December 15, 2019

Integrating Technology: Primary Source Crowdsourcing Campaigns

By the People is a Library of Congress project that invites anyone to transcribe, review, and tag digitized images of manuscripts and typed materials from the Library’s collections. This is a great literacy activity for students. Come check it out by clicking the links below! By the People Campaigns Anna E. Dickinson Branch Rickey: Changing the Game Carrie Chapman Catt Civil War Soldiers: "Disabled Not Disheartened Clara Barton: Angel of the Battlefield Elizabeth Cady … [Read more...]

Primary Source Spotlight: Baseball

For baseball fans, there's no more quintessential pastime then spending a delicious summer day at the park watching their favorite players slug it out. Some may say the delight at the ballpark depends on the final score of the favored team, but coming from a family of die-hard Chicago Cubs fans I can say that come what may, "Take me out to the ballpark!" Baseball ABC book Baseball books & articles Branch Rickey's scouting report on Don Drysdale 15 June 1954 Branch Rickey … [Read more...]