Today in History: Hawaii

Today in History–November 7–the Library of Congress features Hawaii, which ratified a state constitution on this day in 1950 (it officially became the 50th state on August 21, 1959). Find out more about the history and culture of the Crossroads of the Pacific by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to access more fabulous primary sources.

Oahu Railway

Hawaii primary source set with teacher’s guide

Hawaii images

Hawaiian historical newspapers

Annexation of Hawaii: Topics in Chronicling America

Hawaii maps

Hawaii sheet music

Hawaii songs

Hawaii books & articles

Hawaii manuscripts & mixed materials

Hawaii stories from America’s Library

Hawaii resource guide

Hawaii Guide to Law Online

Hawaii legislation

Library blog posts

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