got Civics, History, ELA and STEAM resources—for immediate access to all of these, simply follow @PSNTPS on […]

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Collection Spotlight: Works by Civil War Era African American Women https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/03/collection-spotlight-works-by-civil-war-era-african-american-women/ https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/03/collection-spotlight-works-by-civil-war-era-african-american-women/#respond Wed, 28 Mar 2018 18:00:18 +0000 http://primarysourcenexus.org/?p=23060 These digitized works were written by and about African American women who lived during the U.S. Civil War and include autobiographies, biographies, children’s books, novels, poetry, speeches and more. The authors and the works are listed below; click the section headers to access links to the online works. Some authors also have related resource links. […]

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Featured Source: Woman’s Work https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/03/featured-source-womans-work/ https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/03/featured-source-womans-work/#respond Mon, 26 Mar 2018 06:00:05 +0000 http://primarysourcenexus.org/?p=23100 Look carefully at the photograph above and respond to the following questions. What do you notice first? What else do you see? What details can you point to? What might those details tell you about this woman and what she is doing? What might those details tell you about why this photo was taken, or […]

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Primary Source Spotlight: Ruth Bader Ginsburg https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/03/primary-source-spotlight-ruth-bader-ginsburg/ https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/03/primary-source-spotlight-ruth-bader-ginsburg/#respond Wed, 21 Mar 2018 06:00:09 +0000 http://primarysourcenexus.org/?p=23045 Ruth Bader Ginsburg portrait Ruth Bader Ginsburg Notes for oral arguments in Duren v. Missouri November 1, 1978 Hearings Before the Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate One Hundred Third Congress First Session on the Nomination of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, to Be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States July 20, 21, […]

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Collection Spotlight: Women Photojournalists https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/03/collection-spotlight-women-photojournalists/ https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/03/collection-spotlight-women-photojournalists/#respond Mon, 19 Mar 2018 06:00:01 +0000 http://primarysourcenexus.org/?p=19825 Below you will find links to biographies, images, and more resources related to women photojournalists from the Library of Congress. Late 1800s and early 1900s Jessie Tarbox Beals (1870-1942) bio Ladies Behind the Lens Library of Congress Blog November 29, 2016 Birches at the Sprague Smith Studio (source record | curator note) More Jessie Tarbox Beals photographs Photographs […]

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Primary Source Review: Mar. 1-15, 2018 https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/03/primary-source-review-mar-1-15-2018/ https://primarysourcenexus.org/2018/03/primary-source-review-mar-1-15-2018/#respond Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:59:21 +0000 http://primarysourcenexus.org/?p=23080 Find all the fabulous primary sources and teaching ideas shared March 1-15, 2018 by @PSNTPS from the TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus, the Library of Congress, the House, the Senate, the World Digital Library, teachers and students in the classroom, and more! We’ve got Civics, History, ELA and STEAM resources—for immediate access to all of these, simply follow @PSNTPS on […]

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