June 25, 2022

Today in History: Title IX
Today in History: Title IX
Primary Source Spotlight: Freedmen’s Bureau
Primary Source Spotlight: Freedmen’s Bureau
World Spotlight: Luxembourg
World Spotlight: Luxembourg
Latest News, Events, Opportunities, Resources & PD from the Library & TPS Consortium
Latest News, Events, Opportunities, Resources & PD from the Library & TPS Consortium
Primary Source Spotlight: Constance Baker Motley
Primary Source Spotlight: Constance Baker Motley
Guided Primary Source Analysis: Black Women Achievements Against the Odds
Guided Primary Source Analysis: Black Women Achievements Against the Odds
Primary Source Spotlight: Chinese Exclusion Act
Primary Source Spotlight: Chinese Exclusion Act

Today in History: Title IX

Today in History–June 23–Congress passed the landmark legislation, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which, as amended (20 U.S.C. § 1681, et seq.) prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational institutions and programs receiving federal funding. Learn more in this research guide overview and the resources linked to above and below. […]

Primary Source Spotlight: Freedmen’s Bureau

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World Spotlight: Luxembourg

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Latest News, Events, Opportunities, Resources & PD from the Library & TPS Consortium

News Library From Intern to Employee: Celia Roskin, the Newest Addition to the Professional Learning and Outreach Initiatives Office Follow Celia’s journey in this post on the Teaching with the Library of Congress blog. Then check out the fantastic contributions she has made as a mentor on the TPS Teachers Network. TPS Consortium Digitally Writing New Histories This professional development […]

Primary Source Spotlight: Constance Baker Motley

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Guided Primary Source Analysis: Black Women Achievements Against the Odds

Look closely at this source and respond to the questions below. Where is your eye drawn to first? Next? After? What do you notice about the source’s design? What, in particular, stands out to you? Why do you think this source was created? How do you know? (Be sure to point to evidence from the […]

Primary Source Spotlight: Chinese Exclusion Act

From the Library of Congress: The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 was signed into law on May 6, 1882. Officially titled “An act to execute certain treaty stipulations relating to Chinese,” the Chinese Exclusion Act prohibited the immigration of Chinese laborers for ten years. It was extended in 1892 for another ten years by the […]

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