Today in History–June 20–the Library of Congress features West Virginia, which became the 35th state on this date in 1863. Visit the Today in History section to learn about the state’s history and culture, then follow the links below to access more primary source treasures.
West Virginia primary source set with teacher’s guide
Pictorial Americana: Selected images of West Virginia
More West Virginia images
Segregated Schools in West Virginia primary source set
West Virginia stories from America’s Library